"Crammed""with data, checklists, models, and concrete examples. Thoughtful, funny, and compulsively readable, this guide shows how ordinary people can build solid livings, with independence and purpose, on their own terms."
--Gretchen Rubin, author of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "The Happiness Project
""The $100 Startup" is a twofer: It's a kick in the pants to get started on your dream and a road map for finding your way once you begin. If you're not ready to launch your own business after reading this book, you need to go back and read it again!"
-- Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of "Drive" and "A Whole New Mind"
"In this valuable guide Chris Guillebeau shows that transforming an idea into a successful business can be easier than you think...You are in charge of which ideas deserve your time, and this book can help you wake up every morning eager to progress to the next step."
--Tony Hsieh, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Delivering Happiness "and CEO
"The money you have is enough. Chris makes it crystal clear: there are no excuses left. START. Start now, not later. Hurry."
--Seth Godin, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Bootstrapper's Bible"
"Everything Chris Guillebeau does is in earnest. The ideas inside this book "will" lead you to a better place."
- -Chris Brogan, President of Human Business Works and author of "Trust Agents"
"With traditional career doors slamming shut, it's easy to panic, but Chris Guillebeau sees opportunities everywhere. Making a career out of your passion sounds like a dream, but in this straight-forward, engaging book he shows you how to get it done, one simple step at a time."
--Alan Paul, author of "Big in China"
"Delivers exactly what a new entrepreneur needs: road-tested, effective and exceptionally pragmatic advice for starting a new business on a shoestring."
Change your job to change your life You no longer need to work nine-to-five in a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and start up on your own - and you don't need an MBA or a huge investment to do it. The $100 Startup is your manual to a new way of living. Learn how to: - Earn as much as you would from a nine-to-five job but on your own terms, when and where you want - Achieve that perfect blend of passion and income to make work something you love - Take crucial insights from 50 ordinary people who started a business with $100 or less - Spend less time working and more time living your life 'The money you have is enough. Chris makes it crystal clear: there are no excuses left. START. Start now, not later. Hurry' Seth Godin, New York Times bestselling author 'Thoughtful, funny and compulsively readable, this guide shows how ordinary people can build solid livings, with independence and purpose, on their own terms' Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project