EntreLeadership (giveaway!)

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by Tsh

Tsh is the founder of this blog and lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

This giveaway has now ended. Check back soon for the results!

This past spring, I attended a satellite feed in Austin of Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership one-day seminar. I left feeling jazzed about my work, stoked about the ideas percolating in my head, and motivated to get long-awaited ideas finally moving.

You may not agree with everything Dave says about money, but you’ve got to admit—he’s one heck of an entrepreneur. He built something major out of negative personal circumstances, and his business is growing like wildfire. He’s also an amazing leader, and knows how to motivate, encourage, and serve well.

Today, his new book of the same name releases. EntreLeadership is for anyone working, whether you’re employed by a Fortune 500 company or you’re setting up a cottage industry from your dining room table.

We’ve talked a lot on Simple Mom about working from home. If this is even an inkling of an interest for you, then you’ll need this book. EntreLeadership is his seminar on business leadership in book form.

Want to win one? Dave is giving 10 Simple Mom readers a copy of his new book!

How to enter

Simply leave a comment on this post, telling me why you’d like to win this book. (If you’re reading via email, you must click over to enter.)

This giveaway ends tomorrow, September 21 at 11:59. I’ll announce the winners soon after. I hope you win!

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  1. I am a big Dave fan and would love to put some of his ideas into practice for a blog business I have in mind!

  2. I would love to read this…am loving his otehr books and i am sure this is a success as well…

  3. I just added this to my “books I have to read” list. I would love to win it! Thanks for the giveaway. Dave Ramsey is one smart guy.

  4. I have been looking at this book! The information I have read so far seems like it is just what I am looking for-and when I finish with it I will share it with the next person looking to grow…

    We need to change up our routine here, and I want to be help my husband as we move through a huge transitition. God has allowed us to remain debt-free using the principles of Dave’s first book…am grateful that God is opening the doors to the next chapter…

  5. Left the practice of law when my middle daughter was diagnosed with cancer 10 years ago and underwent several years of chemo. Having enjoyed 10 years continuous remission, and with my youngest in 7th grade now, I have been debating whether to start up my own business combining my law license and organizational skills to help people get their affairs in order…or get a “real” job (if there is one to be had). A book like Dave’s could help evaluate which direction my life should take next.

  6. I’d love to win this book because I’ve started to transition from working full-time to working at home part-time, and will be transitioning to working for myself in June. I listen to Dave’s EntreLeadership podcast and my mind is blown with every episode. I’d really like to dive in deeper and get all the details in the book.

  7. My Dad has been a follwer of Dave Ramsey for several years. I’ve recently been learning about his ideas and would like to learn more! (Always listen to Dad, right?)

  8. I would love to win this book because my husband is brainstorming now about how to make the terrifying transition from working for a company to working for himself. We are both very excited, but need that extra nudge and words of wisdom in order to make the leap!

  9. I’d love to have a copy of this book!

  10. I’m in the process of turning my hobby into a business…this would be perfect for me!

  11. I work from home doing consulting and would love to read this book, gather some new ideas and ways to position myself for more business. I’ve heard of him, haven’t read or listened to anything from him yet.

  12. I’d love to read this book and improve my small design business!

  13. I love Dave! He has changed our lives, that’s for sure. I am willing to bet his new book will motivate and encourage me to help manage my Dad’s business. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  14. I am a part-time student, part-time school emplyee, and a full time parent. I would love to be able to earn money from home (cooking/care-taking) and finish my degree, while spending as much quality time possible with my teenager. This books sounds inspiring and motivational. I look forward to the read!

  15. I would like the book to help in discerning whether working from home, at an office (or simply as a mom) is feasible for our family. We left the city life, moved across the country, bought an old horse farm and had two babies in sixteen months, and are now trying to understand how to make this all work. Thanks for your blog. It has been a motivation and inspiration.

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    Amanda Gray says:

    Would so love to win this book! I am full of ideas, but lack the motivation and courage to jump on any of them!

  17. I need to take my home-work (education consulting) to the next level so this book interests me. I love to read for new info!

  18. My husband and I would love to move our home-based business ideas from dream to reality – I know this book would be a fabulous source of information and guidance!

  19. I would love to win this so I can get some pointers on starting a photography business

  20. I am in the process of starting up a home based business and any tips would be awesome. Especially from such a trusted source.

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    Michelle Brown says:

    I would L O V E to win this book! Dave Ramsey rocks!

  22. I’ve never known what I wanted to be when I grow up – even though I’m grown up now! I am searching for the right way to contribute what God has put inside me and would love to have this resource to help. Thanks!

  23. I would love to get this book for my husband. Dh and I went to FPU two years ago and we’re both self employed. We got to see Dave live last year and I’ve read all his books. What a neat opportunity!

