Shark Tank

Shark Tank

Jump Start your Business : How to Grow A Business From Concept to Cash

Book - 2013 | First edition
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"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 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781401312923
Branch Call Number: 658.1 DuDe
Characteristics: ix, 284 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part one: to be or not to be an entrepreneur. Catching the entrepreneurial fever ; Small business 101 ; What's your EQ (Entrepreneurial Quotient)? ; Your big idea ; Shark tale : Travis Perry, ChordBuddy (season 3)
Setting up shop. The unlikely entrepreneur ; Finding your customers ; Getting down to business ; Making it official ; Shark tale: Moshe Weiss, SoundBender (season 4)
Part three: money matters. The art of success ; Knowing your numbers ; Understanding financing ; Shark tale: Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac, Cousins Maine Lobster (season 4)
Part four: open for business. The 100th road ; Up and running ; Mastering marketing ; Learning to sell ; Shark tale: Rick Hopper, ReadeREST (season 3)
Part five: taking it to the next level. The power of failure ; You can't do it alone: building the right team ; Leading the charge ; The smart way to grow ; Shark tale: Lani Lazzari, Simple Sugars (season 4)
Part six: a dip in the tank: behind-the-scenes at Shark Tank. It only takes one ; Swimming with the sharks: a roundtable Q & A ; Shark tale: Tracey Noonan and Danielle Desroches, Wicked Good Cupcakes (season 4)


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