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The Four Steps to the Epiphany, 2nd Edition

The Four Steps to the Epiphany, 2nd Edition

By: Steve Blank

Publisher: K&S Ranch Press

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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The bestselling classic that launched 10,000 startups and new corporate ventures - The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all time.  The Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup approach to new ventures. It was the first book to offer that startups are not smaller versions of large companies and that new ventures are different than existing ones. Startups search for business models while existing companies execute them.  The book offers the practical and proven four-step Customer Development process for search and...

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The Startup Owner's Manual

The Startup Owner's Manual

By: Steve Blank; Bob Dorf

Publisher: K&S Ranch Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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More than 100,000 entrepreneurs rely on this book for detailed, step-by-step instructions on building successful, scalable, profitable startups.  The National Science Foundation pays hundreds of startup teams each year to follow the process outlined in the book, and it's taught at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and more than 100 other leading universities worldwide.  Why? The Startup Owner's Manual guides you, step-by-step, as you put the Customer Development process to work. This method was created by renowned Silicon Valley startup expert Steve Blank, acknowledged catalyst of the...

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Enhancing the Managerial DNA of Your Small Business

Enhancing the Managerial DNA of Your Small Business

By: Pat Roberson-Saunders; Barron H. Harvey

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Most people who start businesses do so with little or no experience and no formal education in business or management training. If this sounds familiar, this book has been written expressly for you and anyone who aspires to create a business. This book fills some critical gaps in managerial knowledge that cause many of the problems that small business owners face as they try to navigate the business world with inadequate knowledge of how to manage a business. Inside, you will learn five core topics that will make the difference between success and failure: strategic planning,...

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The Way You Do Anything is the Way You Do Everything: The Why of Why Your Business Isn't Making More Money

The Way You Do Anything is the Way You Do Everything: The Why of Why Your Business Isn't Making More Money

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Why your business isn't succeeding and what you can do about it While business consultants are having you scour over profit and loss statements, the real truth is businesses don't fail; people quit. The Way You Do Anything Is the Way You Do Everything offers a realistic, sarcastic, and fiercely honest look at how business owners fail to commit. Business success is all about mindset, and author Suzanne Evans helps you uncover your goals and blast away the obstacles that are standing in your way. She offers ways to make more money, more quickly and eliminate everything that doesn't...

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The Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Grow Their Startup

The Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Grow Their Startup

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Become a millionaire by learning from millionaires An Eventual Millionaire is someone who knows they will be a millionaire, eventually. But they want to do it on their own terms—with an enjoyable life and an enjoyable business. Eventual Millionaires are everywhere, from the airplane pilot looking to start his own business for more freedom and money to a student looking to start her life on the right foot to a successful business owner needing inspiration and wondering how to take her business to the next level. There are many ways to become a millionaire, but research has often shown...

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A little book full of enormous value for novices and seasoned venture capitalists alike After having been thrown for a loop by the bursting of the tech bubble more than a decade ago, the venture capital industry suddenly has come roaring back to life over the past two years. In 2011 alone, more than $7.5 billion in venture capital was invested—representing more than a 19% increase over the previous year—in more than 966 companies. A majority of these companies reside in the life sciences, Internet, and alternative energy sectors. In today's weak job market, VC is more important than...

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Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Created especially for the Australian customer! Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure that the numbers add up every time. Follow the bookkeeping cycle -- make the end of the month hassle-free by recording transactions properly Translate the financial lingo -- know your assets...

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Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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Do you struggle with keeping your books? Do you dread facing your finances? Do you constantly fear that the tax man will come knocking? Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days is your step-by-step guide to taking the stress out of keeping your books! This small business guide covers all of the basics, from setting up a general ledger through to confidently conquering your BAS, and all that's in between. In 7 quick and easy steps this book arms you with the knowledge you need to move to more advanced systems and will free up your time to focus on your business. Packed full of taxation tips,...

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Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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A definitive book for any CEO—first time or otherwise—of a high-growth company While big company CEOs are usually groomed for the job for years, startup CEOs aren't—and they're often young and relatively inexperienced in business in general. Author Matt Blumberg, a technology and marketing entrepreneur, knows this all too well. Back in 1999, he started a company called Return Path, which later became the driving force behind the creation of his blog, OnlyOnce—because "you're only a first time CEO once." Now, more than a decade later, he's written Startup CEO. As the fifth book in the...

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J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2014: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2014: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The tax facts and strategies that every small business owner needs to know Owning a small business is a big responsibility. While all small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that both current and new tax laws can help them do so. With J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2014, you'll quickly discover how. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and provides you with the information needed to make tax-smart decisions throughout the year. Focusing on...

