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5 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Entrepreneur Personality

    • 3. Setting Your Foundations

    • 4. Preparing Your Pitch

    • 5. Taking Your Ideas To Others

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About This Class

Do you want to run your own business?

As long as you have some good idea and key skills (that you´ll learn in this class), you´ll be your own boss sooner than you think!

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Daniela Andrea Guasti

The best way to a great day is to learn


Hello Friends,

My name is Daniela A. Guasti, I have a dregree in turism and I?m from Buenos Aires, Argentine.

I like to learn new things everyday because I think that knowledge is the foundation to have a happy and meaningful life. And so, I also like to spread my knowledge with other people, in order to motivate and help everyone I can.

You can contact me or message me if you have any doubt with my classes. I?ll be glad to help you always.

Have fun learning!


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1. Introduction: Hello. I wanna welcome you to my new PS. How to become an interpreting your So do you want to run your arm on business? Being an entrepreneur is a high risk, high reward position. It's full of stressful situations, but it's also took full of worth and a sense off accomplishment. And it's not at her at the scene. As long as you have some good idea. You'll be your own boss sooner than you think. This class, I will teach you the key skills there you need to start your own business. So if you think you're interested, please hit the blue button below day. Video on in role now. Thank you on C E se. 2. Entrepreneur Personality: Okay. Hello. Welcome to money class. So in this special first video, we're gonna talk about examining your personality to see if you're fit to become a new entrepreneur. Everything you need to know AM is to think about your priorities. You have to ask yourself some questions about what you want out of life as well as out off your business. What does achieving your goals in life look like? What is important to you? What are you willing to sacrifice? You have to consider what you need to make these priorities on most happen. Okay. Is this certain? Is it a certain amount of money, A certain amount of free time to spend with friends and family. Then you have to decide whether your personality is a good fit for entrepreneurship. Becoming your own boss is a goal for many people. But some people are better sweetie to this lifestyle than others. Knowing how you are likely to wreck to events with Fabio achieve your goals very comfortable with a lot of responsibility, because entrepreneurs often have no back up on a responsible for this Texas or failure off the business or so the thing. For example, if you do. If you in show interacting with people. Almost all entrepreneurs have to do a lot of customer service, particulary at first. If you're in good with people, you may have difficulty getting your business off the ground. Also ask yourself if you are able to accept and 30 and even paler even the most successful entrepreneurs. For example, Bill Gates, Steve Shelves and Reach Herb Ransom have had a business failed on them often several times before the phone. A formula that worked then, Least your strayed's meet. Harness with yourself as you consider your strengths and weaknesses. When you talk to potential investors or sell to clients, you will need to have a very clear idea of what your strengths are so you can communicate them to others. Them you have to be determined. Nine there to mind. Story to succeed. Energy and determination will get you through many off the hurdles you will face at the beginning. Entrepreneurs be realistic enough to believe in yourself, but pragmatic enough to examine the realities off your situation. Okay, the whistle for this video. I would like it. See you in the next one. Thank you 3. Setting Your Foundations: Okay, So this video, we're gonna talk about setting your foundations and first you have to brain stone a great idea. Most witnesses started with one compelling idea Whether it's a service, people need a probe that would make life easier or something that combines both the business world is full of great ideas. What will said yours apart is whether you can find anedge need toe feel OK, I meet, need to fill. Remember that you don't necessarily have to lose something revolutionary or brand new Toby successful. You just have to be better at something than your competitors. Competition years. Okay, you will likely be morsel Terfel. If you do something you know and love going into computer programming, my may make your business very marketable. But if you're hurts noting it, you won't have the energy to keep yourself going. And remember that if you're having trouble thinking off an idea, you can create at least off things about your starship market, such as places they show up on things. They protest narrow within the list down to about three items, keeping cost manufacturing time and popularity in mind and then find the easiest, most realistic product you can offer, then you have to research your market. Decatur's 13 A new business is to know whether there is a demand for your product or service is what you can offer something that is not being done as well as it could be. Is it a need that doesn't have enough supply toe support? Demand their main sources off free industry information. Search online for industry and trade associations In your touch, that much market andan return articles on press releases they post. You can also get valuable demographic information from census data. Then you have to talk to potential customers or crack clients. You can have the greatest productor service in the world, but if nobody wants to pay you for each, your business will crash and burn. Talking to others will also help you prepare to persuade investors. Asked for Honus Peter back When you talk to potential customers, your friends have may try to be nice to you when your proposed your idea but critical feedback. If that points out, your witnesses off, Brolin's will be much more useful, even if it isn't always easy to here. OK, then you had to determine what you can risk i