Start A Business You Love. Idea to Income in Thirty Days.

Uncover what you love to do and turn it into a profitable business. Daily actions help you get clarity and stay focused.
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Published 9/2012 English

Course Description

**** all new case study material added 2016 ***

Starting a business seems like a great idea....

But it can soon become overwhelming. So many requirements, regulations. And that's even without assessing whether we have a marketable idea and whether it will create the kind of success we really want.

From idea to implementation

This course is designed to cut through all of that and to take you on a thirty day journey from inspiration to income. I want to take your desire and your passion and show you how to turn it into practical actions that allow you to come up with profitable business ideas and your passion and to create income before the month is over.

Accessible training in bite sized chunks

Day by day, step-by step, this course will strip away much of the overwhelm you may feel as a new entrepreneur. It will take you on a journey from coming up with profitable business ideas, discovering where your talents lie, to testing and packaging what you are going to sell, and to show you how to actually make money now.

You need to check out your idea against these three criteria

There are so many books and courses for new businesses and coming up with profitable business ideas. Books that tell you about business plans and accounts. But before you start to pull together these processes, you need to know that you have:

1. Profitable business ideas.

2. A business model that is a fit for the life and income you want to create.

3. A product or service that people want to buy!

Shortcut your success

I work with clients who sometimes find years later that their business might be successful financially but they want to get out and so something they love. Or they have a great idea but they just can't make money with it. Or they have a business that runs their life, rather than a business that gives them the life they want. I don't want this for you.

I created this course so that you could shortcut this journey. Yes you will need the right legal and financial framework. But you must also build your business on a foundation that will give you the fulfillment, the life and the income you want.

Check you are on the right track right from the start

This course shows you how to understand and rigorously test your profitable business ideas so that you know you are on the right track before you start (or to help you get re-oriented when you've hit a roadblock!).

This is for you if...

This course is for you if you want to start a business doing what you love. If you want to feel fulfilled by what you do. And you want to create a lifestyle that works for you.

This course is for you if you've already started a business but you're feeling as if you didn't take the right path. Or if you know that you've found your passion but you're struggling to turn it into income. Or if you simply want to know how to do the things that will move you forward day by day.

Because it's the staying in action that gets results for you.

Get Momentum: Start A Business You Love combines motivation with real, practical, actionable strategies. Anyone who is running a service business or a is a solo-preneur will find it especially valuable - creatives, coaches, consultants, designers, healers... This is designed for you.

We'll cover:

● How to build a business from your strengths - because this will make you more successful

● Why people buy what you're selling and why are will buy from you

● How to do the 'five minute money check-in' (do this before you make important decisions!)

● How to create income before the course is over

● Why knowing your revenue model will help you know how to grow your business

● Measuring success an easy way to monitor the numbers you need to pay attention to

● How to take one step at a time to achieve your ambitions (hint: I tell my clients I can get rid of 80%% of the things on their to-do list and this technique will help you do that too)

● Identify and know how you are going to achieve your money goal (with downloadable spreadsheet)

● Where to begin delegating even if you think you can't afford it yet

● Three very simple questions that will help you stay on track when the course is over

Practical actions

And the best part is that this course isn't just about learning. It's about practical actions. Every day you will take an action step that is relevant and specific to you and your profitable business ideas. This is what will take you from idea to income - this is what separates those who succeed from those who stay stuck - it's about the doing not just the learning...

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand your strengths and the things that drive you
  • Understand what makes a good business for you and your lifestyle
  • Know exactly how to do a quick financial check-in before you start any project - and before you spend months creating a new product or service!
  • How to prioritise your projects so that you get rid of 80% of the things on your to-do list!
  • Know how to get into action and do the things every day that will drive your business
  • How to slow down and enjoy the 'now'

What is the target audience?

  • Best suited for someone starting a business - especially creative entrepreneurs - and also for those just at the idea stage. The activities in this course can be done in just a few minutes a day while you are testing your ideas.

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.

Curriculum

What's This Course About?
Preview
05:35
Section 1: Introduction
07:45

Oops - I think I said the "notes" section was underneath the video... it's actually over on the right hand panel - just click the tab that says "notes" ---- >

Introduction to the Case Studies
Preview
02:59
18 pages

This is the short version of your action sheets so you can record key points. Please also dowonload and print off the actions sheets that accompany each of the daily videos. This isn't a programme to simply listen to, I want you to take action to get the results you want. Thanks!