  24. I love Dave Ramsey’s stuff and my family has been considering a few business ideas lately..so this looks helpful!

  25. I would LOVE to win this book! I’m stuck in the ‘development’ stage of and idea or two and the fear of failure has me hostage. What better motivation than this book? Thanks for the giveaway. ;)

  26. I’d love to win this book, because my husband has already asked for it for Christmas! He always has ideas percolating for his own business. I’d enjoy reading it too, because I’m sure I could apply a lot of it to my blogging strategy.

  27. We are due in 6 weeks and are struggling on finding ways to save more money. We already do the basics, no credit cars, clip coupons, etc. But we are open to anything-especially Dave Ramsey!

  28. What a great giveaway. I have been a Dave Ramsey fan for years. My husband and I became Gazelle Intense when our first born was two years old and we were able to get out of debt (minus our mortgage) in a year. We know have three precious children (with number four on the way) and to help make ends meet I sell baked goods out of my kitchen. It is a very small operation right now with a handful of orders a month but I am hoping, in God’s timing, more orders will roll in. I think Dave’s book would give me the confidence as well as business know-how I need to push me to the next level. Thanks! :)

  29. My husband is about to loose his job and we need to figure out what we are going to do. Should we move, should we start are own business? This book would really help.

  30. LOVE Dave Ramsey! M hubby and I are just starting his Financial Peace University class tonight at our local church. We can’t wait to learn all that Dave has to teach about finances and this book would be great for my home-based business!

  31. My husband and I have contemplated our own business for years. This would be a fantastic resource. I’ve been listening to Dave talk about this upcoming book for months. I’m extremely excited its finally here.

  32. I found a quote recently … “Find what you’re passionate about, and chase excellence, not money.” (Steve Liberati) My husband and I both have passions and skills that we would like to see develop into family business, but we both lack business skills! If this book would help us out … I am all for a copy! Thanks!

  33. We love Dave and have several ideas percolating – this would be awesome! Thank you for the opportunity!

  34. I would love to win this book to enrich the job I already am doing as executive director of a nonprofit, and to build something for my family for the future.

  35. My husband is a wounded veteran who is trying to start a non-profit to assist other wounded vets who are having trouble adjusting to civilian life. I’d love to win this book as a resource for him. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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    Sara Mummolo says:

    This book would definitely inspire me to follow my dreams. I recently saw Deepak Chopra this weekend in NYC at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition conference (as a guest) and he talked about leadership…he got be so inspired! I have been dreaming of starting a business and I think this book would be an excellent read!!

  37. I write and edit from home and my husband runs a photography business out of the house. We’d love this!

  38. My friend and I are starting a business doing what we love which is making handmade gifts from home. While we know about what we’re making we could really benefit from Ramsey’s expertise in terms of promoting our products and practising good business sense. I’m sure my husband would love to read this book too and apply Ramsey’s principles to motivate his young team in the company he works for.

    Thanks for introducing us to such valuable snippets on your website!

  39. Thanks for the opportunity to win/read this book. My husband and I are trying to figure out what the next step is for us. I think this book might help us calibrate some of our thoughts.

  40. I would love to win this. My last at-home business was a major fail, and I’d love to try again.

  41. I am nearing the end of my home-schooling career and would love some guidance as to what to do next!

  42. What a giveaway…the love and I are dreaming big for the future (aren’t we all?) and taking steps now that will hopefully inspire our darlings later (when they’re old enough to be inspired by something less tangible than surprise ice cream and Birdopoly :) Thanks for the opportunity, and for your lovely thoughts…

  43. My husband and I have been talking about how the Lord has been leading us in the area of business. We really enjoyed his Money Makeover booked (used it to help us get out of debt! wohoo!!) so I would be really interested in how his Entreleadership book might be able to help us discern business for us. Thanks for the giveaway Tsh and Dave!

  44. How timely that you are having this giveaway! I’m a big fan of Dave Ramsey, and I’ve recently started my own business here ar home.

  45. I would like to win this. We’re considering doing our folk art to sell, not just enjoy at home. We need additional income to help with our son’s college expenses. A small at home business seems to be in the realm of possibility for us.

  46. Oh I would LOVE to win this book. I am a mother of two LO’s and am balancing a WAH and WOH situation that allows me to provide for the boys while being able to homeschool them at the same time! Any bit of insight, guidance and of course motivation goes a long way! :) (I WOH at night with my performance side of my career – I am a violinist.)

  47. I would LOVE to win the book!! I’m starting out with my own business… a farm! In an age where we’re going into debt by depleting not only the earth but our bodies of good nutrition, I believe small farmers are the future. And I certainly want to do this right. The book would be an INCREDIBLE asset as I start out. Thank you so much for offering this giveaway – even if I don’t win one.

  48. My husband is self employed and would enjoy reading this book. Thanks!

  49. My husband and both own businesses, as well as raising 3 kids. We’ve done FPU with Dave Ramsey and loved every second of it! If his name is on it, I want to read it !

