ENTREPRENEUR MEMBERSHIP

This program is designed to help the Entrepreneur grow and develop their business.

Are you a small business owner that is looking to grow but needs help? The business may have many moving parts that don’t let you focus on working on the business.

With this program we focus on top and bottom line growth; develop and execute strategic objectives; attract, retain and develop top talent; create a better work life balance; and ensure that the business owner has an exit strategy built into the plans.

  • This program brings a group of entrepreneurs together six times a year to learn, grow and create their ideal level of success.

Ideal Candidates include:

  • Anyone who considers themselves an entrepreneur and the bank knows you as: Founder, Owner, President, CEO of a small business.
  • Business owners who don’t have all the components ironed out and are looking for guidance (your business should have revenues of $500,000 to $3,000,000 in the last year)
  • Growth-minded individuals

What specifics can the program help with?

Our focus is on solving problems and increasing profits. We help individuals at the top deal with their unique challenges.  Here is a sampling of topics, however, almost any business problem is open to discussion in a safe environment.

EDUCATIONAL COMPONENT

  • Creative problem solving
  • Leadership development
  • Customer service best practices
  • Key financial performance Indicators
  • Communicating to Influence
  • Compensation strategy
  • Motivating employees to peak performance
  • Developing a marketing plan

ROUND-TABLE PEER REVIEW

  • Address issues, opportunities, and challenges
  • Leverage collective experience and expertise
  • Build communication bridges from those that have the knowledge and experience on an issue to those that need it

SAMPLES OF ISSUES, OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES

  • When do I hire a manager?
  • Employee is not cutting it – what to do?
  • I’m thinking of taking on a partner.
  • What Benefits should I offer?
  • Should I outsource functions?
  • I want to pass my business onto my youngest daughter.
  • We are struggling with a market?
  • Should I consider merging with a competitor

ONE-ON-ONE COACHING

  • All the items above plus
  • Follow-up on the implementation of action items developed
  • Identification of additional personal and business needs
  • Review of personal and business strategic plans

OVERALL BENEFITS

  • Different perspectives on the issues and challenges
  • Occasionally break-through ideas!
  • No-holds-barred advice from peers who have fought similar battles
  • Advice that is unfiltered and unbiased
  • Challenging questions from peers
  • Alternative or adjunct to traditional board