Are You Ready to Be Your Own Boss: The Truth & Consequences of Self-employment

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Carol Denbow, 2006 - Business & Economics - 144 pages
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Covering the pros and cons of starting your own business, "Are You Ready to Be Your Own Boss" is a unique and and different approach to the "typical" business book in circulation today. Filled with honest and to the point information, it's easy reading will help the firt-timer decide if self-employment is the right choice for them.
 

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All of us have the dream and latent desire to have our own business someday. Will your dream be just another fantasy or will it become a reality? Carol Denbow provides you a touchstone for your dream in "Are You Ready to Be Your Own Boss?" She tells you everything that you need to know before making the crucial decision on whether to start you own business. Carol is a very talented writer and a successful business owner herself. She can explains complicated business issues in plain and simple English. Here are some examples of her fine writing: "The myth is, there will be lots of customers knocking down the door to get in. The truth is, customers never forget who they like and trust, and they'll be faithful to that." "...Be honest with your customers right from the start. That will be the only way to keep them for the long haul. Dishonest business very rarely succeed for any long period of time..." Some people said to start your own business is like flying a airplane, you need to go through the difficult take-off period and gain a certain altitude before you before you can cruise and enjoy the flight. "Are You Ready to Be Your Own Boss?" covers critical factors that you need to know or should know before starting your business, including your odds of making it, choosing your business, what it will take, what to do when disaster strikes, how long will it take and being the boss, etc. "Are You Ready to Be Your Own Boss?" has 144 pages. It is a non-fiction but it is extremely well written and packed with useful information. I found it very hard to put down once I started reading (That rarely happens to me when I read a non-fiction). It is a touchstone for your dream of becoming a business owner. It is a must-have if you intend to start your own business! Copyright 2007 Gang Chen, author of "Planting Design Illustrated"  

Contents

Dedication
9
Can You Make It?
15
Choosing Your Business
35
What Will It Take?
59
When Disaster Strikes
97
How Long Will it Take?
111
Being The Boss
125
The Outcome
132
Helpful Web Addresses
139
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About the author (2006)

Since 1986, Carol Denbow has owned and operated three successful companies, including one of the largest public equestrian centers in the state of California.

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