clockwork design your business to run itself

Being a small business owner can be both rewarding and exhausting, as your company constantly requires your attention – or does it? “Clockwork” helps small businesses identify their core strengths, thus creating strategies to make the company ultra-efficient so you have more time for what you love.

When it comes to your scaling your business and ensuring its growth, you want to get it right the first time. Hoffman & Finkel help you do just that, identifying ways to help your business grow most efficiently while also maintaining its growth independently.

Also from Mike Michalowicz, “Profit First” helps businesses understand their finances by turning the concept of accounting on its head. Rather than focus on profit, this book tells business owners to focus on minimizing expenses, and provides key accounting tips and principles of finance to help any small business make the money work.

Building a business and accelerating its growth is a work intensive process, but it doesn’t mean you have to work 24/7. Finkel and Harkness help entrepreneurs get their time back while still improving their business, and this book is filled with tips to make business models sustainable, flexible, long-lasting, and independent from business owners.

Businesses often get stuck in a loop when trying to maximize their profits and realize their goals. “The 10X Rule” helps entrepreneurs think outside the box, taking the “degrees of action” to the next level by improving business models, behaviors, and results.

“Deep Work” offers valuable insights into the culture and mindset of American work culture. Newport argues that one of the best skills to have is to work intensely without distraction, delving into a training regimen that can push even the most distracted entrepreneurs and employees into workers with deep focus despite a distracting world.

Examining the principles shared among all successful businesses, Harnish delves into the fundamentals that every business owner must focus on in order to secure the future of their company. Written for both employees and owners alike, this book guides readers through the process of turning any firm into a profit churning success.

Couples who plan their finances together, stay together – such is the central thesis of David Bach’s personal finance book. Overseeing all areas of personal finance – credit card management to retirement – Bach helps any couple set themselves up for success by making the money work.

recession proofing a business

The market goes down 500 points, old prices rise, the looming recession is hanging over us. What do you do? Prefer yourself and your business for the recession, whether it be this one or one years down the road, with tips from Jason Schenker, who is said to be one of the most accurate economic predictors out there.