Resources to help you launch & grow your small business.

Here you will find valuable resources to help you launch, operate & grow your small business, including online courses, business services partners, small business coaching services offered by Henry Lopez, free download documents, our Webinar Archives, recommended books and Biz Notes, and more. The How of Business is focused on helping you successfully start, run and grow your small business.

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Online Courses
Online Self-Paced Courses

Educational courses to help you start, run and grow your small business:

Starting Your Business - Are You Ready? How ready, willing and able are you to start your first small business today? And if you are not ready yet, what do you need to get there? Get ready to start your first business!

The Simplest Biz We have partnered with John Wilker, founder of The Simplest Biz, to offer you his knowledge and insights on how you can start and grow your own Shipping Products Brokerage Business.

Small Business Coaching
Business CoachingSmall Business Coaching with Henry Lopez

Get the help you need to start or grow your small business. Schedule a free consultation with Henry Lopez – Serial Entrepreneur and Small Business Coach. [more]

Small Business Services 
Small Business ServicesSmall Business Services

Service resource partners for small business owners, including Marketing, Website & SEO, Franchises, and other services. [more]

The Simplest Biz
Website Services
Negotiation Skills

Free Downloads
Free Downloads

Click on the desired download, enter your email and first name, and then look for the file at the bottom of your browser window or it may be emailed to you as per the instructions displayed.

6 Stupid Things People Do When Buying a Business - Avoid some of the common mistakes people make when buying an existing small business.

6 Franchise Myths - Common myths & misconceptions about the franchise business model. Is a franchise the right fit for you?

Starting Your Business - Are You Ready? - Are you ready to be your own boss? This document helps you determine if you are ready to become your own boss.

Memo of Understanding for Partnerships - To help you define the general terms of a partnership or operating agreement, before consulting with attorney to draft the final signed agreement. 

Three Reasons to Delegate - Achieving success as a business owner and entrepreneur requires that you learn how to delegate effectively. 

Three Pillars of Successful Business Partnerships - Successful small business partnerships are based on trust, respect and alignment.

Webinar Archives
Free Webinar Recording Archives

Free recordings of educational webinars to help you launch, operate, and expand your small business:

The Simplest Biz - how you can start and grow your own Shipping Products Brokerage Business.

How to Buy a Small Business Webinar - how to purchase an existing small business, and void common costly mistakes.

Stress-Free Small Business Webinar - how to reduce or eliminate the bad stress caused by your small business.

Franchise Webinar - Is a franchise business right for you?

Website Health Check Webinar - Is your business website helping or hurting your small business?

Recommended Books & BizNotes
Business Books & BizNotesRecommended Books & BizNotes

Recommended Business Books & BizNotes™ Book Highlights for entrepreneurs and small business owners. [more]