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The Risk Takers: 16 Women and Men Who Built Great Businesses Share Their Entrepreneurial Strategies for Success
by Renee Martin and Don Martin

Published by Vanguard Press

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The Risk Takers is about the personal and professional journeys of 16 remarkable men and women who built hugely successful, multimillion dollar companies. These were ordinary people with a good idea who faced daunting challenges but took a leap of faith and started their own business.

Renee and Don Martin personally interviewed these men and women, whose inspiring stories demonstrate that it has never been easy to start your own business and steer it through the inevitable potholes to ultimate success -- in any economy, in any era.

Offering an insider's look, The Risk Takers highlights the common traits and business strategies that helped propel these men and women to the heights of success. These strategies can be applied to any new or existing enterprise.

The Risk Takers seeks to encourage, educate, and motivate would-be entrepreneurs to take that first risk-taking leap into entrepreneurialism. The stories are heartening, uplifting, and inspiring.

pub date: 2010-04-06 | hardcover | 9781593155872