Rule of Thumb: A Guide to Small Business Growth is an introductory guide for first-time entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking to gain a basic understanding of what it takes to grow their business. Almost everyone dreams of inventing the next big product or offering the most requested service and growing their business. Business growth is an exciting and often very hectic time in the life cycle of a business and understanding growth strategies is vital to the health of your business. Rule of Thumb: A Guide to Small Business Growth helps entrepreneurs understand corporate growth and learn about resources available to help make growth possible. This book will help you learn how to work "on" your business even as you work "in" your business.