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Sep 01, 2009
| ISBN 9781583333549
Sep 01, 2009
| ISBN 9781101139929
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Sep 01, 2009 | ISBN 9781583333549
Sep 01, 2009 | ISBN 9781101139929
A bulletproof, step-by-step plan for turning your business brainstorm into a money-making reality At age fifty-two , after years of working her way up the corporate ladder, Clara Villarosa found herself out of a job. But she didn’t let that get her down. Instead, she put her gifts to the test and started her own business, which became one of the country’s best-known independent specialty bookstores-The Hue- Man Bookstore. Now, twenty years and two successful stores later, Clara is a highly sought-after business coach and expert in the industry. Down to Business expands on Villarosa’s proven “First 10 Steps to Entrepreneurship for Women” to offer women everywhere a targeted plan to help them launch the small business of their dreams. This book includes advice on: ?How to develop realistic business ideas by researching the industry ?Analyzing a competitor’s marketing approach and attracting your ideal customer ? Accumulating the start-up funds you need, from recruiting investors to using loans wisely ?Scouting the ideal location ? Creating a sound business plan-and beyond-with a simple, step-by-step strategy Packed with stories of businesswomen at all stages of the game-from a beer connoisseur-turned-brewer to an avid reader-turned-literary agent-Villarosa brings together inspiring, real-life stories with her award-winning business savvy. Encouraging and empowering, Down to Business will get you motivated to dust off your dream and get your plan into action.
Clara Villarosa opened the Hue-Man Experience Bookstore in Denver more than two decades ago and later opened a second, enormously successful branch in New York. A business coach, she has led workshops for dozens of clients, including JPMorgan Chase. The… More about Clara Villarosa
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