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Module 16: Additional Resources

Articles: “12 Steps to Create Revenue Projections for Any Startup” from Projection Hub “Effective Financial Projections for a Startup” from the Journal of Accountancy “How to Forecast Revenue and Growth” in Entrepreneur magazine

Module 16: Conflicting Dynamic

When it comes to revenue forecasts, you are almost always better off being conservative, hitting your numbers, and looking like a winner. However, being too conservative does have its issues. You may not have the resources in place to service the new revenue; raising capital to expand to meet new customers may take longer; and …

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Print-outs of financial charts and graphs.

Module 16: Revenue Forecasting

“If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth “We have two classes of forecasters: Those who don’t know — and those who don’t know they don’t know.” ― John Kenneth Galbraith It may be a dollar …

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Module 15: Additional Resources

Books: The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture by Ben Horowitz Video: “Culture” — a lecture by Brian Chesky, Founder of Airbnb, and …

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Module 15: Conflicting Dynamic

As you build your culture, you build it around yourself and your values; that is the right of the entrepreneur. However, your values are your perspective. Your perspective is shaped from your experience – and your experience also shapes your bias.  Bias is the enemy of vibrancy. Values can and should be appealing to all, but we sometimes …

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Relaxed business meeting.

Module 15: Culture and Values

“One is the loneliest number.”  “What you do is who you are.” ― Ben Horowitz When a company is just beginning, culture is hard as hell to define. The CEO/ founder’s main job is to establish culture. Culture is the company’s values, and those values flow from the CEO. They are what the CEO is. Initially, a start-up …

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