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Bahcall, Safi

Summary: "'Loonshots is a brilliant and wonderfully entertaining book, an unstoppable read, full of surprises and rich with insight into how people create and nurture things that change the world. It's also an important book. Bahcall, a physicist and biotech entrepreneur, is unfolding the secrets behind successes everywhere.' --Richard Preston, author of The Hot Zone and The Wild Trees What do James...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 BAH

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361 EGG

Beach, Jim (James)

Summary: You want to start your own business, but "risk" isn't your middle name. You're not alone. Many successful entrepreneurs are averse to risk?but they have learned the tricks to working around it. And now you can too, with School for Startups. This practical guide shows you how to build a business the smart way?without risking major assets such as your house, savings account, or health insurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2011

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Summary: Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GRA

Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand)

Summary: This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 1993

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

Cuban, Mark

Summary: The stars of ABC's Shark tank explain how a kid can discover a great business idea and get it off the ground.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338 CUB

Fadell, Tony

Summary: Tony Fadell led the teams that created the iPod, iPhone and Nest Learning Thermostat and learned enough in thirty plus years in Silicon Valley about leadership, design, startups, Apple, Google, decision-making, mentorship, devastating failure and unbelievable success to fill an encyclopedia. So that's what this book is. An advice encyclopedia. A mentor in a box. Tony uses examples that are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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Aguirre, Ann

Summary: "Danica Waterhouse is a fully modern witch. After a messy breakup, she makes a pact with her cousin: they'll keep their hearts protected and have fun, without involving the overly opinionated Waterhouse matriarchs. No need to add criticism on top of heartache! Titus Winnaker has family trouble of his own. After a tragic loss, all he's got is his sister, his bakery--Sugar Daddy's--and a romantic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Casablanca 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AGU

Wasson, Brian

Summary: "Sophomore Kalvin Shmelton has finally perfected his underground candy-selling hustle at school. He keeps his prices reasonable, his inventory fresh, and himself out of the drama. But when a heartbroken Sterling Glistern, Kal's longtime crush, barges into the storage closet where he keeps his candy supply, a new source of income unexpectedly presents itself: relationship therapist. He only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WAS

DiOrio, Rana

Summary: The word 'entrepreneur' may feel distant to some, but this book, with its elegantly expressed concepts and superb imagery, makes entrepreneurial values accessible to children at a personal level--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pickle Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338 DIO

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.11 DUF

Kivirist, Lisa

Summary: "Females are farming in record numbers. Covering everything from business planning to tool use to integrating family into farm operations, Soil Sisters is a comprehensive blueprint for women who dream of bringing their vision of agricultural entrepreneurship to life. This unique guide blends inspiring stories of successful female farmers with practical information and resources for women...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 KIV

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 KIV

Roper, Ingrid

Summary: Presents ideas, tips, and true accounts to encourage girls to make, manage, and save money. Includes business starter tools such as business cards and price tags.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 658 ROP

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2015

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

Weinzweig, Ari

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Summary: Part 3 continues to share the "secrets" that have helped take Zingerman's from a 25-seat, 4-person start up to a nationally known, $49,000,000-organization employing over 600 people. It includes Secrets #30-39 and explores our belief that some of the most important work we do to build great organizations and lead rewarding lives is the work we need to do within ourselves. The book includes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 WEI

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

Kagan, Noah

Summary: "The founder and CEO of AppSumo.com, Noah Kagan, knows how to launch a seven-figure business in a single weekend-and he's done it seven times. Million Dollar Weekend will show you how. But, if the barriers to starting a business are getting lower and lower, why is it SO HARD TO DO for SO MANY PEOPLE? Why are there so many wantrepreneurs playing at business on social media and so few...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2024

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Senor, Dan

Summary: "From the coauthors of the New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle comes the highly anticipated follow up, The Genius of Israel, which outlines the defining factors behind Israel's successful track record of innovation and explaining how other nations can learn from its development"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 SEN

Shaich, Ron

Summary: "How did Ron Shaich, the visionary founder of Panera Bread, build a little bakery in St. Louis into 2,400 restaurants with 6 billion dollars in revenue and annual returns of 25 percent, outperforming Starbucks, Chipotle, and all others? By seeing the future and clearing a path to it, leading and innovating from the future back. Now, Shaich shares his story, starting with its humble...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2023

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Smith, Mark

Summary: The Art of War by Sun Tzu has been a much-studied work of military strategy for hundreds of years, influencing great leaders in all walks of life. Here, respected business journalist Mark Smith applies the lessons to the role of the entrepreneur by showing how the axioms of General Sun Tzu apply to business and other ventures to develop strategies for long-term success.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sirius Publishing, a division of Arcturus Publishing Limited 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.421 SMI

Ulmer, Mikaila

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old lemonade entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer shares her advice for life and business"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ULM

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ULM

Webb, Brandon

Summary: Former U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Brandon Webb applies the "total focus" skill he mastered as a SEAL sniper to the business world and teaches how to make better decisions under extreme pressure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio Penguin 2017

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

Bernstein, Daryl

Summary: Offers simple and creative ideas for how children can start a business with little or no start-up costs, attract and retain customers, and develop negotiating skills.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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Kemp, Guy

Summary: "It's Your Business" is a comprehensive guide designed to empower entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts alike. This book delves into the core principles of successful business management, offering practical strategies, case studies, and actionable advice that can help readers take their ventures to the next level. With a clear and engaging writing style, I aim to inspire and equip individuals...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Independently published 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.02 KEM

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