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Own Your Future: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy

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It used to be that if you studied and worked hard, you could be assured of an extremely satisfying career. But in a world of constant layoffs and dying industries, it has become increasingly difficult to "plan" your way to success. So what is the solution? Well, when it comes to dealing with uncertainty, nobody handles it better than successful entrepreneurs. That's why ...more
Hardcover, 211 pages
Published June 12th 2014 by AMACOM/American Management Association (first published January 1st 2014)
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Cyrus
Jan 27, 2015 Cyrus rated it it was amazing
This book gives great insight on how to prepare yourself for the constantly changing economy. It teaches you the steps to think like an entrepreneur, even if you never intend to go out on your own and start your own business. In this economic climate, it is necessary for almost everyone to have the kind of mind set that will allow you to change jobs or create your own job or even totally reinvent your career. To do this without undue risk, the key is to Act, Learn, Build, and Repeat until you ...more
Steve Shea
An organized and audio-friendly (good for driving commuters sick of their jobs) walk-through of why and how to execute next steps in careers, focusing on entrepreneurship, but as an attitude and battle-plan (Act-Build-Learn-Repeat) rather than as a mandate to avoid working for a paycheck.
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Oct 21, 2015 Bill rated it did not like it
A waste of time. The only thing even remotely useful in the book was a reminder that your "network" ages and it's important to keep it fresh. Other than that, nothing of any practical use.
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PAUL B. BROWN is a long-time contributor to the New York Times and a former writer and editor for BusinessWeek,
Forbes, and Inc.
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