Making Money is Killing Your Business: How to Build A Business You’ll Love and Have a Life Too.

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Making Money will help you learn how to build a business you’ll love and have a life too. We think our purpose as business owners is to make money, but it is to build a business that makes money while we’re on vacation. Read a Sample Chapter [pdf]


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About the Book

Use your business to build your ideal lifestyle.

This is the 2015 Second Edition of the Best Selling, #1 Rated Business Book Making Money is Killing Your Business, that has transformed lives and businesses worldwide through five reprints. Five years after the first edition was published, Chuck Blakeman has revisited every page of Making Money Is Killing Your Business and added a long list of new tools, principles and methodologies to make this Edition even more transformative. Owners of the First Edition will all benefit greatly from reading the Second Edition.

The Second Edition of MAKING MONEY IS KILLING YOUR BUSINESS is built on profoundly simple ideas that have been around forever, yet ignored as being too simple to work. Chuck has learned the hard way that profound things are always simple. The Four Building Blocks, Seven Stages of Business Ownership, Business Owner's Game, Freedom Mapping, 2pg Strategic Plan, Lifetime Goals and many other practical tools will revolutionize any business willing to give up complexity for effectiveness.

Get off the treadmill. Making Money is Killing Your Business helps business owners move from a focus on trying to make money to building a business that does it for them when they are not around. It debunks the idea that small business is a 30-year-grind, and introduces the concept of building a business in just three-to-five years that can run for extended periods without the founder being physically there.

You’re too busy making money. No business can survive that.

Making Money also replaces the traditional concept of retirement by showing you how to use your business to quickly build your Ideal Lifestyle, moving you and your business from survival through success to Significance. 

Your business should produce both time and money, not just money. Making Money shows business owners how to make more money in less time, get back to the passion that brought them into business in the first place, and build a business they can enjoy for decades. 

Do you want to get off the treadmill? Do you have freedom? Read Making Money Is Killing Your Business and build a business you'll love that also gives you a life of Significance. The Random Hope Strategy of Business doesn't work. You get what you intend, not what you hope for.

The National Federation of Independent Business (NHIB) has named
Making Money as the top business book of the year.

About Chuck

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Chuck Blakeman has an off the grid approach to business that has been adopted by thousands of business founders and leaders. He has bootstrapped ten wildly different businesses from the ground up, making every mistake possible along the way to some big wins. As an internationally acclaimed business speaker averaging more than 100+ speaking engagements and workshops per year, he has been quoted and featured in Inc. Magazine (weekly contributor), Entrepreneur Magazine,,, other online magazines and small business blogs throughout the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand.

His company, Crankset Group, works with business founders and leaders around the world to help them make more money in less time and get back to the passion that brought them into business in the first place, so they can build a mature business in support of their Lifetime Goals.

Chuck’s vision is to live well by doing good.

Success Toolkit

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You can go for 30 years and never pay attention
to any of these four critical building blocks. If you don’t, you’re destined to stay on the treadmill like most other businesses. If you do, you’re on the road to freedom. He who makes the rules wins. We have a choice!

Your business should give you: Money, Time, Significance. Is your business giving you all three of these?

Download the Business Owner Success Toolkit and put your business on track to make money while you’re on vacation. Build a business you can enjoy for decades – do it now!

In the download package you will receive PDF, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files with instructions and templates you need to get these three simple but powerful tools working immediately in your business.

If Chuck Blakeman was helping you personally build the Success Toolkit into your business it would cost you many thousands of dollars. If you took these workshops separately in person, they would still cost you hundreds. If you download them and get moving on your own, you can do it right now for ONLY $97.

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