New Book Inspires Readers to Follow their Dreams

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Author George H. Seaberg utilizes business experience to guide readers during tough economic times

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In today’s economic climate, it can be difficult to create a successful new business. In his new book Where Angels Fear to Tread: One man's journey in starting his small business (published by WestBow Press) author and entrepreneur George H. Seaberg offers keen insights based on his personal experience building his own company during a similar recession in the 1970s.

Where Angels Fear to Tread explains how Seaberg’s small manufacturing business of less than 150 persons succeeded in the highly-competitive world market. It is based on the notes and diary Seaberg kept as he ventures through the startup and growth of his company. Also included are writings from prominent authorities in the business world.

An excerpt from the book:

A small company fits the description of being fragile, while at the same time being very strong. This dichotomy usually comes from not having very much financially but also having a very strong commitment and a will to succeed in spite of difficult circumstances. When there is nowhere else to go, you just have to dig in and tough it out. I have only read of a small number of companies that ever had a smooth, troublefree beginning.

Seaberg’s book shows readers how to start and operate a business through a people-oriented approach, rather than a systems (formulas and figures) approach. “I want readers to have a ‘Can Do’ positive attitude to follow their dreams of owning a business.”

About the Author
George H. Seaberg is as a graduate engineer with post-graduate work towards an MBA. He was involved in management capacities for almost ten years before beginning his dream of starting and owning his own company in 1973, from the beginnings in the basement of his home as the only full-time employee to becoming a manufacturing company of 120 persons when he sold it in 2006.

His writing experience includes an article for Modern Castings, an article for the engineering school magazine, a story for a national building systems design magazine, and a monthly column for the Illinois Professional Engineer entitled Ecologic. He lives with his wife of 50 years in Riverdale, Iowa, where they have lived for almost 40 years. They have three married children and seven grandchildren.

WestBow Press is a strategic self-publishing alliance of Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world’s largest Christian publisher, and Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) — the world leader in the popular self-publishing industry segment. Through this partnership, authors benefit from the rich publishing heritage of Thomas Nelson and the speed-to-market advantages of the ASI self-publishing model. Titles published through WestBow Press are evaluated for sales potential and considered for publication under the Thomas Nelson imprint. Thomas Nelson, Inc. continues to “inspire the world” with distribution of products in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, or to start publishing today, visit or call (866)-928-1240. Follow us @westbowpress on Twitter for the latest news.


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