Inspiration: Bootstrap: Lessons Learned Building a Successful Company from Scratch by Kenneth Hess
Bootstrap serves as a useful reference for the prospective or newly established entrepreneur and offers valuable lessons for anyone interested in building a self-funded company, regardless of industry. Ken Hess lets the reader step into the shoes of the entrepreneur, and benefit from first hand experiences on what worked well and what failed. Written in narrative form, the book takes the reader through the evolution of a company, from one employee to one hundred, and highlights the fundamental business philosophies that enabled this entrepreneur to achieve success. The book covers topics applicable to any company, such as: how to hire the right employees, developing a functional organizational structure, creating a vision that translates into actionable objectives for every employee, managing the product portfolio, and understanding your customers needs and market trends to stay one step ahead of the competition.
Posted on July 23, 2013, in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, Small Business and tagged bootstrap, building a company, kenneth hess, kenneth l. hess, startup, succesful company. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.