The Affluent Entrepreneur: 20 Proven Principles for Achieving Prosperity

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Take charge of your financial future and improve your overall well being

In today’s unpredictable economy, the best way to ensure financial security is to build your own business. You can neither count on nor control your employer’s success, but you can depend on your own creativity and solid work ethic to achieve prosperity.
The Affluent Entrepreneur empowers you to identify your innermost marketable passion, and then turn that passion into ...

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Overview

Take charge of your financial future and improve your overall well being

In today’s unpredictable economy, the best way to ensure financial security is to build your own business. You can neither count on nor control your employer’s success, but you can depend on your own creativity and solid work ethic to achieve prosperity.
The Affluent Entrepreneur empowers you to identify your innermost marketable passion, and then turn that passion into your profession by becoming a successful business, regardless of your background, experience, or level of education.
• Provides you with 20 proven principles to achieve success faster than you ever imagined
• Propels existing entrepreneurs toward reaching the next level with their business
• Offers proven advice from an author who has been featured in major newspapers such as USA TODAY, The New York Times, the Denver Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as on hundreds of radio stations If you’re tired of depending on others for your success and well being, The Affluent Entrepreneur gives you the edge you need to launch and grow your own business and create your own long-term financial freedom and security.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470601587
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/24/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 989,043
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Posted May 27, 2011

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    A Practical, Inspirational, and Innovative Guide to Becoming Successful

    The Affluent Entrepreneur by Patrick Snow more than lives up to its title in multiple ways. While "affluent" is generally used to mean "wealthy" in terms of money, Snow expands that title by showing how all aspects of our lives can be affluent when we follow our passions, remain focused upon our families, and use practical steps to create businesses that will provide us with the money, security, and happiness we need to thrive in life. Snow also quotes the Bible to make it clear there is nothing wrong with being prosperous, and we should not let self-limiting beliefs hold us back from making the world a better place-in fact, true Affluent Entrepreneurs not only enjoy their success but share their prosperity with others through giving both time and money and by setting an example of hope for others.

    Snow breaks down his book into "20 Proven Principles for Achieving Prosperity" and those principles are definitely proven. There is not a bad principle in the list. Just a few of the principles include "Building Income Security," "Participating in Mastermind Groups," "Getting Your Family's Support," and "Developing a 'No Matter What' Mentality." While many of these principles are basic common sense, or they have been discussed in other books, what is so valuable about The Affluent Entrepreneur is that Patrick Snow is a creative genius when it comes to being an entrepreneur. He takes these principles and provides personal and creative examples of how to use each principle to achieve prosperity and success. I've read many other self-help and business books, but Snow's presentation and stories of how he achieved success often kept me on the edge of my seat and ready to cheer for him, whether he was landing a publishing contract or being hired as a public speaker for a major corporation's annual conference.

    An added benefit of The Affluent Entrepreneur is that Patrick Snow does not only tell his story, but he provides in each chapter the profile of another Affluent Entrepreneur who successfully, through hard work, determination, and creativity, not only made millions or even billions of dollars, but also revolutionized his or her industry. Examples range from nineteenth century legends like Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller, to twentieth century legends like Henry Ford and Sam Walton, and to people today living the lives of Affluent Entrepreneurs including Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, Donald Trump, and Ralph Lauren. With the examples of these twenty Affluent Entrepreneurs and Patrick Snow included, any reader will be sure to find the information necessary to achieve all his or her dreams of prosperity-because the Affluent Entrepreneur of the title is, after all, not Patrick Snow but the reader.

    - Tyler R. Tichelaar, Ph.D., President of Superior Book Promotions, and author of the award-winning Narrow Lives

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