Unemployable! by David Thomas Roberts

The Renegade CapitalistTM Says Make Yourself Unemployable!

This may be the best time in history to start a business. Best-selling author David Thomas Roberts, Renegade CapitalistTM and serial entrepreneur since age twenty-one, has created a guide for those who are no longer content to have someone else dictating their daily commute, their income, schedules and vacations. What does it really take for someone to jump off the employment treadmill and participate in the free enterprise system, unencumbered by traditionally accepted myths? Roberts lays out business strategies and principles in his book Unemployable! How to Be Successfully Unemployed Your Entire Life (Defiance Press and Publishing, LLC).

In Roberts’ quest to find new and innovative investments, the best business plan submitted through the Renegade CapitalistTM website (http://renegadecapitalist.com) will be awarded up to $25,000 in investment money. He is also available for speaking engagements and consulting services for new business owners.

Always challenging the status quo, Roberts has built a lifetime of success in defiance of accepted business norms which has led him to be dubbed the “Renegade CapitalistTM.”

In college, Roberts became discouraged because no one was teaching him what he wanted to understand: how to become an entrepreneur. He then dropped out and within a year opened a multimillion air freight business with his brother. The downturn in the oil industry caught Roberts by surprise and eventually the business failed. Roberts took many valuable lessons from this experience.

Undaunted, Roberts launched another business which he later successfully sold.  Roberts has built numerous successful businesses; he is the founder and CEO of Teligistics, a leading multi-million-dollar telecom technology management firm started with $1,000 on a folding card table in a closet. Now, acknowledging the need for more opportunities, classes and degree paths for aspiring entrepreneurs, Roberts has advised major universities and MBA programs on the creation of degree paths and curriculum for entrepreneurial studies.

Roberts has two best-selling political thrillers to his credit, Patriots of Treason (2012) and A State of Treason (2014). Inspired by his four children, he recognized the need for an unconventional business book to share his expertise. Roberts will soon release his fourth book, a continuation of the political thriller series, and is working on several more business books digging deeper into the principles of Unemployable!

Roberts lives with his wife of thirty-four years near Houston, Texas. He has four grown children and two grandchildren. For more information, please visit http://renegadecapitalist.com and http://davidthomasrobertsauthor.com

Unemployable! How to Be Successfully Unemployed Your Entire Life
Defiance Press and Publishing, LLC
By David Thomas Roberts
Available at fine bookstores everywhere and online
ISBN: 9780996259040

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Reviews:

Kirkus Reviews: “….Roberts makes a strong case that some people are ‘unemployable’ because, like him, they are better served founding their own companies and working for themselves. In engaging short chapters that include both personal anecdotes and a smattering of advice, Roberts covers….a worthwhile, fundamental introduction to key business topics….”

Randy Council, COO and Co-Founder of Teligistics Inc.: “Unemployable! is a great read, a real-life success story based on the fundamentals of success lost in our parental and educational systems. It should be a MANDATORY read for all high school seniors and their parents.”

Robert E. Marling, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Woodforest Financial Group, Inc.: “Enjoyable to read, filled with compelling facts, and powerfully to the point, Unemployable! is a must read for anyone preparing to take that leap into the world of ‘unknowns’ that we call ‘entrepreneurship.”’

Randal Miller, President, New Summit Advisors: “…boldly honest. He is not afraid to speak the truth about the challenges he has faced as an entrepreneur for over 30 years. No filler, no fluff, reading Unemployable! is like having a successful mentor available at your fingertips.”

Amazon readers say:

Jeff Davidson, author and speaker, Breathing Space Institute: “A long term veteran of entrepreneurship himself, Thomas explains why now is one of the greatest times possible for you to be in your own business and he offers action steps for you to succeed….His description of ‘renegade capitalism’ is priceless, and if you think that you can be a renegade capitalist yourself, this is the book for you.”

Susan Keefe: “I agree with everything that the author David Thomas Roberts has written. This book is absolutely packed with good advice. If you have the thirst to be your own boss then this is the book for you! It is practical, informative, down to earth and yet at the same time so inspirational.”

Daisy S.: “…a very insightful and realistic book. If one is considering going into business for oneself, this book I believe would be worth reading….encouraging, helpful and more realistic than others I read in the past.”

Pam G.: “…an enjoyable read from start to finish….I really enjoyed this book on a personal level. He nailed my character traits and the joys and challenges that I’ve found with running my own business….his enthusiasm and energy come across in his writing….I plan to give this book to my 16-year-old son, as he is searching for what he wants to do as a career, and doesn’t see himself sitting in a cubicle from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.”

Amazon Customer: “Impressive and educational!…if you’ve ever had the mindset to become an entrepreneur, this book helps in the transition from, ‘I wish I could,’ to ‘wow, maybe I can too.’

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