My Big Idea: 30 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Found Inspiration

My Big Idea: 30 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Found Inspiration

by RachelBridge (Author), RachelBridge (Author)

Synopsis

In this fascinating new book, 30 successful entrepreneurs explain how they turned their dreams into reality. They tell how they decided what to do, how they got started, how they found the money they needed and how they went about it. But they also reveal how they had doubts, made mistakes and encountered frustrations along the way. Importantly, they also explain how they overcame these difficulties and turn a dream into a commercially viable reality. Gutsy, inspiring and life affirming...if you have ever dreamt of starting up a business of your own, this book is for you.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Edition: 1
Publisher: Kogan page
Published: 03 Sep 2006

ISBN 10: 0749446269
ISBN 13: 9780749446260
Book Overview: How to turn entrepreneurial dreams into reality Major new title, based on extracts from the author's columns in The Sunday Times High profile launch event in central London Extensive publicity schedule including editorial features in The Sunday Times and guaranteed weekly advertising Entrepreneurs featured include: Judy Craymer, creator of the musical Mamma Mia; Richard Tang, founder of Zen Internet; and Don Lewin, founder of Clinton Cards

Media Reviews
every entrepreneur needs a big idea and rachel bridge's inspiring second book brilliantly captures the challenge, frustration and excitement of turning a big idea into a successful business. essential reading for every budding entrepreneur. sir richard branson rather than dredging up the usual throng of software and banking kingpins, the individuals interviewed have taken rather more unusual routes to financial reward...the book advises, right from the start, that having a good idea can often be as simple and finding a solution to something you find annoying, then branding or reworking it. easyjet throws light on the sort of person it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. management today reveals the inspiration and the story behind the start of the business. comms dealer serves as a quiet reminder that with enough determination, a little imagination and a spot of good luck, anything is possible. quality world an insight into innovative thought processes. one step explains where to find the most promising business ideas and crucially, how to determine if they will sell. personal success inspirational...a perfect read when you need a lift on a tough day. north west london chamber news offers a feel good factor! lighting & sound international this volume presents revised and updated versions of 30 of her how i made it columns. these columns tell the personal success stories of such risk-takers as judy cramer. book news inc every entrepreneur needs a big idea and rachel bridge's inspiring second book brilliantly captures the challenge, frustration and excitement of turning a big idea into a successful business. essential reading for every budding entrepreneur. sir richard branson this volume presents revised and updated versions of 30 of her how i made it columns. these columns tell the personal success stories of such risk-takers as judy cramer. book news inc
Author Bio
Rachel Bridge is the Enterprise Editor of The Sunday Times . She writes the 'How I Made It' column each week for the paper as well as regular features about entrepreneurs and small and growing businesses. An experienced journalist, she formerly worked for The Times and the Evening Standard. She is also a regular conference speaker on the subject of entrepreneurs. Rachel graduated from Cambridge University with an honours degree in Economics.