"Great from the Start" not only prepares entrepreneurs for success in the prevailing economic paradigm where the corporation exists solely to maximize profits for shareholders, but also shows you how to design your business for success in the emerging economic paradigm in which corporations exist to optimize both good and profit. You will lean how to build a purposeful and soulful business that is a force for good and reflects your values, embodies the tenets of Conscious Capitalism as a Certified B Corporation and acts appropriately as a responsible global citizen. Finally, if you are a leader who aspires to operate from the heart, believes in abundance and plays power with instead of power over, "Great from the Start" suggests how you can leverage neuroscience and the science of consciousness to inspire and lead your corporation so that it is optimized for the people that work there.
About the Author
John Montgomery brings three decades of experience as one of America's preeminent corporate lawyers to offer the business secrets of Silicon Valley as an essential blueprint for any entrepreneur wishing to start a successful company. As counsel and trusted advisor to almost 1,000 startups and dozens of venture capital firms, he developed this blueprint from working with some of Silicon Valley's most successful companies, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, and stress tested it with dozens of startups and his successful law firm, Montgomery & Hansen, LLP. From raising venture capital to building a balanced team, from designing your culture to managing a board of directors, this book will help you experience the joy of building a successful company.
“Great From the Start is just what entrepreneurs need--a practical roadmap to creating a purposeful business.” --JAY COEN GILBERT, co-founder, BLab, and co-founder AND 1 “Great From the Start will surely help you build a successful company, but far more importantly it will help you cultivate a worthwhile life.” --ROBB SMITH, CEO, Integral Institute, and founder, Chrysallis “A high impact book.” --RAJ SISODIA co-author, Firms of Endearment, and founder Conscious Capitalism Institute