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12 Reasons Not To Start Your Own Small Business: How to be a Successful Small Business Entrepreneur (Small Business Made Simple Series Book 1) by [Lonnie Pacelli]

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From the Author

Several years ago I decided to help a friend start a small business.   We hired a couple of people to help with the sales and marketing and operations aspects of the business.  We strongly believed in what we were doing and had tremendous passion for the business, but the sales weren't coming.  Meanwhile, the bills kept mounting through investing in inventory, marketing, and payroll. As the bills continued to mount my friend and I became increasingly frustrated with the business and each other. After spending a lot of time and money on the business I ended up shutting the business down and in the process lost not only the time and money, but also a good friend.
This was a painful experience for me and unfortunately a story that happens all too often.  I wrote 12 Reasons Not to Start Your Own Small Business to help others gain a gut-check on whether starting a small business is right for them.  My sincere hope is that these 12 lessons will help you truly decide if starting a small business is in your future.
Best - Lonnie

About the Author

Lonnie has over 35 years' experience including 11 at Accenture, 9 at Microsoft, and 15 as an independent strategy consultant and author. Independent director at Northwest Center, a $60m disability inclusion non-profit that operates 7 businesses which fund services provided to people with disabilities.
 
He has held key positions at Microsoft including managing $6b in spend as director of corporate procurement and leading the worldwide corporate planning and budgeting group. As strategy consultant at Microsoft led business-critical initiatives including $30m information technology program to transform Nokia phone manufacturing factory to Xbox and Surface repair facility. Created and drove cultural change through a strategic project assurance review process used on over 100 projects in one of Microsoft's internal IT organizations.
 
He is a popular leadership, project management and autism awareness author and keynote speaker. See more at LonniePacelli.com.

Product details

  • File Size : 613 KB
  • Print Length : 19 pages
  • Publisher : Pacelli Publishing (May 28, 2010)
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publication Date : May 28, 2010
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B003ODIXFY
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Simultaneous Device Usage : Unlimited
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Lending : Enabled