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I followed Chris Guillebeau’s blog a long time ago. I listened to it on audible and feel like I need this book and its case studies as physical references. The ideas inside this book will lead you to a better place. Most of the case studies had a common thread of getting started quickly first before extensive planning. I found a lot of great tips to make my upcoming second book a best seller, hehe. Art of Non-Conformity of which I am a regular follower. Following the leap, there are other helpful hints in this manuscript that relate to pricing and sales.

Jun 24, Phil rated it really liked it Guilleveau to Phil by: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. How they face adversity and overcome it 4. I picked it up almost a year ago, read about half of it and forgot all about it. I think he succeeded – lots of people are buying his book and talking about it. In nearly sgartup cases, people with no special skills discovered aspects of their personal passions that could be monetized, and were able to restructure their lives in ways that gave them greater freedom and fulfillment.

Jul 15, Cindy rated it really liked it. Every summer in Portland, Oregon he hosts the World Domination Summit, a guilleeau of creative, remarkable people. chrjs


The two themes in the book are freedom and value. Recently, I had to make a couple of train trips and had plenty of time to read. Give people what they actually want, not what you think they want.

Satrtup checking is important. The point is that the small things count. I think Guillebeau clearly states that this book more than anything is a collection of inspiring stories of those who were successful in their startup endeavors. How can I help my customers more? But all it was, was a taste… part of the hook. Anything that attracts a huge number of followers and an equally huge number of detractors to keep the buzz going is a good business opportunity. Always focus on what you can add or take away to improve someone’s life.

How can I give more value? Regardless of it having a few flaws, I absolutely loved this book.

I want to try it again. And as mentioned before, the section on pricing is very interesting and perhaps not as intuitive as might be expected. In ancient times, people who were dissatisfied with their lives dreamed of finding magic lamps, buried treasure, guillrbeau streets paved with gold.

Thanks for signing up! I definitely guollebeau it to everyone who wants to start up their business! How entrepreneurship is about something you love and really care about. This erases customer fears. I’ll be recommending this to my Smart Exit Blueprint class and writing up a more extensive review at my blog on Prolific Living.

The examples shared were lovely, but they’re just quick snippets of what the person’s business is. How do you get others to? Turn your knowledge into something valuable products or services I did read the entire book hoping it would get better. That was not the case, and in fact, I wasn’t sure I would even finish the entire book.


At that price, you may want to add it to your digital library even if you have the printed version. All chaff, where is the grain? Jul 07, Ahmad rated it it was amazing. You don’t have an account? More than the stories, the patterns of entrepreneurship are interesting. The author shares his one-page business plan worksheet.

The $ Startup by Chris Guillebeau

My favorite line was at the end of the book when the author says the most important lesson in the whole book is “Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life. But other than that nugget, much of what was shared was small anecdotes from Chris and his friends The only thing I could come up with? Apr 19, Mel rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I’ll be a co-host I’ll take photos I’ll publicize I can bring cupcakes!

The book would have benefited by going deeper into each story — I wanted more about exactly HOW some of them got started, what obstacles they met along the way, and how they overcome those obstacles.

The $100 Startup

If interested parties love the activity but lack the discipline fuillebeau implement it into their daily lives, you then have a great business opportunity. If you represent a group, organization, or bookstore, you can also suggest a future tour stop.

There’s always a more perfect time in your life that you wish you had read the books that cross your path. Building a business structured around your desired lifestyle is possible.