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The Entrepreneur's Guide to Successful Leadership (Entrepreneur's Guides (Praeger))

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Successful Leadership (Entrepreneur's Guides (Praeger))
Author: Dan Goldberg - Don Martin
ISBN 13: 9780313352881
ISBN 10: 313352887
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 2008-10-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 168
List Price: $64.00

It's one thing to come up with a good business idea. It's quite another to marshal the people, money, and other resources to make the dream a successful reality. That's why most businesses fail within the first two years. The Entrepreneur's Guide to Successful Leadership Helps budding moguls make it out of the toddler phase of entrepreneurship and into adolescence and adulthood with confidence. A concise and practical guide to leading smaller enterprises, the book is based on a proven, nine-step model of effective leadership developed by Dan Goldberg the founder of the For Eyes optical chain and entrepreneur and educator Don Martin. Step by Step, readers learn what real leadership looks like and how to lead and grow the successful enterprise.

Creating a vibrant business starts with understanding who you are, say the authors, and then coming up with a vision, mission, and strategy. That's the easy part. The hard part is executing the strategy in line with your dreams, while using effective, ethical tactics to establish the business and prosper. Seasonable hands, the authors make that job easier, while helping entreneurs understand what makes employees tick and helping them become their productive best. The hard work not only gets easier, say the authors it pays off as entrepreneurs watch their fledgling businesses take graceful flight.

This book is a treasure chest that provides key insights and methods in the form of real-life stories, humor, strategies, techniques, exercises, checklists, templates, and other resources. Each illustrates, in a unique way, how good leaders achieve powerful results. Many books on leadership are gimmicky. The Entrepreneur's Guide to Successful Leadership focuses in clear, simple, and direct terms on the essential fundamentals, the "blocking and tackling," required for business success.