The One Minute Entrepreneur: The Secret to Creating and Sustaining a Successful Business (Google eBook)

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, Apr 29, 2008 - Business & Economics - 144 pages
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Mega-bestselling author Ken Blanchard and celebrated business leaders Don Hutson and Ethan Willis present an inspiring story that reveals the secrets to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

In THE ONE MINUTE ENTREPRENEUR, Ken Blanchard (coauthor of the #1 bestselling business classic The One Minute Manager), Don Hutson, CEO of U.S. Learning, and Ethan Willis, CEO of Prosper Learning, tell the inspiring story of one man’s challenges in creating his own business. Through a powerful and engaging narrative, we confront many of the typical problems all entrepreneurs face in starting up their business, from finding new sources of revenue to securing the commitment of their people and the loyalty of their customers. More important, we learn the secrets to becoming a successful entrepreneur, including how to build a firm foundation, how to ensure a steady cash flow, and how to create legendary service. In addition, the book offers invaluable advice, delivered through One Minute Insights, from such entrepreneurs and thinkers as Sheldon Bowles, Peter Drucker, Michael Gerber, and Charlie “Tremendous” Jones.

Today, in the midst of the largest entrepreneurial surge in U.S. history, four out of five small businesses continue to fail. THE ONE MINUTE ENTREPRENEUR offers businesspeople and would-be entrepreneurs a treasure trove of wisdom on how to think, act, and succeed in creating and sustaining a business, no matter what their industry.
  

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Really easy to read and jam packed with great info. - Goodreads
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The fact that it is a parable makes it easy to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

I'm not at all interested in being an entrepreneur, but many of the same skills are needed to be a great employee or manager. Written as a parable, and with some great nuggets of insight, this book should be accessible to anyone who is interested. Read full review

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User Review  - Ashwini Ravindranath - Goodreads

Not a great one.. One good thing about this book is it introduced me to other great books and authors! Read full review

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Contents

Growing in Knowledge
9
Learning the C raft
18
Catching the Entrepreneurial Bug
26
A Door Opens
36
Launching the Company
44
Financial Growing Pains
52
Creating Legendary Service
61
Helping People Soar Like Eagles
79
Ego Issues
93
Turning Things Around
105
Putting It All Together
112
Building a Legacy
125
Acknowledgments
131
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About the author (2008)

Ken Blanchard is an internationally bestselling author and motivational speaker whose books have sold more than eighteen million copies in thirty languages. He lives in San Diego, California.

Don Hutson is the CEO of U.S. Learning, a training firm that delivers innovative, high-impact solutions to improve learning in organizations. An active speaker, Hutson was on the founding board of the National Speakers Association and served as its third president. He is the author of several books and lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

Ethan Willis is the CEO of Prosper Learning, Inc., a winner of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award and a global leader in entrepreneurial coaching, with more than 150,000 students in seventy-six countries. He lives in South Pasadena, California.

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