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Selected Chapters

Chapter 1: Do You Have the Guts?

Chapter 2: Starting a Business

Chapter 3: Buying an Existing Business

Chapter 4: Money Matters

Chapter 5: Growing Your Business

Chapter 6: Looking Big

Chapter 7: Governance: Managing the Nonfinancials

Chapter 8: The Bumpy Road of Entrepreneurship

 

 

Table of Contents

Preface............................................................................xi

Introduction....................................................................xiii

1. Do You Have the Guts.....................................................1

2. Starting a Business.......................................................15

3. Buying an Existing Business.............................................28

4. Money Matters.............................................................44

5. Growing Your Business...................................................55

6. Looking Big in the Twenty-First Century Global Business.......69

7. Governance: Managing the Nonfinancials...........................75

8. The Bumpy Road of Entrepreneurship................................88

9. Foreign-Market Expansion Strategies................................99

10. Develop a Positive Attitude..........................................106

11. Exit Strategies..........................................................112

12. Venture Opportunities.................................................121

13. Community Involvement..............................................132

Appendix A. The Entrepreneur's Health................................136

Appendix B. In the Trenches.............................................140

Appendix C. Elements of a Business Plan..............................151

Appendix D. Reference Sources.........................................153

Appendix E. Notes...........................................................157

Appendix F. Glossary.......................................................160

About the Author............................................................181

Index............................................................................182

 

 

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