What can the Amish teach us?
Times are tough for business.
You don't have to drive a horse-and-buggy to tap into Amish wisdom.
In Success Made Simple:
40-year veteran Jake Stoltzfus* shows why passion is crucial in good times and bad
Builder Elam Peachey reveals why “intercourse” with your customers is key
Wholesaler Ivan Miller explains how to sell through the sweat—and have fun doing it
And over 50 more Amish entrepreneurs share wisdom on humble leadership, marketing, management, work and family, “keeping the cobwebs out of the corners”, the true meaning of success, and more.
*Amish names have been changed
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Foreword by Donald Kraybill
—ANDREA SACHS, TIME magazine
About Amish Business
There are over 9,000 Amish-owned firms in N. America, from roadside stands to multi-million dollar operations selling in nationwide markets Read more
Amish woodworkers form a sizeable segment of the thousands of Amish businesses found across the US and Canada. Specializing in a wide range of furniture, from traditional to contemporary styles, Amish wood craftsmen have developed a strong reputation for quality work. Read more on Amish Furniture, and find an Amish woodworker or Amish furniture retail seller near you.
"Captures the soul of Amish business"
—DAN MILLER, author, 48 Days to the Work You Love
"An intriguing look at an uncommon business community!”
—TONY HSIEH, CEO, Zappos.com
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Author Erik Wesner has met over 5,000 Amish families in 20 communities. Erik drew on his business background and Amish connections to interview 60 Amish entrepreneurs and distill the best of their wisdom. Researching Success Made Simple took 3 years, and was not without challenge...
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