Allison Horak
Most Recent Book Title
The Solo Contractor's TookKit: Essential Knowledge for All Blue Collar Micro Business Owners (working title)
Book Description
Working with your hands is a privilege, as is being your own boss. The downside to being a solo entrepreneur is that you have to do everything related to running your business, as well as "do business". In an environment (the construction industry) where mentoring is under-valued, "The Solo Contractor's Toolkit" provides the information and inspiration you need to go out on your own, providing invaluable insight on topics like effectively communicating with clients, purchasing the right tools, and handling the bid and payment process. Your integrity is your greatest asset and customer referrals are your bread and butter; this practical guide bolsters your confidence to accept jobs on which you are qualified and prepared to perform.
Location (city/state/country)
Sacramento, CA area
Author bio
Allison is an attorney, writer, editor, and training consultant. She is a published author (legal articles and even a poem) and enjoys books about writing, grammar, and the use of language. Her experience in the legal profession and her interest in words and linguistics provide her the expertise necessary to convey the basics of critical thinking and business writing, including how one is perceived on paper. She conducts training on a range of business topics.

Allison has a B.A. degree in Communication from University of California, San Diego, and attended law school at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
Professional Speaker Topics
Writing for Credibility in Business
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

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