Driven

Author: Robert Herjavec
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
ISBN: 9781443404587
Release Date: 2010-09-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Robert Herjavec has lived the classic “rags to riches” story, from having $20 in his pocket to starting up technology companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Now the star of television’s Dragons’ Den and Shark Tank, this son of Croatian immigrants earned his incredible wealth by overcoming the odds with hard work and determination. On television, Herjavec bankrolls the best inventions and shoots down the best of intentions. Now, he’s sharing his hard-won wisdom in one of the most inspirational business books of recent times. In Driven, Herjavec shares the secrets that took him from his job waiting tables to growing his nascent technology company into a world-class conglomerate, The Herjavec Group. Herjavec’s principles are as valuable in the living room as they are in the boardroom. Anyone can succeed, on their own terms, by following his sage but simple advice—if they’re willing to take chances, to take control of their own future and to stay true to their own visions.

Driven

Author: Robert Herjavec
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 1554687098
Release Date: 2011-09-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Robert Herjavec has lived the classic “rags to riches” story, from having $20 in his pocket to starting up technology companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Now the star of television’s Dragons’ Den and Shark Tank, this son of Croatian immigrants earned his incredible wealth by overcoming the odds with hard work and determination. On television, Herjavec bankrolls the best inventions and shoots down the best of intentions. Now, he’s sharing his hard-won wisdom in one of the most inspirational business books of recent times. In Driven, Herjavec shares the secrets that took him from his job waiting tables to growing his nascent technology company into a world-class conglomerate, The Herjavec Group. Herjavec’s principles are as valuable in the living room as they are in the boardroom. Anyone can succeed, on their own terms, by following his sage but simple advice—if they’re willing to take chances, to take control of their own future and to stay true to their own visions.

Driven

Author: Robert Herjavec
Publisher:
ISBN: 155468708X
Release Date: 2010-09-10
Genre: Self-actualization (Psychology)

Robert Herjavec has lived the classic "rags to riches" story, from having only $20 in his pocket to starting up technology companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The son of Croatian immigrants, Herjavec overcame the odds and amassed incredible wealth, doing it through pure hard work and determination. Today a star on television's Dragon's Den and The Shark Tank, he bankrolls the best inventions and shoots down the best intentions. And now, for the first time, he shares his hard-won wisdom in one of the most inspirational business books of the season. Driven is organized by the work and life principles that made Robert Herjavec both wealthy and successful (indeed, these terms are not synonymous). Herjavec reveals the secrets that took him from waiting tables to growing his nascent technology company, The Herjavec Group, into a world-class conglomerate. His principles are as valuable in the living room as they are in the boardroom. Anyone can succeed, on their own terms, by following his sage but simple advice -- as long as they're willing to take chances, take control of their future and stay true to their vision.

The Will to Win

Author: Robert Herjavec
Publisher:
ISBN: 1443409863
Release Date: 2013-04-15
Genre: Self-actualization (Psychology)

In his bestselling business book Driven: How to Succeed in Business and in Life, Robert Herjavec, the former co-star of CBC TV's Dragons' Den and current co-star of ABC TV's Shark Tank, urged his readers to take risks, take control of their lives, and stay true to their own visions. Now, in this inspirational follow-up, Herjavec wants to push his readers even further towards greatness. Whether you are seeking to build the next big company in communications technology, to become the most respected teacher in your educational system, or to make a lasting impact as an artist in your field, the most important decision you can make, according to Herjavec, is to reject mediocrity. In the long run, "good enough" is never good enough, whether in our personal lives or in our careers. Drawing on anecdotes from his own life and from the lives of celebrity friends such as Oprah, Georges St-Pierre and Celine Dion, Herjavec delivers valuable life lessons that promise to guide readers to greater happiness and success.

