Have you got what it takes?: how to tell if you should start your own business

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Prentice-Hall, 1982 - Business & Economics - 230 pages
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Dr. Joseph R. Mancuso is the founder and director of The Center for Entrepreneurial Management, Inc. (CEM), the world's largest nonprofit membership association of small-company presidents. He is also the founder of The Chief Executive Officers Clubs (CEO), an organization of CEOs who run businesses with sales between $1 million and $50 million annually.

As a "compulsive entrepreneur," he has launched seven businesses, and he serves as a board member and advisor for a score of entrepreneurial ventures. Dr. Mancuso holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and he earned a doctorate in education from Boston University. He is the author of fifteen books, including "Fun and Guts; The Entrepreneur's Philosophy; " his classic best seller, "How to Start, Finance, and Manage Your Own Small Business," now in its second edition; and his current best seller, "How to Prepare and Present a Business Plan." Articles by Dr. Mancuso have been published in such diverse magazines as "Playboy, The Harvard Business Review," and "The Journal of Small Business."

Dr. Mancuso is a popular luncheon speaker and has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs. As a lecturer, he has delivered major seminars in thirteen foreign countries as well as in more than one hundred U.S. cities.

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