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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 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.

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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

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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

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: Help investigate the case of a missing lemonade recipe with Nancy and her friends. The girls want tickets to see pop singer Katy Sloan play at the River Heights Amusement Park -- but their parents say they've already filled their summer theme park quota. So the girls decide to turn lemons into lemonade by earning their own tickets -- with a lemonade stand! Unfortunately Lily Ramos, a new girl...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 2

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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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pickle Press 2016

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 658.11 DUF

Harrington, Lisa

Summary: "The students at Lizzie's high school are notoriously terrible at breakups. Forget awkward conversations--they're dumping each other via text. Inspired by the terrible breakups around her, sixteen-year-old Lizzie, strapped for cash and itching to go on the school's band trip to NYC, teams up with her best friend, Willa, to create a genius business: personalized gift baskets--breakup...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nimbus Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAR

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...

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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, 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.

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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....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2015

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

Weinzweig, Ari

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2013

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1 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...

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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

Belsky, Scott

Summary: Creating something from nothing is a volatile journey. The first mile births a new idea into existence, and the final mile is all about letting go. We love talking about starts and finishes, even though the middle stretch is the most important and often the most ignored and misunderstood. Every business or creative project is "going great" until it fails--the bumps along the road are endured...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 CAL

Jacobson, Ryan.

Summary: Offers advice for turning hobbies such as jewelry making and scrapbooking into business ventures.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331 JAC

Sivers, Derek

Summary: "Anything you want is a manifesto about living life, appreciating enough, and doing what matters. It's most of what fabled entrepreneur Derek Sivers [and founder of CD Baby] learned in ten years of starting and growing a small business, compacted into something you can read in an hour."--Dust jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Do You Zoom, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.04 SIV

Vivian, Siobhan

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Amelia has looked forward to her last summer before college working at the Meade Creamery, but when the owner of the local landmark passes away her nephew has big changes in mind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC VIV

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC VIV

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio Penguin 2017

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

Summary: A totally updated and revised new edition of the most comprehensive, reliable guide to modern entrepreneurship. For years, the Portable MBA series has tracked the core curriculum of leading business schools to teach you everything you need to know about business-without the cost of earning a traditional MBA degree. The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship covers all the ins and outs of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.022 POR

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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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

Lee, Jennifer

Summary: Do you dream of making a living doing what you love but find the process of creating a viable business plan like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole? Jennifer Lee knows what it's like to make the entrepreneurial leap -- and how to do it successfully. The key is using, rather than stifling, imagination and intuition. Lee's illustrated, colorful worksheets and step-by-step instructions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2011

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