The Accidental Entrepreneur by Urquhart-Brown The Accidental Entrepreneur: 50 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Starting a Business, by Susan Urquhart-Brown [Amacom 2008].

“For those who are just beginning to consider starting a venture as well as those who want to take their organization to the next level, she offers ad­vice on what works and what doesn’t. With hard-won wisdom and empathy, she shows readers:

  • The 8 questions everyone should ask up front
  • The top 10 traits of the successful entrepreneur
  • How to obtain a license and sellers permit
  • The best way to create a business plan
  • 10 simple ways to get referrals
  • The 6 secrets of marketing a business
  • Smart tips for investing and finance
  • Ways to avoid burnout
  • How to avoid the 7 biggest pitfalls in business”

For more see the SCL Biz Guide to Starting a Business