How I Made It is essential reading for anyone who dreams of starting their own business. Gutsy and life-affirming, it features the inspirational stories of 40 successful entrepreneurs including, Duncan Bannatyne, Prue Leith, Sarah Doukas and Emma Bridgewater.
Every year thousands of hopeful entrepreneurs decide to take the plunge. Many fail, but many go on to achieve great success and huge profits.
In How I Made It 40 successful entrepreneurs explain how they managed to defy the odds and turn their dreams into reality. Find out how they decided what to do, how they got started and how they found the money they needed. But they also reveal how they had doubts, made stupid mistakes, and encountered overwhelming frustrations along the way. This second edition updates their stories to reveal what happened next and how, in most cases, they finally sold their businesses and made millions.
Gutsy, inspiring, and life affirming - if you have ever dreamt of starting up your own business How I Made It is for you.
Rachel Bridge is the Enterprise Editor of The Sunday Times . She writes the "How I Made It" column each week for the paper as well as regular features about entrepreneurs and small and growing businesses. An experienced journalist, she formerly worked for The Times and the Evening Standard. A regular speaker on the subject of entrepreneurs, she is also the author of the best-selling My Big Idea and You Can Do It Too, (both also published by Kogan Page).