Learn Entrepreneurship through Q&A with Matthew Rolnick who generated 10+ Million in sales at Groupon.

What you will learn

What Is An Entrepreneur

The Mindset Required To Succeed As An Entrepreneur

The Skills Needed to Succeed as An Entrepreneur

How To Choose Your Entrepreneurship Idea and Test It´s Viability

How To Get Started as An Entrepreneur and Go About Securing Funding

What The Entrepreneurial Pitfalls You Should Look Out For Are

Resources To Get You Started on your quest to succeed as an entrepreneur

Description

**Update**

This course includes an exclusive interview session with a seasoned business veteran – Matthew Rolnick. Matthew is currently the VP of Sales at Yaymaker, and former Divisional Sales Manager at Groupon. His key accomplishments including generating over 10 million in sales at Groupon.

YouAccel recently had the opportunity to conduct a comprehensive Q&A style interview with Matthew Rolnick. The interview was conducted as part of an initiative to add valuable new content to YouAccel’s line up of Entrepreneurship and Freelancing courses. Matthew Rolnick is currently the VP of sales at Yaymaker, a company devoted to enriching lives through exciting social experiences and live virtual events. To date, Yaymaker has hosted over 300,000 events including paint “nites”, cookie decorating, and wreath making.

In the hour long session, Matthew Rolnick speaks about his experiences working for some of the biggest brands in North America, including Groupon and Tribune. Matthew’s list of business accomplishments made him the perfect candidate for aspiring entrepreneurs to gain valuable insights from. In his role at Groupon, Matthew acted as the divisional sales manager in the Health & Wellness category. Matthew helped the company generate a staggering 10M in sales. Matthew and his wife also run a successful property investment company through their ownership stake in a HomeVestors franchise.

The interview touches on several key aspects of the entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship journey that defined Matthews’s career path over the last several years. Through his detailed responses to difficult questions, the interview showcased the aptitude and wisdom Matthew has accumulated over his work life. Matthew provided a glimpse into his view of entrepreneurship, and many of the pitfalls new business owners should avoid. He also touches on the importance of consistency, and other imperative character traits that help ensure entrepreneurial success. Towards the end of the session Matthew takes on tough questions from students including tips on avoiding social isolation, and tackling uncomfortable situations. The Q&A session are an absolute must-see for anyone aspiring to enter the world of entrepreneurship.


Course Intro:

You’ve done the starter jobs, the in-between jobs, the pro-jobs and this is what it comes down to. You’re ready to take the reins of your career, and set out on the ride of your life.

So… you, want to be an entrepreneur!

This course will give you an introduction in how to master this exciting career choice.

In How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur, you will learn:

  • How to Define an Entrepreneur
  • The Mindset Required To Succeed As An Entrepreneur
  • The Skills Needed to Succeed as An Entrepreneur
  • How To Choose Your Entrepreneurship Idea and Test It’s Viability
  • How To Get Started as An Entrepreneur and Go About Securing Funding
  • What The Entrepreneurial Pitfalls You Should Look Out For Are
  • And finally, we’ll provide Resources To Get You Started on your quest to succeed as an entrepreneur

So go ahead and click the enrol button and let’s get started making you a successful entrepreneur.

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Language

Content

Defining Entrepreneurship

Introduction

What is an Entrepreneur?

Recap

The Mindset Required to Succeed as An Entrepreneur – Introduction

An Entrepreneur Sees Every Failure As An Opportunity

An Entrepreneur Knows It’s Pointless To Complain

An Entrepreneur Understands That Discomfort Is a Crucial Factor Of Success

An Entrepreneur Takes Frequent Risks

An Entrepreneur Believes In Their Potential

Entrepreneurial Mindset Summary

Skills Required to be an Entrepreneur

Introduction

Leadership

Forward Thinking

Flexibility

Self-Motivation

Consistency

Making Sales

Recap: The Six Skills Needed

Embarking on Entrepreneurship

Introduction

Embarking on Entrepreneurship

Pinpoint A Lucrative Startup Idea

Think Ahead

Do Online Research

Zero In On An Evolving Sector

Look For an Underserved Market

Determining If Your Startup Idea Is Viable

Do a Small Group Assessment

Use a Minimal Viable Product

Conduct Interviews

Create a Test Market

Recap of Choosing your Entrepreneurial Idea

Recap of the Viability of your Idea

How To Get Started As An Entrepreneur?

Introduction

Structure Your Business

Decide If Up-skilling Is Necessary

Have A Game Plan For Your Business

Define Your Target Group or Audience

Set Up A Network

Market Your Idea

Incorporate Your Business

Recap: Recommended Steps to Start your Entrepreneurship

Securing Funding

Introduction

Co-founders

Fundraising

Recruit Family and Friends

Apply For a Business Loan

Crowdfunding Platforms

Attract Angel Investors

Go After Venture Capital

Use A Form of Short-term Cash

Go It Alone

What’s Next?

Maintaining Entrepreneurship

Introduction

Entrepreneurial Hazards to Avoid

Having a Vague Focus or Mission

Being A People Pleaser

Putting Your Revenue Eggs In One Basket

Insecurity

Going It All Alone

Becoming Isolated

Making It Personal

Having Reservations

Neglecting Self-Care

Anticipating A Smooth Ride To The Top

Recap: Avoiding Entrepreneurial Hazards