Minding Your Business
A Guide to Money and Taxes for Creative Professionals
Paperback ISBN: 145843785x
Kamenski, a practicing CPA, unleashes years of tax experience on the creative community. He offers explanations in language that is easy for the most number-illiterate to understand. His Chicago-based practice serves clients nationwide and offers artists and creative professionals the explanations they need to make sense of the tangled web of the IRS. Kamenski provides guidance about when to treat yourself as a business. He will advise on the important considerations before incorporating. He will shatter some of the most prevalent (and costly) myths existing in the artistic community. Suitable for any actor, writer, musician, dancer, photographer, director, model, visual artist, band, production company, etc., etc., etc., Kamenski has taken the very fine-tuned method of explaining taxes that made his practice successful and condensed it in a book that will pay for itself tenfold. The playing field is about to be leveled. Prepare to feel in control of your financial future.
Never Get a "Real" Job
How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business, and Not Go Broke
Hardcover ISBN: 0470643862
"Go to work for the best boss in the world-yourself Never Get a "Real" Job challenges the social conventions behind the old-school, 9-to-5 "real" job, and empowers entrepreneurs to take control of their lives, fears, and careers. Successful entrepreneur Scott Gerber dissects failures, shares hard-learned lessons, and presents practical, affordable, and systematic action steps to building, managing, and marketing a successful business that accompanies being your own boss. The proven no-holds-barred approach presented in Never Get a "Real" Job teaches aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners, students and recent college graduates how to quit the rat race and achieve financial independence without going broke. Author Scott Gerber is not the product of a wealthy family or storied entrepreneurial heritage. Nor is he the outcome of a traditional business school education or a corporate executive turned small business owner. Rather, he is an authentic, self-taught entrepreneur who has survived and thrived despite never holding a "real" job. Start your business based on your passions using the included self-assessment tools that include tips on how to make the leap between the dream and the doing without breaking the bank. Successfully transition into being your own boss, and never work in anyone else's office again with Never Get a "Real" Job."--
Home Business Tax Deductions
Keep What You Earn
Paperback ISBN: 1413325742
Home Business Tax Deductions has everything home business owners need to know to make sure they take advantage of all the business deductions they are entitled to take. There are also key tax advantages related to business entity choice under the new tax laws. Home Business Tax Deductions is organized into practical, easy-to-use categories of the most commonly-used home business tax deductions which not only explain the deductions, but also how to make decisions so home business owners can take advantage of them. Includes lots of interesting and relevant examples that make the book easy to read and understand.
What If It Does Work Out?
How a Side Hustle Can Change Your Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0486816494
The life coach discusses how to earn an income by pursuing a passion, addressing how to overcome the fear that can hinder this type of endeavor and profiling such successful enterprenuers as the founders of Spanx and MindBodyGreen.
Start Your Own Consulting Business
Your Step-by-step Guide to Success
4th Edition Paperback ISBN: 1599185296
Offers information on starting a consultant business, with advice on such topics as identifying a specialty, calculating operating expenses and income, setting up a web site, and attracting clients.
Business for Bohemians
Live Well, Make Money
Hardcover ISBN: 1468315935
The founder of the website The Idler offers digestible business advice for the business-averse creative entrepreneur, including information on accounting, social media, the art of negotiation, getting paid, which clients to take, and much more.
The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Businesses
Hardcover ISBN: 1524761419
Based on their popular class at Stanford Business School, the founder of LinkedIn and an award-winning podcast host discuss a set of techniques used to scale up your startup at a very fast past to beat competitors.
Shortcut Your Startup
Speed Up Success With Unconventional Advice from the Trenches
Paperback ISBN: 1501173006
From the Reum brothers—former Goldman Sachs investment bankers, successful operators, and investors—comes Shortcut Your Startup, a practical playbook for both aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs, filled with unconventional yet accessible advice for maximizing your business venture. Courtney and Carter Reum have years of experience in the field, from investing in over 130 companies, including Lyft, Pinterest, Warby Parker, and ClassPass, to driving the success of their own liquor brand, VEEV Spirits. The Reum brothers have learned from every triumph and tribulation, and over the years have developed an effective and easy-to-understand guide to help entrepreneurs through the startup journey from inception to sale. Complete with personal anecdotes and real-life advice from the business playing field, Shortcut Your Startup outlines Courtney and Carter’s ten key “Startup Switchups” that flip traditional advice on its head: · Get into the Trenches · Know if You’re a Speedboat or a Sailboat · Obsessively Take Advantage of Your Unfair Advantages · Do What You Do Best, and Outsource the Rest · Build in Flexibility and a Diversified Focus · Think Milestones, Not Time · Nail It Before You Scale It · 1 Percent Better Is 1000 Percent Better · Gain Buy-in with Heart-Based Momentum · Success Doesn’t Equate to a Successful Exit Whether you’re a veteran entrepreneur looking for new ways to boost performance and reinvent your brand, or an aspiring entrepreneur ready to take a leap of faith, Shortcut Your Startup is essential reading to speed up your success!