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Our Approach

Your Dream Has Big Value

At Start on Purpose, we believe in the big potential of every new business.

It can transform a family’s future, create waves of new jobs, and deliver innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

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Let’s Build Your Professional Ecosystem

We want to make it easier for you to create a network of professional support to help you solve new challenges, make smart decisions, identify great advisors and vendors, and become the business leader you’ve always wanted to be. Going out on your own doesn’t mean going it alone.

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Let’s improve your financial know-how

A common regret of struggling business owners—including business owners with advanced educations—is they didn’t speak up about financial terms that were unfamiliar to them or ask questions on how to manage their company’s cash. Why? Because they didn’t want to seem “stupid” or unqualified to run a business.

An important objective of Start On Purpose is to improve your financial know-how so you can make important decisions with precision and confidence. Our role is to make seemingly intimidating concepts very easy to understand.

When you say to yourself “I’m not good with numbers,” Start on Purpose we will be here to say “Yes you can be good with numbers and here’s how.”

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Let’s Create Valuable Businesses

Too many incredibly dedicated business owners are operating businesses that are “underwater.”

This means that the founders invested more hard cash in their beloved companies than their companies are worth today. They worked really hard but at the wrong things.

Now is the time to make your business worth more!

Start on Purpose will introduce you to key aspects of business value that will help you make more financially-rewarding decisions about your products, services, customers, employees and technologies.

You can do it!

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Let’s Get Cash

Whatever you want to do in business, you will need cash to do it.

Through our Think Ahead CEO Education Series as well as local workshops, we will empower you to get more out of your company’s cash.

We’ll also present time-saving action steps on how to solicit cash from lenders and investors long before your company is out of cash. You’ll learn what excites financial partners and what repels them.

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Let’s reduce avoidable mistakes

Large corporations have a wide margin of error for mistakes, startup companies that have not yet reached certain milestones of financial sustainability, don’t.

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Let’s Multiply Your Savings

Every dollar of savings that you invest in your company should grow over time to be worth two, four or ten times more. Anything less is not “purposeful” or worth your time or savings.

When you know exactly what you want to accomplish in business, all of your strategies become more focused. You are less likely to procrastinate, waste resources, or get snookered into spending money in a way that helps someone else’s business more than your own business.

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