Author, speaker, consultant, and entrepreneur Joel Comm has published 12 books, including The AdSense Code, Click Here to Order: Stories from the World’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs, KaChing: How to Run an Online Business that Pays and Pays, and Twitter Power 2.0. Joel has also written more than 40 ebooks and has appeared in The New York Times and on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show.
Serial entrepreneur John Rampton has started and sold several successful businesses.
Entrepreneur Magazine recently named John #3 on Top 50 Online Influencers in the World. Forbes has also recognized John as a blogging expert.
Self-Employed: 50 Signs That You Might Be An Entrepreneur is broken out into six parts, covering:
Topics within each part speak to the reader with captivating chapter heads, such as:
- You Were Raised by Entrepreneurs
- You Put Your Business Before Your Family
- Some People Think You’re Nuts
- You Know Your Limits
- Your Passion is Infectious
- You Ignore the Problems and Look For Solutions
- You Think “No” Means “Not Yet”
- You Do Your Homework
- You Want to Win But You’re Not Afraid To Lose
- You Only Speak One Language: Business
- You Understand That Time Is More Valuable Than Money
From the introduction:
On any entrepreneurial journey, that initial idea might feel the most important part of the business, but that exhilarating idea moment is the moment that takes the least amount of time and effort. Entrepreneurs might have a dozen billion-dollar ideas before breakfast.
It’s not enough for an entrepreneur to be an original thinker. They also have to be unstoppable doers. They have to be able to find people, employ them, and motivate them. They have to be able to raise the funds, be willing to risk the money they find, and put in all the hours and mornings and weekends and holidays they need to turn the vision in their heads into something that other people can see and use and enjoy.