Join Whitney Johnson for an in-depth discussion in this video Staying true to your vision, part of Entrepreneurship Foundations.
-I've encouraged you to be discovery driven in…building your business,…to get comfortable with not seeing the end…from the beginning,…to take a step forward, gather feedback, and then adapt.…I've also recommended that you…create a business plan.…Business plan usually implies you have a view…of where you want to go.…Presumably you can then plot your entrepreneurial…journey on a map, a straight forward road…with no road blocks or alternate routes.…You may now be asking,…"How do I reconcile the two?"…"What place does vision have…in the midst of discovery?"…And, "Where exactly do business plans…and accounting spreadsheets fit in?"…I believe knowing where you want to go is imperative…to staying the course when…you're building a business.…
A would-be entrepreneur who hasn't…defined their why will easily be enticed back into…the safety of the known.…"Compare Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant,"…says negotiating expert Jim Camp.…Lincoln had a vision of saving the Union at any cost.…As a general of the Union troops, Grant hued…
- Finding your idea/problem to solve
- Finding your first customer
- Writing a business plan
- Deciding on a legal structure
- Building a team of employees and advisors
- Marketing your business
- Building a website
- Minding cash
- Managing stress
- Funding growth
- Balancing entrepreneurship and life
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Financial Literacy: Reading Financial Reportswith Rudolph Rosenberg1h 25m Appropriate for all
Management Foundations (2013)with Britt Andreatta2h 9m Appropriate for all
1. Finding Your Big Idea
2. Starting Your Business
3. Building a Team
4. Marketing Your Business
5. Scaling Your Business
6. Funding Growth
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