In The Accidental Entrepreneur, author Janine Allis shares the secrets and skills that took her from housewife to entrepreneur to head of a multinational corporation. As the founder of Boost Juice, Janine has journeyed from zero formal business training to leading a company with over 400 stores in 12 countries. This audiobook takes you down the long road that she travelled, including some quirky stops along the way, and gives you valuable insight into taking the alternative road to business success. You'll learn how she captured the hearts of consumers with her "love life" philosophy and how to hang on to your core values, build the right team, listen to your customers, and market like the big boys. As a working mother of four, Janine understands the demands of modern life and shows you how you can accomplish your goals without sacrificing your health or your relationships in the process.
Boost Juice is in more countries than any other juice bar in the world, employs 6,000 people, and for the past four years has grown by an average of 30 stores and four countries every year. And it all began with one housewife in her Melbourne kitchen! Big ideas often start out small, and this audiobook shows you how to nurture them into achieving their full potential. Learn how a company grows from kitchen table to $AUD135 million per annum. Explore and apply Janine Allis' practical tips for success. Identify and develop the skills you need to get where you want to be. Overcome the common obstacles that can throw you off course.
If you think the only way to build a prosperous business is to go to a top business school, think again! Janine Allis is living proof that alternative paths are valid. The Accidental Entrepreneur charts her course and provides you with directions to the destination you crave.
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By Aubrey Morris on 06-11-16
Great book by Janice Allis.
Would you consider the audio edition of The Accidental Entrepreneur to be better than the print version?
Book offers great advice and inspiration for leaders and those in management, and those who are leaders of companies and organizations. Witty, funny, truthful and candid book. Love the stories and the experiences Janice writes about. She encourages one to chase their dream and to be passionate.
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By Claire Symeonides on 22-10-17
An easy listen, but not as in-depth as I was hoping for
The story of Janine's success provided a good overview of Boost's growth as a company, and was easy to listen to. There were some soft-skills tips and business insights, however most were common sense and not as in-depth as I was hoping for. If you are interested in more of the nitty-gritty of early entrepreneurship and growing a business, this book isn't for you.