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The Intelligent Entrepreneur - Bill Murphy Jr


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The Intelligent Entrepreneur - Bill Murphy Jr

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  2. 2. The Author<br />Bill Murphy Jr.<br />Education<br />Employers<br />
  3. 3. The Story<br />Based on the entrepreneurial journey of 3 Harvard Business School <br /> batch of 1998 from classroom to boardroom.<br />Name : Marc Cendella<br />Hails from : San Diego<br />Worked in an export-import firm.<br />Later launched his own export-import company<br />Name : Marla Malcolm<br />Hails from : Oakland<br />Working with her entrepreneur dad since 7<br />Worked at McKinsey & Co.<br />Name :Christopher Michel<br />Hails from: Illinois<br />Served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy <br />
  4. 4. The Roaring 90s<br /><ul><li>Business scenario of 1990s
  5. 5. Dawn of the dotcom industry
  6. 6. Era of “Irrational Exuberance”</li></ul>Netscape’s share price from $28 to $75 <br />in a single day<br />Yahoos IPO opened at $24.50 a share and <br />jumped to $43<br />
  7. 7. The 10 Rules <br />of Successful Business<br />
  8. 8. Make the Commitment<br />The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavour.Vince Lombardi<br />
  9. 9. Find A Problem, Then Solve It<br />I’ll bet the guy was in the military ; I’ll bet the woman who started the make up company really likes lipstick.StigLeschly<br />
  10. 10. Think big, think new …….. <br /> Think again<br />Its not what you look at that matters , it’s what you see.<br /> Henry David Thoreau<br />
  11. 11. You can’t do it alone<br /> One right and honest definition of business is mutual helpfulness. William Feather<br />
  12. 12. You Must Do It Alone<br />With great power comes great responsibility<br />
  13. 13. Manage Risk<br />One of the great myths of entrepreneurs is that they are risk seekers. All sane people want to avoid risk. <br />Prof. William Sahlman<br />
  14. 14. Learn To Lead<br />Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what<br />they want to achieve<br />Coach Tom Landry<br />
  15. 15. Learn to Sell<br />Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. Frank Zappa<br />
  16. 16. Persist, Preserve, Prevail<br />It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.Confucius<br />
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  18. 18. Set in the business scenario of late 1990s<br />Real life situations and scenarios<br />Odd –numbered chapters have stories<br />Even – numbered chapters have key learning<br />
  19. 19. Happy Endings<br />