How Business WorksHow Business Works
Defines and explains the key concepts behind business, finance and company management.
With the right knowledge, business does not have to be difficult. Do you know the difference between profit margin, gross profit and net profit? What is cash flow or a limited company? How Business Works answers hundreds of questions and is an invaluable reference for anyone wanting to learn about business.
This unique guide explains complex business concepts using simple, easy-to-understand language while defining hundreds of business terms such as stocks and shares, limited companies, partnerships and bond issues. Essential know-how is offered on everything from starting a small business to marketing your company and building your teams.
No other business book explains the subject visually and in such a concise and immediate manner.
How to write a business planHow to write a business plan
Write a business plan that potential investors will embrace!
If you’re thinking of starting a business or raising money to expand an existing one, you need a plan. Running a successful business requires a great deal of forethought, so write a business plan and secure your venture’s future. How to Write a Business Plan will show you how to write the right plan for your business and design a loan package necessary to finance your business and make it work.
With this bestselling all-in-one guide you’ll learn how to:
. figure out if your business idea will make money
. estimate operating expenses
. prepare cash flow
. create profit and loss forecasts
. determine assets, liabilities, and net worth
. find potential sources of financing
. think first before borrowing from friends and relatives, and
. professionally present your plan to lenders and investors
How to Write a Business Plan provides spreadsheets that help you determine and forecast cash flow, financial statements, sales revenue, and profit and loss. It also provides three sample business plans you can modify for your own use.This edition is completely updated, providing all-new online resources and updated examples of successful business plans.
A practical pocket-sized guide to presenting which will give you the information and skills to succeed
Find out how to improve your presentation skills by learning how to prepare properly, capture attention, speak confidently and deliver your message. You’ll discover how to structure your presentation, engage with your audience, and make an impact.
Presentation tips, dos and don’ts, highlights on key subjects, ‘SOS’ hints on what to do in a particular situation, plus real-life case studies demonstrate ways to build confidence in your message and inspire trust. Read it cover to cover, or dip in and out of topics for quick reference.
Handy tips in a pocket-sized format – take it wherever your work takes you.
The 200 best home businessesThe 200 best home businesses
Turn your career dreams into a profitable reality!
Tired of your humdrum workday routine? Looking for a new and exciting career path that allows you to be your own boss and make your own rules? The 200 Best Home Businesses, Second Edition is the book for you.
This completely revised and updated second edition profiles 200 of the best and most profitable businesses that you can run from your home. Inside, you’ll find jobs for your every interest, from computer programming to being a personal chef. Each business provides you with all the information you need to choose the business that’s right for you:
- The pros and cons of each business
- Estimated startup costs
- Skills needed
- Advertising tips
- Expert advice from home business entrepreneurs
No matter what your interest or level of experience, you can take charge of your life, tap into your unique background and talents, and build a solid career for the future. The 200 Best Home Businesses, Second Edition shows you how!