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Business Mentoring

One-on-one support, encouragement, education and innovation from your own experienced business mentor.

1. Fundamentals: Formulation of Your Basic Business Plan
  • Why are you in business?
  • What is your business? (and what it is not)
  • What operational basics do you have/need in place right now? (eg: invoicing, flyers, website). What next steps are needed operationally? (eg: premises, systems, forms, checklists, pricing structures)
  • What are your short, medium and long term business goals?
  • What business initiatives will help you achieve these goals?
  • What strategies and actions are required to implement these initiatives?

2. Company Profile: Formulation of Your Basic Marketing Plan
  • Identifying and prioritizing your income streams
  • Branding, Competitors, Pricing, Offers/discounts
  • Market share/profile – standing out in your industry

3. Networks and Demographics: Working Smarter, Not Harder
  • Industry groups, Networking groups, Partnerships/Affiliations
  • Use of technology and member benefits to increase your profile and market share

4. Balance: Working On Your Business As Well As In Your Business
  • Time and priority management
  • Outsourcing / assistance with day-to-day business administration
  • Compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Website content management

5. Ongoing Mentoring: Your Personal Sounding Board For Success
  • Review of your business plans and actions. The timing and frequency of ongoing mentoring sessions is by agreement depending on your needs.