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Passion to Profits: Business Success for New Entrepreneurs
by Rhonda Abrams & Alice LaPlante
240 pages, softcover
2-color throughout
Instructor’s ancillary materials available
ISBN: 978-0-9740801-9-2
© 2008 The Planning Shop

Passion to Profits: Business Success for New Entrepreneurs

by Rhonda Abrams & Alice LaPlante

Everything you need to know to start, run & grow your own business.

Make money doing what you love!

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6 million people started a business last year!

Chefs, techies, chiropractors, musicians, you name it, people start businesses every day. You’re good at what you do, but you don’t know how to turn your skills into a profitable business. That’s where Passion to Profits comes in.

Passion to Profits provides entrepreneurs with the keys to success to make money doing what you love. This comprehensive book helps people focus in on a winning business idea and learn to turn risk into success. From finding sources of start-up cash to creating a captivating company identity, to money-management tips, this comprehensive guide shows you how to turn your dreams into reality.

This major new book is the first book to teach the fundamentals of entrepreneurship regardless of industry. It serves the needs of people whose primary skill is not business, teaching you the fundamentals that will help you become a successful entrepreneur. Each page is packed with business essentials and real-world advice from start to finish.

  • Choosing a business
  • Starting a business
  • Running a business
  • Growing a business

All the tactical and practical aspects of business are covered: everything from identifying a profitable niche and finding the right customers to affordable marketing that works and proven growth strategies. You’ll also learn what you need to know about business structures, leasing space, permits, license, taxes, billing, collections, credit cards and much more.

A special section provides insight into what it takes to become a successful consultant. Dozens of worksheets and easy-to-read charts demystify the process. Interesting real-life success stories inform and inspire.

Other books either sell the dream or focus on the business. Passion to Profits does both. This unique book shows new entrepreneurs how to bring your dream business into focus and how to start and run it successfully.


  • Contains dozens of worksheets and charts that engage and guide the reader
  • Case studies—real life success stories give expert advice and insight from entrepreneurs who’ve built businesses from the ground up
  • Business Buzzwords and sidebars