Pumpkin Plan

by Mike Michalowicz

Pumpkin Plan

  • ISBN-13: 9781591844884
  • Author(s): Mike Michalowicz
  • Illustrated by: Mike Michalowicz
  • Subject: Business & management
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Portfolio
  • Publication Date: 05-07-2012
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£24.99
 Each year Americans start one million new businesses, nearly 80 percent of which fail within the first five years. Under such pressure to stay alive-let alone grow-it's easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in a never-ending cycle of sell it-do it, sell it-do it that leaves them exhausted, frustrated, and unable to get ahead no matter how hard they try. This is the exact situation Mike Michalowicz found himself in when he was trying to grow his first company. Although it was making steady money, there was never very much left over and he was chasing customers left and right, putting in twenty-eight-hour days, eight days a week. The punishing grind never let up. His company was alive but stunted, and he was barely breathing. That's when he discovered an unlikely source of inspiration-pumpkin farmers. After reading an article about a local farmer who had dedicated his life to growing giant pumpèkins, Michalowicz realized the same process could apply to growing a business. He tested t
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 Each year Americans start one million new businesses, nearly 80 percent of which fail within the first five years. Under such pressure to stay alive-let alone grow-it's easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in a never-ending cycle of sell it-do it, sell it-do it that leaves them exhausted, frustrated, and unable to get ahead no matter how hard they try. This is the exact situation Mike Michalowicz found himself in when he was trying to grow his first company. Although it was making steady money, there was never very much left over and he was chasing customers left and right, putting in twenty-eight-hour days, eight days a week. The punishing grind never let up. His company was alive but stunted, and he was barely breathing. That's when he discovered an unlikely source of inspiration-pumpkin farmers. After reading an article about a local farmer who had dedicated his life to growing giant pumpèkins, Michalowicz realized the same process could apply to growing a business. He tested t

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