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- DescriptionAn unconventional philosophy for starting and building a business that exceeds your own expectationsWhat does it require to take a concept rapidly and effectively from mind to market? The Benevolent Dictator recognizes that entrepreneurship is a gauntlet. Those who succeed are benevolent dictators--able to make the intricate process happen in days, weeks and months to win. The Benevolent Dictator gives you -nsense how-to advice and examples that have worked. This n-traditional, gung-ho guide is t afraid to lay out the leadership methods that can effectively get a new business off the ground, and through the requisite fast-track growth phases that produce tangible success measured by your bottom line and your wallet.Learn critical specifics on how to move from idea development to build-out, through steps for continuous improvement, and on to the big cash outFeatures proven tools, strategies, and tactics that will help you bottle entrepreneurial lightning over and over againAs the cofounder of office retail giant OfficeMax, the author turned a $3 million investment into a $1.5 billion sale in his 16 years as CEOBeating the competition is never easy. For those times when you need an iron hand, then you also need the wisdom to kw when and how to use it. Whether you're a business student, aspiring entrepreneur, or a practicing executive, you need to discover the winning ways of The Benevolent Dictator.
- Author BiographyMichael Feuer cofounded OfficeMax in 1988 starting with one store and $20,000 of his own money, a partner, and a small group of investors. As CEO, he grew it to more than one thousand stores worldwide with annual sales topping $5 billion. He is also CEO of Max-Ventures, a venture capital and retail consulting firm, and cofounder and CEO of Max-Wellness, a comprehensive health and wellness retail chain that launched in 2010. After opening initial laboratory test stores in Florida and Ohio, a national roll-out is now underway.Dustin S. Klein is the Publisher and Executive Editor of Smart Business Network, publishers of Smart Business, the nation's second-largest chain of regional business publications. He has interviewed thousands of senior executives and civic leaders across America. He is a regular presenter on business-related issues for public and private business audiences and is a frequent guest on television, radio, and Internet programs.
- Author(s)Feuer,Michael J Feuer
- PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
- Date of Publication10/05/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCareers & Success
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight386 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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