Don’t Read This! The Trouble with Negatives

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity. ~ Dale Carnegie, author & teacher Sometimes negatives work to grab attention, but their literal meanings…

Video – Writing your business plan — the Financial Plan

What to think about as you edit the “Financial Plan” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look for as they consider funding your start up or growing company.

Video: Writing your business plan – Present Situation

What investors & lenders look for in your business plan usiness Power Tools founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin consults on writing a business plan — What to think about as you edit the “Present Situation” (traction) section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital,…

Video Coaching: Writing your business plan – Risk

What investors & lenders look for in your business plan Business Power Tools founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin consults on writing a business plan — What to think about as you edit the “Risk” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look…

Video: Writing your business plan – Management Team

What investors & lenders look for in your business plan Business Power Tools founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin consults on writing a business plan — What to think about as you edit the “Management Team” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA)…