Entrepreneurship: Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur
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Entrepreneurship: Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Two top Instructors combine to provide the psychological and practical skills you need to succeed as an entrepreneur!
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What Will I Learn?
  • Make confident decisions securing your success as an entrepreneur
  • You'll learn how to recognise negative self limiting beliefs and eradicate them forever
  • You'll no longer procrastinate or waste precious time
  • Overcome emotional, psychological and physical blocks preventing you from becoming successful
  • Apply practical tools to get your business off the ground and successful
  • Take your business to a higher level and enjoy your success
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  • There are no prerequisites for taking the course, only that you have a desire to succeed!
  • It would be great if you had an idea of a business to pursue but that is not required and there are lessons in the course that can help with that.


This course is fully accredited by a globally recognized CPD body, the Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency. 

Taking this course will give you the opportunity to gain a diploma signifying formal certification for 10 hours of CPD credit. 

Please note, accreditation is optional. It is by no means compulsory, or a prerequisite for taking the course. Degree requirements vary based on the position you pursue and the area in which you reside or work. Should you wish to opt for accreditation and the diploma, full details and directions will be given at the end of the course. 

Steve Ballinger and I, are both very successful entrepreneurs, as well as being two of Udemy’s top instructors, with 12 best selling courses between us.

Together we have over 73,000 students spanning 179 countries and enjoyed over 11,000 reviews from very happy students!

We decided to make this course by bringing the best of our individual areas of expertise and blending them to create a single model, that is wholly effective and easily to apply.

The model, which is intended for entrepreneurs and those seeking success in their business and professional lives, is a carefully crafted application which includes a practical methodology whilst being supported by evidence based science and applied psychology.

This course is for you if you want take the leap into becoming a successful entrepreneur.  It’s also designed for those people who may have already started their journey as an entrepreneur and have found themselves “stuck”, or who are facing obstacles, be it emotionally, psychologically or in a practical sense.  This course will help you elevate your success to a whole new level, you never thought possible.

Steve, is a master of business, and I, a successful Psychotherapist and Success Coach.  Together we help people dispel negative self limiting beliefs they hold about themselves which prevent them from advancing as a successful entrepreneur and becoming who they truly are, and all that they’re capable of.

This course eradicates, any fear, uncertainty or doubts you may have, so that together, we can clear a pathway to your unlimited success.

We’ll teach you how to overcome these blocks, ensuring you reach your goals and realise your true potential as a successful entrepreneur.

Together, we’ll explore your core beliefs about success, triumph over the fear of failure, build on your confidence and push beyond your comfort zone.

We’ll show you how you can use the principles of psychology to excel as an entrepreneur and mentally prep for the world of success that awaits you.

The course is not only comprehensive, but also includes many resources and downloadable tools, all of which you’ll have a lifetime access to.

Steve and I, are here for you every step of the way. As such, we’re on hand to help 365 days a year to not only support you, but also keep you engaged and motivated you as you start your journey as a successful entrepreneur.


Who is the target audience?
  • People wishing to become a successful entrepreneur
  • Entrepreneurs looking to take their success to the next level
  • People wishing to eradicate negative self limiting beliefs, preventing them from succeeding
  • People who want to take the first step into working for themselves
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Curriculum For This Course
47 Lectures
4 Lectures 09:47

Course Overview And Getting The Most Out Of The Course. 

Preview 03:12

Welcome to the first activity of the course!  A simple assessment about success

Activity: Assess For Success

A brief note from Libby to explain why she doesn't appear in the videos as a talking head

A Note From Libby.......

In this lecture, we'll explore your beliefs about success

What is Your Belief About Success
Your Beliefs About Success
11 Lectures 56:42

You may be surprised that you are living in times that are great for new entrepreneurs. 

Preview 05:08

We'll be looking at some of the reasons why you're not already a successful entrepreneur

Preview 05:36

You are not alone when it comes to self-limiting beliefs. In the lesson Steve shares some of his that he had to overcome.

Personal Examples From Steve On Self Limiting Beliefs

We have a look at at some core beliefs and how they shape people

Core Beliefs Assessment

In this lecture we cover what self limiting beliefs are and how they can prevent us from being successful

Are Self Limiting Thought Stopping You From Being Successful?

We'll be covering the principle of fighting the fear of failure

Self Analysis - Fighting The Fear

Not ruin your life but change your life in a positive manner.

What if it does not work out. “I will ruin my life”

This lecture covers the fear of success and how that effects us

Fear of Success

Steve shares own battle with fear of failure and success. Plus a supporting video on the benefits of failure from JK Rowling.

Personal Stories from Steve On Fear of Failure And Fear Of Success

Turn a classic strategic planning and analysis tool on yourself.

Build Focus And Confidence Using SWOT Analysis on Yourself

Further exploration of how the time is definitely right for you to become an entrepreneur

"The Time is Definitely now"
Getting Started As An Entrepreneur
14 Lectures 43:15

The first in a series of lectures looking at the SMART model

Goal Setting Using The Classic SMART Model

The second in a series of lectures looking at the SMART model

Specific - The "S" in the SMART Model

The third in a series of lectures looking at the SMART model

Measurable - The "M" in the SMART Model

The fourth in a series of lectures looking at the SMART model

Achievable - The "A" in the SMART Model

The fifth in a series of lectures looking at the SMART model

Relevant - The "R" in the SMART Model

The six in a series of lectures looking at the SMART model

Time Bound - The "T" in the SMART Model

Looking at how procrastination effects us and prevents our success


If you ever find yourself working hard on less important things, doing busywork, or procrastinate on what's really important this model will really help you.

