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The adventure capitalists : the success secrets of twelve high-achieving entrepreneurs

Author: Jeff Grout; Lynne Curry
Publisher: London ; Dover, NH : Kogan Page, ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seeking to extract the essence of success in a business career, this text is based on the histories of 12 high achievers brought out in a series of interviews with the authors. The interviewees are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Grout; Lynne Curry
ISBN: 0749426381 9780749426385
OCLC Number: 41890224
Description: xvii, 173 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Genesis. In the beginning, was the idea --
ch. 2. The early years. Graft, grind and gurus --
ch. 3. For love and money. Power, money, glory: what drives successful people? --
ch. 4. Outside interference. Do the 'experts' know what they're talking about? --
ch. 5. Skids and crashes. Errors, disasters and close shaves --
ch. 6. Alleluia! Success at last. The Croesus factor: more money than enough --
ch. 7. Sine qua non. The essential ingredients of success --
ch. 8. Encounters with the city. Pleasure or pain? --
ch. 9. Golden rules. Rules of thumb, axioms and other insights. Ch. 10. The lion's den. Managing people --
ch. 11. All change. Coping with change --
ch. 12. Something ventured, something lost. The costs of success.
Responsibility: Jeff Grout and Lynne Curry.

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