Live Webinar Course: How to Prepare Your Enterprise For Growth

The LIFT Team is ready to share our best practices from our years of experience working with hundreds of social enterprises. We want to empower you with direct and immediate changes you can employ to prepare yourself and your enterprise for growth and growth financing! Save time and money by not making the most frequent mistakes that we've seen entrepreneurs make over the years.

Sign up today! Limited time offer of $950 plus a free 60 minute coaching call with a member of the LIFT Economy team for the first 10 registrants. After the first 10 registrants, the full price of the course will be $1500 (and private coaching calls will be available for an added fee).  Please note, we value accessibility and trust.  If the cost of the training is an undue financial burden or a barrier to your participation, please contact us directly about the possibility for a payment plan.  Please also consider that, as with all our offerings, you will be invited to adjust the final amount you pay for the training according to the actual value you feel you received.  In this case, your registration fee will be considered a deposit and you will be entitled to a partial or complete refund at the end of the training if you feel you did not receive commensurate value for the fee you paid.  Also, if you felt the value of the training exceeded the price of registration you will be given the opportunity to contribute additional payment if that feels right to you.

Logistics:

This course will be launching in June, 2017. The course consists of five 90 minute live (also recorded) webinars, an in-depth study manual, templates, and various exercises that will help you prepare your enterprise for growth.

Course Outline

  • Webinar 1: Vision and Regenerative Business Model (Ryan Honeyman & Kevin Bayuk)

    • Identify your Goals/Impact, learn about B Corp, and fine-tune your Product/Service Design

    • Clarify, articulate, and pursue your vision for maximum beneficial impact

    • Enhance your social and environmental performance while maintaining sound financial performance

 

  • Webinar 2: Operating Model Feasibility (Kevin Bayuk & Erin Axelrod)

    • Know the assumptions, revenues and expenses that actually drive your business

    • Reduce the risk and uncertainty in your growth strategy

    • Have a flexible financial summary that is a prerequisite for raising capital

    • Do “what if” scenarios that enable you to make key decisions for growth with confidence

 

  • Webinar 3: Building a Team & Culture (Shawn Berry, Phoenix Soleil & Kevin Bayuk)

    • Know who you need to hire them and how to find them, how to interview them and how to hire and retain them

    • Create a healthy company culture that optimizes the performance of your team

    • No more overlap of responsibilities, each task is accounted for

    • Have clear, “drama-free”, effective communication with your team, partners, customers and supplies

    • No more long, terrible, boring, ineffective meetings

    • Create functional organizational rhythms to coordinate your team’s work

 

  • Webinar 4: Raising Capital (Jenny Kassan & Kevin Bayuk)

    • Know the options and be comfortable with finance-speak

    • Find the right investors for you

    • Design your offering so you stay in control and create alignment with your investors

    • Avoid inadvertently breaking the law

 

  • Webinar 5: Marketing 101: Sharing Your Sustainability Story with Integrity (Erin Axelrod & Ryan Honeyman)

    • Know your target audience intimately so you can best meet their needs and secure consistent sales

    • Create your most cost-effective marketing strategy yet

    • Clarify your positioning and branding

    • Leverage the Carbon Farming, Regenerative Agriculture, B Corp, Social Impact and Sustainable Enterprise realms to increase your impact & reach

 

Testimonials:

"LIFT has given us many helpful and objective insights into the intangible aspects of our company that we hold dear—culture, values, people, and transparency. LIFT’s work will help us continue to make Plum a great place to work."

— Neil Grimmer, CEO at Plum Organics

 

“LIFT has been a tremendous ally in helping us to maximize our future impact. Their thought leadership and guidance has been invaluable.”

— Aseem Das, Founder & CEO at World Centric

 

“Running a small business is hard enough, and for us with our ethics of earth care and people care the bar is even higher. Not sure how we would do it without the trusted, values aligned guidance from LIFT to give us the high level perspective we need to plan for our future growth.”

— Erik Ohlsen, Founder & Owner at Permaculture Artisans

 

“Hiring LIFT was a fantastic business decision. We have increased our social and environmental performance, identified exciting new projects to pursue, and I have more time to spend with my family.”

— Zach Berke, Founder & CEO, Exygy

 

“Working with LIFT was a great experience. LIFT helped us achieve B Corp certification in time to celebrate Bi-Rite’s 75th anniversary. We couldn’t have done it without them.”

— Sam Mogannam, Owner of Bi-RIte Family of Businesses

 

Sign up today! Limited time offer of $950 plus a free 60 minute coaching call with a member of the LIFT Economy team for the first 10 registrants. After the first 10 registrants, the full price of the course will be $1500 (and private coaching calls will be available for an added fee).

 

As a reminder, this course will launch June, 2017

Questions? Email Kevin@lifteconomy.com