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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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Harnish, Verne

Summary: In this guide, Harnish and his co-authors share practical tools and techniques to help entrepreneurs grow an industry -- dominating business without it killing them -- and actually have fun. Many growth company leaders reach a point where they actually dread adding another customer, employee, or location. It feels like they are just adding more weight to an ever-heavier anchor they are dragging...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gazelles Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.022 HAR

Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: Determined to cure his bothersome burps, George returns to where it all began, Ernie's Ice Cream Emporium.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KRU

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, 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

Atkinson, Robert

Summary: In public discourse in the United States, small businesses are lauded as drivers of the economy and keys to economic growth, while "big business" is often vilified. Even in the face of evidence that larger firms are proven to be more likely to stimulate economic growth, American public policy favors small businesses through measures such as lowering taxes or regulatory requirements for firms...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.6 ATK

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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Mohr, Angie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Self-Counsel Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.022 MOH

Bernstein, Daryl

Summary: Offers simple and creative ideas for how children can start a business with little or no start-up costs, attract and retain customers, and develop negotiating skills.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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Smith, Jim

Summary: "Everything you need to know to run a profitable and satisfying graphic design business from your home. From estimating start-up costs and finding customers to setting prices and taking your business online, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based graphic design business."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Beach, Jim (James)

Summary: You want to start your own business, but "risk" isn't your middle name. You're not alone. Many successful entrepreneurs are averse to risk?but they have learned the tricks to working around it. And now you can too, with School for Startups. This practical guide shows you how to build a business the smart way?without risking major assets such as your house, savings account, or health insurance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2011

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Summary: Documentary feature examining why over 3000 independent record stores have closed across the U.S. in the past decade.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brendan Toller 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I

Nelson, Stephen L.

Summary: "Organize your business finances; created invoices, pay bills, and record receipts; track inventory and monitor your business"--Cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 005.5 QUICKBOOKS NEL

Reay, Katherine

Summary: "After fleeing her hometown three years earlier, Alyssa Harrison never planned to return. Then the Silicon Valley start-up she worked for collapsed and turned her world upside down. She is broke, under FBI investigation, and without a place to go. Having exhausted every option, she comes home to Winsome, Illinois, to regroup then move on as quickly as possible. Yet, as friends and family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

Pakroo, Peri

Summary: Build a foundation for your business, online and off. Create and implement business and marketing plans. Comply with tax rules, including those affecting home businesses.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.0652 PAK

Steingold, Fred S.

Summary: Answers legal questions in plain English related to starting and running a small business. The sixteenth edition is completely updated with the latest legal information and tax rules.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.0652 STE

Summary: A totally updated and revised new edition of the most comprehensive, reliable guide to modern entrepreneurship. For years, the Portable MBA series has tracked the core curriculum of leading business schools to teach you everything you need to know about business-without the cost of earning a traditional MBA degree. The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship covers all the ins and outs of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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Koeberle-Schmid, Alexander

Contents: List of figures -- Preface -- Structures for family and business : family business governance -- Maximizing success through professional family business governance -- Challenges to the governance of the family enterprise -- Responsible ownership -- Structures for the business : business governance -- CEO & CEO succession -- The benefits of control instruments & control systems -- Structures for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 KOE

Mancuso, Joseph.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice Hall Press 1988

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Nelson, Stephen L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley Publshing, Inc. 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 657 NEL

Pakroo, Peri

Summary: "This book is a guide for women interested in starting or running a small business. It covers how to: draft a business plan; raise start-up money, including through crowdfunding; choose a legal structure and hire employees; manage finances and taxes; qualify for special certification programs and contracts for women-owned businesses; and market and brand a business online and off. This book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: NOLO 2020

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Carolan, Michael S.

Summary: Marvin is a contract hog farmer in Iowa. He owns his land, his barn, his tractor, and his animal crates. He has seen profits drop steadily for the last twenty years and feels trapped. Josh is a dairy farmer on a cooperative in Massachusetts. He doesn't own his cows, his land, his seed, or even all of his equipment. Josh has a healthy income and feels like he's made it. In The Food Sharing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1973 CAR

Daily, Frederick W.

Summary: "Create a business tax strategy that will save you time, energy and money. Getting your tax matters on track will free up your time to do what really counts: run a profitable business. Tax Savvy for Small Business shows you how to: deduct operating expenses; deduct travel, vehicle, and entertainment expenses; take advantage of tax credits; write off long-term assets; compare business...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

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