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Published:April 12th, 2013 09:50 EST
New Book Offers Innovative Solutions for the Unemployed and Underemployed

New Book Offers Innovative Solutions for the Unemployed and Underemployed

By SOP newswire

You`ve Been Fired! Now What? by Tonia Askins and Victor Kwegyir is a new book that walks readers through the process of harnessing the emotional elements of unemployment or business loss, enabling them to seize the opportunity, and creatively turn it into a successful reality.

Created by authors with 30 plus years of business ownership, knowledge, and diverse expertise operating simultaneously from US and UK, the book will help readers discover their best options while providing them a very realistic approach to entrepreneurship during such economic times after they are laid off or are experiencing underemployment.

Engaging and highly readable, resourceful topics in the book include:

  • The way forward
  • 16 benefits of starting your own business
  • 16 advantages economic downturn present for start-ups
  • 33 proven principles for building a successful business
  • 40 researched businesses you can start Now
  • Essential systems for business success
  • Successful business examples
  • Progress with Right Connections

Praise for You`ve Been Fired! Now What?                                    

You`ve Been Fired! Now What? offers NO excuses for the aspiring entrepreneur. The economy, laziness, fear, and procrastination are all confronted with an in-depth How-to and more importantly, a WHY NOT approach. With the guidance and support in this book, you will be motivated to embark upon entrepreneurship with no hesitation! " - Natasha Angelety, Editor-In-Chief Reel Nola Magazine, Executive Coordinator The New Orleans Entrepreneur Expo

The content in this book encourages individuals to think and look forward. It is a great handbook for start-up businesses. Encouraging and empowering. " - Melinda C. Sylvester, Owner Tel-Mel Media & Publishing, LLC, Owner/Publisher Faith & Soul News Magazine

About the Authors

Tonia Askins is a business consultant, entrepreneur, and founder of the US-based firm Virtual International Business Services, which provides consultant, executive, management, and administrative business services globally. Tonia has over fifteen years of ownership and management experience within the fields of Human Resources, Mortgage Finance, Real Estate, Hospitality and Non-Profit. Learn more about her work online at

Victor Kwegyir is a business consultant, business motivational speaker, author, founder and CEO of Vike Invest (UK) Ltd, a growing International Business Consultancy firm in London, UK. He has over fifteen years experience in business, and holds a Master`s degree with other qualifications. Victor offers professional advice to businesses and has been a regular guest on over 50 radio and TV shows around the world. Learn more about his work online at

Book Details

Title: You`ve Been Fired! Now What?: Seize the Opportunity, Creatively Turn It into a Successful Reality

ISBN: 978-0-9883890-0-7 (0-98838-900-2)

Ebook: 978-0-9883890-1-4

Publisher: 21CECGC Publishing

Library of Congress: 2012953768

PRICE: $12.99 (Paperback), $9.99 (Ebook)

Release Date: March 15, 2013

Pages: 132, Size: 5.25 X 8in

Paperback available for Order via Amazon at

Ebook edition available for Order at 

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