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Yoffie, David B.

Summary: "The authors of the bestselling Competing on Internet Time (a Business Week top 10 book) analyze the strategies, principles, and skills of three of the most successful and influential figures in business--Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs--offering lessons for all managers and entrepreneurs on leadership, strategy and execution.In less than a decade, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Andy Grove...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 YOF

Duffy, Scott.

Summary: "A serial entrepreneur offers a plan for launching successful ventures About ninety-seven percent of a rocket's fuel is used in the first three feet of its launch. The same is true in launching a new business, product, or service. Those first few steps are absolutely critical. Scott Duffy has developed a practical approach for turning your big idea into a thriving venture by focusing on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.11 DUF

Warrillow, John

Summary: "How smart companies can use subscriptions to win customers, increase cash flow, and ignite growth What do Zipcar, Netflix, and WhatsApp have in common? They are pioneers of the new subscription economy in which people pay automatically for much more than publications. John Warrillow, the acclaimed author of Built to Sell, offers a blueprint for winning subscribers for any kind of business....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2015

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Sprinkle, Timothy.

Summary: "Long considered the ideal environment for tech startup companies, Silicon Valley has recently become a victim of its own success, an expensive, crowded, hypercompetitive place that no longer works for all entrepreneurs. In Screw the Valley, author Tim Sprinkle takes readers on a cross-country road trip, hitting many of the new tech hotspots: Austin, Texas; the Raleigh-Durham area in North...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 SPR

Vaynerchuk, Gary.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author and social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk shares hard-won advice on how to connect with customers and beat the competition. A mash-up of the best elements of Crush It! and The Thank You Economy with a fresh spin, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook is a blueprint to social media marketing strategies that really works. When managers and marketers outline their social media...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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Arment, Ben.

Summary: "About two-thirds of Americans hate their jobs and feel like they're not making a difference in the world. They're frustrated by unrealized dreams that seem hopelessly out of reach. Serial entrepreneur Ben Arment has developed a one-year process called Dream Year, which helps people make radical changes in their careers and lives. His book outlines practical steps to identify, finance, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 651 ARM

Davis, Charlene

Summary: "The senior population is multiplying by the millions! In fact, during the next 25 years, the senior population in America is expected to double--growing faster than the total population in every state. From providing adult daycare or home care to transportation or concierge needs, our experts cover today's most requested services within the 65+ market. Learn, step by step, how to choose the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.6 DAV

Sutton, Robert I.

Summary: "In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies--how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 SUT

Eggers, William D.

Summary: "Welcome to the "Solution Economy" We're at a critical juncture in our global economy, with the siloed ways of the past (public vs. private) quickly fading. Instead, we are witnessing a step change in how society deals with its own problems-in which government acts as just one player among many, and entrepreneurship and innovation range freely across all sectors. Deloitte's William Eggers and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 361 EGG

Thiel, Peter A.

Summary: "EVERY MOMENT IN BUSINESS HAPPENS ONLY ONCE. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won't create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren't learning from them. It's easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2014

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Greiner, Lori.

Summary: The prolific inventor and star of "Shark Tank" shares personal secrets and anecdotes while outlining a step-by-step process for rendering innovative ideas profitable.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.1 GRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.1 GRE

Rottenberg, Linda.

Summary: "In the tradition of both The Lean Startup and Lean In, a manifesto about taking smart risks in pursuit of big dreams Linda Rottenberg has spent her career helping innovators think big. "If people aren't calling you crazy, you aren't thinking big enough," she says. These days taking chances isn't just for young college dropouts in hoodies. Whether you work at a Fortune 500 company, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio Hardcover 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 651 ROT

Calagione, Sam

Summary: "Updated business wisdom from the founder of Dogfish Head, the nation's fastest growing independent craft brewery Starting with nothing more than a home brewing kit, Sam Calagione turned his entrepreneurial dream into a foamy reality in the form of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, one of America's best and fastest growing craft breweries. In this newly updated Second Edition, Calagione offers a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.7 CAL

Stone, Biz.

Summary: "Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME From GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STONE, BIZ STO

Koch, James

Summary: "Founder of The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Samuel Adams Boston Lager, and a key catalyst of the American craft beer revolution, Jim Koch offers his unique perspective when it comes to business, beer, and turning your passion into a successful company or career. In 1984, it looked like an unwinnable David and Goliath struggle: one guy against the mammoth American beer industry. When others...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 KOC

Key, Stephen.

Summary: Provides a primer for those seeking to start their own business, from overcoming the fear of startup to crafting a winning marketing strategy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.1 KEY

Mintzer, Richard

Summary: "Focusing on budgeting and estimating -- the least understood but most important factors of a contracting business -- this guide shows contractors how to price their services to recover expenses and still have money for capital expenses and profits. It goes into detail on accounting issues and provides checklists for required government accounts. Plus, it covers concerns such as dealing with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Press 2016

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Skaist-Levy, Pamela.

Summary: "Part memoir, part business manual, and 100% juicy-the inside story of Juicy Couture, one of the most iconic brands of our times While working together at a Los Angeles boutique, Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor became fast and furious friendsover the impossibility of finding the perfect T-shirt. Following their vision of comfortable, fitted T-shirts, they set up shop in Gela's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 381.456 SKA

Dedman, Bill.

Summary: "When Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed a property listing for a grand estate that had been unoccupied for nearly sixty years, he stumbled into one of the most surprising American stories of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Empty Mansions is a rich tale of wealth and loss, complete with copper barons, Gilded Age opulence, and backdoor politics. At its heart is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLARK, HUGUETTE DED

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Dedman 2013

Wilkinson, Amy

Summary: "Based on in-depth interviews with more than 200 leading entrepreneurs, a business executive and senior fellow at Harvard's Center for Public Leadership identifies the six essential disciplines needed to transform your ideas into real-world successes, whether you're an innovative manager or an aspiring entrepreneur. How do some people turn ideas into enterprises that endure? Startup founders...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 WIL