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Engineer to Entrepreneur

By Rick De la Guardia

Starting, managing, and owning an engineering firm can be a daunting experience. Engineer to Entrepreneur: Success Strategies to Manage Your Career and Start Your Own Firm provides practical steps at key career points to reach your professional goals in any engineering discipline. Rick De La Guardia leads the aspiring entrepreneur through the process from undergraduate class choices, through first jobs, to opening an office and running a consulting firm. Divided into three main sections for the student, beginning engineer, and company owner, De La Guardia provides background information, suggested activities, and detailed steps to make the most of each stage of your career. Personal examples from his own career are used to illustrate real-life issues and decisions facing entrepreneurs as you find your niche, expand your contacts, and launch your firm. Engineer to Entrepreneur will help engineers in any discipline rethink your career and take charge of your future.