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Get Growing

Unlocking the Potential in Your Small Business

by (author) David Wilton

with Kyle McNamara

Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Jun 2009
Business Development, Small Business
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jun 2009
    List Price

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You created your small business when you transformed the spark of your imagination into a venture with the potential to deliver products and services, create employment, and build financial wealth. But what happens next? How do you take that potential and fulfil it? How do you ensure that your business succeeds?
In Get Growing, David Wilton and Kyle McNamara offer a wealth of tried-and-true, practical advice for the small business owner?advice they were given when they met with thousands of small business owners during a five-month cross-country tour.
In accessible, concise language, Get Growing will help you create a plan to juggle the daily challenges of small-business ownership; clear the hurdles that keep you stuck in one place; and identify the steps to take things to the next level.

About the authors

DAVID L. WILTON is the director of small business banking at Scotiabank. His career at Scotiabank spans 30 years, and includes various management positions in South Western Ontario and Northern Ontario. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers, and holds an MBA from Dalhousie University. Wilton is the co-author of The Succession Planning Toolkit for Small Business. He lives in the Toronto area.

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KYLE MCNAMARA is the managing director of small business with Scotiabank. He has 19 years of experience at a number of different financial institutions and has been with Scotiabank for nine years. He has had senior positions in Credit Risk, Business Analysis, Predictive Modelling, Data Warehousing and Customer Strategy. He lives in the Toronto area.

Kyle McNamara's profile page