The Business Owner's Book Club List
As a business owner I'm always searching the business books shelves for that great find to learn that extra little thing that I can turn into gold.
So this week's book club selection is a celebration of business books to help inspire and empower business women around the world. I hope you find your nugget (bucketful) of gold here so your business can flourish and fulfil your dreams!
Small Business Savvy: A Woman's Guide to Building a Business
Whether you're about to build a business from the ground up - or buy an existing one - Small Business Savvy shows you how to succeed. Authors Normal J. Rist and Katina Z. Jones are entrepreneurial pioneers who have successfully launched their own small businesses, as well as worked as consultants to more than 500 women-owned businesses across the country. These two incredible mentors are your guides through the process of creating, launching, and expanding your business. They've seen it all, and understand the issues you face every day as a female small business owner.
Real You Incorporated: 8 Essentials for Women Entrepreneurs
Real You Incorporated empowers women entrepreneurs. The book provides insights for women on how to discover and love their personal brand, and how to bring it into the market as a real business—unique and different. In the first section of the book, Find It Within You, readers will learn how to express internal personality, passions and essence to define the internal brand. In the second section, The Competitive Advantage, readers learn how to extend the internal message into the world—to their partners, employees and ultimately their customers.
Stop the Cash Flow Roller Coaster, I Want to Get Off!
If you peek behind the curtain of small businesses that fail, you’ll uncover an uncomfortable secret. Many businesses fail because they simply run out of cash. No cash. No business. And one more listing on the Small Business Obituary Page. In this book, you will discover simple but powerful tactics and techniques you can start using immediately to improve the cash flow in your small business. This practical, real world resource, written by a veteran small business owner and accountant, serves as a step-by-step roadmap for novice and experienced business owners looking to move beyond the “feast or famine” syndrome so common among small businesses.
Smart Women and Small Business
The goal of this book is to get you started on the path to a successful career in the small business world, a world that needs experienced, smart, versatile women like you to join its ranks. Smart Women and Small Business is the ultimate professional guide for mid-career, business-minded women who want to achieve the same independence and success as their entrepreneurial male peers—but in their own way.
The Girls' Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Business
Only 3% of women-owned businesses in the U.S. gross a million dollars or more in revenue. It doesn't have to be that way, according to Solovic. Women face deeply ingrained challenges on their way to wealth, from a discomfort with talking about money to a fear of success, but are also more inclined to create flexible working environments that cater to the needs of their employees as well as to the bottom line. Solovic lays out the steps to success: chutzpah, determination, managing changing relationships, keeping employees and customers happy, getting and maintaining credit, overcoming gender bias and creating a successful business plan and a solid brand.
The Business Sale System
The Business Sale System: Insider Secrets To Selling Any Small Business lays out an easy to follow, step-by-step plan for selling any small business at the highest possible price. The book combines straight talk and practical advice with real-life anecdotes, success stories and valuable insights that only a veteran business seller can provide.
Streetwise Small Business Book Of Lists
Every day, hundreds of small business owners make decisions about what products and services to buy based on sketchy facts, gut feelings, and the occasional recommendation. What if there was one authoritative resource packed with all the answers to important small business questions from hundreds of nationally known experts? Now, there is! The Streetwise® Small Business Book of Lists is a one-stop resource for every small business owner and manager. Where else can you find over 300 experts in one place?
Entrepreneur's Notebook: Practical Advice for Starting a New Business Venture propels you on a whirlwind tour of the start-up process. It is an invaluable reference for new and experienced entrepreneurs that includes chapters on a wide range of topics, from entrepreneurial team building to business plans to financing. This excellent book provides an incredible amount of practical information that will help you make smarter decisions and avoid costly mistakes. The author, Steven K. Gold, is an accomplished entrepreneur who has co-founded and led five early-stage ventures. As an investor and mentor, he also advises many entrepreneurs and young companies.
400 Latest & Greatest Small Business Ideas
By using this book, 400 Latest & Greatest Small Business Ideas From Around The World, you can find a great new business idea or two today that suits your personality and desired lifestyle. Model your idea on the ones in the book and save years of time and loads of money that has already been spent getting that new business idea running successfully.
How to Succeed as a Small Business Owner ...
Put your business on "auto-pilot". With How to Succeed as a Small Business Owner ... and Still Have a Life you can learn how to use your business as a tool to enhance your personal life. With 20 chapters, each is a lesson in setting goals, making plans for achieving your goals, and executing your plans.
Building a Successful Enterprise