CEO Scaling Toolbox

Women’s Startup Lab Resource Library

Women’s Startup Lab Resource Library How to Leverage the Resource Library Explore with Intent: Navigate through the database of resources designed to cover each area you need to develop as you build your business. Each tool has been selected to address specific growth challenges and opportunities. If you start with the end in mind, you can search by category/name and read the description to understand how the link to a resource can meet your specific needs at the moment. Apply Strategically: Integrate these insights into your business framework. Whether it’s refining your business model, enhancing your sales strategies, or boosting

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CEO Scaling Toolbox

This Is The Most Amazing Resource Library To Make Your Life Better Unlock Your Business’s Full Potential with the CEO Scaling Toolbox Welcome to the Gateway of Growth & Innovation In the dynamic world of business, staying ahead means continuously evolving. That’s where the CEO Scaling Toolbox comes in. This is your exclusive resource library designed to empower, enlighten, and elevate your business journey.  It contains over a decade’s worth of the most useful resources for entrepreneurs. All in one place. All available for free to help you. A Curated Collection for Comprehensive Growth The CEO Scaling Toolbox is an

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Global Consortium of Eship Centers (GCEC) 2023 Resources

The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) is the premier academic organization addressing emerging topics of importance to university-based entrepreneurship programs around the world. At the GCEC 2023 conference, Prof Mike Malloy presented on Matching Your Student Interns Who Don’t Suck with Your Startups Who Desperately Need Them to give an overview and lessons learned from the program created at Georgetown University to teach students “how to not suck as an intern” with asynchronous real‑world skills-building modules combined with a part‑time internship at a startup or growth-stage company. The presentation highlighted several automation tools featured below that you can use to

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North Star Metrics Input Levers

North Star Metrics

North Star Metrics are the top-line metrics that all company priorities are aligned around. Whatever companies choose as their guiding metric, all energy and brainpower will flow in that direction. There are six categories of North Star Metrics: Revenue (e.g. ARR, GMV): The amount of money being generated — the focus of ~50% of companies. Customer growth (e.g. paid users, market share): The number of users who are paying — the focus of ~35% of companies. Consumption growth (e.g. messages sent, nights booked): The intensity of usage of your product, beyond simply visiting your site — the focus of ~30% of companies. Engagement growth (e.g.

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Sales

If Cash Is King, Then Sales Is Queen

Sales Resources Craft Your $1M Sales Pitch Framework Template – Start here Sales Funnel Management Template Clarify Your Ideal Client Profile Email Templates Cold Emails Advice Customer Discovery Tools and Template Questions Audit Your Brand Marketing 7 bags – problem, solution, target profile, (trigger – how do you do that?), objections, testimonials, risk reversal, uniqueness You need to cover all 7 bags for someone to buy from you Sales THRIVE Preparation and Simulation Script Agenda Template Crowdfunding Toolkit Startup Internship Seminar Training Modules including Sales If Cash Is King, Then Sales Are Queen Slides for Georgetown Summer Launch 5/25/150: The Secret of the

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Summer Intern Resources

Summer Intern Resources for Career Development Start by listening to this 5-minute song that’s full of wise life and career advice called Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen by Baz Luhrmann, which I used to listen to on repeat while studying in college and grad school If you need help finding your next full-time job, then browse these open roles, job boards, and resume/cover letter templates If you are considering going to any type of graduate school, then I strongly recommend you gain at least 2 years of professional experience before going back to school and read through my MBA Advice If

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ChatGPT Prompts

ChatGPT Prompts ChatGPT prompts can teach you how to leverage this powerful tool to serve as a reliable “intern” to do 80% of the work if you follow the 10/80/10 rule. The 10/80/10 rule is a leadership principle that can be applied to AI. Use the 10/80/10 rule with these ChatGPT prompts. You are there for the first 10% to define the outcome, what success looks like, and why this project matters. Then you let your team (or AI) do 80% of the work. They may zig where you would have zagged, but that’s okay because 80% done by someone

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Leveraging Diverse Business Certification for More Clients

Leveraging Diverse Business Certification for More Clients

You can email liz@12pointfive.com and visit her website to learn more about the ways she can help your diverse business certification. Connect on LinkedIn with business development consultant Liz Whitehead. As a small business have you ever been asked for an MBE, WBE, or other diverse certification? Do your clients have supplier diversity programs? Accepted by Fortune 1000 companies, diverse business certifications are powerful business development tools for businesses owned by the new majority – people with disabilities, women, minorities, veterans and the LGBTQ community. Attendees will learn the who what why and hows of certification: Who is eligible? What

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Evaluating and Developing Entrepreneurial Leaders

 Connect with Dane on LinkedIn or via email <dane@blackhawke.io> Founders and small business owners are in a unique leadership position that requires a different set of skills than leaders of large corporations. In this session, Dane Wagner will discuss the differences between corporate and entrepreneurial leaders and why it’s important to understand how to define high performance. Without an understanding of how to best perform, founders will find it challenging to grow and develop into exceptional leaders. Wagner will share actionable tips about how to evaluate and grow world-class entrepreneurial leaders in your startup or small business. You will

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CEO Scaling Toolbox

This Is The Most Amazing Resource Library To Make Your Life Better Unlock Your Business’s Full Potential with the CEO Scaling Toolbox Welcome to the Gateway of Growth & Innovation

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North Star Metrics Input Levers

North Star Metrics

North Star Metrics are the top-line metrics that all company priorities are aligned around. Whatever companies choose as their guiding metric, all energy and brainpower will flow in that direction. There

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Sales

If Cash Is King, Then Sales Is Queen

Sales Resources Craft Your $1M Sales Pitch Framework Template – Start here Sales Funnel Management Template Clarify Your Ideal Client Profile Email Templates Cold Emails Advice Customer Discovery Tools and Template

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Summer Intern Resources

Summer Intern Resources for Career Development Start by listening to this 5-minute song that’s full of wise life and career advice called Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen by Baz Luhrmann, which

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ChatGPT Prompts

ChatGPT Prompts ChatGPT prompts can teach you how to leverage this powerful tool to serve as a reliable “intern” to do 80% of the work if you follow the 10/80/10

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