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The complete idiot's guide to being a successful entrepreneur

Author: John Sortino; Susan Shelly
Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, ©1999.
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The creator of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company shares his personal insights into founding a business based on good instincts and running it according to sound business practices.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sortino, John.
Complete idiot's guide to being a successful entrepreneur.
New York : Alpha Books, ©1999
(DLC) 00269574
(OCoLC)42405236
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Sortino; Susan Shelly
ISBN: 0585243611 9780585243610 0786549831 9780786549832
OCLC Number: 44961759
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 386 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Heart and Soul of an Entrepreneur --
Having a Dream and Making It Work --
If You Have a Dream, You Can Be an Entrepreneur --
Qualities of an Entrepreneur --
Persistence: The Most Important Quality --
Confidence: The Second Most Important Quality --
Finding the Courage to Make the Leap --
Are You Sure You Want To Do This? --
Take a Good, Hard Look at the Facts --
Betting Against the Odds --
Stop Making Excuses --
Remember Why You Wanted To Be an Entrepreneur in the First Place --
Go for It! --
Failing at Something Doesn't Make You a Failure --
Winning and Losing --
Fear of Failing Is a Great Inhibitor --
Taking Risks Isn't All That Risky --
There Are Worse Things in Life Than Failing at a Business --
Chalk It Up to Life (and Business) Experience --
Telling Others You've Failed --
Great Failures --
The Balancing Act --
How's Your Health? --
Take a Look at Your Daily Routine --
Establishing Priorities and Sticking to Them --
When Work Gets To Be a Problem --
The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship --
Making Money--Lots of Money --
How Others Might Perceive You --
Responsibilities of an Entrepreneur --
Being Your Own Boss --
Being the Best at Whatever You'll Be --
Reaching Inside for the Best Parts of You --
Give It Your Best --
Remaining Committed to What's Really Important --
Keeping the Dream in Sight When the Nightmares Begin --
Making It Work --
Getting Down to Business --
What Kind of Business Makes Sense for You? --
Identifying Personal Criteria --
Finding a Business That Meets Your Criteria.
Other Titles: Being a successful entrepreneur
Responsibility: by John Sortino with Susan Shelly.

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The creator of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company shares his personal insights into founding a business based on good instincts and running it according to sound business practices.

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