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, educational workshops, business services partners, small business coaching services offered by Henry Lopez, free download documents, our Webinar and Workshop Archives, recommended books and Biz Notes, and more. The How of Business is focused on helping you successfully start, run and grow your profitable small business and achieve your dreams of entrepreneurship.

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Courses & Workshops
Courses & WorkshopsCourses & Workshops

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

Handyman Startup We have partnered with Dan Perry, founder of Handyman Startup, to offer you his knowledge and insights on how you can start and grow your own profitable Handyman small 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.

Financial Projections Workshop Online workshop to create the Financial Projections to help you start a successful and profitable small business.

Entrepreneurial Leap Workshop Do you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? Learn about the 6 Essential Traits of successful entrepreneurs!

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!

Start Your Own Podcast How to start your own podcast show.

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

Trusted service resource partners for small business owners, including Marketing, Website & SEO, Franchises, Accounting & Bookkeeping, and other services.

The Franchise Guide - small business franchise consultant to help you select the right franchise business for you.
Oostas Website Services - modern, professional and affordable websites for small business.
KPMG Spark - Accounting & Bookkeeping Services - accounting and bookkeeping services for small business from KPMG.

Free Downloads
Free Downloads - Documents to help you with your small business...

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Financial Projections Worksheet - sample Financial Projections Excel spreadsheet to help you plan for a successful and profitable small business.

Cash Flow Worksheet - forecast how much cash you will need to cover your expenses and other cash needs. Includes the Top 10 Cash Flow tips.

2 Responsibilities Business Owners Must Embrace - why decision making and accepting mistakes are critical to successful entrepreneurship.

Sample Profit & Loss Statement - how to interpret your P&L statement to manage your profitable small business.

4 Franchise Benefits - learn more about the top 4 benefits of a franchise small business.

Ideation - Where Small Business Ideas Come From - The creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new business ideas.

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

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

Delegation Worksheet - Use this worksheet tool to help you delegate effectively. 

Your Avatar - How to define your target or ideal client profile - your small business avatar.

Elevator Pitch - How to craft an effective Elevator Pitch for your small business.

Lean Business Model Canvas - A lean business model canvas for iterative business start-up planning.

Business Plan Outline - A Small Business Plan outline to help you develop and launch your business.

5 Ways to Engage Hourly Employees - tips for successfully attracting and retaining hourly-wage staff.

5 Rules of Podcasting - the essential rules for a great podcast and your Podcast Launch Checklist.

5 Tips for Podcast Guests - five tips to help you be a great podcast guest..

6 Steps to Remarkable Customer Service - how to consistently deliver remarkable customer experiences.

Email Marketing Tips - how to use email marketing to grow your small business.

Webinar & Workshop Archives
Free Webinar & Workshop Recording Archives

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

Franchise Freedom Workshop - finding your franchise business.

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

FlowPreneur's Mindset Workshop - Learn how to rapidly eliminate the #1 barrier blocking your business and personal growth!

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.

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]