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Hamilton, Arlan

Summary: "Having lived nearly her entire life below the poverty line before going on to attain wealth and success as an entrepreneur and investor, Arlan Hamilton knows that entrepreneurship is the quickest path to money and power-particularly for those who haven't had much of it in the past. In Your First Million, she shows how anyone-no matter what they look like or how much money they have-can tap...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2024

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Summary: The complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIX

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

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

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independently published 0000

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

Waddy, Paul

Summary: "Shopify is the new go-to for both ecommerce and real-life point-of-sale systems. If you can sell it, you can sell it online, with Shopify for Dummies. Set up your Shopify store and stock your virtual shelves, then open the doors and watch your customers stream in! We've got tips for designing your storefront, creating a stellar customer experience, managing inventory and returns, and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 658.1 KAG

Kahn, Lloyd

Summary: Presents a guide to homemade shelter, featuring images and ideas culled from across the globe, and includes bottle homes in the Nevada desert, tree houses on the South China Sea, and Japanese stilt houses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Publications 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690 KAH

White, Michelle

Summary: Prepare for a roller-coaster ride as Michelle White recalls her entrepreneurial experience launching an award-winning startup juice business in Northwest Michigan. Driven by a passionate vision of the health benefits of cherry concentrate, Michelle grows the company to more than $1 million in sales and is honored for her business successes. And yet, behind the scenes, all is not well as she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, MICHELLE WHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WHITE WHI

Summary: To elevate and recognize the cultural and artistic vibrancy of Michigan’s Grand Traverse Region, Creative Coast partnered with The Boardman Review to produce the Creative Coast Guide: A Guide to Great Creatives of the Grand Traverse Region to showcase almost 100 creative freelancers and entrepreneurs ‘making it’ in the Grand Traverse Region.These creatives place the Grand Traverse Region on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Traverse Connect 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 CRE
1 available in Local Author, Call number: 700 CRE
1 available in Reference Desk, Call number: RDK 700 CRE

Kerson, Mark Q.

Summary: The book is concerned with the business of residential construction, including the maintenance, restoration, renovation, and construction of private homes and related properties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ground Up Publishing 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690 KER

Pendleton, Madeline

Summary: "A big-hearted, no-bullshit memoir from TikTok superstar Madeline Pendleton about her journey from living paycheck to paycheck to creating a multi-million-dollar business that offers a compassionate alternative to capitalism. Imagine a job where you work four days a week and earn as much as the CEO. You also get full benefits, a gym membership, free lunch, and unlimited time off, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2024

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Stephens, Elle

Summary: "Rubble knows that teamwork can get any job done. So, when city hall needs a new roof, he calls on Mix, Charger, Wheeler, and the rest of his pup family for help"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

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Robertson, Willie

Summary: ""Redneck Tycoon" Willie Robertson--CEO of Duck Commander, star of Duck Dynasty, and mega New York Times bestselling author--explores how the entrepreneurial spirit has shaped 400 years of American history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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

Summary: Throughout the Fortune Hunters series, entrepreneurs risked everything to follow their passions and launch their own businesses. In this program, host Dianne Buckner reviews the lessons of the series with business experts Anton Rabie, cofounder of toy manufacturer Spin Master, and Sylvia Benchimol, cofounder of Stone Tile International, as together they count down their top ten tips for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Introduce viewers to three women who have found success and satisfaction by helming their own businesses: Lisa Nadeau, a maple syrup producer whose company started as a side business to her dairy farm; Christine Zacharko, an optician who runs Glasses to Go, a mobile optical dispensary; and Jessica Dawe, a pest control producer who breeds and sells crop-friendly insects. Commentary from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Children still dream of becoming firefighters or astronauts-and many parents still nudge their offspring toward professions like doctor or lawyer. However, an increasing number of young people view freewheeling entrepreneurship as a valid career choice-and enjoy solid parental endorsement along the way. This program reports on successful ventures undertaken by kids as young as 10 using the same...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Small, Cathleen

Summary: What do Yoko Ono, Psy, and Pel have in common? They are all considered immigrants of extraordinary ability. What does this distinction mean, and how can someone earn it? Readers discover the answers to these and many more questions as they explore the lives of some of the most famous immigrants of extraordinary ability. The engaging, informative text provides readers with a closer look at this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 SMA

Summary: Where there is commerce, there is usually a degree of unemployment as well. Module one of this program presents an agency that develops the marketability of unemployed youth in Spain-victims of schooling/market mismatch and employer reluctance to provide training. Module two considers collective bargaining agreements in the Netherlands that have created employer incentives to hire out-of-work...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Napster and Goosehead.com exemplify how technology and the Internet have given rise to a wave of businesses with extremely young leaders. This program looks at the emergence of a new breed of entrepreneurs and their impact on the American work environment. It addresses such questions as whether these young people are prepared for the responsibilities of running a company and if their ideals...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The "eureka moment," the ups and downs of starting a business, where to get advice-in this four-segment program, Freeserve founder Ajaz Ahmed, a shop owner, a software developer, an inventor of a better children's toothbrush, and others share their experiences and insights. Motives and Traits describes what makes an entrepreneur; Risks and Rewards tells how entrepreneurs find balance amidst the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Bracks, Lean'tin L.

Summary: "Updated and revised for the first time in over a decade, the second edition of African American Almanac: 400 Years of Black Excellence is a comprehensive and inspiring book that celebrates the African American experience, highlighting the extraordinary people and their profound influence on American history. It covers a wide range of topics, including literature, art, music, the civil rights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Visible Ink Press 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 BRA

Hillard, Stephane

Summary: "The leaves are falling. The snow is accumulating. The grass is growing. Weeds are overtaking the garden. Each of these things is an opportunity to make some cold, hard cash. Many people may be willing to pay someone to help them with tasks around their yard. In this title, readers will learn the importance of advertising their business, paying close attention to detail, and pricing their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Job Hillard

Summary: Almost anything can be sold on eBay, from office supplies to office buildings. But that doesn't mean eBay success comes easily. This program follows three very different entrepreneurs as they struggle to make the massive Internet auction site work for them. From a living room crammed full of nostalgic nicknacks, Simon hopes to earn enough to pay his mortgage-if he can avoid getting kicked off...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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