The Poetry of Small Business by Tim Askew
The Poetry of Small Business redefines entrepreneurship as a unique vehicle for creating personal meaning in a chaotic and spiritually unmoored world. It defines the business journey as a reward in itself. While full of practical advice for commercial process, The Poetry of Small Business is ultimately about business as vocation---business as a vehicle of calling, centering, and freedom, as well as for profit. It is about finding integrity, worldly meaning, personal dignity, and spiritual reality through an activity most people would associate with the quotidian and the earthbound. Author Timothy Askew describes his success as an accidental businessman much like "Alice tumbling down her rabbit hole, into a world where all assumptions are turned upside down." The Poetry of Small Business generously shares Timothy's experience of business as grace. Buy it on Amazon.
What people are saying:
"I have long been an admirer and reader of Tim Askew's wonderful weekly blog, Making Rain, and so I am hardly surprised to find that The Poetry of Small Business is a beautifully written ode to entrepreneurship, filled with piercing insights into and wise reflections on the entrepreneurial life. But don't be misled by the title: This book is also an immensely practical guide to getting the most out of your business."
Editor-at-large of Inc. Magazine and best-selling author of Small Giants and Finish Big
"Tim Askew has a gift for identifying and naming topics on the minds of entrepreneurs---and then providing fresh perspectives that make you stop and think differently."
CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and NY Times best-selling author of Setting the Table
"If you want to know what it's really like to be an entrepreneur, read this. And if you want hints about success, real hints, real success, then really read this book again. Slowly."
Chairman, Mind Genomics Associates and author of New York Times best-seller Selling Blue Elephants