An Entrepreneur Grows in a Capitalist Culture

Preparation and Luck

Non-Fiction - Business/Finance
124 Pages
Reviewed on 07/23/2017
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Author Biography

Taylor N. Thompson Sr has over fifty years of experience as an Officer and Director of small businesses and has participated in many business organizations. After selling his own business be has been associated with a New York City investment bank specializing in the sale and merger of businesses. He is now Chairman of Millrock Technology Inc, a high technology company. Mr. Thompson was educated at Columbia University in New York City. He received a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and a Masters in Business.
Mr. Thompson was the Founder/President of FTS Systems Inc. of Stone Ridge, an international scientific equipment manufacturer. He sold the company in 1996 and retired in 1998. Prior to establishing his own company he was Executive Vice-President of The VirTis Company Inc of Gardiner, NY, also a scientific instrument manufacturer. He served as an Air Force officer for three years in the communications field.
He has published many papers on the subject of Freeze-drying and has lectured internationally on the subject. He and his wife Elizabeth have six children and six grandchildren and live in Kingston, New York.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Arya Fomonyuy for Readers' Favorite

What does it take to be successful as an entrepreneur? An Entrepreneur Grows in a Capitalist Culture: Preparation and Luck by Taylor N Thompson Sr. takes readers into the heart of one man’s experience as an entrepreneur, the man who founded FTS Systems Inc. of Stone Ridge, an international scientific equipment manufacturing company, sold the company in 1996 and retired two years later. In this book, readers uncover some striking points and principles that can help them on the path to becoming successful entrepreneurs. In this nonfiction book, the author combines his personal experience with insights from working in a capitalist social system, and how such an experience arms individuals with tools and strategies to successfully launch their own business and make it thrive.

An Entrepreneur Grows in a Capitalist Culture: Preparation and Luck tells a very interesting and inspiring story for readers who want to become successful entrepreneurs, a story that is loaded with lessons. Taylor N Thompson Sr. writes with simplicity and the confidence of one who speaks from inside success. I found the author’s life very interesting and enjoyed the fact that he wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and that he has had to endure long hours of grunt hard work. Every story of success involves great preparation, and this book shows readers just how to do it. As one reads from page to page, one is both entertained and informed, having access to some of the management skills and tools required for success in business and in life. This book is a gift for those who want to create their own businesses and those who would love to inspire others to pursue success in business.