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Simply Success. How to Start, Build and Grow a Multimillion Dollar Business the Old-Fashioned Way. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2242881
  • Book
  • March 2008
  • 240 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
In Simply Success, the former chairman and founder of Quill Corporation presents key lessons of entrepreneurship, including how to get started, set a vision, finance the business, and build a successful corporate culture. Based on his own experience, Miller shares his most hard-earned lessons, so you can avoid learning the same lessons the painful way. For entrepreneurs young and old, or even if only dream of starting a business one day, this book is a guiding light to a successful enterprise.
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Introduction 1

Chapter 1. A Bit of History 5

Chapter 2. What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur 27

Chapter 3. Getting Started 33

Chapter 4. Financing 39

Chapter 5. The Miracle of Hard Work 47

Chapter 6. The Magic of a Vision 53

Chapter 7. Focus: Putting on the Blinders 61

Chapter 8. Concentrate on Your Customer 71

Chapter 9. There is a Better Way 79

Chapter 10. Plotting Your Course with Strategic Planning 85

Chapter 11. Implementation: Making It Happen 91

Chapter 12. Forecasting and Budgeting 99

Chapter 13. Using Your Financial Statements to Get Where You Want to Go 105

Chapter 14. You Can, Too, Argue with Success! 111

Chapter 15. Building a Great Corporate Culture 117

Chapter 16. Shaping a Winning Organization 133

Chapter 17. Who Controls Your Life? 147

Chapter 18. Easing the Burden 153

Chapter 19. Doing More by Doing Less 159

Chapter 20. Your Growth as a Leader 165

Chapter 21. Someone Changed the Rules. Why Wasn’t It Me? 173

Chapter 22. About the Lifelong Learning Process 179

Chapter 23. The Art of Survival 185

Chapter 24. How to Do Almost Everything Wrong 191

Chapter 25. About Advisors and Boards 203

Chapter 26. A Family Business Can Be Great - or . . . 209

Chapter 27. The Glory of the Free Enterprise System 215

Index 219

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Jack Miller
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