skip to content
How to be a successful entrepreneur : spot the opportunity, take a risk and build a brilliant business Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

How to be a successful entrepreneur : spot the opportunity, take a risk and build a brilliant business

Author: Helga Drummond
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
How to be a Successful Entrepreneur explains how to improve the odds of business success. It will help entrepreneurs steer clear of potentially catastrophic risks and errors while spotting and exploiting good opportunities. The author addresses important decisions such as: How do I recognize a good opportunity? When should I take a risk? When should I cut my losses? When is the best time to sell a thriving business?  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Drummond, Helga.
How to be a successful entrepreneur.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2009
(DLC) 2009000810
(OCoLC)299381268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helga Drummond
ISBN: 9780749457549 0749457546 1282310194 9781282310193
OCLC Number: 435646356
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 154 pages)
Contents: Copyright; Table of contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Entrepreneurial Genius- deciding on an idea for business; 2 Deciding to'Give It a Go'- how not to do it; 3 Optimal Solutions- how to choose between alternatives; 4 Decisions about Future Investments- the sunk costs trap; 5 Black Swans- decision making under stress; 6 From Good to Great- crucial decisions; 7 Leading the Dream Team- group decisions; 8 Get Lucky- taking risky decisions; 9 Be What You Can Be- decisionless decisions and the psychology of success; 10 Decisions about 'Runaway' Projects- The escalation trap.
Responsibility: Helga Drummond.

Abstract:

Explains how to improve the odds and make your own luck. This title addresses crucial decisions such as: How do I recognise a good opportunity? When should I take a risk? When should I cut my losses?  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The author addresses crucial areas such as when to take risks, when to cut your losses and the best time to sell a thriving business" Making Money

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435646356> # How to be a successful entrepreneur : spot the opportunity, take a risk and build a brilliant business
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "435646356" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801888288#Place/philadelphia> ; # Philadelphia
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1192-1/{932753AD-151A-41FA-80CE-23591B51BE80}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/889035> ; # Decision making
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1036825> ; # New business enterprises
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801888288#Topic/business_&_economics_development_business_development> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Development--Business Development
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/912787> ; # Entrepreneurship
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801888288#Topic/business_&_economics_new_business_enterprises> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--New Business Enterprises
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1137062> ; # Success in business
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/658.11/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/79111742> ; # Helga Drummond
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "Copyright; Table of contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Entrepreneurial Genius- deciding on an idea for business; 2 Deciding to'Give It a Go'- how not to do it; 3 Optimal Solutions- how to choose between alternatives; 4 Decisions about Future Investments- the sunk costs trap; 5 Black Swans- decision making under stress; 6 From Good to Great- crucial decisions; 7 Leading the Dream Team- group decisions; 8 Get Lucky- taking risky decisions; 9 Be What You Can Be- decisionless decisions and the psychology of success; 10 Decisions about 'Runaway' Projects- The escalation trap."@en ;
    schema:description "How to be a Successful Entrepreneur explains how to improve the odds of business success. It will help entrepreneurs steer clear of potentially catastrophic risks and errors while spotting and exploiting good opportunities. The author addresses important decisions such as: How do I recognize a good opportunity? When should I take a risk? When should I cut my losses? When is the best time to sell a thriving business? How do I know what?s best for me?"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801888288> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299381268> ;
    schema:name "How to be a successful entrepreneur : spot the opportunity, take a risk and build a brilliant business"@en ;
    schema:productID "435646356" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435646356#PublicationEvent/london_philadelphia_kogan_page_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801888288#Agent/kogan_page> ; # Kogan Page
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=932753AD-151A-41FA-80CE-23591B51BE80&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=231019&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1192-1/{932753AD-151A-41FA-80CE-23591B51BE80}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <http://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/1192-1/932/753/AD/HowtobeaSuccessfulEntrepreneur9780749457549.epub> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=339424> ;
    schema:url <http://proquest.safaribooksonline.com/?fpi=9780749455149> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=231019> ;
    schema:url <http://proquest.safaribooksonline.com/9780749455149> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=932753AD-151A-41FA-80CE-23591B51BE80> ;
    schema:url <http://proquest.tech.safaribooksonline.de/9780749455149> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=457571> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=280329> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282310193> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780749457549> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435646356> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801888288#Topic/business_&_economics_development_business_development> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Development--Business Development
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Development--Business Development"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801888288#Topic/business_&_economics_new_business_enterprises> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--New Business Enterprises
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--New Business Enterprises"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1036825> # New business enterprises
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "New business enterprises"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1137062> # Success in business
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Success in business"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/889035> # Decision making
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Decision making"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/912787> # Entrepreneurship
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Entrepreneurship"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79111742> # Helga Drummond
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Drummond" ;
    schema:givenName "Helga" ;
    schema:name "Helga Drummond" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780749457549>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0749457546" ;
    schema:isbn "9780749457549" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282310193>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1282310194" ;
    schema:isbn "9781282310193" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299381268>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "How to be a successful entrepreneur." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435646356> ; # How to be a successful entrepreneur : spot the opportunity, take a risk and build a brilliant business
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435646356>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435646356> ; # How to be a successful entrepreneur : spot the opportunity, take a risk and build a brilliant business
    schema:dateModified "2016-06-14" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.