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entrepreneur

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Definition someone who starts a business venture and assumes the risk for it
  • He describes the entrepreneur as an heroic leader who, against the odds, creates something new and better for society.
  • My dad taught me to be a salesman, hard worker, good man, visionary, entrepreneur, problem solver, good husband, good father, and great hunter.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • ACTUALLY, IT WASN'T "JUST LIKE THAT"-WE BUSTED butt to get it going, working long hours and sweating out all the details the way any entrepreneurs do.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Researchers have become entrepreneurs.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • "Winthrop Tremaine," replied the spirited entrepreneur, "Winner, for short.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Would these little girls become stay-at-home Betty Crocker moms, or business entrepreneurs like Mrs. Fields?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • There's definitely a down-home, small-town flavor to our fair, as one lemonade entrepreneur found out the hard way.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • I met her husband, Delworth, a Texas oil entrepreneur who chewed tobacco and drank bourbon.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • And he's an entrepreneur.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • It is a big established company attempting to behave like a small entrepreneurial start-up.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Each new entrepreneur had simply tacked another mile or so onto the shelf, raised his own transparent hemisphere, and gone into business.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • She says he wanted an old-fashioned woman, not a successful and gregarious entrepreneur like her mother, Flo.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • I probably should tell you that I've recorded a couple of our conversations about your entrepreneurial ventures.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • The de Villiers family has failed to see the entrepreneurial potential of this property.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • To support his family, Loren tried a series of entrepreneurial ventures, none of them very successful.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • You know, become an entrepreneur and own some big company.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • Banana Republic was killing the ability of entrepreneurs like himself to move this country forward.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Many of them are fathers, homeowners, world travelers, and successful entrepreneurs.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • You see, Jean was an entrepreneur and he respected an individual trying to do something difficult.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • He was a man of large entrepreneurial vision.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up

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