How To Launch A Healthy Business: Win Over Start-up Stress

Sharpen the Top 15 Skills You Need to Get Your New Business off The Ground With an Entrepreneurship Health Coach
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 12/2015 English Closed captions available

Course Description


Can Entrepreneurship - Business Start-up - Freelancing be Taught?

A: Yes! It must be done well. I've been researching and teaching the activity for nearly 15 years in UK business schools as we found that not all humans feel they have the genes to start a business. So this course helps more people, like you, to learn from helpful insights from entrepreneurship research and the big data available from practice. This course is not a story of "how I won my start up war(s)". This program is based on the behavioral trends we see in 1000's of entrepreneurship winners as well as problems that I see causing some venture creators fail.

Question 2:

Does Starting a Business Mean it Must Hurt?

A: Not anymore! The workplace wellbeing, employee wellness and entrepreneur stress research is now providing us with useful insights that I use in my face to face practice. So business creators of tomorrow can now get a much better ride with their endeavors, through courses like this.

Content Overview

When you take this introduction to the activities of new venture creation you will encounter a holistic business analysis journey, with my professional coaching. You'll find it easy to view all the videos in a hour and the activities might take you between 14 to 28 days to complete. During that time I can give you personal feedback on your results. The course will guide you practically around taking the next steps with your business idea while avoiding key stress and business failure points. It is an online start up coaching with an activity walk though course.

You will learn from:

  • recipes from research
  • practical excercises to get you started
  • tips to minimize your stress

The course is structured around three key themes:

  • explaining terms and research led insights
  • personally asses and start to plan for doing the typical start up activities
  • tips to hep you avoid the main stress points

It is about successful venture creation and uniquely turns the trusted research into helpful practical assessment tools. In building your skills for carrying out each activity the lectures fuse recommendations for healthy mindsets and workplace wellness practices. This course focuses on getting you to analyze readiness for carrying out typical business start up activities for self employment or your freelance work. It is the first in my healthy entrepreneurial behavior series.

What are the requirements?

  • The courses is open to everyone with a smidgen of a business idea!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Overcome the major pains of creating a new business

Who is the target audience?

  • For anyone wanting to minimise personal stress while starting a business
  • For those that want to understand the tasks they might be good at and the skills they need to work on first before they create their firm
  • For Enterprise Advisors, Independent Consultants Or Those Supporting New To Entrepreneurship People to Create a Business
  • For members of charities, institutes and public organisations that asked me to provide info on the stressfulness of self employment and setting up an SME with tips on how to build resilience
  • But those happy with their existing business will only find the research and the stress reduction points useful here

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Learn more about the course and how to get the most from the lectures, downloadable resources and online discussions.


Welcome to the business start up course. This is explaining when I shall be popping up to help students with their start up activities.

  • Learn about the activities and tasks involved in the business start up and the entrepreneurial process.
  • Get introduced to the start up task progress sheet

Walking you through how to complete your to do list check.

  1. View business start up template
  2. See questions about start up tasks
  3. Hear how to complete specific questions

Explaining that I'll be popping up throughout the course to see how you're doing.

1 question

Quiz about actions of the entrepreneurial process

Section 2: Tasks to Focus and Reduce Confusions about The Business Idea

This lecture introduces the section about doing the right kind of thinking. Touches on the importance of forward planning, identity and authenticity and key stress points.

  • Discover why having affinity with your role is important
  • Self esteem and work performance
  • Explore the what we like to call ourselves activity
  • See how to complete your entrepreneurial identity check.
  • Prepare to discuss your role with family
  • Get ready to assess your thoughts about feelings about being a business starter in the open
  • Learn about stages of business start up and the tasks that are related
  • Get introduced to the start up stage check
  • Understand where your business could take you

Walk through progress check to:

  • Assess your current stage
  • Choose strategies and tactics that you would like to use to grow the business

Learn about different thinking styles that successful entrepreneurs do:

  • Why thinking about the business is important
  • What does thinking do
  • What goes wrong if can not think about the business

Walk through how to complete the thinking styles inventory activity and discover how to assess:

  • Commitment to thinking seriously
  • Content of thoughts
  • Difficulties thinking
1 question

How to think right

Section 3: Tasks for Business Purchasing and Handling Buying Issues?

