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Lessons from the Edge Survival Skills for Starting and Growing a Company

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ISBN-10: 0195168259

ISBN-13: 9780195168259

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jana Matthews, Jeff Dennis, Peter Economy

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Entrepreneurs often struggle with many aspects of business: planning and financing company growth, creating a company vision, recruiting, leading, and managing people, as well as personal costs. In Lessons from the Edge, more than 50 business owners and entrepreneurs offer a wealth of real-life stories--in their own words--that provide rare insights about keeping a company healthy and growing. Here is a unique collection of first-person accounts by entrepreneurs who describe their mistakes in business and the lessons they have learned as a result. The stories cover a wide range of experiences from the trials and tribulations of partnerships, to the loss of key customers, theft, finding and…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/4/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 9.53" wide x 6.42" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Peter Economy is co-author of "At the Helm: Business Lessons for Navigating Rough Waters" & the best-selling book "Managing for Dummies".

Individual Profiles
The Price of Distraction: Ken Wolf
Right Moves, Wrong People: Douglas Mellinger
Stealing the Company Blind: Frank Nemiroff
You Gotta Believe: Marx Acosta-Rubio
Riding the Roller Coaster: Mark Moses
Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later: Joshua Schecter
Back To Where It All Began: Bob Kirstiuk
Losing a Partner: Charles Tetrick
Inheriting Problems: Anne Bain
Building a Business or Building a Company: Kevin Daum
Top Ten Lessons in Leadership
Individual Profiles
Brewing up a Perfect Business: Sam Boyer
Aiming for the Fairway: Craig Pollard
When Disaster Strikes: Damon Gersh
Always Behind the Curve: Howard Getson
No Systems, No Results: Alex Rusch
Picking the Wrong Guy ... Again: Paul Hickey
Top Ten Lessons in People
Individual Profiles
Starting with a Bang, Ending with a Whimper: Jeff Dennis
Get it in Writing: Julie Pearl
A Matter of Interpretation: David Dash
Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Peter Davies
Getting Conned: Mike Meek
Always Knows Where the Exits Are: Greg Ferguson
Selling Yourself Short: Tina Holden
Top Ten Lessons in Partnerships
Individual Profiles
Surviving the Dot-Com Explosion: Sanjay Parekh
When Good Money Chases Bad: Niv Ben-Haim
Making the Right Moves: Tim Riley
Diversify Your Investors: Robert Kulhawy
Putting Your Eggs in One Basket: Lance Stendal
On the Outside Looking In: Michael Beirne
Swimming Against the Current: Kirsten Knight
He Offered to Loan Me My Money: David Schulhof
Caught in the Act: Bill Kimberlin
Getting Thrown a Curve Ball: Greg Levin
Feeling the Burn: Derek Harp
Top Ten Lessons in Money
Personal Issues
Individual Profiles
Losing Your Company, Losing Everything: James Fierro
The Young and the Restless: Parvinder Singh
The Reluctant Entrepreneur: Bill Lee
An Inside Job: Louette Glabb
Learning to Shift Gears: Isaac Rosenberg
Merging Without Looking Both Ways: Laura McCann
Out of the Ashes: Barrett Ersek
Top Ten Lessons in Personal Issues