m. Entrepreneurship is always a game of risk and reward, but often there is is greater, especially in the beginning. Take a stock off all your assets on fewer out How much money on 10 and energy you actually how to invest. In addition to considering your savings great and other sources of capital, consider how long you can afford to go without making a profit. Small businesses are really profitable immediately. Can you afford toe? No. Draw a salary for perhaps several months or even a year. Then you have to understand idea off a susceptible loss. Okay, According to Forbes, I said that lost its idea that you should first determine that determine the possible downside off your business venture and then invest only what you can actually afford to lose. Okay, should your business turn out differently than you had hoped? This limits the scale of failure in your venture. If you're Ventura doesn't work out, and lastly, you have to commit to a goal and not a plan. One off. The most important things is becoming an inter print in me comin and Enterbrain your is flexibility. You can control everything around your business. Another adaptation is vital to survival. If you're overly committed toe plan, you may some rotation yourself. Okay? This is very important. Commit to a goal and not to a plan. Okay, So this was all for these videos. You in the next one. Thank you. 4. Preparing Your Pitch: Okay, So in this fear, we're gonna seem how to prepare the best beat. I m The first thing you need to have Inman is you have to make, um Filiberto Elevator Beach This tape off beach, it's called an elevator beach because it should be concise and informative enough to let someone know who you are, what your business does and what it should be interested all in the time it takes to write an elevator. Okay, that's what it's called elevator pitch. First, you need to consider the Poland only it that you were that your venture addresses. This is often effectively stated as a quest, um, which is why TV advertisements often begin with questions such as a You know that, or are you tired off, or have you ever had a problem doing Is anything okay? Second, you need to consider how your product or service fixes the issue you have identified. Okay, this should be no more than one or two sentences, but should be as specific as possible without getting into a shotgun. Then you need to describe the main benefit off reproach or service. This could be a description of how we achieved something for the customer or how it outperforms your competition. Finally, you have to consider what you need from litters toe. Get your rent. You're going this part coming longer because it needs to spread your best evenings. Your experience as on credentials on what your investors contrast you to succeed and always remember to keep it. You're a lever to beat stop shirt, many experts associates, but it should not be longer than one minute. Remember, the attention spans are short, so you're aliens quickly, or you may not hooked them at all when you will need greater power point that summarize your business plan. This should summarize all information in your business plan. You should be able to deliver it without rushing in about 15 minutes or some. You may want to produce your peaches first. Will. You will likely be shattering about beating your business at first. So good. In some practice, you can rehearse delivering your elevator pitch on discussing your business plan with friends, co workers on other colleagues on Leslie as your ask for feedback, you will probably make it stakes first as the people you practice with for wholeness. Feedback, feedback. Were you spreading your DS clearly Ask them. Did you talk too quickly or too slowly? Or where do you need to explain more on on their am? The explanations you could cut from the beach? Okay. When the weather for the video see on the next one unless 5. Taking Your Ideas To Others: Okay. Welcome to the last week with a glass. So this year we're gonna steam. You're gonna lamb. How to take your ideas to other. Okay? Everything you need to have in mind is the importance off network in on what it means. You have to attend trade and industry shows in your field and talk with exhibitors. Shane, revel in really restored relevant professional associations. Okay? Showing them build a strong social network with other entrepreneurs. Both online is they're using social media, and professional site likes lingering on in person. Okay, then you have to develop a strong brand, okay? And you need to be able to effectively communicate your business to others in person and online. And that means having a strong brand presence, professional looking business cards. Our website on social media accounts in Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or you to Sorry about that. I m provide information about your business in an attractive quests ifwe and that will help show that you are serious about your venture. It will also give people the opportunity to look you up and learn more about you. You also we need toe ask network context to refer to you to investors. Chances are, you know, someone who knows someone who's looking for something to invest in. Many investors won't consider blend submissions, business plans and without invitation. But I happy toe here a bit for an entrepreneur recommended by someone they already know and trust. You'll also have to try to acquire investors. Okay, pitch Your idea that 20 potential investor to get money to start your company the type of business you're starting will help determine who wants to best in neat networking is an excellent way to hear about investing tapes on opportunity. Lastly, you need to sell, sell and distribute your product. If you're getting revenue, then you're in business. You're testing your theories about the market. You're finding out what really works and what doesn't on your getting fuel for more ideas and improvements. Also, remember to stay flexible and keep working heart. Okay, the muscle for the the glass. You can do the project read about in, and they'll share with us your least. Um, well, thank you for seeing the glass. Please leave a review and check out my other classes. Thanks for watching. I saw you will say I always say three. Keep learning growing. Thank you and see you some by