Resources for Your Small Business

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Here’s some great resources when growing, starting, and implementing change inside your business.

More simple advice:

  1. Learn personal finance early and teach your children the value of money.
  2. Learn how to cook, thus taking care of yourself.
  3. Eat as many family meals together as you can, especially if you’re a business owner or entrepreneur.
  4. Make time for family and friends by putting electronics away.

Reading list that are guaranteed to help:

  1. Bible. Many Authors, and the NLT version is our favorite because it explains and translates the scriptures very well so anyone can understand them. Most concepts in business books are based on biblical references.
  2. Love and Respect. The author, Emerson Eggerichs, helps readers, especially busy business owners improve their marriage relationship. If you’re miserable at home, as a chaotic entrepreneur, your small company or nonprofit will suffer as well.
  3. Good to Great. One of Jim Collins best-sellers, this quick read gives excellent wisdom to all business leaders.
  4. The Great Game of Business – by Author Jack Stack, pioneer of open book management and transparency. This book is a must read for business owners who wish to open their books to their team and teach ownership thinking. Those strong enough to empower their team will see great rewards.
  5. Who moved my Cheese. Author Spenser Johnson does a wonderful job in communicating that the only constant in life, and business, is change.
  6. The Art of The Start 2.0. Author Guy Kawasaki offer some great real-world business advice from someone who has lived it.
  7. TED. In order to sell your products and services, you need to learn how to effectively communicate. One of the ways to do that is to learn the art of giving great presentations to others. TED is a nonprofit devoted to this concept and through this, TED helps spread ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks, and presentations. Sycamore Row. John Grisham is the author and writes this as a fun and intriguing book that’s designed to spur creative thinking.
  8. Inferno by Dan Brown. All Dan Brown books are great intellectual cliff hangers.
  9. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, by Mitch Albom. Read any of Mitch Albom’s books and you’ll learn about how life has a softer side.
  10. Toxic Charity. Author Robert Lupton answers questions that are raised inside of churches, charities, and nonprofits.

Government websites

In order to get your business set up properly, you’ll need to be in contact with government entities like the Small Business Association and IRS. Check them out here. SBA Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.