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Learn MYOB in 7 Days

Learn MYOB in 7 Days

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The step-by-step guide that takes the stress out of keeping your books with MYOB This small business guide covers all the essentials, from setting up an account through to confidently producing financial reports, and all that's in between. In 7 quick and easy steps this book arms you with the knowledge you need to navigate your way through MYOB and will free up your time to focus on your business. Packed full of tips, tricks and traps to avoid, this is essential reading for small business owners and bookkeepers wanting to quickly and easily learn MYOB. ...

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Tips For A Successful Ebay Business: Check 100

Tips For A Successful Ebay Business: Check 100

By: Todd Alexander

Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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100 simple, easy-to-use health checks for your eBay business Storefront businesses are popping up across Australia, while many traditional businesses are tapping into eBay as a new sales channel. Other than eBay, what do the owners of all these businesses have in common? They're busy running their businesses and they need smart and easy tips on how to boost their business operations. Now, with Check 100, eBay expert Todd Alexander offers a simple list of 100 quick health checks that will help owners of small- and medium-size businesses optimise and maximise their eBay profits. It's easy...

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Business Finance Basics

Business Finance Basics

By: Scott L. Girard; Michael F. O'Keefe; Marc A. Price

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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When you start a business, legal issues can seem complex, even scary. This simple guide helps you ask smart questions and get the right advice. Find out what practices will help you keep your legal matters clear and simple! You will learn key concepts and terms, how to choose an attorney, contract essentials, and what you need to protect (such as processes or intellectual property). ...

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Yo también puedo emprender

Yo también puedo emprender

By: Pablo Claver

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Emprender no es sólo cosa de Steve Jobs, Amancio Ortega o Bill Gates. Tampoco es algo exclusivo de quienes quieren crear la empresa más innovadora, la que más rápido crezca, la que nazca con un enorme respaldo financiero detrás. Es algo al alcance de cualquier persona «normal y corriente», como se define el autor de este libro. Pablo Claver, después de numerosos éxitos empresariales y más de un fracaso, ha creado un libro pensado para todos aquellos que tienen una idea y no saben si llevarla a cabo o cómo hacerlo. También está escrito para quienes quieren buscar una alternativa real a...

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1010 Consejos Para Emprendedores

1010 Consejos Para Emprendedores

By: Javier Fernández Aguado

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Javier Fernández Aguado expone las recomendaciones más prácticas y eficaces para abordar con acierto la creación de empresas. ...

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TIC para las Pymes

TIC para las Pymes

By: IDC

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-APR-2007

Insert Date: 18-FEB-2014

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El empresario pyme está o quiere estar mejor informado. Se ha terminado la situación de cierto deslumbramiento por parte del empresario hacia las tecnologías y el acercamiento a éstas por moda o influido por campañas publicitarias, y ahora busca aplicaciones y tecnologías adecuadas a su negocio, rentables, útiles y a un precio razonable. Este libro es un elemento básico para extender y mostrar las tecnologías disponibles al empresario pyme: el carácter divulgador del estudio aporta mayores elementos de juicio en su decisión de inversión en tecnologías y le descubre distintas soluciones y...

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Más allá del Business Plan

Más allá del Business Plan

By: Ecosistema emprendedor

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2013

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"Crear empresa va más allá del diseño y ejecución de un plan. Requiere habilidades para enfrentar los desafíos de un mundo cambiante y fascinante que solo deja lugar a quien hace la diferencia, como esta obra que, más que una guía, conduce a la acción generadora de valor." María F. Fonseca , Directora de la Escuela de Negocios "La cuestión de si un emprendedor nace o se hace ha sido muy discutida. Más allá del business plan analiza de forma concreta el desarrollo de un emprendedor y su empresa, y por fin contesta dicha pregunta." Ralph Aceves , CEO & Founder Ovalpath...

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Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition

Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition

By: Judith H. McQuown

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2014

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Inc. Yourself is the longest-selling business book in the history of trade publishing. In continuous print since 1977, it has sold more than 700,000 copies to date. For 37 years it has helped entrepreneurs, small-business owners, and professionals save thousands of dollars a year by incorporating. ...

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Start Me Up!

Start Me Up!

By: Ebong Eka

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 29-JAN-2014

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There are four major pitfalls that business owners experience that inevitably lead to failure. Start Me Up! provides strategies to avoid those pitfalls and gives you the powerful ideas you need to build your thriving business. ...

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Confessions of an Entrepreneur

Confessions of an Entrepreneur

By: Chris Robson

Publisher: Pearson Business

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 09-JAN-2014

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No-one ever tells you what it really feels like to be an entrepreneur. What you actually have to go through when you chase ambitions and fortunes. However, in his new book, Confessions of an Entrepreneur , Chris Robson does. It’s not a book about business plans and choosing the right business ideas. Those books already exist. This doesn’t. This is a book about the emotional issues that other business books ignore – the sacrifices you make, the struggle to choose and work with the right partner(s), the strain of uncertainty and potential failure, the dizzying and addictive...