Official Review: Pathway to Profits

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Official Review: Pathway to Profits

Post by Rosemary Wright » 31 Mar 2019, 04:26

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Pathway to Profits" by Ken "Mr. Biz" Wentworth.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Pathway to Profits, by Ken "Mr. Biz" Wentworth, provides unique information on how to run a small business efficiently. It's for businesspeople who want answers to the following questions: "Do you work too many hours? Are you happy with the money you make for the hours you work? Do cash flow struggles keep you awake at night? Does your business cause you to miss family events? Is getting your company to the next level a regular concern? Are you wondering how you can make it work?" In an engaging manner, this guidebook offers solutions to the problems small business owners often encounter.

Using real-world examples, Wentworth shows how a businessperson can increase their revenue, budget effectively, minimize cash collection problems to improve cash flow, and manage vendors for better pricing. He highlights what to expect when one is financing and the external risks involved in a small business. Also, he reveals ways to hire competent people faster. He provides some DIY tips and gives some clear guidelines for creating a risk management plan.

I like this manual because it's readable and straightforward. It's written in a conversational tone. As I was reading, I felt as if Wentworth was speaking in front of me. Unlike some other authors of business books, he did not just provide tips; he taught. The book is like a blackboard on which he wrote and delivered his topics. Comprising 202 pages and 10 chapters, it has a lot of helpful information for small business owners like myself. I'm glad I read it because it taught me some new things, such as "a businessperson should not compromise anything that will impact their employees or customers negatively." Moreover, it contains footnotes with URLs, which will enable readers get additional information.

Pathway to Profits presents steps to optimize vendor relationships and ways to maintain financial stability. Honestly, there was nothing displeasing about this book. It's intriguing and enlightening. Nonetheless, I advise readers who don't like reading business books to skip it, to avoid getting bored while reading.

In conclusion, I rate the book 4 out of 4 stars. It doesn't deserve less because it offers essential business solutions in a simple manner. It's concise and appealing. Besides, it was well edited; I noticed just one grammatical error. I recommend it to businespeople seeking ways to improve their businesses and look forward to reading the second volume, which is Pathway to More Profits. According to the author, it'll be released in early 2020.

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Post by kandscreeley » 02 Apr 2019, 07:53

This book sounds helpful and well-organized. I'm just not sure I would make a great businessperson, nor do I really have an interest in it. So, I'll probably pass. However, it sounds helpful for those with that kind of knack. Thanks so much.
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Post by Crazyreader01 » 02 Apr 2019, 10:04

Think I know a person who might appreciate this, but it's not really for me. Thanks for the review!

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Post by Juliana_Isabella » 02 Apr 2019, 12:56

I like that the author made the book readable for people at all levels of business experience.

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Post by Radiant3 » 02 Apr 2019, 14:52

A good book for anyone who has a business or intends to start one. Thanks for the great review.
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Post by chiadeer » 02 Apr 2019, 18:35

Thanks for the review. I look forward to reading it. My husband and I have owned a few small businesses and there is always room for improvement. I like that it was written in a conversational tone. Some business books can be pretty dry or too much info packed into it to really digest.

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Post by Anjali+1 » 02 Apr 2019, 19:21

Helpful and honest review just like the book! Being a commerce student, the book would be really helpful to me. I will surely try to read it as soon as possible.
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Post by 0741572106 » 03 Apr 2019, 05:14

The book has good information on how to developed small business that has good ideas. i like the conversation of the book which is straight forward to the business and each level of the topic has astrong information of business

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Post by Prisallen » 03 Apr 2019, 08:13

This would be a good book to read for anyone who has a business they would like to improve. However, it is not for me. Thanks for the review!

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Post by kdstrack » 03 Apr 2019, 13:31

I like the author's approach of teaching. His documentation with footnotes is also helpful. This sounds like an informative and motivational read. Thanks.

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Post by Lungz_ » 06 Apr 2019, 08:50

True .most business novels are none relatable tips which make you end up getting bored as a reader. Great review.

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Post by diana lowery » 09 Apr 2019, 07:38

I love the title of the book, and I was pleased that you found the teaching relatable. I have been involved in small businesses in the past, so I am sure I would be able to empathize with many of the concepts. Great Review!

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