Colin Barrow is the author of more than 30 books in the fields of entrepreneurship, business management and international property development, and he has authored or co-authored ten books in the Dummies series. His books have been published by the BBC, The Economist, John Wiley and Kogan Page. Following a career in business where he held senior staff and line positions, including that of managing director of a substantial manufacturing enterprise with multi-plant and multi-country operations, he was Head of the Enterprise Group at Cranfield School of Management, a leading International Business School. He has lectured, researched and collaborated with colleagues in business schools in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Asia and throughout Europe. He is the author of The Business Plan Workbook and Cut Costs Not Corners (Kogan Page).
Robert Brown directed the Graduate Enterprise Program at Cranfield and leads the course on entrepreneurship in its MBA program. He is co-author of The Business Plan Workbook.
A sportswriter for The Washington Post, Liz Clarke has also covered NASCAR for USA Today, The Charlotte Observer, and The Dallas Morning News, and was twice honored with the Russ Catlin award for excellence in motorsports journalism. She spent four seasons as a Post beat writer on the Washington Redskins and has written extensively about the Olympics, tennis, and college sports. A graduate of Barnard College, she lives in Washington, D.C., with her beloved Lab, Rusty.