Based On The Premise That Accountants Often Make Finance Unnecessarily Confusing, This Guide Helps Small Business Owners See Beyond The Numbers It Shows The Reader How To Use Key Financial Indicators As A Basis For Smart Business Decisions, With A Focus On Companies In The Range Between Start Up And Million In Revenue Tore through this over the weekend to get caught up on some fundamentals while working on some forecasting and modeling work Was worth it It gets a little thin at the end on forecasting, but I appreciate the key idea there Budgets are permission to spend Forecasts are permission to turn a profit. I wish I had this book earlier in my business life as it talks directly to the biggest mistakes I made with finance in my first, now failed company He is a straight talking writer who makes you look at yourself and stop lying about how well you think you are doing, and actually gives you the simple and proven ways to make sure you are on the right track While the book is about finances mostly, he does talk about culture, hiring staff, and co founders I think it s a must read for anyone in business. If I d read this book 18 months ago before I started Casbeg I probably wouldn t get the brilliance of this book But maybe, 6 months after we ve started the company would be the right time.The title says it like it is It s simple It s around profits and other business metrics And it s a very down to earth approach for a down to earth businessman and women If you feel like you suck at finance and feel that PL, Profit statements, and balance sheets are way too complicated and overwhelming this is a book for you I certainly did And now, it became understandable and not so overwhelming Highly recommended if you already run your own business. This book should be required reading for any entrepreneur attempting to start or run a small business I wish I had read it 17 years ago when I started my company Hopefully, it s not too late, now that I know how to look at the numbers intelligently and what numbers to look at Essential for financial survival, especially post 2008, for all small business owners.
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- 177 pages
- Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!
- Greg Crabtree
- 10 August 2017 Greg Crabtree