In a world where most businesses fail, The Art of Preventing Stupid offers a system for leaders to solve common business problems before they happen. Author Matthew Neill Davis introduces the Preventing Stupid Method to running a business, a method that guides readers in identifying, categorizing, and prioritizing threats to and weaknesses in their business. His book details how to efficiently prevent and manage potential and present problems and helps business owners and managers learn how to create leads for a more profitable business. Readers will learn how to seize opportunities rather than wallow in problems that should never have made it to the surface. Forward-thinking risk management Davis delivers bold business strategy rooted in forward-thinking risk management. This book is about changing how leaders think, so they can run their business with confidence, effectiveness, and profitability. It shows struggling entrepreneurs how to weed out the stupid mistakes they are making, so they can move forward. For those already running a business, Davis' next-level risk management strategies make work easier, more profitable, and more secure. Advice from a lawyer Matthew Neill Davis owns and manages Davis Law, PLLC, a firm dedicated to helping ambitious business owners become rock-star entrepreneurs. His firm builds and runs custom legal departments for businesses and nonprofits and has thrice made the Law Firm 500 for being among the fastest-growing law firms in the nation. In The Art of Preventing Stupid, readers can get a lawyer's perspective and insight and the value of a fractional general counsel for the cost of a single book. Davis shows readers how to make smart, meaningful changes that successfully grow their organizations.
Even though risks for businesses are greater than ever, most entrepreneurs are responding by closing their eyes tighter. Protect your business (and yourself) with Davis' eye-opening thoughts. --Mike Michalowicz, author of Profit First and Clockwork The Art of Preventing Stupid is a must-read for any smart entrepreneur looking to avoid the costly and unexpected risks and oversights that can take a business down. Matthew's unique legal and business-building experience makes for a surprisingly refreshing approach that goes well beyond legal structure. This quick read will help you to create focus by laying out an aerial view of potential risks and distractions. --Chalene Johnson, New York Times best-selling author of Push and founder of Marketing Impact Academy