The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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Review: 'Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits' by Greg Crabtree

Finance and accounting can be very intimidating subjects for new business owners. Fortunately, you don't have to be a CPA to understand your business' numbers or make good financial decisions.

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits is a straightforward, approachable guide to business finance. In this book, you'll learn why you need to account for your owner's salary when examining your books, how to accurately calculate "profit":/profit-margin/, understand "cash flow":/cash-flow-cycle/, and how to ensure your employees and contractors are truly benefiting your business instead of sucking your bank account dry.

Other major topics include securing loans, setting a valuation for investment, creating a solid tax strategy, establishing financial systems and controls, generating useful financial reports, and using forecasting to plan for business improvements.

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits is the finance guide I wish I had when I started my business. Master the essentials, create useful financial systems, and spend more time building your venture.


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The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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