The Entirepreneur : The All-In-One Entrepreneur-Leader-Manager, Paperback / softback Book

The Entirepreneur : The All-In-One Entrepreneur-Leader-Manager Paperback / softback


In this groundbreaking book Bill Bolton and John Thompson present a completely new take on the conventional domains of entrepreneur, leader and manager.

They argue that in today's turbulent and uncertain world, businesses no longer have the time for a business cycle that begins with an entrepreneur, hands over to a manager and finally brings in a strategic leader when things are flagging. `The New Normal' that now prevails requires that these things run together and calls for a new kind of all-rounder.

Bolton and Thompson give us a new word to describe such a person: The ENTIREPRENEURThe entirely competent person, able to discern aright and make things happen. Drawing upon the successful person-centred approach of their books on entrepreneurs they first tell the stories of over 40 entirepreneurs, demonstrating clearly that such people do exist.

After discussing the `New Normal' context they present a fascinating analysis that goes below the surface to describe the key Talent, Temperament, Technique and Discernment attributes that explain the entirepreneur.

Readers have the opportunity to make a self-evaluation of their own attribute strengths, concluding with a final `entirepreneur' score.

This fascinating and insightful look at the entirepreneur is a clear pointer to what will be demanded of those who wish to succeed amid the vicissitudes of the 'New Normal'.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages, 19 Line drawings, black and white; 5 Tables, black and white; 19 Illustrations, black and
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Entrepreneurship
  • ISBN: 9780415858663

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