1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire / Sam Wyly

Author(s): Wyly, Sam
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Subjects: Businessmen--United States--Biography
Entrepreneurship--United States--Biography
Billionaires--United States--Biography
Wyly, Sam
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Newmarket Press, c2008
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: x, 261 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. "Beat Tallulah" 4
Ch. 2. Flora's Boys 14
Ch. 3. Big Blue 26
Ch. 4. Peter Drucker Wrote the Bible 32
Ch. 5. Reach for a Star, Not a Handful of Mud 43
Ch. 6. Me and Ross Perot 55
Ch. 7. The Birth of a Company 58
Ch. 8. A Thousand Dollars and an Idea 71
Ch. 9. Multinational Entrepreneur 81
Ch. 10. If You Can't Join 'em, Beat 'em 90
Ch. 11. Monopoly Buster: Datran, or Die Trying 96
Ch. 12. Before There Was Software, There Was Don Thomson 108
Ch. 13. Earth Resources 115
Ch. 14. Bonanza 129
Ch. 15. Taking My Losses 138
Ch. 16. Sterling Software 142
Ch. 17. Money's Not Scarce 158
Ch. 18. Never Let Your Pocketbook Tell You What You Can Do 174
Ch. 19. The Crafty Woman 191
Ch. 20. Maverick Investor 209
Ch. 21. The Good Earth 226
Epilogue 240
Acknowledgments 249
Index 251
Alternate Titles: 1000 dollars and an idea
One thousand dollars and an idea
Notes: LCCN: 2008003175
ISBN: 9781557048035 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1557048037 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1557048258 (export ed.)
ISBN: 9781557048257 (export ed.)
Includes index
Contents: "Beat Tallulah" -- Flora's boys -- Big blue -- Peter Drucker wrote the bible -- Reach for a star, not a handful of mud -- Me and Ross Perot -- The birth of a company -- A thousand dollars and an idea -- Multinational entrepreneur -- If you can't join 'em, beat 'em -- Monopoly buster: Datran, or die trying -- Before there was software, there was Don Thomson -- Earth resources -- Bonanza -- Taking my losses -- Sterling software -- Money's not scarce -- Never let your pocketbook tell you what you can do -- The crafty woman -- Maverick investor -- The good earth
King copy given by Susan Hurst, King Library-Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Donation Info: Donor : Hurst, Susan
OCLC Number: 191697363
ISBN/ISSN: 9781557048035
1557048037
1557048258
9781557048257