Creating a Family Business, from Contemplation to Maturity

Allan Nation


This book is a must-have for those who want to build their own business and stop working for someone else. The author, Allan Nation, was the founder and editor of The Stockman Grass Farmer from 1977 until his untimely death in 2016. Among his legacy of journals and notebooks, he left chapters for a book on business. With the help of his partners, Sonny and Glinda Davenport, Allan's spouse, Carolyn, brought the manuscript to completion.

Chapters cover the following:

• How to turn your dream into a reality

• Figuring out where you are and where you're going

• Making a business plan

• The three-legged stool of production, finance and marketing

• Selecting a product and dsetting a price

• The importance of due diligence

• Working with your spouse and children

• Bringing in employees and partners

• What to do when disaster strikes

• Enjoying the fruits of your labor

 Copyright 2018, softcover, 272 pages

"This business book is a barn burner. I can't put it down. It's making me get behind on other work." — Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms

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