  50. Sounds awesome! I would love to have his book!

  51. I would love to win this book! I am graduating soon & will be looking to open my own business. This book would help me be successful from the start!

  52. My husband runs a small business with one other partner, and it would be great to get some expert advice! Thanks for the giveaway!

  53. We are big Dave fans here! I’d love to read this book!

  54. I LOVE Dave Ramsey and his advice on financial planning/ debt reduction. I am also a stay at home mom and Senior Stylist for Stella & Dot jewelry. I would love to glean from his wisdom on making my business more successful.

  55. My husband works for a family business and I would love to give this to him as a birthday present!

  56. I am a small business owner of 8years…doing well but can always use more direction. We have used saves ideas personally and can attest..they work…still in process!

  57. Dave Ramsey’s advice is so clear. I’d love to read this book to help my husband take his ideas to the next level.

  58. I am a “hands on” grandmother who will be having a change of lifestyle in a few months. My husband and I are talking about starting a home-based business as we will have more free time. We have been thinking about this for some time now and are trying to get things in order and laying the groundwork for our initial plan. This book would be a tremendous help to us. We are big Dave Ramsey fans and are excited to read the latest of his books.

  59. It would be very helpful to win this book. I’m just starting out as a community Sign Language Interpreter. Crossing my fingers that I will win a copy!

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    Christina Quinlan says:

    I need a fresh perspective on how to make my struggling at-home business work for me and my family while glorifying the Lord with it. After experiencing Dave’s Financial Peace University (FPU) earlier this year, I value his opinions and look forward to hearing what he has to say on this topic. FPU was a huge help to our family’s personal finances, and it turned out to be a great marriage builder as well. I love the work I do, but I find managing the “business” side of it really challenging. I have three young children at home and I need to make this venture soar. I could use some Ramsey-style motivation!

  61. I am a mom currently working outside of the home. Maybe a copy of Dave’s book could help me achieve my dream of starting a home business? I’ve love to read the book and find out! Thanks!

  62. I would love to win this book. My husband owns his own carpentry business and it is often a struggle. He is just entering the second year of owning the business and some good advice would be very welcome at this point! Thanks for the giveaway!

  63. I would love to win this book to help with my businesses!

  64. I am in the middle of starting an at-home business now that I am a new mom, and would love some more motivation and Dave’s expertise!

  65. What a great giveaway! Would love his new book.

  66. This sounds like the perfect book for me to read as I just found out about a promotion today – and I’ll have more responsibilities and more managerial tasks.

  67. My hubby works for his family’s business and is always looking for new inspiration. We are also planning on starting a business on our own that I can do from home. So yes, sign me up! : )

  68. i really would like to win this useful book, maybe i could get some new ideas to improve my online business. andat all, i would suggest it to my man as well, he’s a leader and he also could get some managing tips and tricks to get some more success at his work. anyway, thanks for the possibility;)

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    Wendy Jackson says:

    A few years ago, my husband and I decided to trust God and he left his real job making lots of money as a head Linux programmer so we could serve our church. He is now associate pastor at RiverRock Christian Fellowship, a small church serving about 150 people in central Maine. I homeschool five children, run our children’s church program, lead a small home group, mentor a few moms and try to make ends meet as creatively as I can. There just is not enough money right now and I have been talking about getting a job, but I cannot see how that would be possible with all the things I am already doing/being. My husband has said for years that I’d be a great blogger, I certainly have many passions to write on. He thinks I could earn money….really? I am a faithful follower of simplemom, occasionally checking out her weekend links, but SM is the only blog I have stuck with over the years. He thinks I could do all kinds of things to make money that isn’t bagging groceries or cleaning someone else’s toilets. But I honestly don’t believe it and I don’t feel I have the time to “waste” trying to make money that I don’t see myself making. It’s a terrible place to be. Dave Ramsey saved our marriage about 10 years ago (we were actually more poor back then, when we had a good income and no knowledge of how to handle money). We just celebrated our 20th anniversary this summer and in many ways we are thriving. My husband says I’m believing a lie when I believe I’m worth no more than bagging groceries and could not make a living any other way. But my experience with Dave R. is that he can say the same things my man says, only in a funny and motivational way that is believable to me. I’d like to read what Dave says, so, one day, my loving husband can smile and again say, “I told you so.”

  70. I have been in the corp world for about 12 years and your previous blogs on Working from Home have motivated me to take action. No one else is going to do it for me :) I have 3 little ones and I don’t want to miss their lives. I am ready to take that leap out of the corp world and would love the guidance this book can provide.

    Thank you for the opportunity!
    Kim

  71. I am self-employed as a doula and could definitely use some guidance on the business side of this work. I would also love to share this book with so many of my friends who are self-employed and/or starting businesses from home while they raise their children. What a great resource!

