Years of Management research in an easy to follow guide.
Small business success from master business builders.
This book saves a lot of time for you as you build toward small business success. The layout is uncluttered. No extra filler words are added. You have straight forward Directives. You can avoid common mistakes that cause business failure by using this book as a handy reference.
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The brain behind the pen
“You have to learn the rules of the game. Then you have to play better than anyone else.” Albert Einstein
I have enjoyed research and writing about state-of-art business management practices for many years.
The phenomenal ability to learn anything through computer searches, inspired me to complete extensive research in the areas of business management and business success. I enjoyed almost ten years as a management trainer. We helped hundreds of managers solve common business problems. I also have a Masters Degree in Psychology and Counseling. Along with the formal training, I have more than twenty years experience in the areas of training and development for managers, customer service, business management, counseling and training design.
The jobless rate influenced me to write this book.
I still enjoy studying management literature and research. Pulling out the essence of what has been learned is one of my strong points. I was also the owner of a small business for 15 years and was able to understand, first hand, what good business management really involves. The jobless rate in our country indicates the need for more people to start their own businesses. With this in mind, I decided to compile what I have learned and offer a virtual training and coaching service for new and small businesses. This is our mission at GeniusCore LLC. During the building of the service, I was advised to write a book containing the essence of what I have learned from my extensive experience and research. This book evolved from that advice.
Each Directive is summarized at the end of each chapter as clear skill Recipes. You can quickly reference them as you need them.
Easy to Understand
Straight forward Directives are presented in everyday language. This helps you quickly understand the information and avoid common mistakes regularly made by new business owners.
This book summarizes and describes, in a clear manner, best practices in management. It applies to any industry or discipline. Research resulting from years of analyses of studies focusing on business success has been simplified for the average reader. The skills are presented as simply as possible.
Organized for Business Building
The Directives are organized in the exact manner that business building should take place. It takes you from Mission/Purpose building to scaling up your business.
Complete steps are included for each Management skill enabling easy and complete application.
The book is full of references for deeper study of business Management. You will be able to use this book as a first step toward the mastery of business manament. Study of the references will answer most of the management questions you will have as you grow.
An Example of a Summary in Recipes from the Book
Recipe for Preventing Failure (Directive #1)
Step 1. Be true to your original Vision.
Step 2. Tightly control your money.
Step 3. Create a strategic plan.
Step 4. Make sure you have enough funds to begin operations.
Step 5. Understand the complexity of your business.
Step 6. Test for customer acceptance.
Step 7. Make good marketing assumptions.
Step 8. Take adequate steps to avoid lawsuits.
Step 9. Ask your customers what they need from you.
Step 10. Use good hiring and on boarding practices.
Step 11. Use all data available when making big decisions.
Step 12. Design operational processes.
Step 13. Innovate in spite of the economy.
Step 14. Scale when conditions are right.
“Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.”
― Brandon Mull, Fablehaven
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