Free Ebooks: October 2016

Inc. Magazine’s How I Did It eBook

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How I Did It

10 Entrepreneurs, 10 Stories: Success, Failure, and Lessons Learned.

How I Did It is one of Inc.’s most beloved features, sharing the personal journeys of entrepreneurs, often from humble beginnings and almost always to national prominence. It offers dramatic proof that though every entrepreneur has a distinctive style and way of seeing the world, success comes to those whose focus is on quality and execution.

101 Great Ideas That Work: Leadership & Managing

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Practical tips and roaded advice from leading American entrepreneurs.

Over the years, we’ve learned again and again that big, bold, and audacious ideas are backed-up by seemingly small daily deeds that build a long-lasting enterprise.

Among Inc.’s 101 strategies, you’ll read about:

  • Kevin P. Ryan, the CEO of Gilt Groupe, and why he spends 20{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007} of his time on human resources tasks.
  • Why Tony Hsieh of Zappos offers new hires $2,000 to quit after they complete the company’s initial training program.
  • Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s advice on running a business with your spouse.
  • How Nick Sarillo of Nick’s Pizza & Pub has found a way to retain young hourly workers.
  • Joel Spolsky and why he scrapped his flat, everyone-reports-to-me corporate structure at Fog Creek Software for a hierarchical one.
  • Why Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants founder Karl Hoagland fired himself.