Second Stage Entrepreneurship:
Ten Proven Strategies for Driving Aggressive Growth
Targeted to the aspiring entrepreneur who wants to learn how to create significant growth as their company scales its way to the top. Chapters address the development of organizational structure, advice on how to set up an effective company culture; innovative ways to build an effective sales team; and an expert guide on how to create winning customer interactions.
“A must-read for every entrepreneur. Dan Weinfurter knows from his own experience and that of the scores of business owners whom he’s advised that a great idea or even a proven business model is not enough. He drives home the importance of advance planning and great personnel. If you want to know how to expand your business without giving up control, Dan tells you how. He makes it clear that, if you want to do what you like, then you need to do what you’re good at and let others do the rest. It’s a 180-page MBA.” – Christopher G. Kennedy, Founder and Chairman of Top Box Foods and Chairman of Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, Inc.
“Second Stage Entrepreneurship …will be a useful guide for any entrepreneur making the transition from start-up to sustainable growth.” – Eric Larson, Managing Partner/Founder, Linden LLC
“Successfully growing a business today is not for the faint-hearted, and Dan’s book provides practical advice and real-world solutions to those gutsy enough to start a business in the face of so much economic uncertainty.” – Jim Kaitz, President and CEO, Association for Financial Professionals
“In an era where it seems everyone is focused on ‘launching’ new ventures, finally someone is highlighting the issues around ‘growing’ a new business… to insure a business scales.” – Linda Darragh, Executive Director, Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI), and Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
“Great ideas and insights into making a business grow and succeed once you’ve actually started your business! This is a ‘How To’ book on growing and managing the many facets of the enterprise, to create a truly cutting edge successful business.” – Jude Reyes, Reyes Holdings
“A fantastic reference for entrepreneurs and leaders of small, growing businesses. Weinfurter’s insights provide an invaluable checklist for those who want to take their business to the next level.” – Keith H. Yamada, CIVC Partners