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Birthing the Elephant: The Woman's Go-For-It! Guide to Overcoming the Big Challenges of Launching a Bus iness

Authors: Abarbanel, Karin & Freeman, Bruce
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
BISAC/Subject: SEL027000, BUS060000, BUS048000
ISBN: 9780307833440, Related ISBNs: 0307833445, 1580088872, 9780307833440, 9781580088879
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 224,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: "This positive and practical guide for the first-time entrepreneur details the life cycle of a small-business launch with real-life stories and a slew of helpful hints and strategies."
-Publishers Weekly PW and AARP's Roundup of Spring Books for Baby Boomers, 4/15/08

Customized for the female entrepreneur's unique psychological experience of launching a business, Birthing the Elephant goes beyond logistics to prepare women for the emotional challenges they will face, with expert advice on reshaping one's business identity, giving up the paycheck mentality, anticipating problems, and avoiding costly mistakes. This supportive handbook gives the small-business owner the staying power to survive and succeed in the business of her dreams.
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