THE WAY ENTREPRENEURS GET MORE
Blueprint to Business is the definitive guide to becoming a successful entrepreneurin and out of the officeby the celebrated authority on direct response, bestselling author, and television personality Michael Alden. In this revealing road map, you discover the secrets to going through life without failure and achieving your personal and professional goals.
In his first two bestselling books, 5% More and Ask More, Get More, Michael showed you how to get more out of yourself, your life, and those around you. Now, in his most personal work to date, he delivers unfiltered advice and guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs looking for dependable strategies to getting more out of their businesses. Nothing inside is sugarcoated so you truly learn from the harsh realities of experience in order to fully prepare yourself for running a business in the real world. Some things may be shocking and others unorthodox, and you can be sure everything you find will enable you to:
- Take control of your financial security by developing a valuable skillset of wisdom and know–how for creating and driving a moneymaking business
- Master the life–changing approach to turning every challenge into an advantage and every setback into an accomplishment
- Find the inspiration and encouragement to grind through all the dirty work of an entrepreneur, including doing whatever it takes
Every entrepreneur will tell you running a business is hard, and the elite group of high–performing ones who know how to turn every mistake into a win will tell you about Blueprint to Business.
1 The Reality of Being an Entrepreneur 1
2 Getting Started 11
3 Business Basics 23
4 Action 37
5 To Know and Not to Do 53
6 What Is Success? 59
7 Opportunity 69
8 Failure 81
9 Do What You Say 91
10 Making Money Doing Nothing 111
11 Stop Caring 127
12 Lying to Our Children 141
More Resources 153
MICHAEL ALDEN is one of America′s most popular direct response hosts and personalities and founder and CEO of Blue Vase® Marketing, a multimillion–dollar direct response company capable of creating strategic marketing road maps for products and services. He is the author of the bestselling 5% More and Ask More, Get More.