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Summary

Forget the hype and the sexy headlines, this is where you’ll make your fortune.

In this revealing new book, Jamie Waller, entrepreneur and self-made multi-millionaire, shows how you don’t need to come up with some amazing new invention or app or raise millions to be a business success. What you need is hard work and determination - and you need to be looking for a business idea that is pretty unsexy if you really want to make it big. 

We’re talking about businesses that collect debts, sell sofas, or ship goods - real, solid businesses that you probably use all the time - ones that won’t grab the headlines but can make you very, very rich. And that’s what makes unsexy very attractive.

These are ordinary businesses made extraordinary by the people behind them and their commitment to taking their businesses to the top. 

Jamie has spoken to 11 amazing entrepreneurs who have created just this type of brilliant business and in face-to-face interviews, he uncovers the secrets to their successes and gets first-hand accounts of their compelling, and sometimes dramatic, business stories. 

Jamie also tells his own inspirational story of how he took his debt collection business from nothing to £33m, facing stabbings and having a gun shoved in his face along the way. 

Discover how you, too, can make it really big in business by ignoring the glitz and glamour and building your own unsexy business.

©Harriman House Harriman House (P)2019 Harriman House

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Useful insights for any entrepreneur

A great listen for any aspirational entrepreneur. The blend of other entrepreneur stories really helps to set several scenes throughout the book. Scenes that are not commonly available in typical business books.

For sure for myself personally, it has opened my eyes a little as to what other business ventures are available.

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Good to listen to on my way to work. Some of the accounts from various entrepreneurs blended at times and I forgot which business I was listening to

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Wow A great Business book with lots of good advice

Really really enjoyed this book! If you love business/Entrepreneurship like me this is a must. Not only does Jamie Waller's talk about his debt collection business but other businesses too. Also, you get great advice at the end of every chapter. I didn't know about the business growth programme at Cranfield University. Thank you Jamie Waller.