Synopses & Reviews
Martha Stewart is an undeniable force in the business world. One of the world's greatest entrepreneurs, she turned her personal passion into Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, a billion dollar business. This Fall she's breaking new ground with two television shows from NBC--her reality show The Apprentice: Martha Stewart
and her daytime syndicated show Martha
--as well as a radio program on Sirius satellite radio which will provide daily round-the-clock how-to content. What's her secret for success?
Now, for the first time, Martha Stewart shares her business knowledge and advice in this handbook for success. Tapping into her years of experience in building a thriving business, Martha will help readers identify their own entrepreneurial voice and channel their skills and passions into a successful business venture. Her advice and insight is applicable to anyone who is about to start or expand a venture of any size, whether it is a business or philanthropic endeavor, but also to individuals who want to apply the entrepreneurial spirit to a job or corporation to increase innovation and maintain a competitive edge.
Featuring Martha's top principles for success, as well as stories and anecdotes from her own experiences, Martha's Rules is sure to appeal to business readers, fans, and anyone who admires her for her style, taste, and great advice--and who have great business ideas of their own!
"This book takes you inside the creative world and genius mind of Martha Stewart, to uncover your own path to business success."--Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean of executive programs, Yale School of Management
"Martha's candid look at how to succeed in business is for everyone. Whether you are just starting out or working for a large company, The Martha Rules is an indispensable handbook for business leaders of all levels on how to elevate creativity and maintain a competitive edge." --Quincy Jones, producer and multimedia entrepreneur
One of the world's greatest entrepreneurs, Martha Stewart turned her personal passion into Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, a billion dollar business. What is her secret for success?
In The Martha Rules--a New York Times bestseller in its hardcover edition and now issued in paperback--this business leader shares her creative principles and practical strategies to help readers turn their own dreams into successful ventures. From discovering what you love to do, to defining the Big Idea that will inspire you as well as your customers, to understanding the difference between a worthwhile risk and a foolish chance, Martha's rules will appeal to entrepreneurs, executives, and enterprising employees who want to apply Martha's energizing approach in a corporate setting--and to anyone who has a great business idea just waiting to be developed.
About the Author
From her award-winning magazine, Martha Stewart Living
, to her bestselling product lines, Martha Stewart shares the creative principles and practical ideas that have made her America's most trusted guide to stylish living. She has been awarded numerous honors and distinctions from the worlds of business, education, television, media, culinary arts, and retail. In April 2005, she was included among the 100 most infl uential men and women of the year in TIME
magazine's annual "TIME 100" list, in the "Builders & Titans" category. Martha Stewart is also a bestselling author.