Jack Roseman at Coffee, Tea & Read

Cynthia CloskeyEvents

Jack Roseman, author of Outrageous Optimism: Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Journey, will appear at “Coffee, Tea and Read” on October 1 at 2pm.

From the press release:

Jack Roseman, Pittsburgh’s entrepreneur expert, says, “No is only an obstacle to yes.” He will tell us how to turn “no” into “yes” as he shares his brand of outrageous optimism in facing life and growing your business at the Book & Author Series – Coffee, Tea and Read at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2006 at the Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland.   He will read from his book, Outrageous Optimism: Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Journey, dialogue with the audience and sign books. Local gourmet coffee and tea house specialties will be available in the Carnegie Library.

Jack Roseman, Director of the Roseman Institute, was formerly the John R. Thorne Professor of Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University where he taught for 13 years. Prior to that, he founded three companies and was President of On-Line Systems, an American Stock Exchange company eventually sold to Sprint. To learn more about Jack, please visit his websites: www.RosemanInstitute.com and www.outrageousoptimism.com.

Jack Roseman walks the walk, proceeds from this book go to charity and 30% of his book sales on October 1st will benefit the Junior League of Pittsburgh.

Jack Roseman wrote Outrageous Optimism: Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Journey along with Steve Czetli, and he offers a unique view of a life in entrepreneurship, with valuable tips and advice on dozens of topics that can save you time and help your company grow. Drawing on Jack’s experience as negotiator, entrepreneur, Carnegie Mellon University professor and president of a publicly held company, the book is a quick read with a tangible payoff for aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesspeople.

Joining Jack at Coffee, Tea and Read:

Abby Mendelson introduces the 3rd edition of The Pittsburgh Steelers: The Official Team History.

Paola Corso, reads from her short story collection Giovanna’s 86 Circles, named Best Short Stories of 2005 by The Montserrat Review and a John Gardner Fiction Book Award Finalist. She writes about the Italian immigrant experience in Pittsburgh.

Tickets are $20 per person and $10 per student with ID.   Purchase tickets online at www.jlpgh.org, by calling 412-422-8580. Tickets will also be available at the event.