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Get key questions to explore before launching your business startup from Cory Miller, founder of iThemes.

Get key questions to explore before launching your business startup from Cory Miller, founder of iThemes.

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  • 1. First Steps to Launching Your Business Dream
  • 2. I have an idea, now what?
  • 3. Goals today ... I want to force you to think deeply about what you makes you happy, fulfilled I want to humble you I want to scare you I want to push you And at some point, inspire you ...
  • 4. Why do you wantto start a business?
  • 5. Entrepreneurship is thehardest job you’ll ever have.
  • 6. Why I want to start a business To understand and love what I do ... which means: Build a secure future for me, my family & team Provide something of value to the world Have creative freedom & somewhat control my destiny Build the ultimate workplace & job Live my dreams, live w/o regrets & leave a legacy
  • 7. Entrepreneurship is the hardest job ever .... It’s also the most fun &fulfilling job I’ve ever had.
  • 8. What are your lifegoals and objectives?
  • 9. What do you want to do What financial goals dowith your life? you have?What makes you most What do you want yourhappy? work life to look like?What type of work / Who are most importantsituation makes you people to you & how domost happy? you want to be remembered?What kind of life are youseeking to build for you What compelling vision& family? of future do you have?What stirs you up? How do you want to change the world?
  • 10. How does yoursignificant other answerthose questions?
  • 11. How does starting abusiness help you achievethose life goals & desires?
  • 12. Is this for you?
  • 13. Are you ready?
  • 14. I was at the right place,at the right time,with the right partners... and I was READY.
  • 15. Do you have the ... Commitment Support Focus Money Skills Passion Time Vision Energy Resources... to launch your dream?
  • 16. If not, then go get themor stop now.
  • 17. A final word or two ...
  • 18. How to be an entrepreneur from a poster I found on the web
  • 19. ‘Be something you loveand understand’ -Lynyrd Skynrd ‘Simple Man’