Starting a Business The Right Way: Key Lessons for Busy Entrepreneurs | Chris Bolman | Skillshare

Starting a Business The Right Way: Key Lessons for Busy Entrepreneurs

Chris Bolman, Founder & CEO, Brightest.io

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13 Videos (1h 3m)
    • How to Launch a Startup or Small Business the Right Way (Intro)

      1:29
    • What Makes a Great Business?

      1:53
    • The Right Type of Business for You

      3:22
    • Planning Essentials for Entrepreneurs

      4:23
    • Helpful Class Resources

      0:48
    • Business Structures for Non-Legal Founders

      4:34
    • Minimum Viable Sales and Accounting

      4:30
    • Contract Essentials for Non-Legal Founders

      4:27
    • A Framework for Not Running Out of Money

      8:11
    • Talent, Hiring, and People Essentials

      6:19
    • A Formula for Getting to Product-Market Fit

      10:23
    • Applying this Class to My Own Startup

      10:14
    • Final Class Assignment and Conclusion

      2:15
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About This Class

Having led, started, and advised startups and small businesses for the past 10 years, this course is my effort to fit many of my most important lessons, frameworks, principles, and potential mistakes/problems that I think entrepreneurs, founders, and small business owners should know and understand into a single, hour-long course. This course is intended for beginner to intermediate-stage stage founders who either (a) are thinking about launching a business or turning a side project into a startup or (b) who are in the early phase of their business and looking to develop product-market fit, employ best practices, and avoid common founder problems and mistakes.

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Chris Bolman

Founder & CEO, Brightest.io

Hi there. I'm Chris, founder and CEO of Brightest (brightest.io). Prior that, I led growth and marketing at Percolate (VP of Marketing / Head of Growth), a thoughtful technology company that serves as the technology system of record for many of the most iconic and successful brands.

My work and writing has been featured in publications like Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Digiday, Inc, AdAge and The Next Web.

Previously, I created BuzzFork, a marketing automation and social sea...

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