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Launch Your Dream A 30-Day Plan for Turning Your Passion into Your Profession

Launch Your Dream A 30-Day Plan for Turning Your Passion into Your Profession

Author: Dale Partridge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Bestselling author and serial entrepreneur Dale Partridge provides a concrete, easily executed plan for readers looking to start a business that will result in greater freedom, a stronger family, and healthier finances. Now in trade paper. Dale Partridge, bestselling author and founder of StartupCamp.com and many other highly successful businesses, has helped thousands of people launch new startup businesses--and find unimaginable freedom in the process--through his highly acclaimed Startup Camp program. In Launch Your Dream, Partridge distills the essence of that course into a hyperpractical, 30-day journey for readers looking to follow their passions and realize their dreams. In clear, easily grasped steps, he teaches readers how to hone their ideas, build an audience, construct an online presence, launch a business, master social media, craft a beautiful brand, and create experiences that keep customers from ever considering competitors. Sharing time-saving smartcuts to make readers more efficient, Partridge also helps them identify and resolve business-killing blind spots. For anyone looking simply to make money on the side or seeking to become a millionaire, for the CEO or the stay-at-home mom, for the would-be entrepreneur or the freelancer, Launch Your Dream provides the steps necessary to begin living your dream in just 30 days.

Tofurky Story How We Delivered Plant-Based Meals to the American Dinner Table

Tofurky Story How We Delivered Plant-Based Meals to the American Dinner Table

Author: Seth Tibbott Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

* Tofurky's reach is global and widespread: The brand is carried by over 20,000 stores in 28 countries on six of seven continents. * Veganism is on the rise, everywhere: Since 2010, the number of new vegan products has increased by over 250 percent, with China as the fastest growing market, followed by United Arab Emirates and Australia. In the UK alone, a Vegan Society survey suggests that the rate of veganism has quadrupled within the last decade. * People in America and around the world are reducing their meat intake: Recent data shows that 70 percent of the world's population is reducing its meat consumption, with around a quarter of Americans eating at least half of their meals meatless. Even national fast-food chains have gone meatless-Burger King now offers the Impossible Whooper ! * Tofurky is environmentally responsible: All products are manufactured in a plant built to LEED Platinum standards-40 percent more efficient than Oregon code-with 400 solar roof panels, recycled vegan carpet, free electric car charging, rainwater collection tanks, and wood cabinets made from broken shipping pallets. * Impressive social media footprint: Across Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, the brand has 160,000 fans, with 7.1 million impressions per year and more than 320,000 engagements. * The author is committed to marketing and publicity at events and in all types of media: Seth will promote the book in press interviews, trade shows, and assorted talks. * Author buyback: Seth is purchasing copies of his book and plans to make them available on the Tofurky website. * Photo program: An 8-page B&W photo insert will add value to this already-exciting package.

Workbook for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Theory, Practice and Context

Workbook for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Theory, Practice and Context

Author: Tim Mazzarol, Sophie Reboud Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

This book provides an overview of the theory, practice and context of entrepreneurship and innovation at both the industry and firm level. It provides a foundation of ideas and understandings designed to shape the reader's thinking and behaviour to better appreciate the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in modern economies, and to recognise their own abilities in this regard. The book is aimed at students studying advanced levels of entrepreneurship, innovation and related fields as well as practitioners (for example, managers, business owners). As entrepreneurship and innovation are largely indivisible elements and cannot be adequately understood if studied separately, the book provides the reader with an overview of these elements and how they combine to create new value in the market. This edition is updated with recent international research, including research and examples from Europe, the US, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Theory, Practice and Context

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Theory, Practice and Context

Author: Tim Mazzarol, Sophie Reboud Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

This book provides an overview of the theory, practice and context of entrepreneurship and innovation at both the industry and firm level. It provides a foundation of ideas and understandings designed to shape the reader's thinking and behaviour to better appreciate the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in modern economies, and to recognise their own abilities in this regard. The book is aimed at students studying advanced levels of entrepreneurship, innovation and related fields as well as practitioners (for example, managers, business owners). As entrepreneurship and innovation are largely indivisible elements and cannot be adequately understood if studied separately, the book provides the reader with an overview of these elements and how they combine to create new value in the market. This edition is updated with recent international research, including research and examples from Europe, the US, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Entrepreneurship and the Community A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Creativity, Social Challenges, and Business

