The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Birthing the Elephant: the womans go-for-it guide to overcoming the big challenges of launching a business

  09/18/2008  10:00 am PDT

A dollar, a dream, and drive can turn one small idea into a thriving business, say Karin Abarbanel and Bruce Freeman, co-authors of the new book, Birthing the Elephant, a cut-to-the-chase guide for aspiring women entrepreneurs. Despite the tough economy, women are launching thriving home-based ventures by substituting brains for bucks.

Birthing the Elephant offers women an emotional GPS system so they stay on track. It distills the experience cosmetic company founder Bobbi Brown, clothing pioneer Liz Lange, and other successful entrepreneurs into practical, go-for-it pointers. It also arms women mentally, revealing five critical start-up must-dos and 10 costly pitfalls to avoid, so they can cut their learning curve and boost their chances of success.


Dr. Pat Baccili

Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face ...

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Karin Abarbanel

Karin is an entrepreneur, author, and speaker on career issues facing women. A small-business owner herself, she started her own solo communications firm in the 1990s becaus...

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