I’m Not Afraid of the F Word


In spite of the scary statistics that 4 out of 5 new small businesses go out of business within their first five years, thousands of people still willingly take the risky adventure every year.

While there are plenty of stories about business success, this book relates the story of a failure. During the anguish of losing a franchise retail benisons, Charlotte Kemp explored 50 lessons she learned from her experience, and she candidly shares there’s in this book.

The lessons are valuable for all small and medium sized business owners, whether starting out or more established. It is also important for lending institutions to be aware of the challenges that small businesses face. As vital as funding is for business, support and coaching for new and transition bunnies owners is of equal importance.