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Planet Entrepreneur: The World Entrepreneurship Forum's Guide to Business Success Around the World
     

Planet Entrepreneur: The World Entrepreneurship Forum's Guide to Business Success Around the World

by Steven D. Strauss, Tugrul Atamer, Inderjit Singh, Nikhil Agarwal, Colin Jones
 

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How to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, begin a successful venture, and change the world for the better

We are living in a world of incredible challenge and changes, and for both the entrepreneur and potential entrepreneur alike, this also means it is a world of ample opportunities. From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the rise of e-commerce and social

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How to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, begin a successful venture, and change the world for the better

We are living in a world of incredible challenge and changes, and for both the entrepreneur and potential entrepreneur alike, this also means it is a world of ample opportunities. From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the rise of e-commerce and social media, there are now, today, more markets, tools, and opportunities for entrepreneurs than ever before. Even better: we are now also living in a world more predisposed to entrepreneurial solutions than ever, and we need those solutions—not just to create the Next Big Thing, but to solve the Next Big Problem. Every issue that individuals, communities, and nations face offers the entrepreneur the chance to make a difference. For anyone ready to embark on a mission to solve problems, create communities, build businesses, tap technology, and think entrepreneurially, this new world is teeming with opportunities for success.

  • Uses real-life examples to explain the full extent of today's global entrepreneurial revolution and its vital importance for our future
  • Explains where the emerging markets are and how to tap into them to achieve success
  • Offers insights on the global entrepreneurial revolution, the future of financing, the rise of the self-employed army, the transformation of innovation, and the view from the "bottom of the pyramid"

Learn how the worlds' best entrepreneurs are starting profitable businesses, innovating, or creating organizations to alleviate social needs across the globe. Planet Entrepreneur teaches how anyone can develop an entrepreneurial mindset, begin a successful venture, and change the world for the better. This is the Era of the Entrepreneur.

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"The World Entrepreneurship Forum Guide to Planet Entrepreneur: Business Success Around the World pairs real-world examples of global business changes with insights into how these changes hold wide-ranging and sweeping impacts for everyone's future, and is recommended by any interested in the future of global commerce. From new routes to financing such as crowdfunding and the new self-employed revolution happening now to how innovation is being re-invented and how big business is in a new position of power in fostering 'green' practices, this collection covers a range of entrepreneurial changes taking place around the world. The result is a powerful predictor of what is to come as well as an exploration of what is happening in global business communities today, and deserves a place in any serious business book collection." (MidWest Book Reviews 2016)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118810750
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

STEVEN D. STRAUSS, often called "America's leading small business expert," is an internationally recognized author, lawyer, and speaker. His USA Today column is one of the most highly syndicated business columns in the world. The author of fifteen books, including The Small Business Bible, he is also the President of The Strauss Group, Inc., a multi-media content creation business. For more information, visit www.TheSelfEmployed.com.

Members of the World Entrepreneurship Forum are among the world's top entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, and experts in their respective fields.

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