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Entrepeneur's Guide to Finance and Business Wealth Creation Techniques for Growing a Business

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ISBN-10: 0071380817

ISBN-13: 9780071380812

Edition: 2003

Authors: Steven Rogers

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This guide balances quantitative with qualitative issues and provides a straightforward, practical overview of the business and financial knowledge required to become a successful entrepreneur.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Trade
Publication date: 9/27/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 340
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Steven Rogers is a professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and associate director of the school's entrepreneurship program. A former Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Rogers has been recognized by "BusinessWeek "as one of the New Stars of Finance as well as a Top 10 graduate school entrepreneurship professor. In addition, he was selected by "Fortune "as one of the "Top 10 Minds in Small Business." Rogers is a popular teacher at seminars and workshops throughout the country and is frequently quoted in the" Wall Street Journal", the" New York Times", "Fortune", and other leading business publications.

Techniques for Working within the Rules of Starting a Business--and Making
Those Rules Work for You As an entrepreneur, you love the high-wire balancing act of launching a business and then helping it come to life and flourish
Less exciting, however, are the nitty-gritty finance and business details necessary to keep that business from sinking
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Finance and Businessprovides you with simple and effective guidelines for minding the books
Written by Steven Rogers, a proven entrepreneur and Top 10
Weekentrepreneurship educator, this proactive and technique-filled guidebook focuses on the down-and-dirty fundamentals of starting and operating a business
It provides fascinating and firsthand coverage of important details including
Business Plans
What they are, what they can do, how to prepare one Financial Statements
How to develop them, how to analyze them Money
Where and how to find it, techniques for maintaining positive cash flow
Entrepreneurship is not for everyone
But if you are--or plan on becoming--an entrepreneur, there are certain inescapable rules of finance and business that you must learn in order to succeed
Discover what those rules are and how to use them as a tool for long-term growth and success in The Entrepreneur's Guide to Finance and Business
"The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business and Financeis a simple and practical approach to understanding entrepreneurial finance
As an entrepreneur, you need to know financial formulasandhow to use them to spot problems or seize opportunities
This book aims to help you get there..."--From the Preface
The amount of work involved in visualizing, launching, and growing a business is staggering
Yet all of that work can be undone if simple yet fundamental financial and business techniques are underappreciated or, worse yet, ignored
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business and Finance shows you how to lay the foundation for a strong, successful business
From crafting a meaningful business plan to taking the necessary steps to raise your business to the next level, it discusses
The dual objectives of a business plan and how to ensure that both are fulfilled
Differences between debt and equity financing and how and why to use each
Real-world methods for structuring a deal to benefit both the financier and the entrepreneur
Valuation techniques for understanding what your business is truly worth
Essential resources for finding the detailed information you need Working for yourself remains a demanding and difficult career path
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Finance and Businessstrives to make it easier by outlining the fundamental matters you must control from the beginning--or risk having them control you
Drawing on solid research, up-to-the-minute case studies, and his own experiences as the founder of numerous businesses, successful entrepreneur and Northwestern University professor Steven Rogers reveals what must be done, how to do it, and what to do when things go wrong
Just because you are making your own way as an entrepreneur doesn't mean you have to go it alone
Let The Entrepreneur's Guide to Finance and Businessshow you everything you need to know to maintain control of the numbers end of your new enterprise--and prevent inevitable financial barriers from blocking your entrepreneurial dream before it has a chance to flourish