Write it how you would say it.

Excerpted from, Business Black Belt, “The Enlightened Entrepreneur’s Manifesto” It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid. ~ Albert Einstein, physicist We can learn much to improve our everyday written communications by studying the techniques used by advertising copywriters. In school, some of us “BSed” our way through certain essays…

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)…

Be Part of a Virtual Company

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. You’re either part of the solution or part of the problem. Promoting yourself or your services as a component of someone else’s virtual corporation can be to your advantage.   A virtual corporation can be thought of as the coordination of existing services to…

Leave Your Pitch On the Phone!

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. The truth can be told in two minutes or less. ~ Paul Larson, founder, Summit Organization We can use our voice mail systems to produce virtual conversations—people no longer need to talk in person to make their point. I get messages on my voice…