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Enlightened Entrepreneurship: How to start and scale your business without losing your sanity Paperback – August 15, 2016
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"This book is full of real-world, battle-tested insights that can help any entrepreneur or small business owner. Chris presents these hard-earned lessons in a manner that is both approachable and sincere. Every aspiring entrepreneur should take the time to pick up and enjoy this "enlightened" read."
About the Author
Christopher Myers is a columnist for Forbes magazine, where his essays are among the most popular on Forbes.com. In addition to writing for Forbes, Christopher is a frequent contributor to MSNBC, Entrepreneur Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. He is also the cofounder and CEO of BodeTree, an online financial management system for small business owners. He graduated from Arizona State University and resides in Denver, Colorado.
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Typical insights (without their accompanying explanations, which are terrific):
• There is no work/life balance for the entrepreneur.
• Entrepreneurship is a way of life.
• Every business has a God particle (a single belief that’s the foundation of everything) that is essential for the entrepreneur.
• Character is King.
• Scaling your business is essential (and Chris tells you how a successful business scales).
• It's all about relationships.
• Why you’ll have to take on “technical debt” to survive and how to rid yourself of it.
• Your culture (essential for your success and something Chris and his partners ignored too long) is shaped by the worst behavior the leaders will tolerate.
• How to manage your outsourced contractors.
• Why you must dive into your pain points.
• Why emotional intelligence is critical.
• How to deal with the bullies you’ll encounter.
As a former entrepreneur and successful CEO, as well as an award-winning author, I can guarantee you’ll find great value in “Enlightened Entrepreneurship.”
From here, the author extols the importance of standing out, selling the innovation, building the brand, the market fit, scaling, presenting a compelling vision and much more. At bottom, it's also necessary to over-deliver or exceed perceived customer expectations as a driver of brand loyalty.
This book suffices as a great guide for new business owners who seek to move their products from basic concept formulation to market. The presentation is easy to read with many pertinent examples. Buy it !
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