Yes, We're Open: Defending the Small Business under Siege: Practical Advice on How to Make Your Small Business Flourish by William Manchee
In Yes, We're Open William Manchee shares dozens of stories of the struggles of small business owners or SBOs as he calls them. Each story is inspired by actual cases in which he has been involved over the last twenty-five years. From these stories Manchee relates his observations about the causes of small business failures, how they can be avoided, and how the small business can be turned around and made profitable. For the SBO already in trouble Yes, We're Open provides a comprehensive guide to defending the small business under attack including litigation strategies and the utilization of such tools as debt consolidations, workouts, bankruptcy, and reorganization. Manchee stresses the need for professional help and provides practical guidance in selecting attorneys, accountants, and business consultants to assist in operating and defending the small business. Written as a light, entertaining read Yes, We're Open is designed to be read cover to cover. Although packed full of valuable information it is not designed to be a manual but a collection of case studies and observations of the author that should prove invaluable to any SBO operating in today's difficult business environment.
About the author
William Manchee grew up in Ventura, California in the 60s. After obtaining his BA from UCLA in 1965 he and his family moved to Texas in 1970 where Manchee attended law school at SMU. He began his legal career in Dallas as a sole practitioner in 1976 and currently practices with his son Jim. A resident of Plano, Texas he and his wife Janet have been married nearly 40 years and raised four children. Inspired by twenty years of true life experiences as an attorney, Manchee discovered his passion for writing in 1995.