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The Resource 1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire, Sam Wyly

1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire, Sam Wyly

Label
1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire
Title
1,000 dollars and an idea
Title remainder
entrepreneur to billionaire
Statement of responsibility
Sam Wyly
Title variation
  • One thousand dollars and an idea
  • 1,000 dollars & an idea
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the rags-to-riches story of a Louisiana self-made billionaire, from his efforts to put himself through school and his entry into the millionaire leagues after investing in a computer utility company to his creations of highly profitable companies and his dedication to green energy
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ECL
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Wyly, Sam
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wyly, Sam
  • Businessmen
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Billionaires
Label
1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire, Sam Wyly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
"Beat Tallulah" -- Flora's boys -- Big blue -- Peter Drucker wrote the bible -- Reach for a star, not a handful of mud -- Me and Ross Perot -- The birth of a company -- A thousand dollars and an idea -- Multinational entrepreneur -- If you can't join 'em, beat 'em -- Monopoly buster: Datran, or die trying -- Before there was software, there was Don Thomson -- Earth resources -- Bonanza -- Taking my losses -- Sterling software -- Money's not scarce -- Never let your pocketbook tell you what you can do -- The crafty woman -- Maverick investor -- The good earth -- Surprise! -- The great crash of 2008 -- No money down -- Growth
Control code
455328873
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
x, 293 p.
Isbn
9781557048646
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Label
1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire, Sam Wyly
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
"Beat Tallulah" -- Flora's boys -- Big blue -- Peter Drucker wrote the bible -- Reach for a star, not a handful of mud -- Me and Ross Perot -- The birth of a company -- A thousand dollars and an idea -- Multinational entrepreneur -- If you can't join 'em, beat 'em -- Monopoly buster: Datran, or die trying -- Before there was software, there was Don Thomson -- Earth resources -- Bonanza -- Taking my losses -- Sterling software -- Money's not scarce -- Never let your pocketbook tell you what you can do -- The crafty woman -- Maverick investor -- The good earth -- Surprise! -- The great crash of 2008 -- No money down -- Growth
Control code
455328873
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
x, 293 p.
Isbn
9781557048646
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)

Library Locations

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