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Hiring the Right People

Before you hire anyone just to get something done, take some time to plan what you need done and who you need to hire. Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt   “There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability…

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2022 team strategic planning software template

Here’s a New Management Team Organizational Idea and Toolbox for the New Year. We designed it to get all of your people on the same page. We call it the “One-Page Manager”. It’s a hybrid Job Description + Executive Summary template. It’s much more than just “Goal Setting” — It’s a coordinated execution plan. Video demo.

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How to self-fund bootstrap your business without raising capital

10 Ways to Build Your Business Without Raising Capital – Business Power Tools founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin consults on strategies for building businesses without investment capital. And if/when you need it, you’ll be in the strongest position… Click to watch now…

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Video – Writing Your Business Plan:
Revealing Your “Risks”

VIDEO – 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 for as they consider funding your start up or growing company.