  72. I’ve been thinking about trying to start a homebased crafting business for a while now, I’d really like to give this a read :)

  73. Dave is such an inspiration on so many levels! Would love to see his take on the business world and how to make it work best for me!

  74. As an entrepreneur myself, I’d be honored to win a copy of EntreLeadership! Thanks!

  75. The reasonsI really, really need to win a copy of this book is because I am a huge fan of Dave Ramsey and I am a work from home mom who runs a small business. I started my business about 5 years ago and now have two part time employees. My husband is about to go back to school and we plan on solely living on the profits of my business for the next four years. When he graduates, we would like to sell the business, so that I can focus completely on being a homeschooling mom. As you can see, I need all of the help I can get. We currently have two wonderful children and one on the way. Please pick me!

  76. My husband and I would both benefit from this. We’re also big Dave Ramsey fans!

  77. I would love to win Dave’s new book. I recently began to stay at home with my boys full time but still occasionally teach on the side. I’ve also played around with a few ideas for businesses from home, but I’m quite intimidated by the idea. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Faith Personett says:

    This book would be a great tool towards realizing my goal of opening a bakery. Thank you for offering this giveaway. :)

  79. Hello!

    Dina Marie here. I enjoy reading your blog.

    Since I have been working at home as a blogger earlier this year and a consultant with Creative Memories, one of my dreams is to succeed with my work at home. I am constantly learning. I’m eager to learn something new! That book EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey would indeed help me of how to succeed in running my businesses at home.

    I hope that I get to win this book!

    Dina Marie

  80. My husband and I have several business ideas, but neither of us are big risk-takers. Hopefully reading this book will give us the confidence we need to bite the bullet!

  81. I could give you a song and dance about how I want to win this book and I do. I just want to read the book. I just started his money makeover and loved it. Thank you I love your email. Have learned a lot.

  82. I love Dave Ramsey’s books and I’ve done Financial Peace. I would love to have Dave’s latest book so that I can learn how to make the most of my job (as long as I have to be a working mom, I want it to count for something!).

  83. My husband and I have been making plans to start a small business melding each of our individual talents, but starting down this road is a scary thing! I have admired Dave Ramsey for a couple of years now and am sure that his writings could really be helpful for us.

  84. I run my own photography business, so this book would be perfect for me. And for all the crazy ideas my husband has brewing in his brain as well. Thanks for such a great giveaway!

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    LeighAnne Turner says:

    I would love to win this book because I am a writer who is just beginning my journey in blogging AND at the same time I’ve surrendered my finances to God and trying to learn to put my resources into His hands. I’ve not yet done a Dave Ramsey class but my husband has done several and he has been teaching me a lot of principles. I love the topic of leadership and I also think Dave Ramsey is a fantastic advocate of leadership!

  86. This book might be just what my husband needs! He works for himself as a builder and horse handler. He is very talented but somehow always struggling to get financially rewarded for all the effort he puts in.

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    Julie Holland says:

    Looks like a worthwhile read!

  88. I’m actually going to one of Dave’s EntreLeadership simulcasts next week. This book would be great to have since you can only take so many notes! My husband and I are fairly new owners of a retail business and neither of us feel confident as leaders and know we have a lot of room to grow yet.

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    Candice Kingston says:

    I would love to win this book! I am Beijing addicted to Dave Ramsey books and this one is not available at my library yet! Please pick me! Thanks!

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    Jennifer Schwab says:

    My husband is the biggest Dave fan ever. I already gifted him with a ticket to Dave’s talk in Grand Rapids, MI, and to give him the book would be just awesome.

  91. We have recently started following Ramsey’s plan. I would love to add this book to our library! Thanks!

  92. I would love to win Dave’s new book because I enjoy listening to him on the radio in the afternoons! While I cook and clean Dave is on in the background and I would love any additional wisdom I can glean from him!

  93. I would like to get this book because I need a kick or pushing for starting my business. I`m thinking about it 2 years and know I know for sure, one day I wont be full time office worker for somebodey else

  94. My husband and I are looking for smarter ways to use our gifts to maximize our time and create a way to start a business. This would be a HUGE asset to two people who are very creative but need direction.

  95. My husband has always been an entrepreneur. The last several years have been very difficult for us & I think this book would give him some new vitality and inspiration :)

  96. my husband is just starting up his small business. this would be invaluable.

  97. Desperately in need of motivation! This sounds like a great book

  98. Would LOVE to win this book to motivate me into doing what I love fulltime!!

  99. I will love to win this book.

  100. Thank you! I would love to read what Dave thinks about this issue, and how I can get it to work for me. With the children now out in school part day, I should have more time and can finally get projects done in timely manners. This means I might be able to start making some money – YAY! Thank you for this opportunity to try to pull myself up by the bootstraps! :-)