Why Aren’t You Your Own Boss?
Leaping Over the Obstacles that Stand Between You and Your Dream
by Paul & Sarah Edwards
Are you dreaming of the day you’ll have your own business and not a boss to answer to other than yourself? Stop dreaming and take action! Unlike all the other business books you have read, this book provides you with a clear and complete formula for success – one to get over the hump of starting your own business, including the essential tools required to clear the inevitable hurdles that could keep you from financial independence. The authors identify the barriers where people get stuck and offer specific strategies and research to help you reach your goals.
- What’s holding you back
- How to get past your lack of money and health insurance
- How to overcome your selling fears and build confidence
- How to get people to pay you for what you want to do
- And much more!
Filled with assessment quizzes, including a link to the self-scoring Why Aren’t You Your Own Boss Obstacle Quiz, success stories from real people, and advice from those who have been there, this practical and inspiring book will give you the knowledge you need to make the move from employee to boss!
What Readers Say:
“The book is a fantastic resource for any self-motivated, budding business person who has ever been stuck, for any reason, in the bringing to life of their business idea. It contains very relevant and practical advice.”
“I did the exercise listed in Chapter 2 and came up with two good ideas that I had never thought about before. Now I need to follow the book and put them into action.”
“I found the boost to my self confidence that every beginning or experienced business owner needs now and then.”
“It really inspired me. It took me less than a week to read the whole thing.”
What Experts Say:
“Being the boss is one of the few secure jobs these days – after all, you’re not going to fire yourself – and these authors have laid down a road map for becoming one. The book examines the psychology behind making the leap…It’s a timely tome, given the public’s “burning desire” to take back control of their lives; it serves as a useful coach in determining whether you truly have the nerve to strike out on your own.”
– Publishers Weekly