Author John L. Bates Reveals Action Plan for Prosperity in Small Businesses

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New book ‘Creation and Control of a Small Business’ presents a simple, step-by-step process that guides reader to successful business development.

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Author John L. Bates spent a lifetime working with, guiding and developing small businesses to successful operation. Through his exposure, he has observed that most small businesses fail within the first few years through lack of planning, logical control mechanisms and basic discipline. In hopes of enlightening his readers, Bates introduces “Creation and Control of a Small Business,” a simple guide for business success.

A helpful business resource, “Creation and Control of a Small Business” addresses the absolute necessary steps for the creation, development and ongoing operation of a small business of any and all concepts and types, in all international cultures. It explains and guides the aspiring business person through every facet of planning, addresses every necessary activity and eliminates the need for any additional reference in the initial stage of development.

As the world faces a growing rate of unemployment, business failure, client and employee dissatisfaction, “Creation and Control of a Small Business” guides the embryo business creator through the absolute essential steps towards protection against these aspects of failure.

Practical and concise, this work covers every initial phase under one text. It challenges the personal dreams and beliefs of the aspiring business person, forcing a sequence of planning thereby creating some form of sustainable business prosperity.

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About the Author
John L. Bates spent many years as a senior manager with a manufacturing organization after an engineering education and some years in the oil and building industries. As a director, he controlled and further developed an international wing of the parent organization, servicing half the globe.

He has been married to his wife, Ruth, for 58 years. They have four children, all of whom are successful business persons in their own right. Bates is now retired and spends his idle time writing. He has written his biography, a business text book, and several short stories.

Creation and Control of a Small Business * by John L. Bates
A step-by-step simple guide for first-time entry to the business sphere.
Publication Date: May 2, 2014
Trade Paperback; $28.03; 112 pages; 9781499001709
Trade Hardback; $46.72; 112 pages; 9781499001693
e-book; $3.99; 9781499001716

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