“How To Survive When Your Business is Fucked” is a smart and accessible book designed to give you loads of tools, support, and hard-earned tips whether your business is in trouble, your project is about to fall apart, or you just want to build a wider and more dynamic skill set. It will help you understand your business better, make smarter and faster decisions and stay healthy and sane in the process.
Full of sharp insights and an impressive collection of tips and tools, “How To Survive” will help you understand your goals and finances better, make smarter and faster decisions, keep your creditors happy or play for time, know when you need to change direction or call it a day, and adopt a healthier and happier lifestyle.
Maybe you’ve spent years trying to get your project off the ground and it’s just not happening, maybe things were going great until something disastrous happened a few months back and ruined everything, perhaps your financier has pulled the plug or someone ripped you off, perhaps you and your business partner just don’t get on, you took your eye off the ball for a little too long, or maybe you just made some really bad decisions. Whatever your situation, this book is made for You.
Why? Because businesses go bust and projects fail all the time. The most seasoned pros and the greenest newbies have all seen their businesses fail. The truth is that no matter how good you are at doing what you do, you’ll never remove the possibility that it could all go horribly wrong, horribly fast, so you better learn to live with it.
Dan shares his experiences as an entrepreneur and business owner from one insolvency and several close calls with wit and honesty, to help you not only accept your failures, but be better prepared for next one, understand it and move forwards with greater skill, awareness and confidence.
Essential reading for entrepreneurs, business owners and project leads everywhere, “How To Survive” covers topics such as:
Mental health and wellbeing for founders, entrepreneurs and project leads
Taking stock of your situation and your business
Assessing your personal needs and ambitions
Writing Vision and Mission statements
Creating and extending financial forecasts and budgets
When to look for finance and when not to
Using decision making models to make better decisions
How to value your business or commission a valuation
Apps, websites and other personal and enterprise tech to help you work better.