The Resource Beyond Tallulah : how Sam Wyly became America's boldest big-time entrepreneur, preface by Sam Wyly ; introduction and narrative by Dennis Hamilton

Beyond Tallulah : how Sam Wyly became America's boldest big-time entrepreneur, preface by Sam Wyly ; introduction and narrative by Dennis Hamilton

Label
Beyond Tallulah : how Sam Wyly became America's boldest big-time entrepreneur
Title
Beyond Tallulah
Title remainder
how Sam Wyly became America's boldest big-time entrepreneur
Statement of responsibility
preface by Sam Wyly ; introduction and narrative by Dennis Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the dawn of the Information Age in 1963, a computer salesman in Texas saw an opportunity where IBM, his former employer, saw only dusty oil camps. This young entrepreneur, who had grown up dirt-poor in rural Louisiana during the Great Depression, staked his young family's livelihood on the notion that computers would help out local businesses - and quite possibly, revolutionize the way America did business
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338/.04092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC102.5.W95
LC item number
A33 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Beyond Tallulah : how Sam Wyly became America's boldest big-time entrepreneur, preface by Sam Wyly ; introduction and narrative by Dennis Hamilton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Thinking beyond Tallulah -- Taking that hill for Big Blue -- There's a pony in there somewhere -- Never let your wallet tell you what you can do -- Talent goes where the action is -- An accidental bonanza -- If you can't join 'em, lick 'em -- Learn, baby, learn! -- Mining your own business -- Exploit the chaos -- How Jonah swallowed the whale -- When all around you are losing their heads -- Let a thousand super-entrepreneurs bloom -- The sweet spot at last -- The $8 billion harvest -- Investing the time to invest wisely -- We're doing this for Ray -- The dirty politics of clean energy -- Epilogue: We need a cat
Control code
sky239729724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781595910691
Lccn
2011031275
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps

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