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Family Enterprises: The Essentials
Family Enterprises
The Essentials
Paperback      ISBN: 1781255482
Drawing on the author's extensive experience of working with and advising some of the world's most successful business families, this new and updated edition of 'Family Businesses: The Essentials' explains the pitfalls, tensions and competing demands that destroy too many family businesses. These problems can be avoided, and Peter Leach reveals the techniques and strategies needed to do so. Running a successful family business is always a huge challenge, but this book offers real insight and guidance on how to keep both business and family united and buoyant.
Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide
Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1605543977
"For home-based family child care (daycare) providers, taking care of the children is only half of the job. The other half is taking care of the business-tracking expenses, being profitable, filing taxes, and meeting government requirements. This resource covers everything family child care providers need to keep accurate business records. If a family child care provider pays close attention to the recommendations in this book, he or she will be able to claim the maximum allowable deductions and pay the lowest possible federal taxes.Since the previous edition of Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide, congress and the IRS have made many changes to tax rules that affect family child care providers. There have been changes in depreciation rules, adjustments to food and mileage rates, and clarifications on how to calculate the Time-Space percentage. Author Tom Copeland has been involved in many IRS audits and represented providers in several Tax Court cases that have also clarified numerous rules. Further necessitating this ninth edition, the IRS issued two significant new rules in 2013. These updates, new rules, and clarifications are detailed in this book; all of the information is applicable to child care providers in every state, regardless of local regulations.Tom Copeland, JD, is a writer, trainer, lawyer, and consultant focusing on family child care business issues. He has conducted record-keeping, tax preparation, and business workshops for family child care providers across the country since 1981"--
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
The E-Myth Revisited
Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
Paperback      ISBN: 0887307280
Provides advice regarding small business development, dispels common assumptions, and recommends specific strategies for success.
Starting and Running a Nonprofit Organization
Starting and Running a Nonprofit Organization
Paperback      ISBN: 0816627770
Containing handy checklists, worksheets, and lists of resources, a standard handbook describes, step-by-step, all of the phases of creating and operating a new nonprofit agency, including obtaining tax-exempt status and creating a strategic plan. Original. UP.
Get a Grip: How to Get Everything You Want from Your Entrepreneurial Business
Get a Grip
How to Get Everything You Want from Your Entrepreneurial Business
Paperback      ISBN: 1939529824
It’s time to take your business to the next level. Eileen Sharp and Vic Hightower were frustrated. After years of profitable, predictable growth, Swan Services was in a rut. Meetings were called and discussions held, but few decisions were made and even less got done. People were pointing fingers and assigning blame, but nothing happened to solve Swan’s mounting problems. It felt as though they were working harder than ever but with less impact. The company Eileen and Vic had founded and built for 10 years was a different place. Their story is not unusual, and the challenges they were facing are common?and solvable. Get A Grip tells the story of how Swan Services resolves its issues by implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System®. With the help of EOS, Eileen, Vic, and their leadership team learn to develop and commit to a clear vision, establish focus, build discipline, and create a healthier and more cohesive team. The story of Swan Services is a fable, but the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, a complete entrepreneurial toolkit, is very real and has helped thousands of businesses worldwide. With characters and situations created from collective business experiences and stories, Get A Grip is a fable that will ring true for entrepreneurial leaders the world over and guide them to get their companies on track.
The Retail Start-up Book: Successfully Plan, Launch and Grow a Business
The Retail Start-up Book
Successfully Plan, Launch and Grow a Business
Paperback      ISBN: 0749484721
Build a successful and profitable retail strategy by focusing on the key areas every retailer must get right: developing a strategic marketing plan, financial management and buying and visual merchandising.
Inc. Yourself: How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation
Inc. Yourself
How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation
Hardcover      ISBN: 1564146111
"Inc. Yourself is a true classic. I've recommended it hundreds of times." --Scott DeGarmo, former editor-in-chief, Success magazine "Judith McQuown always gives you the right advice to create and make your new business flourish. If you don't understand that your best wealth-builder is your own company, you will by the time you finish the latest edition of Inc. Yourself." --Adriane Berg, WABC Radio "Finally...a guide that cuts through all the legal jargon with clear and actionable information!! We recommend it on our national radio program ALL the time." --Daria Dolan and Ken Dolan, WOR Radio Network, CBS Television Inc. Yourself is the longest-selling business book in continuous print in the history of trade publishing, with more than 500,000 copies sold since 1977. This "entrepreneurial classic" (CNBC) is now completely revised and updated--and available in a lower-priced paperback--to help new and recent entrepreneurs. Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, Inc. Yourself is a no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to success. It provides meticulously researched information on the latest tax laws and legislation that affect individuals and small businesses. The following are just a few of the critical issues covered: - Selecting the right type of corporation for your business or profession. - Having your office home or away. - Designing the right pension plan. - Investing your corporate surplus. - Choosing the best benefits for your needs.
Software Consulting: A Revolutionary Approach
Software Consulting
A Revolutionary Approach
Paperback      ISBN: 1449996205
With this book, you'll learn how to create a thriving software consulting business from the bottom up. You'll find everything you need to determine if being a software consultant makes sense for you, the preparatory phases, and how to manage your business, and how to plan for growth. The book features a real-world case study at the end of each chapter, which provides additional insights. This book can help current and future software and other consultants in many facets of the consulting industry. * Learn the benefits and potholes of being a consultant * Develop a strategic plan for your consulting business * Learn the Six Steps of Creation * Create and manage virtual teams * Learn how to acquire, keep, and get more clients for your business * Learn about the Sweet Sixteen Collaboration and Management Tools * Create your own Software Design and Development Process * Avoid the Seven Deadly Traps of software consulting * Learn about legal, tax, and other important issues regarding being a consultant
What If It Does Work Out?: How a Side Hustle Can Change Your Life
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.
From Passion to Profit: Start Your Business in 6 Weeks or Less!A Step-by-step Guide to Making Money from Your Hobby by Selling Online
From Passion to Profit
Start Your Business in 6 Weeks or Less!A Step-by-step Guide to Making Money from Your Hobby by Selling Online
Paperback      ISBN: 1446305015
Want to be an entrepreneur? Thanks to the internet its never been easier and with the help of this step-by-step business start-up guide you can get your own online enterprise up and running in 6-weeks or less! Featuring a combination of highly practical advice and warm encouragement, you will benefit from helpful worksheets, checklists and step-by-step instructions, all presented in a positive and engaging tone. You will learn the process of deciding what to sell, how to develop a brand, how to choose the right platform and getting your online shop live and ready to take orders from customers around the world in rapid time. The directory of online marketplaces and online shop solutions will help you decide which are the best options for you to sell online, while the case studies and real life stories from successful online shop owners demonstrate that success is not only possible but highly achievable! This guide will help not only handmade sellers but anyone with a home-based business such as vintage finds, designer prints, customized t-shirts, wedding stationery, upcycled jewelry, patterns, ebooks and more! Claire Hughes is an online retail expert, marketing geek and 3rd generation entrepreneur. She is a blogger for Handmadesuccess.com and is a regular instructor for Folksy.com