Section 2: Clarity on You
Day 1 - Your Big 'Why'
Preview
05:22
Day 1 Case Study
01:51
Day 2 - Know Yourself
09:24
Day 2 Case Study
03:00
Day 3 - Work From Your 'Genius Zone'
02:46
Day 3 Case Study
02:02
Day 4 - Do Your Best Work
03:57
Day 4 Case Study
02:09
Day 5 - How Can You Stand Out?
07:04
Day 5 Case Study
03:12
Day 6 - Communicate to Influence
06:38
Day 6 Case Study
02:41
Day 7 - Add Value in Relationships
08:28
Day 7 Case Study
02:01
Day 8 - Resilience
09:21
Day 8 Case Study
03:00
Section 3: Make Money Now
Day 9 - Who Else Is Making Money?
09:26
Day 9 Case Study
03:28
Day 10 - Who's Asking?
05:23
Day 10 Case Study
03:12
Day 11 - What Do They Really Want?
04:24
Day 11 Case Study
01:49
Day 12 - Five Minute Money Check In
10:22
Day 12 Case Study
03:29
Day 13 - What Business Are You In?
06:05
Day 13 Case Study
02:45
Day 14 - The Business You're Really In
05:10
Day 14 Case Study
02:24
Day 15 - Make Money Today
08:11
Day 15 Case Study
02:31
Day 16 - Creative Business Models (Grow Your Income)
14:39
Day 16 Case Study
06:08
Day 17 - What Might Go Wrong?
04:11
Day 17 Case Study
02:40
Day 18 - A Side-Note on Growth
08:12
Day 18 Case Study
04:06
Day 19 - Measure to Get Better
10:21
Day 19 Case Study
03:42
Section 4: Find Your Focus And Stay In Action To Create The Business You Want
Day 20 - Your Big Vision!
11:19
Day 20 Case Study
01:36
Day 21 - From 'What' To 'How'
09:57
Day 21 Case Study
01:02
Day 22 - Your Money Goal
13:36
Day 22 Case Study
02:24
Day 23 - Do Less to Get More Done
09:29
Day 23 Case Study
02:34
Day 24 - Delegate Everything
13:53
Day 24 Case Study
04:52
Day 25 - Make It 'Intentional'
06:57
Day 25 Case Study
02:43
Day 26 - Action Precedes Motivation
03:27
Day 26 Case Study
01:34
Day 27 - Do One Thing
06:05
Day 27 Case Study
03:58
Day 28 - Slow Down and Celebrate
06:24
Day 28 Case Study
02:28
Day 29 - Bring Your Future Forward
05:04
Day 29 Case Study
02:53
Day 30 - Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
07:55
Day 30 Case Study
03:50
Day 31 and Forever - Keep on Target
04:52
Day 31 Case Study
01:35

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Instructor Biography

Cathy Presland, Thinker, Teacher, Outspoken Optimist, Retir(ing) Runner.

Cathy Presland, a former economist, has over two decades of experience across government, international organisations, corporate, business, and non-profits. Best-selling author, and highly-regarded trainer, Cathy is widely published, has over 20,000 students in her online training courses, teaches for The Guardian Masterclasses series, and is an engaging and popular speaker.

In her former career as an economist Cathy advised governments and organisations around the world. She set up a micro-credit fund for women, negotiated European regulations, managed multi-billion pound economic programmes, and designed and led global anti-poverty initiatives.

Cathy's ambition is simply to inspire you to be your best self and to do more of the work that makes a difference in the world. 

Professionally, Cathy works as a consultant, trainer and facilitator. "I help people get to the solution that's already in the room," she says, and she specialises in supporting people or organisations in who are doing interesting work in public policy and economics. 

Cathy's Udemy courses are mainly focused on supporting writers and people who want to share their expertise, experience and passions. "It's exciting to help someone shape their ideas into something tangible. Writing, especially, stretches us as a person, we grow and change in ways we didn't imagine. You change, and you can change the world. It's really simple." 

In her spare time she loves to be outdoors and one of her recent trips was to the Annapurna base camp in beautiful Nepal.

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