Stuart Skorman offers Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur: Why I Can't Stop Starting Over.
Entrepreneur Stuart Skorman-the founder of Elephant Pharmacy, Hungryminds.com, Reel.com, and Empire Video-grew up in a retailing family in Ohio. He worked every kind of job, from cab driver to professional poker player to CEO. In this entertaining, personal account of his coming-of- age in the business world, Skorman gives an insider's view of what it takes to start a business from the ground up. He offers his hard-won lessons in business for any entrepreneur or small businessperson who wants to create a company that has a heart and soul. He reveals what he learned about marketing while working a stint as a rock band manager and bares his soul about his failure during the dot-com bubble. He describes in vivid terms the roller coaster ride of the entrepreneur in good times and bad and explains how to survive in today's uncertain business environment- Cody's Books
Founder, Elephant Pharmacy, Hungry Minds.com, Reel.com
Stuart Skorman has 35 years of retail industry experience and is a pioneer in information-rich retailing. He founded and served as CEO of Hungry Minds, Inc., an online education site that he sold to IDG Books nearly three years ago. He also founded and served as CEO of Reel.com, an e-commerce retailer, based in Berkeley, CA, which was sold to Hollywood Video for 100 million dollars in 1998. Skorman pioneered his movie recommendation system as founder and CEO of Empire Video, which he sold to Blockbuster Video. Prior to working in the retail video industry, Skorman served at Bread & Circus in a variety of operating and board roles.