If you've ever had the desire to run your own business, but don't think you've got what it takes, pick up this book. To Be An Entrepreneur Just Get On With It is the personal story of one entrepreneur who overcame low self-esteem and self-doubt to establish a global, multimillion dollar business. Intertwined with personal recollections of founding and expanding her business from scratch, Dervan offers practical tips and sound, straightforward business advice for anyone considering going it alone. Filled with honest, down to earth anecdotes, the book explodes the myth of what entrepreneurship is all about, and opens the door for budding business owners to give it a go.
|Publisher:||Panoma Press Limited|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.31(d)|
About the Author
Miriam Dervan is the founder and CEO of MDE Services Group Ltd. She is the CEO of MD Events Ltd; a leading global life sciences and corporate specialist meeting planning and patient service agency. She is also the founder and CEO of MD Travel and MD Recruitment. Miriam’s career spans over 25 years in the clinical research arena. She started MD Events Ltd from her bedroom in January 2002, growing it into a multimillion dollar global organisation that has managed more than $220 million since it was established. Miriam has travelled the world gaining immense experience in business management, cultural diversity and leadership. She has long been a champion and thought leader for women in business and women owned businesses. She is on the European Women’s Enterprise Council, which plays a big part in supporting women in business. Through everything she does Miriam is passionate about entrepreneurship and her desire is to encourage free enterprise amongst pupils, students and young people in business.
Table of ContentsDedication
Chapter I Recognising a different path
Chapter II Have a business plan
Chapter III Know your market
Chapter IV Competitors are knocking on the same door
Chapter V Stick through the hard times – you’ll become wiser
Chapter VI Have the right people in your business
Chapter VII Have a healthy work/life balance
Chapter VIII You are a leader
About the Author