James Bird Guess

Biography

Homeless after high school and at rock bottom of his life, James Bird Guess discovered a success process called Grinding, in which a person creates success using ambition, vision, strategy and perseverance.

Starting with only $1,000, poor credit, and a dream to become a millionaire, James single-handedly built a quarter million dollar enterprise selling products from the trunk of his car. Deciding to pursue his passion more than profit, he founded James Bird Guess International Success Academy, a leadership training and research company that trains thousands of managers and business leaders from organizations across the world, with one goal - to inspire the best performance out of people.

From homeless to successful boot-strapping entrepreneur, to a world-renowned speaker and trainer, James is also the best-selling author of the book, How I Made a Quarter Million Dollar$ From the Trunk of My Car.

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Books

The Leadership Virus: Inspire, Influence, and Infect People with Energy and Enthusiasm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Whether it's managing up to your boss and other authority figures, or working to influence unmotivated and negative co-workers, this book will help you gain an in-depth perspective on what makes people tick and how to get desired results regardless of your title or level of authority. You'll learn you can't change people, but you can change how they respond to you. Be a virus and infect them!
Lead Like Water: Many Can Manage, Few Can Lead
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
What is it that makes some leaders remarkably better than others? The most successful authentic leaders are like water—instead of just being powerful, they are essential. When they leave organizations, others follow them, even to competitors. When they leave prematurely, teams get dehydrated, morale dries up, and entire departments and organizations collapse.
The Grinders: Why Few Succeed, Many Fail, and Most Die Average in Business and Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Kim is a stay-at-home wife who can no longer suppress her dreams of starting her own business. Her husband turns abusive after discovering her ambitions to become an entrepreneur. Behind the scenes of Kim’s life are two forces that will battle each other to shape her destiny—Success and Failure.
How I Made a Quarter Million Dollar$ From the Trunk of My Car: Real-Life Lessons on Making Money, Entrepreneurship & Success
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Join world renowned speaker, author and trainer, James Bird Guess through his journey of being homeless to building a half-million dollar enterprise from the trunk of his car, starting with only $1,000, poor credit and a dream to become a millionaire.

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