The 100 Greatest Ideas for Building the Business of Your Dreams

The 100 Greatest Ideas for Building the Business of Your Dreams

by Ken Langdon

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Overview

Be honest, which of us hasn't dreamed of starting our own business? In the age of dot.coms and free agents the idea of taking the plunge has never been more seductive or frightening. Is it worth giving up all that security? Will you have all the necessary skills? How do you plan your business? The questions are endless.

The 100 Greatest Ideas for Building the Business of Your Dreams will help you answer many of those questions. First of all, what exactly is the business of your dreams? Are you looking for wealth, freedom or fame? Or maybe the business of your dreams is about quality of life. Whichever is the case, the time to start planning is now. You must start to think about the skills and experience you will need when the great day comes. All great businesses are 90% inspiration. The 100 Greatest ideas for Building the Business of Your Dreams will help you find yours.

Just some of the ideas Ken Langdon reveals are:

  • The 5 greatest ideas for financing your business (don't bet the house)
  • The 6 greatest ideas for selling big ticket items business to business (sell the right benefits to the right person)
  • The 10 greatest ideas for building your dream empire within an empire (get someone else to do the work)

'and 76 other fantastic ideas, tips and tricks that will take you and your business to the very top!

100 Greatest books will enable you to take control of your life and your career. Packed with 100 simple but wonderfully effective ideas, these books are fun to use and easy to put into practice, giving you instant results.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841125145
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/22/2003
Series: WH Smiths 100 Greatest Series , #5
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 7.85(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

KEN LANGDON has worked for many major computer companies world-wide, including Hewlett Packard and DEC, and is presently the non-executive chairman for SofTools, a supplier of electronic Integrated Support Systems, and Glenhurst Ltd, an air conditioning supplier and contractor. Ken is a prolific writer whose books include Key Accounts are Different and a contribution to the The FT Handbook of Management, as well as several books in Capstone’s Smart and Express Exec and 100 Greatest Ideas series.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Seven Greatest Ideas for Taking the Plunge.

Ten Greatest Ideas for Planning Your Business.

Six Greatest Ideas for Becoming a Consultant.

Four Greatest Ideas for Working from the Office of Your Dreams.

Five Greatest Ideas for Financing Your Business.

Four Greatest Ideas for Staffing Your Business.

Four Greatest Ideas for Keeping in Touch with Your Market.

Seven Greatest Ideas for Helping a Business Customer to Buy Wisely.

Six Greatest Ideas for Selling Big Ticket Items – Business to Business .

Five Greatest Ideas for Managing Your Bank.

Five Greatest Ideas for Running the Board Effectively. Ten Greatest Ways for Building the Retail Business of Your Dreams.

Ten Greatest Ideas for Quick Tips for Building the Dream.

Six Greatest Ideas for Building Creative Plans.

Eight Greatest Ideas for Growing by Acquisition.

Three Greatest Ideas for Building the Empire of Your Dreams.

List of Contributors.

Index.

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