Profit First

Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

Ranked #9 in Accounting, Ranked #11 in Corporate Financesee more rankings.

Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability.

Conventional accounting uses the logical (albeit, flawed) formula: Sales - Expenses = Profit. The problem is, businesses are run by humans, and humans aren't always logical. Serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz has developed a behavioral approach to accounting to flip the formula: Sales - Profit = Expenses. Just as the most effective...

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Jacqui Pretty The most recent business book I found that had a transformative impact on my business is Profit First by Mike Michalowicz, which completely changed the way we manage our finances at Grammar Factory. (Source)

Bill Widmer I also recommend Profit First by Mike Michalowicz to learn how to put profit first in your business. (Source)

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