This lecture introduces the lectures in the section about the purchasing problems and how to overcome them by assessing what needs to be done.


Learn about facilities and equipment searching

  • Pros for doing it cheap
  • Against doing it cheap
  • Buying facilities, equipment and leasing
  • Intro to checking device

Walk through completing the equipment search device

  • Product components check
  • Doing a cost comparison check
  • Facilities check
Facilities and Equipment
1 question
Section 4: Tasks to Generate Sales, Start Up Cash and Tackle Start-up Money Worries?

Introducing the tasks that cause money wories, This section helps you to understand what is involved with each activity with activities that show you how to do it.

    Discover the different kinds of tasks surrounding money with the firm that entrepreneurs, freelancers and business starters carryout.
  • Initiating savings

  • Bootstrapping
  • Seeking funding
  • Receiving finance


Walking through how to complete the funding and finance task check device.

  • Savings
  • Sourcing external funding
  • Finances received
  • Financial challenges

Learn about generating sales

  • Discover the skills and techniques required to generate first sales
  • Reduce selling stress
  • Discover the generating first sales task check device
  • Prepare to strengthen selling tactics
  • How to gain confidence about how to make sales
  • About receiving money from sales task
  • Clarifying money worries
  • Download resources for appropriate record keeping


How important it is to do accounting and recording income from sales

Finding a professional to help with this task


Learn about receiving a positive cash flow

  • Discover what break even is
  • Complete the seasonality discovery task device
  • Start to predict own sales trends

Prompting students on the activities and invitation to chat about their start up

1 question

About the money related tasks

Section 5: Tasks around administrative paperwork to reduce admin anxieties?

Learn about this cluster of tasks coming up that relate to administrative activities

  • About writing a business plan task
  • View a business plan template
  • Know the pros and cons of writing a business plan
  • Minimize anxieties around business planning


The administrative tasks to legitimize the business

  • The main paperwork
  • Check whether needing a patent, permits or registration for legal entities
  • How to research paperwork tasks

Learn the importance of testing the new product or service idea

  • View external info on developing a prototype
  • Download guidelines on prototype process
1 question

Questions about the admin section.

Section 6: Tasks related to people to minimise conflict?

This short lecture introduces the section of tasks related to the people within the business.


Learn the tasks relating to the firm's core people

  • Gathering a start up team
  • Organizing a start up team.
  • Hiring people later on in the process
  • Introduction to people task checking device
  • Learn how to complete the people managing task check
  • Understand own skills gaps and personal strengths with dealing with people
  • Prepare to discuss people tasks with others

1 question
Section 7: About Time!

On time spent on the business

5 pages
  • Plan the devoting full time to the business task
  • Assess own schedule for devoting full time to the business

1 question

About spending time on the business

Section 8: And Finally

This section provides an overall summary and has suggestions for how you can progress for your next learning and development around business start up the healthy way.

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Instructor Biography

Dr Glenis Wade, Entrepreneurial Behaviour Coach, Workplace Wellness Advisor


Since I work in the health & wellbeing arena, firstly let me clarify that I'm not a medic. My title comes from being an academic with a PhD in entrepreneurial behavior/ psychology.

Former Business School Lecturer/ Course Director

I've supported the birth of many new businesses. The kinds of businesses I've helped range from creative sector freelancers, computer games makers, fashion and graphic designers and various service professionals. I also have lead several degree level courses in the subject. Such courses as the MA in Enterprise Management for Creative Arts at London College of Communication, UAL. And I designed and ran the Creating a New Business module at Birkbeck College University of London.

Independent Consultant since 2009

And for the last six years I have been consulting, specializing in healthy workplaces and employee wellness for top private and public organizations in London. Currently I'm enjoying being part of the verifying team at the Mayor of London's Office alongside Public Health England for awarding businesses with The Healthy Workplace Charter accreditation. From previous training as an entrepreneurship researcher I am still one of the few that has looked into the personal stresses involved in business start up.

On Udemy from late Dec 2015/ Jan 2016

I'm excited to be sharing insights through Udemy because it will help more people around the world to practically benefit from the researched recipes for success that is currently emerging.

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