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Starting a Business – Q&A 3

Questions How is a Christ-centered business different from a profit-centered business? (0:00) How do I make good decisions for my business? (1:16) How can I sure what I do in business is integrated with my faith, family, church, community? (2:38) Where do I receive ongoing mentoring/coaching? Where from can I get education, experience, business intelligence,…

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Starting a Business – Q&A 2

 Questions How to pick which business to start? (0:00) Is passion for the business/product required to run a successful business? (1:01) How do I get the right people on board with my business? (1:38) What is the best way to pull in experts/folks with experience to help with our business? How do you keep them…

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Starting a Business – Q&A 1

Questions Why do I want to start this business? (0:00) Am I the right person to start this business? (0:32) What are the essential requirements? (0:45) How do I put into words my vision or mission? (1:08) How do I identify good markets/needs/business to start that will sustain itself and allow us to make connections…

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“I Want To Go Into Business. Where Do I Start?”

*This post was written by Roman Randall and originally appeared on RomanRandall.com. I’ve been asked this question a lot. So I thought I’d address the question here on the blog. If you’re interested in or curious about possibly going into business – or starting your own business – but not exactly sure where to start…

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What Business Have You Started and Why?

We recently asked a few of our ThirdPath Members who have started profitable businesses the following question: What business have you started and why? Here were their responses: Ryan P. Fogarty Lean Consultant I am working on building a business with a vision to help organizations improve the processes that drive their product or service. Currently the…

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How to Remedy Your Unrealistic Startup Expectations

Our Unrealistic Expectations Were you able to ride your bike well the first time? What about drive a car? Play an instrument? Play a sport? Read a book? Were you able to do anything well the first time? Probably not. Most of us can’t. So why do we think starting a business would be any…

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5 Funding Models for Your Kingdom Business

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 9) The still famous line from the movie Jerry McGuire is “Show me the money!” Some of you have been thinking that as you’ve read the previous 8 installments in this series. How do I get money to launch my startup? I’m going to outline several “programs” you…

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2 Temptations of Staffing Your Startup

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 8) The greatest business idea in the world with sub-standard employees will probably fail. This is at least equally true if not more so for a Kingdom Business. In the last post we looked at the dangers in hiring or building your team for a startup. This post…

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5 Key Positions in Your Startup and 4 Hiring Warnings

5 Key Positions in Your Startup and 4 Hiring Warnings

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 7) I’ve consulted with a lot of business startups–usually after they’ve stalled or run into trouble. The problem in almost every case I have seen is not funding. It’s people. Not having the right people around you from Day One is Problem One. This post and the next…

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