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Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing: No-Nonsense Rules from the Ultimate Contrarian and Small Business Guru
     

Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing: No-Nonsense Rules from the Ultimate Contrarian and Small Business Guru

by George Cloutier, Samantha Marshall, Erik Synnestvedt (Narrated by)
 

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George Cloutier's controversial rules for doing business aren't taught at Harvard Business School. The founder and CEO of American Management Services and "the leading advocate for small business" (Reuters), Cloutier has spent more than thirty years guiding business owners through the tough choices that line the road to profitability.

Profits Aren't Everything,

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George Cloutier's controversial rules for doing business aren't taught at Harvard Business School. The founder and CEO of American Management Services and "the leading advocate for small business" (Reuters), Cloutier has spent more than thirty years guiding business owners through the tough choices that line the road to profitability.

Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing is the long-overdue wake-up call for 23 million small- and midsize-business owners across America. This book serves up the hard-boiled, unadulterated truth to aspiring and established entrepreneurs, without apologies. His no-nonsense advice may be hard to hear at times, but it works.

Editorial Reviews

Tom Cochran
“George Cloutier’s new book is based on his experience with thousands of small businesses in hundreds of industries. It is a candid, “tell it as it really is,” hard-hitting book… A must read for all small and midsized business owners.”
From the Publisher
"This book can turn your business around---if you have the guts to follow it." ---John Resnick, creator and host, Legends of Success with John Resnick
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“Packed with client examples and a no-nonsense attitude. Many of his regulations will amaze, shock, and awe small-business owners... Harsh ways to work? Yes, yet all his principles are founded on a success that’s hard to argue with.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400115266
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2009
Edition description:
Unabridged CD
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.10(d)

What People are Saying About This

Tom Cochran
“George Cloutier’s new book is based on his experience with thousands of small businesses in hundreds of industries. It is a candid, “tell it as it really is,” hard-hitting book… A must read for all small and midsized business owners.”
From the Publisher
"This book can turn your business around—-if you have the guts to follow it." —-John Resnick, creator and host, Legends of Success with John Resnick

Meet the Author

George Cloutier is co-chairman of Partner America, a partnership between his company and the nation's mayors, and the CEO of American Management Services, a consulting firm that specializes in small and mid-size businesses.

Samantha Marshall is a senior staff reporter for Crain's New York Business and coauthor of Make It Happen, with Kevin Liles.

Actor Erik Synnestvedt has recorded nearly two hundred audiobooks, including The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak and Twitter Power by Joel Comm.

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