Be Your Own Boss!

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10% Entrepreneur : Live Your Start-Up Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job / Patrick J. McGinnis

An experienced venture capitalist explains how to invest in, advise or start a new business without having to quit your day job and offers practical tips for determining your resources, outlining strategies and how to build something for yourself. (Atlas Pub.)

 

Business Boutique : a Woman’s Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves / Christy Wright

There is a movement of women stepping into their God-given gifts to make money doing what they love. If you're ready to join them, this is your handbook that will take the ideas in your head and the dream in your heart and turn them into action. (Ingram)

 

The Creator’s Code : the Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs / Amy Wilkenson

Drawing on detailed interviews with more than two hundred top entrepreneurs--including the founders of eBay, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, LinkedIn and Spanx--the author describes the six essential proficiencies required to turn small ideas into big, successful businesses. (Baker & Taylor)

 

EntreLeadership : 20 years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches / Dave Ramsey

Offers advice on growing a business, including setting and attaining goals, time management, and operating debt free. (Baker & Taylor)

 

Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder / Jim Clifton

Delves into the psychology of the entrepreneur and includes strategies and action items for building successful ventures, as well as access to an online test that measures readers' entrepreneurial potential. (Baker & Taylor)

 

How to Write a Business Plan / Mike McKeever

Explains how to create the loan package necessary to finance a business and make it work, covering such topics as assessing the potential of a business idea, estimating operating expenses, and finding sources of financing. (Baker & Taylor)

 

The Introvert Entrepreneur : Amplify Your Strengths and Create Success On Your Own Terms / Beth Buelow

A corporate trainer, certified coach and professional speaker shows introverts how to use their innate talents and balance their weaknesses with strengths in a business setting to become adept in networking, marketing, leadership and community building. (Atlas Pub.)

 

Starting an Etsy Business for Dummies / Kate Shoup and Kate Gatski

Presents advice on selling handmade items using the website Etsy.com, describing how to create a well-designed shop, take photographs that enhance sales, market the business, provide excellent customer service, and build a community. (Baker & Taylor)

 

Winning New Business for Dummies / Stewart Stuchbury

New business is the lifeblood of every company – and this book expertly guides you through the process of securing more than your fair share of it. If you're a salesperson in the trenches looking for inspiration, this book offers real-life advice on improving your customer-facing skills to win more new business. (Wiley)

 

Working for Yourself : Law and Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers, & Gig Workers of All Types / Stephen Fishman

Presents a guide to legal issues for independent contractors, explaining how to draft contracts, price services, and maximize tax deductions, and includes information on benefit options available through the Affordable Care Act. (Baker & Taylor)

 

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