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Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders
Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders

Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders


320 Pages, 6 x 9.25

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (CA $39.95) (US $29.95)

Publication Date: February 2020

ISBN 9781925642841

Rights: US & CA

Wilkinson Publishing (Feb 2020)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: February 2020


More than 20 compelling interviews with leading entrepreneurs and innovators

Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders examines what makes some of the world's leading innovators who they are. Through insightful one-on-one interviews, Michael Jacobsen takes readers on a journey deep into their minds, showcasing a unique perspective of the rarely seen heart and soul of more than 20 of the world's leading innovators. The book examines the psychology of prolific empire builders. In a changing world, one constant is that entrepreneurs and mavericks remain at the forefront of all empires, the lifeblood of a nation's economy and the driver of growth at major corporations. This insightful, warm, and compelling book is for anyone wanting to be inspired, to learn secrets of business success, and to be entertained by the stories of those who have created their own life path and left their mark on the world.  


"Another innovative read from Jacobsen, himself an entrepreneur and innovator, his approach and style in bringing us personal perspectives of great achievement and success from Australia to Europe and the UK should inspire all of us to do more, do right and do good!" —Albert Y L Wong A.M.

Author Biography

Michael Jacobsen is an Australian Serial Entrepreneur and educator. He is Executive Chairman of European Leisure Management Group, an entertainment and leisure property developer and operator in Europe. He was also co-Producer and co-Owner of Dirty Dancing, the musical adaptation of the classic movie. He is the author of The Business of Creativity.