Start Your Own Business Toolkit

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Govern: outside and inside sales opportunities.

More Uses of the Start Your Own Business Toolkit:

  • Oversee: how your sales consultants spend their day.

  • Methodize: or figure out the best way to do a particular thing, in a new context.

  • Steer: product knowledge.

  • Perform sales with customers (selling your organization, the team, your work, and warranties/guarantees).

  • Lead: interface with program management and customers.

  • Be accountable for providing immediate attention to repair calls/warranty calls/mistakes.

  • Ensure you actively work with other departments to help all of your clients.

  • Be accountable for marketing help and weekly accountability groups to help you stay on track.

  • Ensure you lead the implementation of new manufacturing techniques.

  • Identify and manage new product assembly, test, or tooling Capital needs.

  • Manage cost take out (cto) efforts and risk mitigation plans.

  • Ensure you are sought after by customers and staff for expertise related to positive reinforcement training and behavior.

  • Ensure you are becoming part of the team for your organization.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Start Your Own Business Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Start Your Own Business related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Start Your Own Business specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Start Your Own Business Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 996 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Start Your Own Business improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 996 standard requirements:

  1. If you are thinking about entrepreneurship, you probably already have an idea for this as your organization. Is it one that you are not very interested in, and you think it could make a lot of money?

  2. Do you call local media when a hot topic is on the agenda to account for its news value (timeliness, financial impact, quality of life impact, conflict, something out of the ordinary, prominence)?

  3. The quality of the management team often determines the potential success of your organization. Include career highlights, accomplishments, and positions held. Why are you qualified?

  4. Does your organization carry out research to understand how customers are using your products and services, and why they may use them differently than you had planned?

  5. What are your organizations business stage (start up, mature, decline), performance and prospects (industry leader, solid performer, distressed/turnaround)?

  6. What articles, publications, or other published resources have you collected or read that would give you information to help develop your business idea?

  7. Who is better equipped to take advantage of the vast opportunities brought about by rapid technology changes in all types of business than you are?

  8. Do your agents have the ability to review the complete thread of interactions for a specific customer across all channels of interaction?

  9. How much of your own cash will you be putting into the business, representing an equity investment of what % of funds required to start?

  10. Does the business feel invested enough in the scouting and testing activity that has taken place so far to want to help roll things out?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Start Your Own Business book in PDF containing 996 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Start Your Own Business self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Start Your Own Business Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Start Your Own Business areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Start Your Own Business Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Start Your Own Business projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Start Your Own Business Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Start Your Own Business project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: Does the solution fit in with organizations technical architectural requirements?

  2. Stakeholder Management Plan: What preventative action can be taken to reduce the likelihood a risk will be realised?

  3. Procurement Management Plan: Does the detailed work plan match the complexity of tasks with the capabilities of personnel?

  4. Project Management Plan: Is there anything you would now do differently on your Start Your Own Business project based on past experience?

  5. Scope Management Plan: For which criterion is it tolerable not to meet the original parameters?

  6. Procurement Audit: Are unusual uses of organization funds investigated?

  7. Risk Audit: Have top software and customer managers formally committed to support the Start Your Own Business project?

  8. Probability and Impact Assessment: My Start Your Own Business project leader has suddenly left your organization, what do you do?

  9. Requirements Traceability Matrix: What are the chronologies, contingencies, consequences, criteria?

  10. Team Directory: Does a Start Your Own Business project team directory list all resources assigned to the Start Your Own Business project?

Step-by-step and complete Start Your Own Business Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Start Your Own Business project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Start Your Own Business project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Start Your Own Business project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Start Your Own Business project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Start Your Own Business project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Start Your Own Business project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Start Your Own Business project with this in-depth Start Your Own Business Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Start Your Own Business projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Start Your Own Business and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Start Your Own Business investments work better.

This Start Your Own Business All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.