aHess and Goetz present a roadmap for how to avoid the things that can cause you to stumble and how to build a business the right way.a aJEFF ZEIGLER, CEO, TechTurn.com, Austin, TX aWhen I started my graphic design business, I knew I had enough talent to impress and keep my clients, but I struggled with the day to day running of the business. So, You Want To Start A Business? is the blueprint I needed to get organized and put all the right things in place.a aKORY BAILEY, Owner, Creative Counterpart Build the Successful Company Youave Always Wanted to Own! Avoid the 8 disastrous operational mistakes that kill new businesses Walk step-by-step through the entire process of building a winning business Master 55 amazingly simple rules of business success For every entrepreneur and potential entrepreneur...no previous business experience necessary! Launch the winning business youave always wantedabor make more money in the business youave already started! More than 5, 000, 000 new businesses are started each yearabbut 70% of them will fail. Now, two renowned experts on entrepreneurship identify the 8 akiller mistakesa that cause most business failuresaand give you the knowledge, tools, and hands-on advice to avoid them, so you can build a business that thrives. Unlike other books on entrepreneurship, this book focuses on the crucial operational issues associated with consistent profitability. Youall learn how to identify the right opportunities and customers; design winning products and services; set the right prices; overcome customer inertia; avoid common day-to-day management mistakes; find and keep good employees; and finally, smoothly manage growth. Throughout, the authors draw on real life entrepreneurial experiences, case studies, and leading-edge research. Thereas nothing theoretical here: This is fast-paced, 100% practical advice you can use to make your business dreams and goals come trueastarting right now. What really makes a successful entrepreneur? What they do, how they act...and how to find your best path to business success Get the 3 aWsa right from the start What will you sell, who will buy itaand why will they buy it? 55 simple, indispensable rules for success What you must know about customers, competitors, and your employees The art and science of managing people, operations, and growth Create processes, set priorities, maximize quality, measure peopleaand improve every dayThereas nothing theoretical here: This is fast-paced, 100% practical advice you can use to make your business dreams and goals come trueastarting right now. What really makes a successful entrepreneur?
|Title||:||So, You Want to Start a Business?|
|Author||:||Edward D. Hess, Charles D. Goetz|
|Publisher||:||FT Press - 2008-08-20|