Harvard Business Review on Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

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Harvard Business Press, 2011 - Business & Economics - 195 pages
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Great entrepreneurs don't take risks. They manage them.

If you need the best practices and ideas for launching new ventures but don't have time to find them this book is for you. Here are nine inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place.

This collection of HBR articles will help you:

  • Zero in on your most promising prospects
  • Set a clear direction for your start-up
  • Test and revise your assumptions along the way
  • Tackle risks that could sabotage your efforts
  • Carve out opportunities in emerging markets
  • Launch a start-up within your company
  • Hand over the reins when it's time
 

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Contents

Beating the Odds When You Launch a New Venture
1
Finding Competitive Advantage in Adversity
19
The Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer
35
Making Social Ventures Work
65
The Global Entrepreneur
85
Giving Up the CEO Seat
101
The Founders Dilemma
115
Why Entrepreneurs Dont Scale
133
Meeting the Challenge of Corporate Entrepreneurship
151
Index
185
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