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How to Stay Young and Never Retire. Be An Entrepreneur. Get business startup tips, CEO management insights and equity venture capital fund raising ideas. By James Rickman 25 years CEO entrepreneur, …

How to Stay Young and Never Retire. Be An Entrepreneur. Get business startup tips, CEO management insights and equity venture capital fund raising ideas. By James Rickman 25 years CEO entrepreneur, startup developer, http://www.SustainableVirtualBiz.com

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  • 1. How to Stay Young and Never Retire. Become An Entrepreneur. By James Rickman 3rd. 25-years Entrepreneur - Startup Developer - CEO www.SustainableVirtualBiz.comCall (503) 621-4953This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Rights Reserved. No reproductions of any kind without authors written consent.
  • 2. Be Unreasonable , Do Not Go Quietly Into that Good Night…
    The Rickman Four Key steps to Staying Young and Never Retiring.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 3. Show Leadership Innovation
    Do not Always believe the “experts”.
    Define Your Self as Entrepreneur Embrace New Ideas!
    Be Unique Set Your Self Apart from Others
    Think Out-Side-the-Box
    Small Business Entrepreneurs create 68% of all new jobs in America (US Dept. Labor).
    Innovation is key to sustainable passion.
    Adapt and Overcome
    Get Creative if you lack funds. Find more cost effective solutions.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 4. Ship YourBeta Version show it produced tangible revenues.
    Create Sales Pipeline
    Know Your Customers Gain Feedback
    Build Your Passionate Team. Recognize each employee has their strengths and weaknesses.
    The typical Startup begins with less than $5,000 in capital.
    Be Fast & Nimble. Always seek to upgrade operations.
    Target customers directly online and locally. Build relationships.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 5. Write Executive Summary
    and Detailed Business Plan.
    Document Your Success thus far.
    Find Equity Partners Venture Capital
    Find Angle Investor - Wealthy Relatives
    Small Business Entrepreneurs
    Are Nimble able to move quickly to react to market changes. Use this to your Advantage.
    Always Listen Closely to Your Customers Seek Feedback. Always Think Like a Startup.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 6. Think of Global Community as potential customers.
    Use Internet Mobile Network Devices as Cost Effective Tools to reach millions of Customers worldwide.
    Data shows 75% of consumers shop online and rely on Social Networking Friends and Information for product and services recommendations.
    Facebook 550M users
    Youtube 165M users
    Twitter 80M users
    Data shows 84% of all Google and BING web search traffic is from outside of the USA.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 7. Keep Overhead Costs Low. Telecommute work remotely at least 65% of the time if possible.
    Use Your Time Cost Effectively.
    Time management stays more focused with just a couple team meetings each week plus daily mobile team collaborations.
    By using low cost, powerful SMART mobile computing devices.
    It reduces overhead up to 45% work remotely to collaborate. Be more productive.
    Less travel time pollution, less office space, less sick days, all digital no paper waste.
    Sustainable Business Entrepreneurs waste less while producing more.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 8. Everyone is a Salesperson.
    You wear many hats in a Startup.
    Everyone must be able to tell the story in simple terms.
    Most Startups must achieve profitability within 3-Years.
    Sales are the bottom line.
    Create partnerships with large companies trying bundling your products or services.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 9. People should always be your real competitive advantage.
    Remember technology is only a tool. Your people create the real value.
    Competition is fierce. Most businesses even locally, now compete with companies located worldwide.
    Ultimately, its the quality of the people you bring on board that gives you a competitive advantage.
    This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Right Reserved. www.sustainablevirtualbiz.com
  • 10. I Hope You Enjoyed This Presentation Part One.How to Stay Young and Never Retire. If you have questions please contact: James Rickman, 3rd. 25-years Entrepreneur - Startup Developer - CEO www.SustainableVirtualBiz.comCall (503) 621-4953 This presentation is Copyrighted 2010@SVS LLC All Rights Reserved. No reproductions of any kind without authors written consent.