Be Your Own Boss: The Practical Self-Employment Handbook (2nd Edition)
by Ian Birt
Running your own business? Thinking about starting a small business? Then Be Your Own Boss: The Practical Self-Employment Handbook is a ‘must read’.
Whether you work for yourself or contract your skilled labour to others, Be Your Own Boss is a short, practical and valuable resource. It is ideal for tradies (trade workers), contractors, repairers, freelancers, consultants and homecare providers as well as other professional service providers.
Be Your Own Boss gives you the know-how, techniques and tools to be successful, while keeping it simple. It covers self-employment at all stages of working life. It shows you how to: set yourself up in your very own business; keep it simple so you can focus on what is important; minimise the risks; get your product or service offering right for your customers; manage your finances, simply, while meeting all legal requirements; and prepare for your retirement.
It is also the most accessible, simply-written guide for students doing a trade, technical or professional course who intend to go out on their own.
Be Your Own Boss: The Practical Self-Employment Handbook covers a range of skills – from time management and techniques to control stress, to goals setting and working smarter. It will also help you keep motivated, committed and productive. This book is a realistic account of what actually happens when you want to be your own boss, and it will help you to keep it simple and be successful.