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Jacob Wright States Staying In Business Implies Having A Passion For Business

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  • Date Added : 2/3/2009
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Jacob Wright

  • Founder, Action Companies Group
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1978 (Age: 42 years old)
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
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Jacob Wright is a successful entrepreneur in many realms of the hospitality industry. A serial entrepreneur who started his first business at age 18, Wright has founded and led successful businesses in the action sports, website development, real estate development, restaurant and hotel industries. He is co-founder and president of Action Companies Group, which develops, manages and owns restaurant and hotel properties. From his base in Syracuse, N.Y., Wright leads a team of 200 associates who are now focused on building leadership in the limited-service hotel segment.

I was running my business while I went to school. I have never really known anything else. It was a situation where I had a mentor early and he was an officer at GE. He reported to Jack Welch. Without him, I wouldn't be here today. I think that's important when you start out. He said there is ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Background As An Entrepreneur and Entry into Real Estate and Entertainment
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 2 min. 20 sec.
Video 2 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Advantages Of Building Away From Cities
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 3 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Hard Work As An Essential Plan Of Being In Business
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 1 min. 10 sec.
Video 4 of 13 Jacob Wright States Staying In Business Implies Having A Passion For Business
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 0 min. 56 sec.
Video 5 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Risk Management Metrics
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 1 min. 43 sec.
Video 6 of 13 Jacob Wright Shares Anecdote About Early Financing
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 2 min. 32 sec.
Video 7 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Work-Life Balance And Family Relationships
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 8 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Mentoring And Reading To Keep Mind Away From Business
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 0 min. 32 sec.
Video 9 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses The Merits Of Partnerships
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 0 min. 59 sec.
Video 10 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Networking And Confidence In Finding Investors
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 1 min. 5 sec.
Video 11 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Advantages Of Being Focused
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 12 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Reasons For Investing In Real Estate
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
  • 0 min. 44 sec.
Video 13 of 13 Jacob Wright Discusses Lifelong Difficulties With Financing
  • Jacob Wright - Lecture - Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • 2/3/2009
  • Jacob Wright
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