Getting Started with Jon Acuff [PreneurCast Ep127]

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Pete talks to Jon Acuff, author of Quitter about his new book, Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work That Matters. They talk about entrepreneurship, chasing your dreams, personal branding and many other topics.

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Links:
Online:
Jon’s Blog – http://acuff.me
Books:
Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work That Matters – Jon Acuff
Audible – http://preneurmarketing.com/startaudio
Amazon – http://preneurmarketing.com/startbook
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook – Gary Vaynerchuk
Amazon – http://preneurmarketing.com/jjjrhbook
You can try out a lot of the books we recommend in audio format with Audible:
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  • Alan Fawcett

    This is a classic! Jon has a great perspective and approach, so couple that with Pete’s questions and knowledge made for a list of lessons and actions to apply in my business. Awesome.

about-pete
Pete Williams is an entrepreneur, author, and marketer from Melbourne, Australia.

Before being honored “Australia’s Richard Branson” in media publications all over the continent, Pete was just 21 years old when he sold Australia’s version of Yankee Stadium, The Melbourne Cricket Ground For Under $500! Don’t believe it? You will! Check out the story in the FAQ section (it really is our most asked question).

Since then, he’s done some cool stuff like write the international smash hit ‘How to Turn Your Million-Dollar Idea Into a Reality’ (+ the upcoming ‘It’s Not About the Product‘) and he’s created a bunch of companies including Infiniti Telecommunications, On Hold Advertising, Simply Headsets and Preneur Group.

Lots of other people think he’s pretty good too! He’s been announced as the Global Runner-Up in the JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2009, the Southern Region Finalist in the Ernst & Young 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year, and a member of SmartCompany’s Top 30 Under 30.

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