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Dear founder : letters of advice for anyone who leads, manages, or wants to start a business / Maynard Webb, with Carlye Adler.

Author/Creator:
Webb, Maynard, 1955- author.
Publication:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 331 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
New business enterprises.
Leadership.
Entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurship.
Leadership.
New business enterprises.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / New Business Enterprises.
Medical subjects:
Leadership.
Form/Genre:
Nonfiction.
Summary:
"More than 600,000 new businesses are launched each year. How can a startup find the funding it needs to survive? When, if at all, should a company go public? How does an entrepreneur build and manage a work place--and create a lasting legacy? Maynard Webb has helped found, fund, and grow dozens of successful companies, and has driven strategic change at Salesforce, eBay, Everwise, and Visa, among other worldwide corporations. Known for offering savvy insight, encouragement, and a dose of reality in the form of engaging personal letters to a select group of business leaders, Webb now shares his lessons with the rest of America's aspiring entrepreneurs--at any age and stage in their careers--in [this book]. Featuring nearly eighty inspiring, informative, and instructive letters, Dear Founder is rich with sound advice on an array of business topics, from turning your idea into a reality to building a culture, to reaching key financial goals. This book is an indispensable guide to navigating the realities, risks, and rewards of being your own boss--and founding the company of your dreams."--Dust jacket.
"Featuring nearly eighty inspiring, informative, and instructive letters, Dear Founder is rich with sound advice on an array of business topics, from turning your idea into a reality to building a culture, to reaching key financial goals. This book is an indispensable guide to navigating the realities, risks, and rewards of being your own boss and founding the company of your dreams."--jacket
"Wise, practical, and profitable letters to entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and business owners in every field--from a leading executive, investor, and business founder" -- Amazon.com.
Contents:
Part I: Getting started. The early days ; Financing your company
Part II: Getting to relevance. Management basics ; Management challenges ; Personal challenges of leadership ; External roadblocks
Part III: Getting to scale. Operational excellence ; Organizational challenges
Part IV: Leaving a legacy. Building a company to last.
Notes:
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Adler, Carlye, author.
ISBN:
9781250195647
1250195640
9781250195654 (ebook)
9781250202505
1250202507
OCLC:
1016946408
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