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Contact Information:

Melinda Emerson
melinda (at)melindaemerson (dot) com


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Melinda Emerson Bio
Become Your Own Boss Book Summary
Advanced Praise for BYOB

BYOB Press release
Coaching Release 2010

Story Angles:

  • How to transition from corporate job to small business ownership
  • Five reasons why small businesses fail and how to avoid it
  • Five questions you should ask yourself before starting a business
  • How to start a business while working a full-time job!
  • Getting your family on board when you want to give up a steady paycheck
  • How to develop a plan to fire your boss!

Interview Questions:

  • What are the biggest challenges facing corporate employees who want to become entrepreneurs?
  • What is the first step in deciding to start a business?
  • What are the key things all new entrepreneurs need to know?
  • Why are so many corporate employees deciding to start their own businesses?
  • Is entrepreneurship for everyone?
  • How do you plan for a new business while working full-time job?
  • How important is social media in starting a new business?
  • What are some cost-effective ways to start a new business?
  • How do you build kitchen cabinet of advisers for your small business?
  • What are the five things no one ever tells you about starting a small business?