In his early thirties, Chris has visited more than 175 countries – but he has never had a “real job” or a fixed salary. Instead, he has a special genius for turning ideas into sources of income and using what he earns to support the adventurous life he leads and helping others. In his travels he has already identified more than 1500 people who, like him, have launched businesses with very modest investments (often 100 euros or less) but which earn them around 40,000 euros annually. From this group, he decided to highlight the 50 most representative case studies. In almost all of these cases, people without any specific qualifications discovered, in their hobbies, characteristics that could be monetized and managed to change their lives, have freedom and greater personal fulfillment. This book condenses precious lessons from those who succeeded. It is all about finding, in our competencies, what other people are willing to pay for. There is no need to have an MBA, a business plan or even employees. Chris reveals to us exactly how much money his entrepreneurs needed to launch their projects, what they did during the first few weeks to make a profit, some of their mistakes and what assets will help their businesses to succeed. In the past, people who were not satisfied with their lives dreamed of finding magic lamps, buried treasures or streets paved with gold. Nowadays, we know that it is up to us to change our lives. Best of all, we can do it! We can change our lives and this remarkable book will help you get started.
«The work Startup is the typical“ two in one ”, as it is both a push to make your dreams come true and a script that you can guide yourself after starting. If, after reading this book, you still do not feel ready to start your own business, it is because you need to read it again! » – DANIEL H. PINK, author of the New York Times sales record < in> Drive and A Whole New Mind
• Re-live your way of life, do what you love and create a new future.
• In STARTUP , Chris Guillebeau shows you that it is possible to live an adventurous life, with meaning and goals … and win well!
Cover: Soft Cover
Date of 1st edition: 23 May 2013
Dimensions: 16 x 23 cm
Number of pages: 288
Book written in portuguese