Mike Malloy

Crowdfunding Toolkit

The Crowdfunding Toolkit will equip you with all the templates and guidance you need to prepare to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign. Malloy Industries has helped dozens of companies raise several hundred thousand dollars using this crowdfunding toolkit. You can make copies of everything in the crowdfunding toolkit to set yourself up for success. Crowdfunding Toolkit from Malloy Industries Master Contact List Template START HERE by making a copy and filling in the contact info of everyone you’ve ever met broken up into 3 tiers (more info below) to reach out before the campaign launches for pre-commits Tim Ferris Blog:

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Onboarding Plan for New Team Members

An onboarding plan for new team members is a key ingredient to ensure a smooth process of onboarding new team members into the workplace. Onboarding starts as soon as a new employee accepts a job offer. It involves a series of events, such as the new hire orientation on day one, and helps them learn more about the company and their role. You need to prepare an onboarding plan for new team members to set them, and your company, up for success. Onboarding Tools from Malloy Industries START HERE: Onboarding Plan for New Team Member Template for creating a cohesive

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Grant Writing

Grant Writing Helpful Tips Start early Know the funder Read the guidelines and follow instructions Make your summary stellar State directly why the funder should support the request Write in clear, concise sentences using active voice Mirror language used by funder Ask for a specific amount and detail how it will be used Share evaluation plan/key performance indicators Make sure you answer the funder’s questions explicitly Have another person—or two—review before submitting Tips for Effective & Efficient Grant Budgets Start with a detailed review of the Request for Proposal (RFP) rubric This will ensure you choose the best format for

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Fundraising Advice for Camelback Ventures $1M Club

 This advice is relevant for entrepreneurs preparing to raise $1M or more, and you can leverage the fundraising resources below Focus on how to build relationships, so investors know, like, and trust you 5×7 Rule: 5 interactions in 7 weeks = friendship for life You build trust by being vulnerable If you ask for money, you can advice If you ask for advice, you can get money twice Get advice, implement, share what you learned, and say thanks, close the loop Get intro, meet a new person, say thanks for the intro, share what you learned, close the loop

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The Coaching Habit’s 7 Questions

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier The Coaching Habit teaches you how to make coaching a regular, informal part of your day, so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact. 7 Essential Coaching Questions “What’s on your mind?” “And what else?” “What’s the real challenge here for you?” “What do you (really) want (from me)?” “How can I help?” “If you’re saying yes to this, what are you saying no to?” “What was most useful for you?” Additions to the questions “Out of

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How a Fractional COO Can Help You Grow Your Business

A fractional COO is a highly experienced executive who works with growing companies on a part-time or project basis. They are typically brought on to help with specific initiatives or challenges that the company is facing. A fractional COO brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. Fractional COO Roles The role of a fractional COO can vary depending on the needs of the company, but some common areas of focus might include: Streamlining operations: A fractional COO can help you identify and eliminate inefficiencies, streamline processes, and improve overall productivity Building and scaling teams: As your company

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Startup Internship Seminar

Prof Mike Malloy delivers startup intern training modules to teach you how to not suck while working at startups and growth-stage companies.  If you need interns, sign up to recruit his Georgetown Startup Interns. How to Work Remotely Learning how to work remotely is vital to set yourself up for professional success in … Emotional, Physical, & Spiritual Well-Being as an Intern Your emotional, physical, & spiritual well-being as an intern is vital to your overall job … Habits Aristotle taught us that you are what you repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an … Emails, Voicemails, and Typing Your

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Leadership Coaching

Leadership coaching is a thought-provoking and creative process that will inspire you to maximize your personal and professional potential.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/5 – Introduction to Leadership Coaching Video 2/5 – Leadership Coaching Thinking Path Video 3/5 – Locating Yourself – A Key to Conscious Leadership Video 4/5 – Leadership Coaching Emotional State Video 5/5 – Derek Sivers’ TED Talk on How to Start a Movement  Required Readings Let’s start the conversation and learn what to expect during a coaching session Delighting in the Possible Not a People Leader? Here Are 4

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LinkedIn

Learn how to leverage LinkedIn to build and nurture your professional network by connecting and adding value to your colleagues.  Videos Video 1/3 – How To Make A LinkedIn Profile For College Students Video 2/3 – Simple LinkedIn Hack for Students Video 3/3 – The Dos and Don’ts of LinkedIn for College Students and Beginners  Required Readings How to Use LinkedIn as a College Student 7 LinkedIn Tips for University Students (Plus Bonus LinkedIn Hacks)  Resources Justin Welsh’s LinkedIn Operating System course is worth 100X the $150 investment to learn from the LinkedIn guru who shares his entire playbook for

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Marketing

Marketing is the activity or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising.  Videos Video 1/6 – The AIDA Model: What It Is and How to Use It Video 2/6 – Intro to Digital Marketing In 5 Minutes Video 3/6 – The Most Valuable Digital Marketing Skills by Neil Patel Video 4/6 – Life’s a Pitch: The Wide World of Collateral by Sean Sutherland Video 5/6 – Porter’s 5 Forces That Make Companies Successful Video 6/6 – Best Marketing Strategy Ever: Steve Jobs Think Different/Crazy Ones Speech  Required Readings 274 Powerful Hooks Marketing vs. promotion

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Crowdfunding Toolkit

The Crowdfunding Toolkit will equip you with all the templates and guidance you need to prepare to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign. Malloy Industries has helped dozens of companies raise

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Grant Writing

Grant Writing Helpful Tips Start early Know the funder Read the guidelines and follow instructions Make your summary stellar State directly why the funder should support the request Write in

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Startup Internship Seminar

Prof Mike Malloy delivers startup intern training modules to teach you how to not suck while working at startups and growth-stage companies.  If you need interns, sign up to recruit

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Leadership Coaching

Leadership coaching is a thought-provoking and creative process that will inspire you to maximize your personal and professional potential.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video

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LinkedIn

Learn how to leverage LinkedIn to build and nurture your professional network by connecting and adding value to your colleagues.  Videos Video 1/3 – How To Make A LinkedIn Profile

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Marketing

Marketing is the activity or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising.  Videos Video 1/6 – The AIDA Model: What It Is and How

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