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8 Building Blocks To Launch, Manage, And Grow A Successful Business Now Available On Amazon
Half of all new businesses fail within five years. SBA statistics show what drives all business failures: Management Competence (46%), Lack of Managerial Experience (30%), and Lack of Market Sector Experience (11%)-new book offers success solutions
“SBA and other statistics confirm what I’ve seen so many times,” said author Paul B. Silverman. “You can have a great idea, market need, solid team, funding and maybe a customer or two, and then five years later you’re out of business. “Understanding the challenges, and helping you develop winning strategies and succeed in today’s explosive and exciting entrepreneurial arena is why this book is written,” said Silverman.
“8 Building Blocks to Launch, Manager and Grow a Successful Business” provides a step-by-step guide to all the key elements an entrepreneur needs to tackle to meet today’s challenges, understand and use Fortune 500 new venture ‘best practices’, profitably stay in business, and create value for shareholders. The book delves into the reasons why most businesses fail, how to prevent common pitfalls, and create winning strategies.
Management executive, public and private company CEO, seasoned entrepreneur, and college adjunct professor turned author, Silverman developed Entrepreneurial Management 2.0, a management discipline designed to help entrepreneurs improve management skills, attract funding and grow their business. Silverman shows readers how to use what he calls Entrepreneurial Management 2.0 to create a portfolio of new entrepreneurial management skills building upon start your own business tools, management techniques used by Fortune 500 firms, and the author’s experience helping launch, manage, and grow new ventures in the U.S. and abroad.
“8 Building Block to Launch, Manager and Grow a Successful Business” is the second book for the author. His first book – “Worm on a Chopstick: Understanding Today’s Entrepreneurial Age: Directions, Strategies, Management Perspectives”
In 2011, The 35th Anniversary Edition of Directors & Boards magazine featured Worm On A Chopstick: Understanding Today’s Entrepreneurial Age: Directions, Strategies, Management Perspectives in its recommended reading section “Book it: Best bets for board reading”, selecting the book as one of 8 books recommended. Directors & Boards magazine targets officers and directors of public companies. For additional information refer to Worm On A Chopstick Featured in Directors & Boards 35th Anniversary Issue.
Initial reviews for 8 Building Block to Launch, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business …
“This book is a MUST READ for anyone who is even thinking about planning on starting a business. It’s a step by step walk through the critical processes of getting an idea from thought to paper to funding and into action.”
– Chuck Nash, Founder and CEO Emerging Technology Inc. (ETII); retired U.S. Navy Captain and Fox News military analyst.
"To be a great athlete or entrepreneur, you must master the fundamentals of the game. If you want to score big as an entrepreneur, Paul Silverman has provided the path--all the basics plus compelling real life stories. A must read for the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, or Jeff Bezos.”
– Tom McMillen, Former Congressman, Olympian, NBA star, and businessman
”Being an entrepreneur can be a brutal experience, especially with brimming optimism and no guidelines. Paul Silverman has written a ‘Tough Love’ book that both confronts one with serious doses of reality, and the model that success follows. His experience and observation flow through the text to the great benefit of the reader. This is one reference book for winners in the marketplace of ideas.”
Michael W. Wynne, Former Air Force Secretary, and Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Now an entrepreneur as Chairman, Hackproof Technologies.
More similar reviews at Reviews - http://paulbsilverman.com/
Developed by the author, Entrepreneurial Management 2.0 includes a portfolio of new entrepreneurial management skills organized into the following eight Building Blocks:
· Building Block 1: Idea vs. Opportunity: Do you have a Business Idea or a Real Business Opportunity?
· Building Block 2: Business Model: How Will You Create Value for You and Your Investors?
· Building Block 3: Marketing Plan: What Will You Sell To Whom, For How Much - How Will You “Cross The Chasm?”
· Building Block 4: Financials: What are Your Financial Projections?
· Building Block 5: Competition: Current, Future, Market Evolution, and Outlook?
· Building Block 6: Business Plan: What is Your Strategy to Create a Sustainable, High Growth Company?
· Building Block 7: Capital Formulation Strategy: What Are Your Funding Needs, Structure, and Timing?
· Building Block 8: Growth Management: How Do You Manage Your Company to Demonstrate Credibility and Scalable Growth Opportunities?
The book is organized into three sections:
Part I shares a perspective on launching, managing, and growing new entrepreneurial ventures.
Part IIprovides a review of each of the eight Building Blocks within Entrepreneurial Management 2.0.
Part IIIshares some final thoughts on launching, managing, and growing entrepreneurial ventures.
This book will be most helpful for the following readers:
· Entrepreneurs (or aspiring entrepreneurs)
· Investors and bankers who want to learn about new business models, new capital formulation options such as crowdfunding, and other entrepreneurial management tools to launch, manage, and grow entrepreneurial ventures.
· Directors and advisors who want to gain insight on the new entrepreneurial management skills used within their respective companies and competitors.
· Regional economic development staff who want to develop entrepreneurial management education and mentoring programs to drive regional economic growth.
8 Building Blocks To Launch, Manage, And Grow A Successful Business is now available in both the US and global markets on Amazon- print and Kindle editions.
Media kit with book details, reviews, excerpts, table of contents and other info available at www.paulbsilverman.com/
Author Website: www.paulbsilverman.com
About The Author
Paul B. Silverman’s vision is driven by more than four decades of senior corporate management experience, management consulting working with leading global firms, serving as CEO/founder of both public and private companies, and Adjunct Professor at three leading universities since 2002.
The author has held senior management positions with RCA, GTE, Xerox and IBM (SBS) and global management consulting positions with Coopers & Lybrand, Booz Allen and Hamilton, and James Martin Strategy, an Amsterdam-based management consulting firm, where he served as CEO for North America.
He currently serves as Managing Partner at the Gemini Business Group, LLC, a global new venture development firm.
Silverman has contributed to the education sector since 2002, currently serving as Adjunct Professor in the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, and formerly in the School of Management at George Mason University and Kogod School of Business at American University, teaching courses in entrepreneurship, strategy, and international.
The author’s first book, “Worm on a Chopstick: Understanding Today’s Entrepreneurial Age: Directions, Strategies, Management Perspectives,”
His second book, “8 Building Blocks to Launch, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business”, addresses what the author defines as Entrepreneurial Management 2.0, a portfolio of management tools and perspectives structured within eight Building Blocks. The new book meets the requests from readers and colleagues to develop a more prescriptive “how-to” book for entrepreneurs, based on the author’s experience.
Silverman’s commitment is to offer both entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs strategies and insights to help them launch, manage, and successfully grow their business ventures. Learn more at the author’s blog Blog - Paul B Silverman
The author has conducted hundreds of presentations worldwide and published numerous articles and blog posts addressing strategy, policy, entrepreneurship, and new venture development. The author holds a BS in Physics from CCNY and an MS in Management from Polytechnic University of NY, and resides in the Washington, D.C. area.
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