Make the leap and become an entrepreneur today
Are you living for the weekend? Are you dissatisfied at work? Are you itching to do something that is
important to you? How can you avoid the pitfalls that many first-time entrepreneurs have fallen
into? How do you explore whether entrepreneurship is right for you without giving up your day job?
Employee to Entrepreneur is your guide to leaving your job behind and building something for
Author and employee-turned-entrepreneur Steve Glaveski, shows you how to navigate the
challenges, find the entrepreneurial success that is right for you and become a better person along
the way. Employee to Entrepreneur combines storytelling with a step-by-step framework to teach
you how to effectively explore and leverage entrepreneurship to gain freedom, fulfillment and
Book features :
- understand what you want to do by first understanding yourself
- explore if entrepreneurship is right for you without giving up your day job
- avoid the common pitfalls faced by first-time entrepreneurs
- fund, test and prioritise your ideas in a fast and cost-effective way
- develop the mindset to succeed in your business.
If you’re ready to leave your cushy employee life behind and build a business and a life you believe
in, reading this essential guidebook is your first step to making it happen.
About the Author
Steve Glaveski is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, author and podcast host.
He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Collective Campus, an innovation hub, school and consultancy
based in Australia and Singapore that works with large organizations and startups to unlock their
potential so that they can create more impact for humanity and give their employees more fulfilling
and meaningful work.
Since 2015, Steve has grown CC from a team of just two with no brand or revenue to a nine-person
team and a seven-figure business, with a client list that includes the likes of Microsoft, Village
Roadshow, Charter Hall, Telstra, National Australia Bank, King & Wood Mallesons, Clifford Chance,
Maddocks, Mills Oakley, Asahi Beverages, Australian Unity, MetLife Insurance and Sportsbet.
Collective Campus has also been home to and incubated over 50 startups who have collectively
raised more than US$12M.
Recently, Steve founded Lemonade Stand, a children's entrepreneurship program for 9-12 year olds
that teaches them the fundamentals of design thinking, the lean startup philosophy, coding, 3D
modelling and AR. The program has been rolled out across Australia and Singapore to over 1,000
"If you’ve thought about making the leap to become an entrepreneurr, this is a manual for making it happen. Steve Glaveski has done it successfully, and he shares his experiences and insights to make the transition easier."
Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS, GIVE AND TAKE, and OPTION B with Sheryl Sandberg
"This book is a framework to inspire aspiring innovators to make the leap—to evolve from employees/pawns of stagnant and dying corporations suffering “paralysis by analysis,” to successful entrepreneurs who can embrace the right risks, walk the edge of uncertainty with confidence and good judgment, avoid (most) beginners mistakes and turn the inevitable failures into future triumphs. An optimistic book, well-articulated and worthwhile; an antidote to doomsday prophecies about the future of work."
Whitney Johnson, Thinkers50 Leading Management Thinkers, author of the bestselling Build an A Team, and critically-acclaimed Disrupt Yourself
"A must read for anyone looking to make the transition from what Steve calls 'miserably comfortable' at a large organisation to the freedom and fulfilment that comes with entrepreneurship."
Cy Wakeman, Author of No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results
"Steve takes his personal learnings from years of doing the work and packages them up into one concise book – making his hard-won insights available to all of us."
Pascal Finette, Singularity University Chair for Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation
"Being a successful employee and a successful entrepreneur require two different toolkits. This book helps people acquire the tools they need to make the move successfully"
Nathan Chan, CEO and Publisher of Foundr Magazine