In The Big Book of Small Business, Tom shares his hard-earned lessons on how to become an enlightened, effective leader, and on how to do the small things right so the big decisions work. This all-in-one toolbox for small businesses is jammed with warm-hearted, tough-minded practices and street-smart tips, covering every aspect of a growing business:

• Starting, funding, and getting your new business off the ground
• Crafting a mission and growing a corporate culture that works
• Hiring the best people and maximizing their potential
• Communicating and negotiating with your employees, customers, and suppliers
• Creating processes for continuous innovation and growth
• Protecting your business from unforeseen dangers
• Planning for growth

As thorough as a textbook and as lively as a newsmagazine, The Big Book of Small Business is a comprehensive and practical guide to taking a small business to the next level. It’s also an indispensable slingshot for the millions of scrappy Davids taking on corporate Goliaths.