Find Your Lightbulb: How to Make Millions from Apparently Impossible Ideas

( 1 )

Overview

Would you love to start your own business but feel daunted by the slim odds of success? Do you dream about making millions but simply don't know where to start? Find Your Lightbulb answers all these questions, helping you to harness your ability to make millions from nothing more than a simple idea. You don't need to be superhuman, you don't need to have funds in the bank - you don't even need to have an amazing idea in order to get started.

Serial entrepreneur Mike Harris shows...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $1.99   
  • New (7) from $11.34   
  • Used (11) from $1.99   
Find Your Lightbulb: How to make millions from apparently impossible ideas

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$13.99
BN.com price
(Save 43%)$24.95 List Price

Overview

Would you love to start your own business but feel daunted by the slim odds of success? Do you dream about making millions but simply don't know where to start? Find Your Lightbulb answers all these questions, helping you to harness your ability to make millions from nothing more than a simple idea. You don't need to be superhuman, you don't need to have funds in the bank - you don't even need to have an amazing idea in order to get started.

Serial entrepreneur Mike Harris shows you that all it takes is enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to learn. And Mike should know - he's spent the past 20 years creating successful businesses from apparently impossible ideas - ideas which everyone told him would never work. With invaluable business advice and case studies from entrepreneurs and innovators on both sides of the Atlantic, this make-it-happen manual will help you fix the odds of success firmly in your favour.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906465049
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/13/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Harris was the founding CEO of telephone bank Firstdirect and internet bank Egg; he created two one-billion pound businesses and was credited worldwide. In between these commitments, he was chief executive of Mercury Communications, then the main competitor to BT, where he created an iconic brand and built a multi-billion pound consumer business. He was also chairman of mobile phone company Mercury One-2-One during its early years. One-2-One was bought by T-mobile for $10 billion in 1999.
He is currently chairman and co-founder of digital identity experts Garlik - a company which was created in 2005 in order to give individuals and their families more power over the way their information is used in the digital world. It has the inventor of the World Wide Web - Tim Berners-Lee - on  its advisory board.
Mike is also chairman of innovation at the Royal Bank of Scotland. he was a regular speaker at mid-career MBA courses at the MIT Sloan School of Management between 1996 and 2006 and he often speaks at public seminars and runs private workshops on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. His clients have included O2, IBM, Colt, Intel, Oracle, Adobe and EDS.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1 Living the dream.

2 Star in your own soap opera.

3 Critics who count.

4 Making million-pound ideas.

5 Find funding.

6 Know your ends from your means.

7 Brand and reputation matters.

8 Creating a powerful culture.

9 Leadership and the edge of reason.

10 The smart risks principle.

11 Hot teams.

12 Powerful stuff: the principles in action.

Bibliography.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2015

    Haha! Fooled ya!

    Never-ending xrays trace rifles easily. So?

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)