I really like this book. The real life examples put theory to the test. Other than the sometimes annoying "shout out" to the Harvard Business School, this book was very interesting. It allows you to learn from the real life decisions that were needed to start, survive and cash out three real life businesses. Its good for anyone doubting their potential entrepreneurial abilities.
Autor del libro Los Tres Comerciantes y El Lobo Feroz
I loved that this book was written from real events
Very relevant sets of ideas for an entrepreneur.
Wonderfully shares the background, struggles, growth and success of 3 very different real life entrepreneurs. I especially enjoyed the back story pre-Harvard, the obvious benefits of attending (as well as the obvious minor flaws of the institution) as well as the different path the 3 took after school. There was a good balance between the highs of success and the lows of the climb upward. The book achieves it's goal of convincing you that entrepreneurship can be learned. PS I listen at 2 or 3X so the 'performance' was fine for me but I cannot judge what normal speed sounded like. A case study in life and business for us novices.
For people who wants to go into entrepreneurship. This book will give you insight into the entrepreneurship journey. The ups and downs, the trials and tribulations.
Way way to much story to get through in order to get to the 10 points.
This book contained some high-level ideas, but never drilled down into what was involved in starting and running a business and making it profitable. Mostly it was war stories about Harvard Business School grads in their ventures to hit their numbers, make millions, and feel fulfilled for creating hundreds of jobs. Sometimes those jobs lasted, and paid well; sometimes they did not and made unreasonable demands on the people that worked them.Looking at it one way, Harvard Business School exists to train talented people to go out into the world and make it a better place by creating employment and technological improvements. Looking at it another way, HBS is a cross-section of people who become multimillionaires by working their asses off night and day, making tons of mistakes, burning through capital like paper in a blast furnace, and doing whatever they have to do to make their number!At times, the book seemed like one long advertisement for Harvard Business School.One of the best parts was the interview with the Entrepreneurs themselves at the end. They became more human at that point - not just two-dimensional hoop-jumpers.I found this book useful because it helped show me how to instill motivation in characters when writing a novel. Which is a form of entrepreneurship in itself.
This is the only reason I am not returning it to Audible for an exchange.