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McKeever, Mike P.

Summary: You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, How to Write a Business Plan has helped fledgling entrepreneurs--from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms--write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2019

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McKeever, Mike P.

Summary: "You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, how to Write a Business Plan has helped fledging entrepreneurs -- from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms -- write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.6 MCK

Maitland, Iain

Summary: The ability to write a successful business plan is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Iain Maitland, a leading expert on appraisals as both a coach and a practitioner, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to write and receive support for a business plan. The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Murray Learning 2016

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Weinzweig, Ari

Summary: Part 3 continues to share the "secrets" that have helped take Zingerman's from a 25-seat, 4-person start up to a nationally known, $49,000,000-organization employing over 600 people. It includes Secrets #30-39 and explores our belief that some of the most important work we do to build great organizations and lead rewarding lives is the work we need to do within ourselves. The book includes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2013

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Weinzweig, Ari

Summary: The first in a series of books by Zingerman's co-founding partner Ari Weinzweig examines the basic building blocks of the culture and structure we know now as Zingerman's. These approaches are applicable whether you're running a law office, a library, a restaurant, a record label, a software firm, or an organic farm. They are the behind-the-scenes "secret" stuff that goes into making a very...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.5 WEI

Weinzweig, Ari

Summary: This second book in the Zingerman's a Lapsed Anarchist's Approach" series looks at the leadership style that has helped make Zingerman's such a special place to work and to eat. The book includes essays on the energy crisis in the American workplace, servant leadership, stewardship, why everyone's a leader, Zingerman's entrepreneurial approach to management, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zingerman's Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.5 WEI

Lee, Jennifer

Summary: Do you dream of making a living doing what you love but find the process of creating a viable business plan like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole? Jennifer Lee knows what it's like to make the entrepreneurial leap -- and how to do it successfully. The key is using, rather than stifling, imagination and intuition. Lee's illustrated, colorful worksheets and step-by-step instructions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 LEE

Kivirist, Lisa

Summary: "Females are farming in record numbers. Covering everything from business planning to tool use to integrating family into farm operations, Soil Sisters is a comprehensive blueprint for women who dream of bringing their vision of agricultural entrepreneurship to life. This unique guide blends inspiring stories of successful female farmers with practical information and resources for women...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 630 KIV

Sutton, Garrett.

Summary: Reveals how to write an accessible and recognition-promoting business plan for any organization, discussing how new or established companies can benefit from an effectively executed business plan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 SUT

Sutherland, Jeffrey Victor

Summary: For those who believe that there must be a more efficient way for people to get things done, Scrum pioneer Jeff Sutherland offers a thought-provoking book about the management process that is changing the way we work. In the future, historians may look back on human progress and draw a sharp line designating "before Scrum" and "after Scrum." Scrum already drives most of the world's top...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2014

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2 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.4 SUT

Pinson, Linda

Summary: "This new edition of Anatomy of a business plan has been revised to reflect the latest online and printed financial and marketing resources and current business plan practices"--Page [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 PIN

Osterwalder, Alexander.

Summary: Offers tools and techniques to systematically understand, design, and implement new business models and renovate and rework old models.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 658.4 OST

Warrillow, John

Summary: "How smart companies can use subscriptions to win customers, increase cash flow, and ignite growth What do Zipcar, Netflix, and WhatsApp have in common? They are pioneers of the new subscription economy in which people pay automatically for much more than publications. John Warrillow, the acclaimed author of Built to Sell, offers a blueprint for winning subscribers for any kind of business....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 WAR

Summary: CNBC's Becky Quick travels with iconic billionaire Warren Buffett during a business trip to China and South Korea. Warren Buffett: The Billionaire Next Door-Going Global provides an inside look at the whirlwind tour, showcases Buffett's views on investing and wealth management, and offers a succinct case study of his first international acquisition, Iscar Metalworking. In an extended interview...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Hungry consumers in America and abroad are losing their appetite for the world's largest fast food company. Is McDonald's a brand on the verge of collapse, or can it be revitalized? This program strives to find out, as Harvard Business School's David Upton, Philip Morris litigator John Banzhaf, BBC business editor Jeff Randall, and neuroscientist Ann Kelley cite fat- and sugar-laden foods,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Warner, Ralph E.

Summary: Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 WAR

Summary: A demographic change is affecting all Americans wherever they work and live: the rise of the flexible workforce. The global economy, increasing numbers of two-income families, and the need for businesses to retain talent both in the executive suite and among low-paid workers are all having an impact on the way people work. This documentary, hosted by Bonnie Erbe, explores innovations in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Most economists use Gross Domestic Product to measure a country's economic health. But some experts in the field of economic development consider GDP calculations to be painfully inadequate. This program explores alternative ways to define national success and productivity using not only monetary parameters but also the safety, happiness, and potential of a country's citizens and the health of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: To organize the world's information-that appears to be Google's aim. What does such a goal involve, exactly? What are the implications for academia and creative people? For business, the media, and society at large? This program seeks answers to those questions by going behind the scenes at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, as well as the company's London offices. A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Why are parents, educators, health advocates, and politicians-including Arnold Schwarzenegger-taking on Coca-Cola, the world's biggest brand? This program explains the facts and opinions at the heart of the growing controversy, revealing the health issues and business challenges that the soft-drink company must confront in order to survive in an increasingly fitness-oriented beverage market....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: German automaker Porsche has long desired a takeover of Volkswagen, a company rich in research and production capabilities. In 2008, Porsche announced it had taken a majority position in Volkswagen shares. This program shows how Porsche reached its place of near-dominance by entering the financial markets and employing controversial trading methods. Illustrating the use of financial instruments...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: America hasn’t built a nuclear power plant in thirty years. Is that due to a right-headed concern over health and environmental dangers, or an unfounded timidity that puts us behind the rest of the world? This CNBC Original documentary explores the issue, which, despite rising support for nuclear energy, remains divisive. Guiding viewers through the basic workings of a nuclear facility, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Invest, don't speculate. "Only deal in things you can understand." "Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy." These are three of the maxims of Warren Buffett-the modern Midas who, with a net worth in the tens of billions of dollars, is arguably the world's greatest moneymaker. How has he achieved such success? This program examines the Oracle of Omaha's deceptively...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Solovic, Susan Wilson.

Summary: Millions of employees parked in cubicles dream about starting their own businesses. And in today's economy, countless unemployed professionals are becoming entrepreneurs out of necessity. They may have good skills and ideas, but do they really understand what it takes to build a profitable venture? As owner and co-founder of the award-winning It'sYourBiz.com (formerly SBTV.com, or Small...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Management Association 2012

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