Cover courtesy of Mark Zweig
Mark Zweig’s Confessions of an Entrepreneur: Simple Wisdom for Starting, Building, and Running a Business He was recently named the winner of the 2022 Entrepreneur-General book award and a finalist in the Start Up category of the Goody Business Book Awards. The Goody Business Book Awards, sponsored by Goody PR, focus on books that have a positive social impact and help others.
Zweig serves as a the resident entrepreneur in the Sam M. Walton College of Business and has taught entrepreneurship at the University of Arkansas for over 15 years. Zweig currently acts as a the president of Vistage Northwest Arkansas and is the founder of two Inc. 500/5000 companies, the Zweig Group and Mark Zweig Inc.
“I wrote this book for anyone who owns their own business or is thinking about starting or buying one. It’s not full of clichés, buzzwords and jargon like most other business books, and it’s written from the perspective of someone who has just started. bought, sold several companies, including two Inc 500/5000 companies, as well as worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners throughout his long career.”
Zweig offers readers the lessons learned from 50 years of professional experience and draws on a wealth of experience to provide practical, easy-to-understand guidance for current and aspiring entrepreneurs. The book’s strength lies in the heartfelt stories Zweig tells, which offer insight into what it’s like to own and run a business.
As Michael J. Gelb, author of How to think like Leonardo da Vinci and innovate like Edisonsaid, “This book is Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance for entrepreneurs. It is filled with engaging, instructive, and inspiring stories from Zweig’s incredible career, shared with humility, grace, and humor. This ‘simple wisdom’ is profound, practical and essential for all aspiring entrepreneurs.”
Bob Lutz, former vice president of General Motors, also states that “[this book] will help the passionate entrepreneur seize the right opportunities and avoid fatal mistakes.”
The book has already received attention in the press, including coverage of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and his podcast.
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