Summary of The Purpose Is Profit
The Truth about Starting and Building Your Own Business
Copyright © 2016 Blue Sunsets LLC. Published by Greenleaf Book Group.
A top entrepreneur shares the secrets of starting, nurturing and expanding a successful business.
Ed “Skip” McLaughlin – writing here with his son Paul McLaughlin and with business-planning expert Wyn Lydecker – is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the founder of four businesses. The authors tell the story of USI, a start-up that McLaughlin and his partners built into an Inc. 500 company. They present a 21-step “roadmap” of practical, clear, actionable advice for starting, building and expanding a business. getAbstract recommends their valuable guide to business owners, start-up entrepreneurs and students studying how new businesses succeed.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Ed “Skip” McLaughlin built a start-up into an Inc. 500 company
- What “Roadmap” steps to follow to start a business and
- How to take “21 steps to profitability.”
About the Authors
Ed “Skip” McLaughlin has founded four businesses and is currently running his fourth company, Blue Sunsets LLC, investing in startups and real estate. Wyn Lydecker launched Upstart Business Planning. Paul McLaughlin, MBA, is an associate in the financial advisory services group of Deloitte’s real estate consulting practice.
Comment on this summary
4 months agoNo new ideas.
9 months agoThere is nothing here to distinguish this book from dozens of other how-to-start-a-business books. The Dummies book on how to start a business appears much more useful.
8 months agoI agree
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