How I Made My First Million: 26 Self-made Millionaires Reveal the Secrets to Their Success

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Allen & Unwin, 2010 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
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Learn how the founders of enormously profitable enterprises like Just Cuts, Aussie Home Loans,

ModelCo, Elite Introductions,Fat Prophets, EcoStore and fastflowers.com, took a great idea and turned it into a highly lucrative business. Discover what drove them forward, the risks they took, and how they've managed to keep their businesses going through the inevitable ups and downs.

More than just a collection of truly inspirational stories, the wisdom and experience they share here might just be the catalyst you need to turn a great idea into your own million dollar enterprise!

Some of Australia's richest men and women reveal in fascinating detail how they made their first million dollars and offer their 'Golden Rules' on how anyone can increase their wealth. Some are

well-known high flyers, others fly mostly under the radar, but what they all share is entrepreneurial vision and financial success.
 

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Hard to say whether this book belongs in the business or self-help section-it contains over 20 interviews with self-made Australian millionaires, who tell how they turned brainwaves into big bucks ... Read full review

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Contents

An Idea Worth A Million Dollars
1
Pub Baron Shrugs Off The Worst Of Times
9
An Ad For The Good Life
17
Making Millions For Others
24
The Power Of Flowers
33
An Ideal Business Model
40
Chasing Big Bickies
47
The Unbreakable Bond
54
A Life Of Talking Points
106
A Cut And Dried Success
114
A Fine Performance
122
The Boss With The Lot
130
X Marks The Spot For A New Approach
137
Success All Wrapped Up
143
Go Green For Gold
151
The Coffee King Who Changed Australians Taste
159

A Winning Flight Of Fancy
61
The Day That Changed A Life
67
An Idea Awash With Cash
74
A Fascination With Figures
82
A Career Well Matched
90
Success On The Line
97
High Flier
164
He Chose To Kick Goals
172
That Aussie Bloke
179
Special Blend For Success
186
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About the author (2010)

Nick Gardner is the Business Editor of the Sunday Telegraph, where the interviews that form the inspiration for this book first appeared.

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