BUSINESS LESSONS FROM THE DEAD AND DYING
I am the Corporate Undertaker. You don’t want to meet me . . . but many of you will.
“I go to work with a police escort. I am the gatekeeper of the worst behavior by the world’s biggest banks, law firms, and corporations. I’ve overseen the ruin of thousands of companies. Eighty percent of my clients die.” Domenic Aversa
“The author’s reflections on imperiled companies are uniformly engaging, and his vast experience in his field lends his straight-talking lessons extra weight. Business managers and owners are likely to find this tough advice invaluable. An immensely readable account by a man whom companies call when all else fails.” Kirkus Reviews
“Written by an industry expert, Corporate Undertaker is a motivational work filled with thrilling accounts of applied business tactics. The book is filled with drama…written with confidence and expertise.” Clarion Forward Reviews
“Aversa’s writing is entertaining…readers will find a lively, rare view of the dark side of business ownership and meet a business advocate who risked his life, health and spiritual outlook to try to save the jobs of thousands of employees.” Blue Ink Reviews
“CORPORATE UNDERTAKER is a business book with a difference: a glance at the dark side of the corporate world from a vastly experienced crisis consultant, penned with humor and a wealth of enthralling personal context.” Indie Reader
“Not since first reading Stephen Covey my freshman year in university, have I read such a life-changing, inspiring business book…A brilliant book and one I recommend to every single business owner and entrepreneur.” N.N. Light, Top 500 Amazon Reviewer & Verified Influencer
” A savage peek behind the corporate curtain. The power of Aversa’s storytelling is undeniable. Between Aversa’s varied careers and the very nature of his job, the range of stories is impressive, making ripe fodder for a page-turning memoir. While a business memoir may not sound like a compelling slice of the human experience, Corporate Undertaker truly is a gripping read.” Self-Publishing Review
A Business Survival Guide
In this thrilling business memoir, author Domenic Aversa reveals the firsthand account of his messy life as an entrepreneur and corporate crisis manager. For more than 25 years, he has actively assisted companies in dramatic operational transition. During his career, he’s had chairs thrown at his head and guns pointed at his heart. Occasionally, he’s able to pull off a miracle and save a company. Most of the time, he simply tries to ease the agony. This book will show you how to navigate the most difficult stages of your entrepreneurial journey: life, adversity, crisis, death, and rebirth.
Turnaround Expert | Author | Speaker
I have worked with 150 companies in 45 different industries, the number one reason businesses fail – they wait too long to make meaningful change.
Owners, managers, board of directors and even creditors all avoid addressing real issues. In general, people don’t want to be confrontational. They don’t want to “step on toes,” “speak out of line,” “hurt feelings.” They just want to be “part of the team.” This is a nice environment to work in but it’s also an environment where small problems will be glossed over. Little problems begin to accumulate. Eventually, they become big problems.
How much time do you have before your big problems put you out of business? It all depends on how much cash your business is generating, how much credit you can borrow against your assets . . . and, mostly, how much patience your creditors are willing to extend to you.
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