Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up

By Norm Brodsky, Bo Burlingham


New business enterprisesManagementSuccess in businessEntrepreneurship


NEWS & OPINION: Inc. Magazine's 30th Anniversary Book Recommendations

Posted April 8, 2009, 8:03 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Inc. Magazine is celebrating 30 years of publication this month and as a part of their coverage have put together "The Business Owner's Bookshelf" - 30 books people running small businesses should read. Here is the list in its entirety: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, by Peter Bernstein (1996) The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything, by Guy Kawasaki (2004) The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger, by Marc Levinson (2006) Brand New: How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers' Trust from Wedgwood to Dell, by Nancy F. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: 2009 Axiom Business Book Awards Announced

Posted February 23, 2009, 5:03 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The Jenkins Group announced their 2009 Axiom Business Book Award winners. Seventy seven books in all were recognized this year. Books like Tribes, The Knack, The Go-Giver, The Back of The Napkin and Predictably Irrational were selected in various categories. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - The Knack

Posted December 11, 2008, 3:12 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham, Portfolio, 274 pages, $25. 95, Hardcover, October 2008, ISBN 9781591842217 Most entrepreneurship books just don't deliver. The wide variability in fledging businesses makes it nearly impossible to write a universal prescription for success. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: The 2008 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Category

Posted December 5, 2008, 6:10 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The books on our 2008 shortlist for the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Category are: Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur by Richard Branson (Virgin Books, Sept 2008) The selection here is simple: Branson is and continues to be the world's most recognized entrepreneur. Virgin Mobile USA reached one billion dollars in revenues faster than any company in history (Google and Amazon included). With over 300 companies under the Virgin umbrella, there are more than enough stories and lessons to share. Read more


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About the Hardcover

Publisher Portfolio
Publish date 10/01/2008
Pages 256
ISBN-13 9781591842217
Language English

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