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Learn the other secrets to success from the founder of Boost Juice.

In The Accidental Entrepreneur, author Janine Allis shares the secrets and skills that took her from housewife to entrepreneur to head of a multinational corporation. As the founder of Boost Juice, Janine has journeyed from zero formal business training to leading a company with over 400 stores in 12 countries. This audiobook takes you down the long road that she travelled, including some quirky stops along the way, and gives you valuable insight into taking the alternative road to business success. You'll learn how she captured the hearts of consumers with her "love life" philosophy and how to hang on to your core values, build the right team, listen to your customers, and market like the big boys. As a working mother of four, Janine understands the demands of modern life and shows you how you can accomplish your goals without sacrificing your health or your relationships in the process.

Boost Juice is in more countries than any other juice bar in the world, employs 6,000 people, and for the past four years has grown by an average of 30 stores and four countries every year. And it all began with one housewife in her Melbourne kitchen! Big ideas often start out small, and this audiobook shows you how to nurture them into achieving their full potential. Learn how a company grows from kitchen table to $AUD135 million per annum. Explore and apply Janine Allis' practical tips for success. Identify and develop the skills you need to get where you want to be. Overcome the common obstacles that can throw you off course.

If you think the only way to build a prosperous business is to go to a top business school, think again! Janine Allis is living proof that alternative paths are valid. The Accidental Entrepreneur charts her course and provides you with directions to the destination you crave.

©2016 Janine Allis (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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  • 27-07-2016

Fantastic a Great Read

This has been the best business book I have read. I resonated with everything Janine had to say. An honest, simplistic, ins and outs of setting up her business and moving forward. Definitely the approach I want for my new business. Will be listening again.

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Enjoyable and Informative

I found this book quite enjoyable. But think it is more of a biography than a book for a budding entrepreneur.
Janine has had a really great life, but found the doting over her husband a bit overwhelming and is pasted in nearly every paragraph somewhere.Because of this, I found the book a bit boring and unprofessional.
However, all that being said, it is an enjoyable book, and there is some information in there, just not a lot.

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Inspirational Journey

Janine’s journey is truly inspirational! With no formal education but a zest to give it her very best in everything she does and an innate belief in her own self worth she achieves turning the ordinary into extraordinary!! I had the honour of seeing Janine speak recently at the Entrepreneurs Summit in Melbourne (Aug 2018) when I had almost finished listening to this audible and she only added to how I already viewed her as an empowered woman but to see her live, I could not help but sense her poise, grace and fluent wisdom towards life and meeting her the depth of sincerity in her eyes spoke volumes. They say timing is everything and this was perfection, Janine you’ve enhanced my journey in building an empire incredibly so. A must read for anyone walking an Entrepreneurs life, to think bigger than big itself and power ahead! Love this book! Thank you Janine Allis for sharing your story, be inspired - I am! ❤️

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Really struggled with this book, want to love it but just couldn't. Especially with her being so successful. Disappointed

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Brilliant!

What an incredible and useful account with practical ‘pro tips’ throughout.
Have your notebook at the ready and take action!
Loved it.

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Great book for franchising and scaling of business

Enjoyed the book. Great advice and have to be impressed with Janine for achieving everything she has done. Thanks for the sections on franchising and scaling up of business. Well done

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Loved it!

What a wonderful story and I now have so much more respect & admiration for the Boost brand - Janine really gave it her all and I love the tips thrown in now & then. I just started a business so it was refreshing to hear of the hard work put in, it wasn’t just luck for Janine, she sacrificed a lot & worked her backside off!
The narrator read so well too. Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommended!! A+++

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Loved this book!

Janine is a massive inspiration! I didn't read this book because I was wanting to start a business, I was actually just interested in learning of Janine's journey in starting Boost. I've really thought a lot about Janine's advice and will take a lot of it on board not just in business but in my career and life as well.

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amazing

I really really really loved this book hung on evrry word. Janine is a true inspiration and although she doesn't commentate you can feel the passion for her business. Very good sound advice for business and life in general. defiantly recommened a billion out of 10! I really want to buy a Boost store the philosophy behind the company, passion, love and professionalism is contagious.

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Loved it

A good combination of an interesting bio and a management book. good naration. Very good to listen.

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  • Aubrey Morris
  • 06-11-2016

Great book by Janice Allis.

Would you consider the audio edition of The Accidental Entrepreneur to be better than the print version?

Book offers great advice and inspiration for leaders and those in management, and those who are leaders of companies and organizations. Witty, funny, truthful and candid book. Love the stories and the experiences Janice writes about. She encourages one to chase their dream and to be passionate.

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The inspiration dose of inspiration

An honest approach to explaining the sacrifice that comes with building an empire. So happy to find a yachtie thriving! This book gave me hope that there are bigger and even greater things coming your way after working on boats, if you willing to put the grit in❤

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  • Claire Symeonides
  • 22-10-2017

An easy listen, but not as in-depth as I was hoping for

The story of Janine's success provided a good overview of Boost's growth as a company, and was easy to listen to. There were some soft-skills tips and business insights, however most were common sense and not as in-depth as I was hoping for. If you are interested in more of the nitty-gritty of early entrepreneurship and growing a business, this book isn't for you.

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  • 28-04-2017

Down to earth

This is a very useful listen to any business owner/entrepreneur looking to understand the key aspects of running a successful business, the personal experiences shared by Janine are full of nuggets of wisdom and adaptable to various types of businesses & circumstances.

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