The most trusted voice in business shares how he grew his successful company from his living room table, with practical tips for starting a business.
Your company is only as strong as your leaders. These are the men and women doing battle daily beneath the banner that is your brand. Are they courageous or indecisive? Are they serving a motivated team or managing employees? Are they valued?
Your team will never grow beyond you, so here's another question to consider. Are you growing? Whether you're sitting at the CEO's desk, the middle manager's cubicle, or a card table in your living-room-based startup, EntreLeadership provides the practical, step-by-step guidance to grow your business where you want it to go. Dave opens up his championship playbook for business to show you how to:
- Inspire your team to take ownership and love what they do
- Unify your team and get rid of all gossip
- Handle money to set your business up for success
- Reach every goal you set
- And much, much more!
About the Author:
Dave Ramsey is America's trusted voice on money and business. He's authored three New York Times bestselling books: Financial Peace, More Than Enough, and The Total Money Makeover. His latest book, EntreLeadership, releases in September 2011. The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 4.5 million listeners each week on more than 500 radio stations.
Praise for EntreLeadership
"Dave Ramsey's EntreLeadership speaks right to the heart of business leaders, showing not just the 'how tos,' but also the 'why tos' that apply to any sized business, from a garage-based startup to a powerhouse market leader. And by the way, I'm the biggest Dave Ramsey acolyte ever!"
-- Dr. Arthur B. Laffer, economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan
"Entrepreneurs are needed in America now more than ever--but there's a big difference between starting a company and leading one. And there's an even bigger difference between a company that's valuable and one that has values. But Dave has figured out the recipe to being both things at once, and his lessons are invaluable."
-- Glenn Beck, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Dave Ramsey has taken commonsense leadership principles and made them uncommonly practical, useful, and life changing. His straightforward and plain-talk approach is refreshing. Even more admirable is that his advice is not a bunch of leadership fru-fru fluff, but it's solid and substantive."
-- Mike Huckabee, former governor, FOX News host
"Every entrepreneur is searching for the elusive formula that perfectly blends the creativity of the start-up with the leadership qualities to guide a growing team. Dave Ramsey reveals the ingredients in EntreLeadership, a guide for the complete business leader."
-- S. Truett Cathy, founder and CEO, Chick-fil-A, Inc.
"Throughout my career, I've been blessed to spend time with millions of quality leaders at practically every level of every industry--and I haven't met one yet that could not benefit from the clear, practical business principles Dave lays out in EntreLeadership!"
-- John Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author
"Wisdom equals knowledge plus scars. If it is your passion to be successful in business, it would be foolish not to listen to the wisdom of someone who has done so for decades. As I read, I kept thinking, Yes! This is right on the money!"
-- Jeff Foxworthy, comedian, television and radio personality, author
"Dave Ramsey is a straight-shooting, no-nonsense, faith-anchored blessing to our world. Each time he speaks, millions of us listen up and learn. Dave leads one of America's most successful organizations. Learn from his common sense counsel. You'll be glad you did."
-- Max Lucado, New York Times bestselling author
"How do I know Dave Ramsey's EntreLeadership book can help every small business? Because my son, as CEO of our company, attended Dave's EntreLeadership ultimate business experience and applied the principles in our company with dramatic results. The difference is bigger than black and white--the difference is between red and black!"
-- Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker, New York Times bestselling author
"Over a thousand Hobby Lobby employees have proudly benefited from Financial Peace University for several years. Now I am excited to learn about EntreLeadership, which provides great insight on how to become a successful Entrepreneur leader."
-- David Green, CEO and founder, Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
"I love this book! One minute Dave sounds like a Harvard prof, and the next minute he is coming at you like an alley fighter! Either way you will wind up being a better leader."
-- Bill Hybels, senior pastor, Willow Creek Community Church