Cold Hard Truth

Author: Kevin O'Leary
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 9780385671750
Release Date: 2011-09-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Kevin O’Leary shares invaluable secrets on entrepreneurship, business, money and life. Can you make millions just by “visualizing yourself rich” as some business prophets suggest? Don’t buy it, says Kevin O’Leary. If you want to be a successful entrepreneur and amass wealth, you’re going to have to work for it. But the good news is: with the right guidance, focus and perseverance, you can turn entrepreneurial vision into lucrative reality and have the personal freedom that only wealth can buy. Kevin O’Leary would know. The much-feared and revered Dragon on the immensely popular show Dragons’ Den (and Shark Tank in the U.S.) started his company in his basement with a $10,000 loan from his financially savvy mother. A few years later, Kevin sold that company for more than four billion dollars. In this compelling, candid and, above all else, brutally honest business memoir, Kevin provides engaging, practical advice and lessons that will give anyone a distinct competitive edge. From the Hardcover edition.

You Don t Have to Be a Shark

Author: Robert Herjavec
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781250092243
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre: Business & Economics

From bestselling author and Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec comes a business book in which he transcends the business world, helping us all learn the art of persuasion in order to get ahead in our personal and professional lives. A Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Many people assume that effective sales ability demands a unique personality and an aggressive attitude. It's not true, and Robert Herjavec is proof. Known as the "Nice Shark" on the ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit show SHARK TANK, Robert Herjavec is loved by viewers, who respond to his affable nature. He has developed an honest and genuine approach to life and selling that has set him apart from his cut-throat colleagues, and rewarded him with a degree of wealth measured in hundreds of millions of dollars. In You Don't Have to Be a Shark, Robert transcends pure sales technique and teaches "non-business people" what they need to know in order to sell themselves successfully. We are each our own greatest asset, and in order to achieve our goals, we need to be able to communicate with others, position ourselves and even look the part. Robert's philosophy is simple: Great salespeople are made, not born, and no one achieves success in life without knowing how to sell. Entertaining, enlightening and effective, You Don't Have to Be a Shark will reveal the secrets of one of North America's most successful businessmen, who also happens to be one of today's most prominent TV personalities, delivered in a friendly, down-to-earth manner, and filled with anecdotes and observations to support its hard-nosed advice.

Driven to Succeed

Author: Rod McQueen
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 9781459707979
Release Date: 2012-10-20
Genre: Business & Economics

The story of what one daring entrepreneur with dreams and determination can achieve. Frank Hasenfratz grew up in Hungary learning to dodge bullets and avoid land mines during the Second World War. When the 1956 revolution erupted, he and his army unit joined the insurgents. After the revolution was crushed, he fled to Guelph, Ontario, where he gambled everything on a one-man operation making oil pumps for Ford. The company he founded, Linamar, today has 15,000 employees in eight countries and is the second-largest maker of auto parts in Canada. To create this global empire, Hasenfratz stayed ahead of competitors through hard work, visionary leadership, a cost-conscious regimen, and a skilled workforce. In 1990, Hasenfratz designated his daughter, Linda, to succeed him as chief executive officer but first put her through a prolonged apprenticeship that took her from the plant floor to head office. Driven to Succeed is the story of what one daring entrepreneur with dreams and determination can achieve.

Shark Tales

Author: Barbara Corcoran
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101513276
Release Date: 2011-02-09
Genre: Business & Economics

The inspiring true story of Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran--and her best advice for anyone starting a business. After failing at twenty-two jobs, Barbara Corcoran borrowed $1,000 from a boyfriend, quit her job as a diner waitress, and started a tiny real estate office in New York City. Using the unconventional lessons she learned from her homemaker mom, she gradually built it into a $6 billion dollar business. Now Barbara's even more famous for the no-nonsense wisdom she offers to entrepreneurs on Shark Tank, ABC's hit reality TV show. Shark Tales is down-to-earth, frank, and as heartwarming as it is smart. After reading it don't be surprised if you find yourself thinking, "If she can do it, so can I." Nothing would make Barbara happier.

