Do you dream of starting your own business? Beth Bolton’s passion for baking led her to open “A Little Something Bakery” and make her dream come true. But launching a new company is no small endeavor, and requires a solid understanding of the steps needed to succeed. In “For the Love of Cake: An Entrepreneur’s Journey,” Bolton shares her experiences as a first-time business owner and the joys and pitfalls she faced along the way. Offering old-fashioned baked goods in a quaint location, Bolton’s shop quickly gained popularity and she built a deep connection with the close-knit community. She sprinkles in charming anecdotes about beloved customers and employees who became treasured friends and family.
Using examples gleaned from her own successes and mistakes, Bolton teaches budding business owners the basics: from the first step of knowing why you want to open a business to creating a business plan, mission and vision statements, recruiting staff, and hiring the four key professionals that can make or break your company. Her positive, upbeat approach focuses on helping entrepreneurs better understand all that goes into running a business and how to build a strong foundation. If starting a business is your goal, Bolton’s book will motivate and guide you on your journey.