Provides a useful reference to most, if not all aspects of starting and operation of small businesses. The first chapter is a profile on small business and the increasing growth of entrepreneurship and why?
Learn the entrepreneurial "smarts" and what it "really takes" to become a successful entrepreneur. Learn some of the basics of accounting and evaluating financial statements. Incorporation for tax benefits.
The chapter on "Business Regulations" and the glossary of terms in business regulations is worth the price of this book alone.
Know the various type of business structures and which is best for the start-up business and the growth phases. Sales and Marketing know-how is a must for all young entrepreneurs. If you don't have customers to sell to, you don't have a business.
Learn of the growing importance of Customer Service. Chapter eight reveals why good employee relations equals more sales.
All young entrepreneurs will want to know about "start-ups", beyond and avoiding risks - methods to "go through the fire" and keys to survival.
The chapter on Due Diligence with 125 pertinent questions that must be answered when acquiring or merging a business. It can save the readers many times the fees of outside consultants.
The Author provides his experiences on his winners and losers and the "mess-ups". This is real experience from an experienced entrepreneur - learn to "win more than you lose".
The Conclusion chapter guides the start-up entrepreneur through the various phases of business start-up.
Sources of numerous assistance and financing are made available for direct contact.
The Appendix provides a wealth of information.
Keep this book readily available for easy access in your home office. It is an absolute "must" reference.