Make Your First Million: Ditch the 9-5 and Start the Business of Your Dreams

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Never has advice on making money been so essential! Many of the world’s most successful businesses started during an economic downturn, so don’t let the credit crunch stop you. Make Your First Million shows you how to go it alone and make the money come rolling in! This straight-talking reality-check is one of the UK’s bestselling entrepreneurship titles of the last 18 months and in this new edition Martin shows you just how important it still is to follow your dreams - even in tough times.

This edition includes a brand new introduction on why entrepreneurship is the right choice, even in the current financial climate.  Martin Webb started his first business in the recession of the early 90s and expounds the myths surrounding stating in a recession and outlines the possible benefits and advantages – as well as the cautions.

Includes:

  • A look at the personal attributes you’ll need and how to develop them
  • A real understanding of the impact of starting a business on your lifestyle and relationships
  • An outline of the skills and knowledge needed to make your enterprise thrive
  • Information on finance and how to minimise risk
  • A unique Entrepreneur’s Toolkit packed with practical steps to success

"The book contains a lot of advice for those with ambitious growth plans in mind." (Growing Business, June 2007)

"As a highly readable primer in the art of making a success of a start-up it takes some beating."  (Better Business, June 2007)

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Thinking of starting your own business? You've come to the right place. Thousands of people take the plunge every year for thousands of different reasons; the lifestyle, the opportunity to start over again, the chance to make serious money. No one ever got rich lining their boss's pockets. So you really want to go it alone? Here's how. MAKE YOUR FIRST MILLION shows you how to set up your business the right way. it covers:

  • Business plans
  • Raising finance
  • Financial Planning
  • The opening days
  • Working capital
  • Growing your business
  • Premises
  • Staff
  • Branching out
  • Preparing for exit
  • And much, much more...

As presenter of Channel 4's RISKING IT ALL, serial entrepreneur MARTIN WEBB has guided many fledgling businesses through the start-up process. His advice, tips and insider secrets will help you transform your dream into reality. Why spend your life working for the man when you could be out there making your first million?

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We all want to start our own business a make a million, right? Well, first you need to get the basics sorted. Do that and you're in with a chance. MAKE YOUR FIRST MILLION cuts thought the jargon and gives you a down-to-earth, no-nonsense guide to what it's all about.

Martin Webb wants every aspiring entrepreneur to have a go, but in a way that makes the risk to their whole lives acceptable. Inevitably your family and friends will be involved to some degree in helping you make y our dreams happen, either via emotional, practical or financial support. Weighing up the pros and cons is really important before  you take the plunge. Once you've decided to go for it, Martin is on hand to guide you every step of the way and give you the best chance of success.

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