Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business

Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business


**A Forbes most sensible company ebook of the yr, 2015**

**Winner of the 2015 800-CEO-READ enterprise ebook Award in Entrepreneurship**

whilst columnist Paul Downs used to be approached through The big apple instances to write for his or her “You’re the Boss” web publication, he have been working his customized furnishings company for 24 years robust. or normally powerful. Now, in his first ebook, Downs paints a decent portrait of a true company, with a true boss, a true set of staff, and the true demanding situations they face.
            clean out of school in 1986, Downs opened his first  business, a small corporation that builds customized furnishings. In 1987, he employed his first worker. That’s while issues acquired complex. As his company started to develop, he needed to find out about administration, money move, taxes, and a lot more. yet regardless of any stumbling blocks, Downs regularly remained keenly conscious that each small enterprise, regardless of the product it makes or the provider it offers, begins with humans. He writes with great perception approximately hiring staff, delivering motivation to get the simplest out of them, and the tricky judgements he’s made to allow a few of them move. Downs additionally appears outward, to his dealings with owners and to supplying each one customer with exemplary customer support from first revenues pitch to ultimate supply. With honesty and conviction, he tells the genuine tale at the back of development and maintaining a winning corporation in an ever-evolving financial system, frequently airing his personal mess ups and shortcomings to bare the problems that come up from being a md and a businessperson. numerous staff have informed the tale in their event with managers—Boss lifestyles tells the opposite facet of that story.

From the Hardcover edition.

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