Overcoming Procrastination Using The Urgency Vs. Importance Matrix

Find the "Sweet Spot" between Perfection and and Efficiency.

Think Excellence Not Perfection

Part one of the self confidence lectures

Is A Lack of Confidence Holding You Back? Part One

Part two of the self confidence lectures

Is A Lack of Confidence Holding You Back? Part Two

Important that your new venture fits you as a person.

Keys To Choosing The Right Business That Fits You

We look at the concept of paralysis by analysis

Paralysis by Analysis

Nothing happens until you take action even if just a small step.

Without Action Its All A Dream...Easy Steps To Get Started
Succeeding As An Entrepreneur
10 Lectures 51:22

Here we explore personality traits and entrepreneurship

Your Personality and Entrepreneurship

Learn the benefits of having a partner to found the business but be careful to avoid the pitfalls.

Do You Have A Partner? Keys To Great Partnerships.

Learn why customer problem solving is important to your business.

What Problems Of Your Potential Customers Are You Solving

How detailed do you need a business plan to be and who is it really written for?

Building Your Business Plan

One of the key planning tools used by small businesses and large international corporations. learn how to use it properly in this lesson and template included in the supporting materials.

Strategic Planning Using SWOT On Your Business

Part 1: Here we cover what it feels like when it comes to asking for things we need

Identifying and Asking For What You Need - Part One

Part 2: Here we cover what it feels like when it comes to asking for things we need

Identifying and Asking For What You Need - Part Two

Actually be more successful and happier focusing on your strengths as compared to focusing solely on your weaknesses.

The Importance Of Focusing on Your Strengths

We uncover the actual truth when it comes to multitasking!

The Truth About Multi Tasking

This lecture is all about the habits of successful people

Habits of Successful People
Taking Your Business To The Next Level
5 Lectures 27:14

We ask ourselves, so what now?  Where do you go from here if you want to go to the next level

So What Now?

Cannot grow your business to its full potential all on your own. Learn how to get started with delegation.

Why You Need To Delegate To Get To The Next Level

Model to analyze what your opportunities and potential threats are to growing your business.

Expanding Using The Porters 5 Forces Model

Finding other business owners you can partner with that becomes a WIN-WIN for both of you.

The Importance Of Strategic Partnerships

Pushing your comfort zone explores ways in which we can gently challenge ourselves

Pushing Your Comfort Zone
3 Lectures 08:04

Here we look at the importance of enjoying your success

Enjoying Your Success

Congratulations on completing the coruse and now its time to take some action steps and enjoy your success!

Steve Jobs And Sir Richard Branson...Libby And Steve...And Now You!

Here's where you can compare your answers of the assessment

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About the Instructor
Steve Ballinger, MBA
4.4 Average rating
2,454 Reviews
56,169 Students
18 Courses
Millionaire Investor & Professional Skills Teaching 53,000+

Dedicated to delivering online skill based development training where people can apply what they learned to immediate use. Steve has 25 years of experience in various leadership and management positions with a focus on training and development as well as direct international sales and operations management.

Founder Skill Build Online

Website dedicated to professional skill development in areas such as business practices and investing by leveraging online learning program development.

Director of Global Training and Program Development

Responsible for all certification training delivered in person and online for IDEAlliance which is an industry association focused on standards and best practices in the field of graphic and digital communications.

Adjunct University Instructor

Teach courses in leadership, management, and sales to University students as a part time instructor.

Public Speaker

Hired to speak at large international industry conferences and events plus lead training seminars at a variety of events.

Other Experience

Provided management consulting in the areas of strategic planning, leadership development, marketing plan development, vertical market analysis, niche market analysis, and sales and other training. Plus wide area management expertise managing regional and international areas where needed to lead and manage other managers.

MBA from the University of ST Thomas Opus College Management and BSB from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Professional level member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD-Formally ASTD)

Libby Seery - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies
4.5 Average rating
12,409 Reviews
58,228 Students
30 Courses
Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.Psych.Coach, Dip.NLP

LIBBY SEERY - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.NLP, Dip.Psych.Coach 

All of my online courses are fully accredited with the CPD Standards Agency and offer students the opportunity to gain CPD credits/hours.

I am a Psychotherapist, Counsellor, and Therapeutic Art Practitioner.

I run a very successful practice in Harley Street, London which is recognised the world over as a centre of medical excellence.

I am a highly trained specialist with a wealth of experience, working with people from all walks of life; including referrals from charities I'm involved in, to very high profile clients from all over the world.

As well as my client work, I have had a number of works published and have appeared on TV and radio.

I am also the founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Training Academy, which offers courses in counselling, CBT and other areas of self development.  

As an accredited CPD training provider, I have more than 60,000 students, from 181 countries, and have been honoured with a number of awards for my contribution to education.

I also write and lecture in my subject, as well as training other doctors and counsellors in specialist areas of counselling and therapeutic art.