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Weinzweig, Ari

Summary: This second book in the Zingerman's a Lapsed Anarchist's Approach" series looks at the leadership style that has helped make Zingerman's such a special place to work and to eat. The book includes essays on the energy crisis in the American workplace, servant leadership, stewardship, why everyone's a leader, Zingerman's entrepreneurial approach to management, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.5 WEI

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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Weinzweig, Ari

Summary: The first in a series of books by Zingerman's co-founding partner Ari Weinzweig examines the basic building blocks of the culture and structure we know now as Zingerman's. These approaches are applicable whether you're running a law office, a library, a restaurant, a record label, a software firm, or an organic farm. They are the behind-the-scenes "secret" stuff that goes into making a very...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.5 WEI

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 650.12 BER

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

Koeberle-Schmid, Alexander

Contents: List of figures -- Preface -- Structures for family and business : family business governance -- Maximizing success through professional family business governance -- Challenges to the governance of the family enterprise -- Responsible ownership -- Structures for the business : business governance -- CEO & CEO succession -- The benefits of control instruments & control systems -- Structures for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Mancuso, Joseph.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice Hall Press 1988

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Daniels, Lawrence J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Management Association 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.6068 DAN

Meinking, Mary

Summary: Do you love crafting? Are you a DIY guru? Then why not make it your business? Learn the ins and outs to starting a crafting business. With helpful tips and practical advice, becoming a young entrepreneur has never been easier!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 745.5 MEI

Mohr, Angie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Self-Counsel Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.022 MOH

Deutsch, Donny.

Summary: Donny Deutsch's hit CNBC show The Big Idea has put the spotlight on those ordinary moments when people have the courage and stamina to make their dreams come true. In his book, Deutsch draws not only on his own tremendous focus and expertise, but on that of dozens of the successful entrepreneurs whom he has interviewed, to help you create your own enterprise. From the "Gut Check Moment" to "Mom...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 DEU

Summary: Andrew Selby and Ali Farzad couldn't find a place to buy cool iPod gear, so they started their own online business selling it-and profits are rising. Now they see an opportunity to expand into the Internet telephony market with phones and accessories, but exploiting it would mean embracing risk, enlarging their operation, and working harder than ever before. In this program, mentor John Boyle...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Carla Campbell's business, Instant Melodies-Britain's first pay-as-you-go music/multimedia studio-is doing well enough for her to relocate and expand. With loans secured, new space rented, and equipment purchased, the 27-year-old is ready for her grand opening. This program follows Carla as sizzle quickly turns to fizzle. When business proves alarmingly slow, she makes a bold decision to speed...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Pollak, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crossing Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.041 POL

McDonald, Mary Ashby

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Communications 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.1 MCD

Summary: Sarah Green sells furniture online and has a showroom in a quaint barn in Hertfordshire. In her first year, she has made nearly

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Many Arab widows lead a cloistered and restricted life, often living below the poverty line. In 2003, eight widows in the Galilean village of Tamra started a daring business venture-the Azka Pickle Cooperative-seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. This Wide Angle report follows the women as they establish a tiny pickle factory and market their product to local...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: It’s one thing to imagine being an entrepreneur and quite another to take the first steps in creating a real business. This video encourages people who have carefully studied the market for a product or service, have written a solid business plan, and have decided to proceed to the next level. Topics include typical ways of obtaining financing (emphasizing conventional banking sources like...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Ilasco, Meg Mateo.

Contents: Your creative mind -- Your business mind -- Your personal style and your products -- Production and pricing plans -- Marketing and publicity strategies -- Making sales and order fulfillment -- Ups, downs, and next steps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5068 ILA

Gottry, Steven R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.022 GOT

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Publisher / Publication Date: CCH Inc. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.8 FIND

Solovic, Susan Wilson.

Summary: Millions of employees parked in cubicles dream about starting their own businesses. And in today's economy, countless unemployed professionals are becoming entrepreneurs out of necessity. They may have good skills and ideas, but do they really understand what it takes to build a profitable venture? As owner and co-founder of the award-winning It'sYourBiz.com (formerly SBTV.com, or Small...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Management Association 2012

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Warner, Ralph E.

Summary: Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2009

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