Entrepreneurship and the Community A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Creativity, Social Challenges, and Business

Author: Vanessa Ratten Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2019

Entrepreneurship is the result of various contextual factors in the community, which are shaped by social challenges and business needs. Recent research efforts have focused on the dynamics of communities and how they facilitate entrepreneurship among a diverse group of people and organizations. This book highlights research on the importance of communities and their role in providing an entrepreneurial ecosystem that promotes innovation and business activities. Adopting a multidisciplinary perspective, it explores what it takes to create an entrepreneurial community that fosters creativity. Sharing valuable insights, it will enhance readers' understanding of how entrepreneurship is formed by and exists in communities.

Capitalism, Alone The Future of the System That Rules the World

Capitalism, Alone The Future of the System That Rules the World

Author: Branko Milanovic Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2019

A provocative account of capitalism's rise to global dominance and, as different models of capitalism vie for world leadership, a look into what the future may hold. We are all capitalists now. For the first time in human history, the globe is dominated by one economic system. In Capitalism, Alone, leading economist Branko Milanovic explains the reasons for this decisive historical shift since the days of feudalism and, later, communism. Surveying the varieties of capitalism, he asks: What are the prospects for a fairer world now that capitalism is the only game in town? His conclusions are sobering, but not fatalistic. Capitalism gets much wrong, but also much right-and it is not going anywhere. Our task is to improve it. Milanovic argues that capitalism has triumphed because it works. It delivers prosperity and gratifies human desires for autonomy. But it comes with a moral price, pushing us to treat material success as the ultimate goal. And it offers no guarantee of stability. In the West, liberal capitalism creaks under the strains of inequality and capitalist excess. That model now fights for hearts and minds with authoritarian capitalism, exemplified by China, which many claim is more efficient, but which is more vulnerable to corruption and, when growth is slow, social unrest. As for the economic problems of the global south, Milanovic offers a creative, if controversial, plan for large-scale migration. Looking to the future, he dismisses prophets who proclaim some single outcome to be inevitable, whether worldwide prosperity or robot-driven mass unemployment. Capitalism is a risky system. But it is a human system. Our choices, and how clearly we see them, will determine how it serves us.

Entrusted: Stewardship For Responsible Wealth Creation

Entrusted: Stewardship For Responsible Wealth Creation

Our system of wealth creation is at a crossroads. It has contributed to economic and social progress. Yet it has also fuelled many problems from climate impacts, and air pollution, to digital manipulation and the invasion of privacy. In many parts of the world, there are demands for government action to restrain greed, irresponsibility and short-termism.But what about positive solutions? How do we define the contributions that we all want business and investment to make? That is the challenge to which Ong Boon Hwee and Mark Goyder respond. They argue that if our societies are to be set on a forward-looking virtuous cycle and a less damaging course, we will need every ounce of human ingenuity - the inventiveness of entrepreneurs, the dynamism of companies and the adaptability of markets. We need a sense of ownership and purpose, anchored on strong values. We need to be better at valuing the future and rewarding those whose work will benefit future generations. We need a better form of capitalism, one which, while promoting competition, is there to serve and not dominate; to respect human beings and not exploit them; to nurture our surrounding environment, and not destroy it.This will only be achieved by injecting the spirit and principles of stewardship into the decisions of investors, business leaders, regulators and citizens. The authors draw on their combined experience, gelling the perspectives of East and West, to offer a vision and agenda for responsible wealth creation.Stewardship means that we manage, nurture and grow what has been entrusted to us so that we hand it over in a better condition to the next generation. This book offers ideas and guidance for people in all levels of business - asset owners, asset managers, investors, shareholders, board directors, management, policymakers and regulators. It is a handbook for all those willing to play their part in responsible wealth creation, now and for future generations. It says to each participant - consider what you have been entrusted with, and then decide what you are doing about your stewardship responsibilities.

