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Success is the achievement of something desired, planned or attempted. In this case, herding cows in less time than their competitors during three event rounds is what success looks like in this case. And that is exactly what Rodger Ford and his team accomplished at the 2013 Reno Rodeo
Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 12:00 am Entrepreneur Rodger Ford, who resuscitated artificial heart maker SynCardia and before that grew the printing firm Alphagraphics into a major force, has responded to prodding from friends and associates to write a book. Along with New York Times best-selling author Michael E. Gerber, Ford is co-authoring a book […]
Rodger Ford has put together a winning formula for creating new business and watching it grow. New York Times best-selling author Michael E. Gerber is co-authoring a new book with Ford that will feature a behind the scenes look at what it takes to start a business from scratch and make it succeed.
The principle is to begin any enterprise with a solid system foundation or platform which allows ordinary people to become extraordinarily successful.
Many companies exist today whose origins and longevity can be traced to the original release of Michael E. Gerber’s mega-blockbuster, The E-Myth: Why Most Businesses Don’t Work and What To Do About It. Perhaps no other book in history has impacted the economy so significantly. “The book and the teachings of Michael E. Gerber became the platform reference for the evolution of AlphaGraphics Print Shops of the Future,” says Rodger Ford, who subsequently created, Anthem Equity Group, PetsHotel (housed within PetsMart) and transformed SynCardia (the world’s only artificial heart) and many others.
There are countless self-help books aimed at budding entrepreneurs. But which of them have actually helped people start or improve an enterprise? We asked business owners and educators for the books that have given them the best advice… WSJ asked entrepreneurs which self-help books helped them get their businesses off the ground or run them […]