Heart to Start

Author(s): Derek Handley


Globally successful young entrepreneur Derek Handley describes the entrepreneurial mindset and how this can be applied to anyone's business, dreams and projects. This book is part memoir, describing how Derek became an entrepreneur in New Zealand at a very young age; and the ventures, people, risks, challenges, wins and losses he's been through over the years. It's exciting stuff, with high stakes, great wins and devastating losses. It also outlines Derek's recent involvement in The B Team, a philanthropic group led by Sir Richard Branson. The book includes an invaluable field guide to the process of creating a start-up company, which is action-oriented, practical and very easy to read. Plus there are lots of tips and advice from someone who has been through the process a number of times before. This book will help you turn your dreams into reality. It will inspire you to find your dream, pursue it and take action.

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Product Information

Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2014.

Derek Handley is a New Zealand entrepreneur and speaker. In 2009 he was named Ernst and Young's Young Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2007 he was nominated as one of the National Business Review Top 60 Innovators of 2007. In 2011 Derek was named a New Zealand 2011 Leader by the Sir Peter Blake Trust. Derek founded global mobile marketing and media company The Hyperfactory, is the co-founder and chairman of mobile advertising business Snakkmedia, and chairman and investor in Booktrack, a company that has created the idea of soundtracks for books.

General Fields

  • : 9781775532705
  • : Random House
  • : Random House
  • : 0.552
  • : March 2013
  • : 234mm x 153mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Derek Handley
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 309