Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs: 35 Things I Learned Before The Age of Thirty / Edition 1

Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs: 35 Things I Learned Before The Age of Thirty / Edition 1

by Mark D. Csordos
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538726490

ISBN-13: 9780538726498

Pub. Date: 04/22/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Mark Csordos launched his business with only $2,500 and zero business experience. Less than two years later, after a rocky start, he was featured in The New York Times and Vogue, trumpeting his achievements. After selling his business four years later, Csordos recorded what he had learned from his accomplishments - and challenges. In Business Lessons for

Overview


Mark Csordos launched his business with only $2,500 and zero business experience. Less than two years later, after a rocky start, he was featured in The New York Times and Vogue, trumpeting his achievements. After selling his business four years later, Csordos recorded what he had learned from his accomplishments - and challenges. In Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs Csordos covers the nitty-gritty realities of entrepreneurship: People will lie to you, love your family but don't work with them, the power of goal setting, charge what you're worth, and many other key topics. A must-read for practicing and potential entrepreneurs, this valuable book acts as a mentor for budding business owners, offering the straightforward advice Csordos wished he had received before starting his company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538726498
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/22/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
167
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents


I. MACHIAVELLIAN THOUGHTS. 1. Do You Have the Right Stuff? 2. Watch Out for Number One- Part 1; Watch Out for Number One- Part 2. 3. Show Me the Money! 4. Lets Face it: People Lie to You. 5. Dont Take it Personally. 6. Give Your Best, but Dont Give Your Soul. 7. Its Lonely at the Top: Leadership for the First Time. 8. Learn the Art of Self Promotion. II. TIME AND EXPERIENCE. 9. The Power of Goal Setting. 10. Knock, Knock, Its Opportunity. 11. Fail to Plan and You Plan to Fail. 12. Work on the Business, Not in it. 13. Everything Costs Twice as Much, Takes Twice as Long and Yields Half the Results You Expect. 14. The Best Advertising Really Is a Satisfied Customer. 15. Charge What Youre Worth. 16. Adversity is a Great Teacher. 17. Learn from Others Mistakes. 18. Its a Numbers Game. 19. Next! 20. The Value of Patience. III: ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING. 21. Dare to Dream. 22. Live Your Passion. 23. Be an Idea Mill. 24. Exercise Your Mind. 25. Read, Read, Read. 26. Listen, Listen, Listen. 27. I Think, Therefore I Am. 28. Go Outside and Play. IV: DEALING WITH PEOPLE. 29. What Did They Say? Be an Effective Communicator. 30. Attend the School of Hard Knocks. 31. Love Your Family, Dont Work with Them. 32. Win Friends and Influence People. 33. Dont Skimp on Consultants. 34. No One Knows it All. 35. Your Worth as a Person is Not Equal to Your Success or Failure in Business. Index.

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