Planet Entrepreneur: The World Entrepreneurship Forum's Guide to Business Success Around the World

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 13, 2013 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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How to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, begin a successfulventure, and change the world for the better

We are living in a world of incredible challenge and changes,and for both the entrepreneur and potential entrepreneur alike,this also means it is a world of ample opportunities. From the fallof the Berlin Wall to the rise of e-commerce and social media,there are now, today, more markets, tools, and opportunities forentrepreneurs than ever before. Even better: we are now also livingin a world more predisposed to entrepreneurial solutions than ever,and we need those solutions—not just to create the Next BigThing, but to solve the Next Big Problem. Every issue thatindividuals, communities, and nations face offers the entrepreneurthe chance to make a difference. For anyone ready to embark on amission to solve problems, create communities, build businesses,tap technology, and think entrepreneurially, this new world isteeming with opportunities for success.

  • Uses real-life examples to explain the full extent of today'sglobal entrepreneurial revolution and its vital importance for ourfuture
  • Explains where the emerging markets are and how to tap intothem to achieve success
  • Offers insights on the global entrepreneurial revolution, thefuture of financing, the rise of the self-employed army, thetransformation of innovation, and the view from the "bottom of thepyramid"

Learn how the worlds' best entrepreneurs are starting profitablebusinesses, innovating, or creating organizations to alleviatesocial needs across the globe. Planet Entrepreneur teacheshow anyone can develop an entrepreneurial mindset, begin asuccessful venture, and change the world for the better. This isthe Era of the Entrepreneur.


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STEVEN D. STRAUSS, often called "America's leading smallbusiness expert," is an internationally recognized author, lawyer,and speaker. His USA Today column is one of the most highlysyndicated business columns in the world. The author of fifteenbooks, including The Small Business Bible, he is also thePresident of The Strauss Group, Inc., a multi-media contentcreation business. For more information,

Members of the World Entrepreneurship Forum are among theworld's top entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, and experts intheir respective fields.

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