By Robert C. Elmen,J.D. Elmen
In Fifteen Fortunes, this feisty octogenarian seems to be again over an extended and effective occupation within the apparatus condominium enterprise, and conveys his personal model of knowledge in narratives on quite a few themes - akin to danger, success, exertions, 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, inspired 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 in addition invitations her to be a part of the entrepreneurial imaginative and prescient he could later detect. And, in a way more fresh letter to his grandchildren, he stocks many of the basics of making an investment favourite uncle taught him in the past.
A variety of actions outdoors the world of industrial have encouraged Elmen's profitable philosophy. His time as an officer within the U.S. military in the course of the Korean battle served as an entrepreneurial education floor - giving him the opportunity to check an early apparatus condo enterprise version that might later be tailored and replicated in a number of destinations through the Midwest. And, providing “proof confident” that ambitions outdoors of commercial can encourage cutting edge considering, Elmen credit the boy scouting stories of his early life 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 method in position – either one of that have been worthwhile while the Elmen kinfolk company used to be bought to a publicly traded corporation. The e-book additionally explains how a small relations beginning could be a valuable estate-planning device that offers a chance to make a significant impression in your neighborhood or nearby neighborhood.
Regardless of no matter if the subject of debate 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 ebook as enlightening because it is entertaining!
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Fifteen Fortunes: An Octogenarian Reflects on Life as an Entrepreneur by Robert C. Elmen,J.D. Elmen