A must-read tome for any aspiring entrepreneur. Guy unpacks entrepreneurship in an enjoyable, fascinating manner. --Julie Meyer, founder and CEO of Ariadne Capital, founder of Entrepreneur Country, co-founder of First Tuesday
I am often asked for advice about starting a business and I was thinking of writing it all down. Guy has saved me the effort. I will just hand out a copy of this book. --Nick Jenkins, Founder of Moonpig.com
'I only wish this book had been around for me to read before setting off on my entrepreneurial journey. A very thorough and informative book that covers every aspect of going it alone.'
- Kanya King, founder and CEO of MOBO Awards
'Full of practical advice and covers everything an entrepreneur would need to run their business successfully. Highly recommended!'
- Mike Southon, Financial Times columnist, best-selling business author and entrepreneur mentor
I wish I’d read this book before I started my entrepreneurial journey - I might have made it to the beach already.'
- James Lohan, founder and CEO of Mr & Mrs Smith
'A must-read book for any aspiring entrepreneur.'
- James Caan, founder and CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw, former investor on Dragons' Den
“An excellent work. A story of vision, passion and the journey through growth and exit. Immensely helpful and practical. This book’s got it all.”
— Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, The Black Farmer
“As someone who has chaired nearly 500 roundtable discussions with Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs, I know it’s not easy to assimilate best practice into a book. Guy has managed to combine current insights and anecdotes with great, practicable tips. This is the book I wish I’d written: Guy’s saved me the trouble. This should be essential reading for any aspiring, high-growth entrepreneurs.'
— Duncan Cheatle, founder of leading entrepreneurs club The Supper Club and the Prelude Group
“A definitive handbookand guide. Everything you’ll ever need to know about building and selling a business.”
— Kevin Stopps, managing director of Smith & Williamson
“A top class explicit guide about how to navigate the rollercoaster rideof succeeding as an entrepreneur.”
— Peter Winslow, Group CEO, BGL Group Ltd (BGL Group are the owners of comparethemarket.com)
“This book is a business masterpieceand its principles will be sustained through the generations. I would recommend it to anyoneseeking to be highly successful in business. Not only has the author provided a comprehensive guide to creating business growth, he has also given us invaluable insights into the experiences of many of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs.”
— Shalini Khemka, chief executive, The London Entrepreneurial Exchange
'The book, frankly, is fabulous...truly an excellent resource for anyone running a business, whether they intend to exit or not. I'm normally quite sceptical of 'how to' manuals but not in this case - you have done a cracking job.'
- Rupert Lee-Browne, Chief Executive of Caxton FX Ltd.
“The book arrived on Friday and, honestly, it's un-put-a-downable. This the first time I have powered up my PC this weekend and that is unheard off. Half way through and I can't wait to get back to it. Well done.”
- Prem Gyani, Founder of The Lemondrop Company