Mike Michalowicz
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Mike Michalowicz

By his 35th birthday MIKE MICHALOWICZ (pronounced mi-'kal-ō-wits) had founded and sold two multi-million dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor... and proceeded to lose his entire fortune.

Then he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies. Among other innovative strategies, Mike created the "Profit First" formula, a simple and extremely effective ways for businesses to ensure profitability from their very next deposit forward.

Mike is now running his third million dollar venture, Profit First Professionals (an organization that certifies accountants and bookkeepers in Profit First methods that drive profitability for their clients), is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal; is the former MSNBC business make-over expert; is a popular keynote speaker on innovative entrepreneurial topics; and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, which BusinessWeek deemed "the entrepreneur's cult classic."

Mike is also a guest lecturer for collegiate entrepreneurial programs such as Babson, Boston College, Columbia, Copenhagen Business School, Emerson, Harvard, Penn State, Pepperdine and Princeton. His books are in the core curriculum for entrepreneur students at Pepperdine, Carnegie Mellon, Stanford University, and universities across the country. His books have been translated into over 10 languages.

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    • Profit First

    • Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
    • By: Mike Michalowicz
    • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 981
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 892
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 887

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Update Version put Profit First on STEROIDS!

    • By Shaneh Woods on 02-21-17
    • Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
    • By: Mike Michalowicz
    • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 02-21-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 981 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Pumpkin Plan

    • A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field
    • By: Mike Michalowicz
    • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,548
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,354
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348

    After reading an article about a local farmer who had dedicated his life to growing giant pump­kins, Michalowicz realized the same process could apply to growing a business....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the book I've been looking for

    • By L. Dakin on 11-14-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur

    • The Tell-it-Like-it-is Guide to Cleaning Up in Business, Even if You Are at the End of Your Roll
    • By: Mike Michalowicz
    • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 578
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 516
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514

    Never started a company before? Struggling with little or no cash? Have no experience, no baseline to judge your progress against? Thank God! You've got a shot at making this work....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Read in reverse order

    • By sop on 02-13-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Surge

    • Time the Marketplace, Ride the Wave of Consumer Demand, and Become Your Industry's Big Kahuna
    • By: Mike Michalowicz
    • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125

    For most small business owners, the true cash cows seem to be reserved for lucky people who were in the right place at the right time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An entertaining and actionable read

    • By Tom Schwab on 06-27-16
    • Time the Marketplace, Ride the Wave of Consumer Demand, and Become Your Industry's Big Kahuna
    • By: Mike Michalowicz
    • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 04-26-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 133 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

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