Resources from Nick's presentation on Legally Starting a Business This page contains a variety of information sources that could benefit entrepreneurs. These resources came from CEO members, speakers, and professors. We welcome future recommendations of valuable material and will add them to our site after we receive them.


Texas Roadmap to Starting a Business


Recommended Reading for Small Business Business Planning & Start-Ups Improving Your Business Business Structure & Incorporating Your Business Organization, Management & Networking Consulting Marketing

Leadership Management Personal Improvement Wealth Accumulation


Recommended Reading for Small Business

Light Reading - Before you start your Business

The E Myth Revisited, 2nd edition. Michael E. Gerber, Harper Business, 2001

Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T. Kiyosaki, Warner Books, Inc. May 2000

The_Cash Flow Ouadrant, Robert T. Kiyosaki, Warner Books, Inc. May 2000

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Business Planning & Start-UpsĀ 

Creating A Successful Business Plan, Entrepreneur Magazine

Microsoft Srnall Business Kit,Joanna L. Kotz, Microsoft Press, 2005

NxLevel Guide for Entrepreneurs, David P. Wold, NxLevel Education Foundation, Reprint July 2004

Running a 21st Centurv Small Business, Randy W. Kirk, Warner Business Books, 1993 & 2006

Start-Up Basics,Rieva Lesonsky, Entrepreneur Media, Inc., 1998 Edition

The Successful Business Plan, Rhonda M. Abrams, The Oasis Press / PSI Research, 1991


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Improving Your Business

Built to Last, James C. Collins, Harper Business Essentials, 2002

Finance & Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers,Steven A. Finkler, Prentice Hall, 1992

HyperGrow Your Business, Curtis Clinkinbeard, Strive Publishing, 2005

Market Ownership, William A. Sherden, American Management Association, 1994

Product Leadership, Robert G. Cooper, 1999

Successful Sales And Marketing, Entrepreneur Magazine, 1999

Up Against The Wal-Marts. Second Edition, Don Taylor, AMACOM, 2005


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Business Structure & Incorporating Your Business

Own Your Own Corporation. Garrett Sutton, Warner Books, Inc., 2001

Incorporating your Business, 2nd edition, Anthony Mancuso, Nolo Press, January "2004

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, 5th edition, Anthony Mancuso, Nolo Press, March 2002

Incorporating in Texas Without a Lawyer, W. Dean Brown, Corporate Publishing Company, 1995

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Organization, Management & Networking

Trump. The Art of the Deal, Donald J. Trump with Tony Schwartz, 1987


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How To Become a Consultant, Entrepreneur Magazine, 2001

Howard Sherson, Anything by author

Million Dollar Consulting, Alan Weiss, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2003


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12 Simple Steps To A Winning Marketing Plan, Geraldine A. Larkin, 1992

Markting for Growth and Profits, Southern California Edison, 1996

Marketing Your Services, Anthony Putman

Target Marketing:, 3rd edition, Linda Pinson & Jerry Jinnett, Upstart Publishing Company 1996


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Pathways To Success, Dale Carnegie, Simon & Schuster, 1984.

How ToWin Friends & Influence People, Dale Carnegie, Simon & Schuster, 1944-1984

How To Stop Worrying; and Start Living, Dale Carnegie, Simon & Schuster, 1936-1981


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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey, Simon & Schuster, Inc. 1989

Principle-Centered Leadership, Stephen R. Covey, Simon & Schuster, Inc. 1990

First Things First, Stephen R. Covey, Simon & Schuster, Inc. 1994


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Personal Improvement

Awaken_The Giant Within, Anthony Robbins, Simon & Schuster,

Inc., 1992 Unlimited Power, Anthony Robbins, Ballantine Books, 1986

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Wealth Accumulation

The Wealthy Barber, David Chilton, 1998 3rd Edition

The Richest Man in Babylon, George Clason, 1926

The Millionaire Next Door, Thomas J. Stanley, 1996 Member Websites Houston Party Rentals

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