Driven to Succeed

Author: William K. Maas
Publisher:
ISBN: 1544987692
Release Date: 2017-03-25
Genre:

Driven to Succeed is the autobiography of William K. Maas, known to friends, family, and business associates as "The Old Farm Boy." Born in 1924, Bill has seen almost a century of American innovation and advancement. He left his Iowa farming heritage behind in 1942 at the age of 18 to serve his country as a World War II Naval Air Pilot. He continued to fly airplanes for his business travel for over sixty more years, owning several of his own planes.Bill worked for other employers only a few of his sixty-year career. He knew early on that farming was not going to be his life. And if he was going to succeed, he knew he had to make his own way. He took what he learned on the farm and built a successful grain and feed business, eventually adding a turkey and chicken hatchery. He became interested in real estate investment and brokering in the 1960s. He bought and sold many motels over the years and helped others do the same. Community service was a calling for Bill. From an early age, he stepped up to serve in leadership roles and continued serving his community and industry late into his career. Bill loved business, but he is most proud of his family. He and his first wife, Iva, had three children - Will, Beth, and Barbara. Bill's second wife, Marge, brought three more children into his life - Lane, Lynn, and Jim. Over the years, he's enjoyed watching his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren grow.Driven to Succeed not only talks about Bill's family and business ventures, it shares his secrets to a healthy life and his love for sports and politics. This memoir contains well over a hundred photos and reveals wisdom gained over decades of lessons. Whether you are a family member, friend, or an entrepreneur, you will find insight from The Old Farm Boy's life. But above all, you'll be inspired by his deep love for God and America.

How to Win at the Sport of Business

Author: Mark Cuban
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 9780983988533
Release Date: 2011-11-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book, HOW TO WIN AT THE SPORT OF BUSINESS. "It's New Year's resolution time, and Mark Cuban's new book offers the rationale for a good one." —BUSINESS INSIDER Using the greatest material from his popular Blog Maverick, Cuban has collected and updated his postings on business and life to provide a catalog of insider knowledge on what it takes to become a thriving entrepreneur. He tells his own rags-to-riches story of how he went from selling powdered milk and sleeping on friends' couches to owning his own company and becoming a multi-billion dollar success story. His unconventional yet highly effective ideas on how to build a successful business offer entrepreneurs at any stage of their careers a huge edge over their competitors. "In short, [HOW TO WIN AT THE SPORT OF BUSINESS] exceeded...expectations. Short chapters...got right to the point and were not filled with 'stuffing'." —HUFFINGTON POST

Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business

Author: Michael Parrish DuDell
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 9781401306205
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Business & Economics

From the ABC hit show "Shark Tank," this book-filled with practical advice and introductions from the Sharks themselves-will be the ultimate resource for anyone thinking about starting a business or growing the one they have. Full of tips for navigating the confusing world of entrepreneurship, the book will intersperse words of wisdom with inspirational stories from the show. Throughout the book, readers will learn how to: Determine whether they're compatible with the life of a small business owner, shape a marketable idea and craft a business model around it, plan for a launch, run a business without breaking the bank (or burning themselves out), create a growth plan that will help them handle and harness success, and pitch an idea or business plan like a pro. Responding to the fans' curiosity about past show contestants, readers will also find approximately 10 "Where Are They Now" boxes in which they learn what happened to some of the most asked-about and/or most popular guests ever to try their luck in front of the Sharks-and what they learned in the process.

Display of Power

Author: Daymond John
Publisher: Dunham Group
ISBN: 1939447674
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Business & Economics

With worldwide distribution, the FUBU "For Us By Us" fashion brand is an international symbol of empowerment and success, standing as a blueprint for young business people looking to chart their own course. In Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding, and Lifestyle, Daymond John (FUBU's founder and CEO) gets to the heart of his unlikely run to the top of the fashion world, and shines compelling light on what it takes to succeed-from the dizzying street corners of his old neighborhood to the dazzling corner offices of corporate America-and what it takes to harness and display the power that resides in us all.

The Self Driven Child

Author: William Stixrud
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780735222519
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Education

A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.

