Best-selling author, television commentator, and keynote speaker on entrepreneurial success
Jane Applegate is America’s leading small business expert and successful business owner and entrepreneur. She is the author of four popular books on small business management. Her best-seller, “201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business,” has been translated into several languages including Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese.
A successful entrepreneur, Applegate has founded three companies. The Applegate Group Inc., a multimedia production, communications, and consulting company, helps big companies create better products and services for business owners. She provides marketing strategies and video production services to blue chip companies including American Express, Sprint, General Motors and MasterCard, producing documentaries, television programs, music videos, and independent films.
Jane is also the founder of SBTV.com, the first streaming video website providing 24/7 news and information to entrepreneurs. Recently she served as content director for the first annual New York Times Small Business Summit. Prior to starting her own company, she was a syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times and a commentator for CNN and CNBC.
Interviewing thousands of business owners around the world, Jane has profiled leading entrepreneurs including Herb Kelleher, founder of Southwest Airlines, and Michael Bloomberg, founder of a media and publishing empire and now mayor of New York. She shares their insights and secrets of success in her programs, and she provides practical strategies and advice that you can start using the minute you walk out the door.
Applegate and her husband, Joe, a copy editor at Newsweek, live in Vermont. Their daughter, Jeanne, is a sound designer and their son, Evan, is a freshman at the University of California.
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Clear the Way to Unlimited Success: How to Have a Great Life and a Profitable Business
Competitive Intelligence: Beat Your Competition Without Spending a Fortune
Business is Great, Except for the People: How to Eliminate Toxic People from Your Life and Boost Profits
Six Critical Strategies for Busy Entrepreneurs