Getting Started as an Entrepreneur: 8 Questions

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Getting Started as an Entrepreneur: 8 Questions

  1. 1. How to Get Startedas an Entrepreneur by Cory Miller
  2. 2. Most people don’tknow where to begin
  3. 3. Why Me? The Yada YadaStarted iThemes in 2008 in my homeGrown to 24+ team membersHundreds of WP products; thousands of customersWordPress was my career’s rocket launcherI am living my dream & want to help you do the same
  4. 4. Why Start a Business?Create your ideal job doing rockin’ workAlign work with lifeWork with people you like & enjoyTurn ideas into realityMake money building something you ownAnd ...
  5. 5. CHANGE THE WORLD Make meaning while making money
  6. 6. Your First 8 QuestionsTo Get You Started
  7. 7. 1. What does your calendarlook like for the next 5 years?
  8. 8. 1. Block out 2012-2017
  9. 9. What consumes you enough to devote 5 years to?
  10. 10. 2. What are you going tooffer that makes people’slives awesome?
  11. 11. 2. Make people’slives awesome
  12. 12. How are you makingsomeone’s life better, easier?
  13. 13. 3. What does your perfectplayground look like?
  14. 14. How do you want or need to work?
  15. 15. 4. How are you goingto make money?
  16. 16. Passion without profit is called a hobby
  17. 17. 5. Who is your pirate crew?
  18. 18. ‘If you want to go fast, go alone.If you want to go far, go together.’ —African proverb
  19. 19. First Key People?S.O., Accountant, Attorney
  20. 20. 6. What would yougive up to get it?
  21. 21. How BAD do you want it?
  22. 22. My SECRET motivating,kick in the pants ...
  23. 23. I’m scared to death of ...REGRET
  24. 24. I want my life to COUNT
  25. 25. SO DO YOU ...whether in a job, blogging withWP or starting a business
  26. 26. 7. What are you doing NOWto achieve your dream?
  27. 27. Your Assignment:Do ONE thing today thatmakes the biggest impact& moves you closer
  28. 28. “Vision without executionis hallucination.” —Albert Einstein
  29. 29. Now ... what the heck are you waiting for?!
  30. 30. This is me ...cory@ithemes.com ... and where I blog StartupSofa.com

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