Carl Gould

Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker

Carl L. Gould is an award-winning coach and business mentor. He teamed up with #1 international bestselling authors Ken Blanchard and Stephen R. Covey on their latest book project, Blueprint for Success. Gould and his team of mentor coaches oversaw the development of thousands of small businesses on six continents; they have conducted over 50,000 coaching sessions with entrepreneurs to date. There are predictable patterns to success and failure. The 7 Stages of Small Business Success was written to leverage the strategies of successful companies around the globe. Gould’s dynamic and engaging presentation style has made him one of the most sought-after speakers in the world. Gould is married, has three children and lives in New Jersey.


The 7 Stages of Small-Business Success

Publication Date: March 2010

The personality of a business will mirror the personality of its owner. While no one person is all things to all people, their business MUST be all things to all of its customers, or they risk losing them to the competition. This, in a nutshell, is the single-most powerful factor of success of your business. Understanding your personality and how it impacts your business will give you great insight as to where to place your focus on any given time. Survival in today’s economic climate requires you to develop strategies for up-markets, down-markets and sideways trending market conditions. The 7 Stages of Small Business Success serves as a roadmap for any entrepreneur to reach his or her ultimate destination. We are in the midst of a massive financial meltdown and the most volatile economical conditions the world has ever known. This climate has also given way to the greatest opportunity you will see in your lifetime. Successful companies from all around the world have discovered how to leverage the methods presented in this book, taking control of their destiny so they are not at the mercy of the economy. Choose your stage, sharpen your focus and take back control now!

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