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What others said about their Assessments:
"Informative, enthusiastic and
It really made me think!"
session was productive in helping
me distinguish some things about
received enlightenment and inspiration for my personal vision."
can't think of a better way to start a business."
best investment I ever made in my business."
provoking. It allowed me to
Assessment was hugely informative, interactive, thought-provoking and an invaluable aid to
focusing on my
"The Assessment was an
impactful, knowledge-filled experience."
"This has been truly what I
was looking for."
"I learned a lot about where
to focus my energy and how to proceed."
"I'm moving forward with the
A special, two to four hour (or more, depending on the number of people you bring) informational exchange exercise to have you identify your resources, attributes and aptitude for the entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial process, evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, set goals for what your business and/or career might accomplish in 3 to 5 years, construct a preliminary strategy to achieve your objective(s), begin the next step(s) for the idea, business, career or practice and, if you wish, examine the requirements to see if it is appropriate for you to be in an Entrepreneurial Development Program(sm) of the incubators.
The Assessment is a mandatory step in the event you are seeking funding for a startup venture or expansion capital for an established venture and an excellent first step in moving the idea forward even should you not be seeking capital.
The Assessment is divided into several modules lasting from 15 to 30 minutes each and define the next step in the development of the idea, business, career or practice. Some modules are written, others are oral. As each module is completed, the Assessment proceeds into the next. Portions of the modules are video-taped for quality control.
Some of the exercises are timed so
that you may compare your responses with others who have taken the Assessment. The
value of a total immersion structured
development methodology is explored with the interaction of the advisory board, mentor and professional development
coach. The importance of an accountability schedule is discussed and what that might
look like in your case.
No public funds, grants, contributions or donations are sought or accepted. The co-op and business incubators are models for self-sufficiency and, as a demonstration of proficiency, are entirely self-sufficient, relying on fees for services performed.
To put you at risk and have you fully participate in the assessment, a sliding scale fee is charged. You set the rate based on your level of financial resource, sophistication, number of years in business and unique entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial acumen. (Minimum and maximum rates are determined by the incubator executive committee and not the research department.) At the close of the session, in the event that you don't feel as though you received your money's worth, your fee is declined. No hassle. The customer is always right.
The Assessment is performed under a complete confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement.
To schedule an Assessment,
call (713) 932-7495 today.
validating." Stephanie McKenzie - Exclamation
"Informative, educational and motivational." Rispba McCray-Garrison - Fast Financial Analysis
"Excellent guide to focus the direction and context in which the business partners should apply their resources." Gavin Zietsman - All Cash Flow Solutions
"Session was very instructive and made us look at our business with a clearer idea of how to proceed." Veronica Page - All Cash Flow Solutions
"We uncovered the major source of a stop." Sally Smith - Connect Learning
"Enlightening and reconfirming what needs to be done." Frank Andrews - TBF & Associates
"I not only broadened my horizons on how to use my abilities, I learned practical skills for earning more money." Sandra Schuster - Technical Writer
"Productive and enlightening." Nancy Hogan - Nancy Corwin Hogan Interests
"Interesting and gave me a lot of
insight." Sherrie Purvis - Pop Shots
"It was an eye opener." Denah L. Duren, Ed.D. - Grant Writer
"The Assessment was profitable and enlightening." Ada Gonzalez, Ph.D. - Growth Coach
"Interesting, informative and inspiring." Hanako Brown - Hanako Designs, LLC
"Very enlightening. A good start for my business." Bruce Miebs - Gulf Coast Financial Services
"I'm just excited about the future with the WBC." Wendolyn Smith - The Transcription Connection
"Informative, eye-opening, realistic and
scary." Jacqlyn Bartz - Needles & Pins
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