Amy Larrimore | Business Planning
Amy Larrimore is a sought after speaker, award winning technologist and successful business strategist that helps companies grow through the smart use of data.
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Business Planning

5 Steps for Creating a Digital Vision Board

5 Steps for Creating a Digital Vision Board Before you begin the creation of the board, you'll want to do some planning. See 5 Steps to Vision Your Way to Success - Journaling and Vision Boards to understand the steps that will make the building process easy. The steps detailed here are for creating digital vision boards. If you have chosen to create a paper based or offline (in real life) vision board, refer to: 8 Steps to Creating a Vision Board (offline). 1. Select the site to create your vision board or journal. You'll want... Read More

8 Steps for Creating a Vision Board

8 Steps for Creating a Vision Board Before you begin the creation of the board, you’ll want to do some planning. See 5 Steps to Vision Your Way to Success – Journaling and Vision Boards to understand the steps that will make the building process easy. The steps detailed here are for creating vision boards in real life (offline). If you have chosen to create a digital vision board, refer to: 12 Steps to Creating a Vision Board Digitally. 1. Select your vision board base.You may opt for foamboard, a journal, something with dry…

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Lifehacks: Vision Boards and Journals – 5 Steps to Success

5 Steps to Vision Your Way to Success – Journaling and Vision Boards Vision boards and vision journals are often cited as a necessary by those who are successful. With such a low barrier to entry, why not consider doing one for yourself? Effectiveness of the vision board method aligns with the tenants of neuroscience that suggests we need additional reinforcement or repeated exposure to happy concepts in our short term buffer so they can transfer to our long term brain storage. Why? The brain allocates less importance to storing happiness because…

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10 Hacks for Do It Yourself Empire Building

Want to play the big game? Start with this homework. 1. Make a list of 50 people you need to know – now figure how you can meet them. 2. Make a list of 250 people you already know – then write down what each of them can do for you. 3. Wear a suit jacket to EVERY MEETING YOU GO TO. Buy one. Right now. 4. Identify who will benefit or MAKE money by championing your offering within their organization. MAKE, not SAVE. 5. Name three strategic partners who…

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Critical Technology Strategy Every Business Needs to Consider: Doing Business In the Cloud

I know, everyone wants a cloud. That’s so sexy nowadays. But most people couldn’t even tell you if they have a cloud – or where it lives or what it really means for their business. Basically, moving into the cloud means you are freeing yourself of hardware that you have to manage. The business model changes too – instead of buying servers and IT guys, you are paying (usually as a subscription based service) to rent space on someone else’s server that you can access without the trapping of wires,…

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Run a Million Dollar Company with a… Notebook

Business plans don’t actually help you run your business. This is why so many people are stopped short staring at a blank template. I want you to put the emphasis on the planning of your business, this is why I’ve chosen such a different medium.

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Don’t Write a Business Plan

We’ve all heard it – Do you have a business plan?

Before you go into business/apply for a loan/negotiate a lease/pitch suppliers/obtain partners/sweep the floor you should write a business plan.

I hate that. Really, it’s like a freezing cold shower.

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