Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing
No-nonsense Rules From the Ultimate Contrarian and Small Business GuruBook - 2009
Reveals thirteen no-nonsense, tough-love maxims--including forget teamwork; micromanage like crazy; pay raises are over; fear is the best motivator; if your business fails during a recession, it’s your fault; and more--that small businesspeople may not want to hear at first, but will thank the author for in the end. 40,000 first printing.
Small-business guru George Cloutier offers the controversial message that Profits Aren’t Everything, They’re the Only Thing in this book of wisdom for entrepreneurs everywhere in these tough economic times. With advice such as “forget teamwork” and “micromanage like crazy,” Profits Aren’t Everything, They’re the Only Thing is the reality check that will help small-business owners stay afloat and stay profitable.
Twice named by the US Conference of Mayors as Small Business Advocate and Entrepreneur of the Year, George Cloutier offers this take-no-prisoners manifesto on how to run a business with only one thing in mind: profitability. Hard-hitting, prescriptive chapters, coupled with illustrative anecdotes, make this a useful bible for those hearty business owners looking to climb the ladder of success. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Reveals fifteen no-nonsense, tough-love maxims, including forget teamwork, micromanage like crazy, pay raises are over, and fear is the best motivator, that small businesspeople may not want to hear at first.