The Art of Success

Author: Miss Cassandra Gaisford
Publisher:
ISBN: 0994131453
Release Date: 2016-07-23
Genre:

Define Success On Your Own Terms. Overcome Seemingly Insurmountable Obstacles Being successful is not just about money. It's also about health, happiness, close relationships, doing something meaningful and enjoying life's journey. Self-doubt, fear of failure, the need for approval, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, perfectionism, overwhelm, feeling unsupported, financial worries and other increasingly difficult and seemingly insurmountable obstacles can stop you from achieving success. When you're experiencing these things, it can feel like you're failing and alone. But in truth, they are part of the success process, and every successful person, including Leonardo da Vinci experiences challenging setbacks too. Master the art of success. Be inspired by success stories of extraordinary artists like Leonardo da Vinci. Find your beauty spot and harness the transformational energy zone where creativity, science and commerce intersect. Amazon #1 bestselling author and success expert Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych) provides simple but powerful and easy to implement steps to achieve authentic success. Based on survey research, personal achievements and her professional expertise and success as an award-winning artist, best selling author and holistic psychologist, Gaisford answers the question: how to create a happier life and succeed more. In "The Art of Success: How Extraordinary Artists Can Help You Succeed in Business and Life," you'll learn: How to set and achieve exciting and audacious goals How to define success on your own terms, find your truth, gain your freedom and live an authentic life Why successful people like Leonardo work with passion and purpose How to identify your REAL priorities How to challenge and redefine the way you think about success How to overcome blocks, including fear-of failure, of success, of change, of criticism or imperfection-and shift ingrained, sabotaging beliefs by tapping into the realms where science meets spirituality How to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles, including lack of finances, procrastination and low self-esteem How to broaden your mind to a holistic perspective on achievement How to super-charge the confidence needed to make an inspired change How to empower and improve your business and personal life How to follow your passion and still pay the bills How to unravel Leonardo's secrets to success and crack the da Vinci code BONUS: Find Your Passion Workbook Think of "The Art of Success: How Extraordinary Artists Can Help You Succeed in Business and Life" as triumphing in the war of art... for yourself. If you're short on time but high on motivation, then this is the book that will cheerlead, support, encourage and inspire you to move you toward success. Master the eight principles of success including the importance of: Embracing the call for success Empowering your success Empowering your vision Empowering your spirit Empowering your mind Empowering your body Empowering your relationships Empowering your work Quit just existing, follow your dreams and start really succeeding! Quicken your spirit, pull back the covers of your soul and open the door to a more authentic and vital you. Pick up your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button above.

MARK CUBAN Top 15 Secrets to Success in Life and Business

Author: Entrepreneurship Facts
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539412806
Release Date: 2016-10-08
Genre:

SPECIAL DEAL!!! Buy the paperback version of the book NOW to receive the kindle version ($2.99) for FREE! Mark Cuban is an American entrepreneur and investor. He is the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and is the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. Cuban is also one of the main "shark" investors on the ABC reality television series, Shark Tank. Throughout this book, we'll explore some of Mark Cuban's most famous quotes, taking a look at the context and significance of his statements. Following each is a summary of how these learnings can be applied to both business, and our daily lives. Table of Contents Introduction Short Biography Lesson #1 - "Don't Drown In Opportunity" Lesson #2 - "Failure is Part of the Success Equation" Lesson #3 - "Gets Shit Done and Stays Productive" Lesson #4 - "Money Can't Buy Happiness" Lesson #5- "The market could go up for years... " Lesson #6 - "Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do." Lesson #7 - "It's not in the dreaming, it's in the doing." Lesson #8 - "The best startup capital is 'sweat equity" Lesson #9 - "Every rejection gets you closer to sales" Lesson #10 - "Find your weaknesses before competitors do" Lesson #11 - "Be the best you can be." Lesson #12 - "Be optimistic from the moment you wake up" Lesson #13 - "Everyone has ideas, most don't do the work required to get the job done." Lesson #14 - "Do Something Different" Lesson #15 - "Know Your Business Better than Anyone" Conclusion