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About "Knockout Entrepreneur"
^Boxing great and business success George Foreman shares his knockout business secrets for entrepreneurs. ^Readers remember George Foreman as the former Heavyweight Boxing Champion and the spokesman for the popular George Foreman Grill. What they may not know is that he is also a successful entrepreneur whose portfolio today boasts the George Foreman Grill, George Foreman's Knockout Cleaner, a line of clothing with Casual Male, fitness videos, Elgin watches, and much more. In "Knockout Entrepreneur," Foreman shares his success secrets with aspiring and current entrepreneurs.
Meet the Author
In 1994 George Foreman came out of retirement to regain the heavyweight championship of the world, at the age of 45, 20 years after losing it to Muhammad Ali. Today he is best known as an entrepreneur and philanthropist. George is an ordained minister and still preaches twice a week in his church in Houston, Texas - his hometown. He is the father of 10.- Publisher.
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What does a former boxing Heavyweight Champion of the World have to offer in the way of advice on running a business? Quite a bit, as it turns out. The cheerful man who brought us George Foreman's Lean Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine also brings us a book full of homespun entrepreneurial wisdom. See what can be, by finding a need and filling it. Get competent advisors who have integrity into your corner, and listen to them. If your name is on it, make it good. Set your standards and be willing to walk away from a deal. Build relationships and make people love you. Celebrate your success by becoming a giver. The book tells numerous stories both from George Foreman?s boxing days and also from his subsequent life as a preacher and business entrepreneur, leveraging his fame in marketing numerous different types of goods, some successfully and others unsuccessfully. The narrative flows naturally from the challenges faced in a boxing match to the challenges faced in running a business. You will face pain, but you must not let it keep you down. You must know your foe. If you want to succeed you must always answer the bell at the start of a new round, even when you are tired, thirsty and hurting. While the book is not a complete textbook for entrepreneurs, those who have ever plucked up the courage to try something daring and different will find the contents positive, encouraging and entertaining.