Entrusted: Stewardship For Responsible Wealth Creation

Entrusted: Stewardship For Responsible Wealth Creation

Author: Boon Hwee (Stewardship Asia Centre, S'pore) Ong, Mark (Tomorrow Company, Uk) Goyder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Our system of wealth creation is at a crossroads. It has contributed to economic and social progress. Yet it has also fuelled many problems from climate impacts, and air pollution, to digital manipulation and the invasion of privacy. In many parts of the world, there are demands for government action to restrain greed, irresponsibility and short-termism.But what about positive solutions? How do we define the contributions that we all want business and investment to make? That is the challenge to which Ong Boon Hwee and Mark Goyder respond. They argue that if our societies are to be set on a forward-looking virtuous cycle and a less damaging course, we will need every ounce of human ingenuity - the inventiveness of entrepreneurs, the dynamism of companies and the adaptability of markets. We need a sense of ownership and purpose, anchored on strong values. We need to be better at valuing the future and rewarding those whose work will benefit future generations. We need a better form of capitalism, one which, while promoting competition, is there to serve and not dominate; to respect human beings and not exploit them; to nurture our surrounding environment, and not destroy it.This will only be achieved by injecting the spirit and principles of stewardship into the decisions of investors, business leaders, regulators and citizens. The authors draw on their combined experience, gelling the perspectives of East and West, to offer a vision and agenda for responsible wealth creation.Stewardship means that we manage, nurture and grow what has been entrusted to us so that we hand it over in a better condition to the next generation. This book offers ideas and guidance for people in all levels of business - asset owners, asset managers, investors, shareholders, board directors, management, policymakers and regulators. It is a handbook for all those willing to play their part in responsible wealth creation, now and for future generations. It says to each participant - consider what you have been entrusted with, and then decide what you are doing about your stewardship responsibilities.

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development An Introduction

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development An Introduction

Author: Jay (University of Essex, UK) Mitra Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/10/2019

The fields of entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development are inextricably linked, with people, organisations, and the environment or their location, forming the main building blocks in an integrated model of value creation. This second edition of a key textbook draws on the diversity of approaches in these areas to produce a unified understanding of this important subject and its sub-sets. The author connects theory and practice using references to academic studies as well as industry sources. The importance of technology is highlighted throughout to demonstrate the value of new technology-based ventures and the role of technology for innovation in both organisational and spatial contexts. The economic and social contexts of entrepreneurship are covered in dedicated chapters offering an appreciation of multiple perspectives on key themes of growth and development. Drawing on insights and concepts from a wide range of disciplines such as business, sociology, economics, geography and management, this unique textbook introduces entrepreneurship to students from different backgrounds and varied interests. With a range of new case studies and coverage of emerging themes such as smart cities, ecosystems, female entrepreneurship, and social and human capital, this book provides an expert exposition of the elaborate empire of entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development An Introduction

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development An Introduction

Author: Jay (University of Essex, UK) Mitra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

The fields of entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development are inextricably linked, with people, organisations, and the environment or their location, forming the main building blocks in an integrated model of value creation. This second edition of a key textbook draws on the diversity of approaches in these areas to produce a unified understanding of this important subject and its sub-sets. The author connects theory and practice using references to academic studies as well as industry sources. The importance of technology is highlighted throughout to demonstrate the value of new technology-based ventures and the role of technology for innovation in both organisational and spatial contexts. The economic and social contexts of entrepreneurship are covered in dedicated chapters offering an appreciation of multiple perspectives on key themes of growth and development. Drawing on insights and concepts from a wide range of disciplines such as business, sociology, economics, geography and management, this unique textbook introduces entrepreneurship to students from different backgrounds and varied interests. With a range of new case studies and coverage of emerging themes such as smart cities, ecosystems, female entrepreneurship, and social and human capital, this book provides an expert exposition of the elaborate empire of entrepreneurship.

Societal Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness

Societal Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness

Author: Leo-Paul Dana Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2019

Societal Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness examines the role of society in the creation of entrepreneurial opportunities. As society undergoes demographic shifts, cultural change and technological advancement, the way individuals, companies and institutions see and react to entrepreneurship also diversifies. Chapters explore alternative dimensions of entrepreneurship by considering different societal components and assessing attitudes towards entrepreneurship, specifically in terms of competition. By focusing on competitiveness, the book provides new conceptual approaches to understanding societal entrepreneurship and considers future developments. Utilizing an international and interdisciplinary approach to examining contemporary societal entrepreneurship, the book includes research on areas such as student entrepreneurship within Australian Universities, technology-based entrepreneurship within Turkey, and microfinance and necessity entrepreneurship within Ghana. The book will benefit researchers working in the fields of sociology, anthropology and business management, and will develop practitioners' understanding of the impact society has on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial behavior.