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Small Business Secrets
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Small Business Secrets

with Dave Crenshaw

Video: Finding the right tasks to outsource

Are you thinking about starting a small business, freelancing, or turning a hobby into a full-time job? Or perhaps you're already running your own business and need some inspiration to take it to the next level. Each week, join small business coach Dave Crenshaw for two short lessons that reveal the secrets of running a successful small business. This series covers topics such as getting started, writing a business plan, determining your most valuable product or service, hiring people, managing processes, documenting systems, bootstrapping, seeking funding, accounting, controlling costs and profit margins, marketing, creating culture, and more.
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  1. 6m 10s
    1. Finding the right tasks to outsource
      3m 18s
    2. Selecting and hiring vendors
      2m 52s
  2. 52s
    1. Welcome
      52s
  3. 6m 2s
    1. Discovering your most valuable customers
      2m 55s
    2. Increasing business with MVCs
      3m 7s
  4. 7m 7s
    1. Setting prices for services and products
      3m 48s
    2. Knowing when to raise or lower prices
      3m 19s
  5. 8m 18s
    1. Identifying areas for improvement
      5m 0s
    2. Solving problems with the SAM Cycle
      3m 18s
  6. 6m 17s
    1. Establishing guidelines with family and friends
      3m 18s
    2. Managing family and friends
      2m 59s
  7. 7m 38s
    1. Exploring the elements of a simple plan
      4m 34s
    2. Reviewing and using a single-page business plan
      3m 4s
  8. 8m 6s
    1. Considering the leap from passion to business
      3m 41s
    2. Making the transition to full-time business owner
      4m 25s
  9. 7m 38s
    1. Finding your most valuable service or product
      5m 2s
    2. Dropping your least valuable service or product
      2m 36s
  10. 7m 11s
    1. Launching a business with little or no money
      3m 25s
    2. Operating on a shoestring budget
      3m 46s
  11. 6m 16s
    1. Determining your company vision
      3m 42s
    2. Building company values
      2m 34s
  12. 8m 1s
    1. Managing your time
      4m 45s
    2. Tracking expenses and receipts
      3m 16s
  13. 6m 38s
    1. Deciding on your channels
      3m 11s
    2. Crafting a multi-platform message
      3m 27s
  14. 13m 43s
    1. Business Entities and Compensation
      10m 0s
    2. Determining your pay as owner
      3m 43s
  15. 9m 41s
    1. Understanding small business accounting
      3m 28s
    2. Reading a financial report (P&L and Balance Sheet)
      6m 13s
  16. 8m 5s
    1. Refining your message
      4m 56s
    2. Testing and tracking performance
      3m 9s
  17. 9m 18s
    1. Leveraging documentation to increase efficiency
      4m 53s
    2. Creating single-page documentation
      4m 25s
  18. 9m 28s
    1. Focusing both at home and at work
      4m 7s
    2. Rewarding yourself along the way
      5m 21s
  19. 7m 23s
    1. Understanding the role of sales in small business success
      4m 8s
    2. Developing your sales system
      3m 15s
  20. 7m 43s
    1. Separating ideas from viable business opportunities
      4m 26s
    2. Testing your business concept
      3m 17s

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Small Business Secrets
2h 31m Appropriate for all Apr 15, 2014 Updated Aug 19, 2014

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Are you thinking about starting a small business, freelancing, or turning a hobby into a full-time job? Or perhaps you're already running your own business and need some inspiration to take it to the next level. Each week, join small business coach Dave Crenshaw for two short lessons that reveal the secrets of running a successful small business. This series covers topics such as getting started, writing a business plan, determining your most valuable product or service, hiring people, managing processes, documenting systems, bootstrapping, seeking funding, accounting, controlling costs and profit margins, marketing, creating culture, and more.

Subjects:
Business Productivity Business Skills
Author:
Dave Crenshaw

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