Have you heard that investors don’t read business plans? Not true. Before they’re going to click OK on a wire transfer of $50,000 to $50,000,000, they’ll have a lot of questions. Wouldn’t you?!? Your business plan is your proxy in front of many supporting characters—with specialties, expertise, biases, perspectives, contacts, money… It’s like a movie…
Missionaries want to save the world… Mercenaries want money… Which one are you and what difference does it make to investors?!?
Video 5/4/17 – Business FAQs with Burke Franklin — More about being a good recommender, choosing your words for best effect, priority management
Further discussion on being a good “recommender”
Presenting your product/service in your business plan and investor presentation
A mini-preview of my forthcoming TEDx talk on “Verbal Awareness” – How what we say creates our world
A handy hack on time management => priority management (and my low-tech device for managing them…)
If you want people to share their research and experience with you — to save you a ton of time with trials and errors, and to get results faster, remember to open to their input and express your appreciation, whether you use it or not. Otherwise,
Why does the DEA sell an airplane for so cheap?!?