7 Steps to Start Your Own Business
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7 Steps to Start Your Own Business

How to Start Your Own Consulting and/or Career Development Business
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8 students enrolled
Created by Mary Ila Ward
Last updated 10/2017
English
Current price: $10.99 Original price: $194.99 Discount: 94% off
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • From this course you will learn logistical and practical solutions to launch a profitable business.
Requirements
  • Nothing But the Drive and Ambition to Develop Your Own Business!
Description

7 Steps to Start Your Own Business

Define Your Vision/Mission and Values. Who are you, what is your company and whom do you serve? How do you serve them uniquely? What services and/or products will you offer and how will you charge for those services/products.

From this course you will learn logistical and practical solutions to launch a profitable business. 

Course materials include step-by-step instructions and activities you can implement immediately.


Course Testimonials: 

"Thanks so much for such a useful and informational workshop! I learned so much about how to build a real business." 

- Mary, course participant 


"Thank you for sharing your expertise with us. I found the course enlightening and inspiring!" 

- Meg, course participant 


"I can't say enough to thank you. Your words and documents are helping me to get more clear on the nature and scope of my business. Over the weekend, I made a major decision regarding my niche offering, especially on a passive income endeavor. I could not have become aware of this valuable set of information without your hard work and thought." 

- Pam, course participant

Who this course is for:
  • Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Free Agents, Free Lancers, Career Development Facilitators
  • GCDF, CCSP
Course content
Expand 10 lectures 01:22:00
+ Introduction
10 lectures 01:22:00

Step 1: Define - 

Define Your Vision/Mission and Values. Who are you, what is your company and who do you serve? How do you serve them uniquely? What services and/or products will you offer and how will you charge for those services/products?

Preview 25:22

Step 2: Partner - 

Get a good attorney, accountant, marketing/web designer, etc. to help you succeed. You have to spend money wisely to make money. 

Step 2: Partner
07:39

Step 3: Plan - 

Where do you want to be in 1, 3, 5, and 10 years? Think like a business person with a business plan, financial projections, marketing plan, human capital needed, work processes, etc. Don't neglect to realize a part of the plan is thinking through how the work will actually get done. 

Step 3: Plan
08:06

Step 4: Build Social Capital - 

Go beyond networking and think strategically about how to build your social capital and how you create strategic business partnerships to grow/scale your business. Find and grow a customer base. The mindset should be everyone can be a partner not everyone is a competitor. 

Step 4: Build Your Social Capital
07:53

Step 5: Analyze and Automate - 

Keep date to help you understand what is working and what isn't. Compare this to your original planning documents and projections. Work smart by using resources and tools that help increase efficiency. 

Step 5: Analyze & Automate
10:50

Step 6: Pivot - 

Don't be afraid to revisit and change your business direction based on your analysis of what is working and what isn't and what is best for your life. 

Step 6: Pivot
01:31

Step 7: Grow & Care - 

Take time for reflection, reading, writing, and professional growth. Stay current on trends in your industry, foster the growth of yourself and your employees and celebrate successes. This will help your business grow. 

Step 7: Grow & Care
02:19
Q & A
02:18
Q & A - Part 2
01:48
Bonus material for Career Development Facilitator business
14:14