"This book nails it. It pinpoints the mind, spirit and thought process of an entrepreneur and explains how a guy like me can have ADHD, struggle in school and STILL retire at 49. It's a must read for anyone who wants to create their own luck in life." - Jim Halpin, former CEO Comp USA, former President of Homebase & BJ's Wholesale.
"The Entrepreneurial Instinct is a must read for anyone aspiring to excel by challenging conventional wisdom and rolling with the punches to do what comes naturally." - Ajay Banga, President & CEO, MasterCard Worldwide
"Illuminating and rich case based insights into the physiology that drives entrepreneurial risk-taking and decision-making." - Ian MacMillan, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Director of Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center, The Wharton School
"I couldn't put this book down. The author does an outstanding job drilling down to unearth exactly what allows some to risk life and limb to create something of value, a feat that should ignite interest in many. Highly recommended reading." - Robert DiRomualdo, Former Chairman & CEO Borders Group, Former CEO Hickory Farms
"This book gets rid of the last excuse of the would-be entrepreneur: fear. The Entrepreneurial Instinct
helps you take smarter risks with less angst. It obliterates a lot of the conventional wisdom around entrepreneurship, and shows what it really takes to succeed." - Kimberly Weisul, Inc Magazine
About the Author
Monica Mehta is an investor, author and sought after expert on small business and finance topics. She brings 15 years of hands-on experience as an operator of multi-million dollar consumer businesses and advisor to hundreds of entrepreneurs. She is currently a Managing Principal at Seventh Capital, a New York based investment firm. She also writes a regular small business column for Bloomberg Businessweek and appears on-air as a finance expert for Fox News, Fox Business, ABC News and MSNBC.She is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.