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Rise of the Youpreneur: The Definitive Guide to Becoming the Go-To Leader in Your Industry and Building a Future-Proof Business

Narrated by: Chris Ducker
Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
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In late 2014, internationally acclaimed blogger and podcaster Chris Ducker coined the term “Youpreneur” to describe the rise of the personal brand entrepreneur, a new business model that very few people saw coming. Since then, the Youpreneur has risen to the top across sectors.   

A Youpreneur transcends the old rules of business and builds a sustainable business from the foundation of their experience, interests, and personality - their personal brand. Youpreneurs draw an engaged, loyal audience even as they pursue varying, changing interests. They play by their own rules, and they reap the benefits.   

Ready to pivot for the last time, guarantee the success of your business, and become the go-to leader in your industry? Chris Ducker will show you how to develop the business of you and build a future-proof business model.

©2018 Chris Ducker (P)2018 Chris Ducker

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Great listening!

Really enjoyed Chris's storytelling and the ideas he presents provide a great foundation and the steps required to successfully move yourself forward in your own journey.

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rise of the youprenuer

Loved the book. The case studies and strategies are very useful and thought provoking. Chris' narration is great fit if you are a regular listener to Youpreneur.FM.Thanks Chris

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  • Bob Gentle
  • 05-01-2019

build your business around you and never look back

I have this book and in hard copy ( 2copies ), kindle and now audible. it's the definitive road map to success in the 21st century. Chris D is unknowingly the godfather of my business. I've rebuilt and repositioned and am finally living the dream after fifteen years in business.

Thanks Chris.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-05-2019

Essential reading for solo entrepreneurs

Chris Ducker’s audiobook ‘Rise of the Youpreneur’ is a thorough guideline for how and why to start up a solo entrepreneurial business, and become a Youpreneur. Chris uses personal experience and years of deep insight to clarify what is essential and then lays out a roadmap to take you through the journey. Chris emphasises the importance of personal one-to-one relationships and how being different and becoming ‘someone’s favourite, is what helps you stand out from the crowd. The book is well written and structured and makes the content highly accessible. Chris offers an excellent portfolio of additional online resources that are only available to readers or listeners. I gained a lot from listening to the audiobook version and a second reading of the paperback version. If this is the type of business you would like to establish I would recommend that this book is essential reading.

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  • Ex-Ordinary Life
  • 26-02-2020

Meet the Ducker!

Chris is an over-deliverer, whether in person or via his products and services. This book overflows with actionable advice from someone who practises what he preaches.

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  • Jan Watson
  • 16-10-2019

Awesome

Such a practical, thought provoking book, written and read very well with useful actionable advice. Thoroughly recommended.

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  • Fiona McGuire
  • 26-06-2019

Some much to work on!

Loved this book. Real actionable tips and advice without feeling overwhelmed. Definitely work a listen.

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  • David Powers
  • 19-06-2019

Great book

Lots of information in one place, rather than snippets in other books. Will probably listen to again.

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  • Martin Koss
  • 07-06-2019

Lead Generator for a $549 membership.

This may well be the most amazing business book ever to see the light of day but when an author plugs his website in the first few pages (or minutes in the audio version) and that link is the opening page of the sales pitch for a $549 per year membership, I'm ticked off.

Now I am listening to the book wondering if he is giving me all I expected from the book or just enough to get me all perked up and ready to shell out money that I simply don't have.

Here's a man who has made a gazzillion millions of pounds, shillings and pence but rather than make it affordable to learn some tricks of the trade, he makes the learning only reachable to people who already have a reasonable bit of surplus cash sat waiting to be spent on doing better.

That's not me and I wager that it's not many people in this day and age where earning is tough enough but hanging on to a few quid at the end of the month is even tougher, for most people.

When I buy a book, I want to have the feeling that the quthor is giving me everything he or she can squeze into the pages but when I am being, essentially, pitched to before I've emptied my first cup of coffee or filled my first page of notes, much of my optimism and hope turns to doubt and concern about the real agenda behind the book.

Let me read the book and then invite me to join your newsletter but not in the first few pages... For goodness sake!

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  • Evelfa
  • 15-04-2019

Such a useful guide!

I loved this book, and I'll re-listen again and again. At he start of my business I now feel that I have a great plan to get my business where I want it to be!

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  • Dan Maggs
  • 04-04-2019

A must listen business book!

Chris Ducker sure knows his stuff! Virtual Freedom was a game changer for me & this book is no different! Currently through the build phase.... into marketing! Growing nicely! Exciting stuff! A must listen!

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  • Jessica Barron
  • 03-04-2019

Actionable - The best business book I've found

Beautifully put together in an amazing actionable way. I left with a massive list of things I could do moving forward. I've recommended this book to so many people. This isn't just a game changer, it's THE game changer. The author's love and passion for helping shines through. I've even booked to go to his live events twice this year. Brilliant and my business is already reaping the benefits. Thank You Chris!