Praise for BLUEPRINT TO A BILLION "A wonderful, well thought out analysis of entrepreneurship and leadership of a growth company." --Howard Lester, Chairman, Williams--Sonoma, Inc. "If you dream about growing your business to a billion, this is a fascinating down--to--earth study that you must read. Apply the seven essential principles to your business and you are off and running. Learn about strategy, growth, leadership, team building, and a whole lot more." --Joe Scarlett, Chairman of the Board, Tractor Supply Company "Blueprint to a Billion is a well--researched and thoughtfully written book that quantifies the growth pattern of Americaa s highest growth companies." --Professor John Quelch, Senior Associate Dean, Harvard Business School "Eighty percent of the top--performing stocks in the last twenty years were small entrepreneurial companies that had an IPO in the prior eight years. Blueprint to a Billion tells you the seven key things these innovators did in common to become Americaa s greatest growth companies." --William J. Oa Neil, Chairman and Founder Investora s Business Daily, www.investors.com "Thomson has written a masterful work that will catalyze, empower, inspire, motivate, and illuminate entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers.
The world needs this book and will profit from it in manifold ways." --David M. Darst, Managing Director, Individual Investor Group Chief Investment Strategist, Morgan Stanley