Winning Lessons for Entrepreneurs in the Conceptual Economy

Winning Lessons for Entrepreneurs in the Conceptual Economy

by Jay Maharjan


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A new economic model is unfolding gradually before our eyes, but the future remains unclear. While we don't yet fully understand this new model, one thing is for sure: The knowledge economy we have come to know is changing. Author Jay Maharjan had a rare, firsthand opportunity to assess these changes while he was mentored by Peter Drucker, the legendary management guru who coined the term "Knowledge Worker."

With a unique background in engineering, art, and management, Maharjan is singularly qualified to lay out the clear challenges and opportunities that both entrepreneurs and the workforce will encounter in this new economy. Through personal anecdotes - ranging from his first internship where he devised an entrepreneurial solution that saved Chrysler millions ... to his successful launching and scaling of companies in multiple verticals - Maharjan provides the reader with a roadmap for navigating the changing economic landscape.

Passionately involved in supporting entrepreneurial ecosystems and clusters around the United States, Maharjan is currently a region champion for Startup America Partnership, the White House-launched, private sector-led initiative to foster entrepreneurship. He was also invited by the White House in October 2012 to be on the Jobs Council roundtable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780988852204
Publisher: Venture Loft
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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Winning Lessons for Entrepreneurs in the Conceptual Economy 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I gave always been very interested and fascinated by entreprenuers. Jay's book was an informative, fun, and quick read. He has many successes and has worked with many talented individuals. Jay shares his insight into the future of our economy. I learned a great deal about our economy and what it takes to "make it" as an entrepreneur. His writing style is enjoyable and easy to read. I only wish that Jay provided a larger look into his life. If Mr. Maharjan ever decides to write a memior, I will gladly read it! Michael Hatcher
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I met Jay Maharjan at a Vesto event and decided buy his book. Part autobiography, part manual and very much a journalistic snapshot of entrepreneurship in it's greatest home; the United States. Kudos to Maharjan for lucidly explaining Peter Drucker's  "Knowledge Economy" and it's transition to what he call the the "Conceptual Economy", the relevance of art and for having the courage to take a stand. A must read for anyone who recognizes the importance of entrepreneur in the economy and sees the future as a wonderful place. Alan GoyaEntrepreneur, Nevada