Whether you're starting your own business or simply exploring the idea, Monocle's new 'Book of Entrepreneurs' offers up a new reference and useful guidance for those who are ready to take the jump as well as those who are already deep into a venture of their own.
"A job for life is hard to come by but what about a vocation that helps you live well? This is the upbeat starting point of The Monocle Book of Entrepreneurs, a handbook that’s designed to encourage, inspire and perhaps even gently prod readers into taking the plunge and starting something for themselves.
Inside you’ll find canny case studies of 100 businesses that succeeded, ideas on where to base your business and advice from more than 50 industry experts on everything from finding funding to scaling up. There are ideas and opportunities for everyone from a first-timer with a dream to seasoned entrepreneurs mulling over their next venture. This isn’t about getting rich quick but rather a handbook for those interested in building something with integrity. Could your next venture help revive a high street along the way? What about making something that lasts and treads a little lighter, or creating something you’d be proud to pass on to the next generation? Isn’t it time you turned the page? Let’s get started then."