Led by Rhonda Abrams, author of The Successful
Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies, this popular workshop
takes leaders of existing businesses through a two-day immersive
growth planning process.
Using our proven methodolgy and tools, attendees
explore ways to transform their businesses from one that brings them
their own involvement—genuine wealth.
This is a hands-on, interactive workshop. By the
end of the session, attendees have a working draft of an actionable
business plan on how
to break through to new levels of growth.
Topics Covered Include:
- Why grow?
- Where are you now and
where do you want to be?
- Making the decision to grow: what’s
really holding you back?
- Which ways can you grow? Developing a strategy
- Opportunities: how to recognize them; how to
choose among them.
- Getting Going!
Beginning your growth process now; establishing milestones and
- Money, money, money: growing businesses gobble
cash. How do you handle cash flow and debt necessary for operating
- Radical thinking: to grow to a new level, you
have to think in new ways
- Getting yourself out of the picture: your
business growth is limited if everything revolves around you.
How do you de-emphasize
yourself to make it easier to sell or expand your company?
Participants will also generate and select growth
options for their business, set milestones, and examine realistic
Who should host The Leap?
Sponsors of this workshop have included
providing education for their members, corporations wishing to improve
VAR relationships, and other organizations interested in helping
entrepreneurs grow their businesses.
For more information about
hosting The Leap, please email us at info(at) planningshop.com or
call us at 650-364-9120.
"Rhonda was very down to earth and gave many real life examples—great thoughts for small business women!"
"Enjoyed the balance between research and true stories."
"Very memorable presentation."
"Rhonda: A heart-felt thanks for your inspirational presentation last month. I have always believed that business does not have to be synonymous with "cutthroat" and your book Wear Clean Underwear provided proof. Keep up the good work. You are making a difference."
by Rhonda Abrams and based on her best-selling business plan guide, The
Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies, this
workshop de-mystifies the business planning process and shows participants
how to develop a business plan that will both help them raise capital
AND start or grow the profitable business of their dreams. By the
end of the workshop, they will have a customized business plan outline
their own business, plus the knowledge and tools to finish and implement
Topics covered include:
- What investors and lenders are looking for
- How successful entrepreneurs plan their businesses
- What a business plan is and is not
- The sections of a business plan: what's hot,
- The numbers: projecting realistic revenue and
- Cash is King: planning successful cash flow
- Developing an exit strategy
- What to do if you're in a hurry
- Polishing and presenting your plan
- 9 sure-fire ways to ruin your business plan
Other areas discussed include honing your
market niche, developing a marketing strategy, and conducting market
Who should host this workshop?
This workshop is perfect for Chambers of Commerce,
industry associations, and other organizations supporting the growth
of sound, profitable businesses. For more information about
hosting this workshop, please email us at info (at) planningshop.com or
call us at 650-364-9120.