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By Robert C. Elmen,J.D. Elmen

ISBN-10: 1484032896

ISBN-13: 9781484032893

As a tender boy turning out to be up within the Midwest in the course of the nice melancholy, Robert Elmen contributed to his family’s meager source of revenue by way of becoming tomatoes in a neighborhood backyard and carting them in his wagon to an area supermarket and a clinic kitchen. because the in basic terms provider on the town who changed spoiled tomatoes every day, he quick received a name as a competent and enterprising younger businessman.

In Fifteen Fortunes, this feisty octogenarian appears to be like again over a protracted and efficient occupation within the apparatus condominium enterprise, and conveys his personal model of knowledge in narratives on numerous issues - comparable to possibility, good fortune, labor, and wealth. He additionally describes how the hardscrabble paintings ethic of his Scandinavian ancestors, in addition to the monetary lack of confidence of his formative years, stimulated him to turn into an entrepreneur. In letters he wrote to his spouse Rita greater than sixty years in the past, Elmen not just professes his love for her, but additionally invitations her to be a part of the entrepreneurial imaginative and prescient he could later observe. And, in a way more fresh letter to his grandchildren, he stocks a number of the basics of making an investment favourite uncle taught him in the past.

A variety of actions outdoor the area of industrial have encouraged Elmen's winning philosophy. His time as an officer within the U.S. army through the Korean warfare served as an entrepreneurial education floor - giving him the opportunity to check an early apparatus condo enterprise version that may later be tailored and replicated in a number of destinations during the Midwest. And, supplying “proof optimistic” that goals outdoors of industrial can motivate cutting edge considering, Elmen credit the boy scouting stories of his formative years and his life-long ardour for the outside for nurturing the adventurous spirit that helped him be successful as an entrepreneur.

Fifteen Fortunes highlights the benefits of developing an worker inventory possession plan, and the significance of getting an adaptable enterprise go out process in position – either one of which have been worthy whilst the Elmen kin company used to be offered to a publicly traded corporation. The publication additionally explains how a small relations beginning could be a helpful estate-planning instrument that offers a chance to make a significant influence in your neighborhood or nearby neighborhood.

Regardless of no matter if the subject of dialogue is company or fly-fishing, Robert Elmen’s lifestyle is passionate, principled, and creative. In his writing debut at eighty five years of age, he pens a booklet as enlightening because it is entertaining!

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