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Oct 1, 2020Me1Stage I - Pre-StartUrgent & ImportantStart and Complete the Starting Your Small Business Training00 - What You Will Learn in Starting Your Small Business
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Oct 15, 2020Me2Stage I - Pre-StartUrgent & ImportantDECIDE to Start Your OWN Small Business05 - How do YOU Become a Child Entrepreneur?
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Oct 16, 2020Me3Stage 2 - Skill DevelopmentImportantIdentify the Skills Needed (by YOU)07 - Learning the Basics of Starting and Running a Business
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Oct 17, 2020Me4Stage 2 - Skill DevelopmentImportantDevelop a Training Plan (for YOU)07 - Learning the Basics of Starting and Running a Business
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Oct 18, 2020Me5Stage 2 - Skill DevelopmentImportantStudy, Train, Learn, GROW!07 - Learning the Basics of Starting and Running a Business
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Oct 19, 2020Me6Stage 2 - Skill DevelopmentImportantFind a Mentor09 - Finding a Mentor
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Oct 20, 2020Me7Stage 3 - Idea DevelopmentImportantStudy Market Needs08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 21, 2020Me8Stage 3 - Idea DevelopmentUrgent & ImportantConduct Market Primary Research08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 22, 2020Me9Stage 3 - Idea DevelopmentImportantStudy Market Primary Research Results08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 23, 2020Me10Stage 3 - Idea DevelopmentImportantModify Product or Service to SUIT Market Primary Survey Results08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 24, 2020Me11Stage 3 - Idea DevelopmentImportantRepeat Steps 7 - 10 UNTIL Product Market Fit is Achieved08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 25, 2020Me12Stage 4 - Idea ValidationImportantDetermine Costs to Manufacture your Product or Deliver your Service11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Oct 26, 2020Me13Stage 4 - Idea ValidationImportantUse My Business Idea to Validate Feasibility of Product or Service (Can it make money?)08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 27, 2020Me14Stage 4 - Idea ValidationImportantVerify Financial Feasibility of the Business to Support the Sales of the Product or Service08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Oct 28, 2020Me15Stage 5 - Marketing SurveyImportantConduct Detailed Market Survey14 - How to Market Your Product or Service
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Oct 29, 2020Me16Stage 5 - Marketing SurveyImportantStudy Market Survey Results14 - How to Market Your Product or Service
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Oct 30, 2020Me17Stage 5 - Marketing SurveyUrgent & ImportantGo/No-Go Decision11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Oct 31, 2020Me18Stage 6 - Business Plan & Funding NeedsUrgent & ImportantDevelop Business Plan (3-Year Option)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 1, 2020Me19Stage 6 - Business Plan & Funding NeedsUrgent & ImportantVerify Financial Feasibility & Funding Needs11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 2, 2020Me20Stage 6 - Business Plan & Funding NeedsImportantEstablish Funding Needs11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 3, 2020Me21Stage 6 - Business Plan & Funding NeedsImportantApproach Parties for Loan/Fundiing/Venture Capital11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 4, 2020Me22Stage 6 - Business Plan & Funding NeedsImportantDefine the Values of Your Small Business (include Gender Equality, Keeping Green, and Anti-Corruption)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 5, 2020Me23Stage 7 - GO/NO-GOImportantBased on Steps 18, 19 - 21, EVALUATE Feasibility, Funding, Risk11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 6, 2020Me24Stage 7 - GO/NO-GOUrgent & ImportantMake GO/NO-GO Decision (If NO-GO, revert to Stage 3)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 7, 2020Me25Stage 8 - Product & Service DevelopmentUrgent & ImportantFinal Formulation of Product or Service Design08 - Coming Up with Ideas for YOUR Very Own Small Business
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Nov 8, 2020Me26Stage 8 - Product & Service DevelopmentImportantObtain Costing from Suppliers (either Raw Material or Finished Goods/Services)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 9, 2020Me27Stage 9 - EcosystemImportantDevelop a Contact List for your ECOSYSTEM (continuosly ADD & UPDATE)16 - Building a Business Network
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Nov 10, 2020Me28Stage 9 - EcosystemImportantSecure Relationships through Contact or Contracts16 - Building a Business Network
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Nov 11, 2020Me29Stage 10 - Supply & OperationsImportantDevelop a Supply & Operations Plan11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 12, 2020Me30Stage 10 - Supply & OperationsImportantSecure Multiple Supply Chains11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 13, 2020Me31Stage 11 - MarketingImportantDevelop a Marketing Plan11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 14, 2020Me32Stage 11 - MarketingImportantImplement the Marketing Plan14 - How to Market Your Product or Service
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Nov 15, 2020Me33Stage 11 - MarketingImportantCompany Name & Logo12 - Naming and Branding Your Business
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Nov 16, 2020Me34Stage 11 - MarketingImportantDevelop a Website19 - Do You Need the Internet?
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Nov 17, 2020Me35Stage 11 - MarketingImportantDevelop Creative Material (Logo, Artwork, Advertisements)12 - Naming and Branding Your Business
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Nov 18, 2020Me36Stage 12 - Sales & Customer ServiceImportantDevelop a Sales Plan (incl. Customer Service Policy)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 19, 2020Me37Stage 12 - Sales & Customer ServiceImportantImplement the Sales Plan15 - How to Sell Your Product or Service
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Nov 20, 2020Me38Stage 12 - Sales & Customer ServiceImportantDrive, Monitor and Report Sales15 - How to Sell Your Product or Service
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Nov 21, 2020Me39Stage 13 - Financial ManagementImportantDevelop a Finance Plan11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 22, 2020Me40Stage 13 - Financial ManagementImportantCreate a Cashflow Document18 - Understanding Money in Business
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Nov 23, 2020Me41Stage 13 - Financial ManagementImportantCreate an Projected Income Statement Document (extention of Business Plan)18 - Understanding Money in Business
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Nov 24, 2020Me42Stage 13 - Financial ManagementImportantCreate an Projected Cash Flow Statement Document (extention of Business Plan)18 - Understanding Money in Business
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Nov 25, 2020Me43Stage 13 - Financial ManagementUrgent & ImportantImplement the Finance Plan18 - Understanding Money in Business
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Nov 26, 2020Me44Stage 14 - Plan for Business GrowthUrgent & ImportantDevelop and Plan New Products and Services (Steps 7 - 18, 25 - 30)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 27, 2020Me45Stage 14 - Plan for Business GrowthUrgent & ImportantUpdate the Business Plan for Growth Numbers11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 28, 2020Me46Stage 14 - Plan for Business GrowthUrgent & ImportantUpdate the Supply and Operations Plan for Growth Numbers11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 29, 2020Me47Stage 14 - Plan for Business GrowthUrgent & ImportantUpdate the Sales Plan for Growth Numbers11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Nov 30, 2020Me48Stage 14 - Plan for Business GrowthUrgent & ImportantUpdate the Marketing Plan for Growth Numbers11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Dec 1, 2020Me49Stage 14 - Plan for Business GrowthUrgent & ImportantUpdate the Finance Plan for Growth Numbers11 - How to Plan Your Business
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Dec 2, 2020Me50Stage 15 - Implement the Growth PlanUrgent & ImportantImplement the Plans Developed in Stage 14 (Step 49)11 - How to Plan Your Business
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