O'Reilly logo

Fundamentals for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur: From Business Idea to Launch and Management by Alan Carsrud, Malin Brannback

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

2. What Is Being Successful: Well It All Depends

2.0 Why Examine Success?

We hope you see the title of this book, Fundamentals for becoming a Successful Entrepreneur, as provocative, or at least challenging. While you may believe you know what success means, we are going to argue it is very much dependent on the context in which it occurs. We also think it is very dependent on the individual who is making the determination. Thus, we are going to spend some time looking at the meaning of words success and successful in general before we focus on these concepts in entrepreneurship. We will try to show that success is highly dependent on the specific goals the entrepreneur sets for themselves and their venture. Before we get into that discussion, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required