Be Your Own Boss

Everything you need to know to start and grow your own small business

About This Course

Learn the skills and knowledge you need to start and grow your own small business. Decide on the products and services you will offer. Learn how to find and sell to customers. This course includes everything you need to succeed at starting your own business. 

Some examples of what's in the course:

  • How to use your passions and strengths to decide what business to have
  • How to decide on products and services
  • How to price your products and services
  • How to set up and organize your business
  • How to jump start your marketing and sales

and much, much more!

You have unlimited access to all the lessons 24 hours a day, for as long as you want or need them, so you can take the course at your own pace and go back to review any materials any time you want. All of our courses have quizzes, as well as exercises that you can send in for feedback from Dr. Susan Weinschenk.

Become a business owner and be your own boss. Click the Purchase button at the top right of this page and get started right away. 

If you have any questions please email us at: info@theteamw.com

Over 15,000 students are taking our online courses.

All of our courses have an unconditional 30 day money back guarantee.

More Ways To Learn

This course is part of our Annual Everything Personal Subscription. If you are interested in having access to all of the Team W training for a year, check out the Annual Everything Subscription.

About The Instructors

Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D. (aka, The Brain Lady)

Susan Weinschenk has a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral scientist. She applies research in psychology to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how they behave. Her work includes training, presenting, and consulting in communications, customer experience, user experience, and usability. She is a consultant and keynote speaker for Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, and conferences. Her clients include Walmart, Disney, The Mayo Clinic, Charles Schwab, and Best Buy.

Dr. Weinschenk is the author of several books, including 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, How to Get People To Do Stuff, 100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People, and Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? Her nickname is The Brain Lady, because she applies research on the brain and neuroscience to design. She is the CEO and Chief Behavioral Scientist at The Team W, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Guthrie Weinschenk, J.D.

Photo of Guthrie

Guthrie Weinschenk earned his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law in Chicago, and dual B.S. degrees in Economics and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Technology has been a life long passion for Guthrie. As the Chief Operations Officer at The Team W he helps foster and grow the business. Before The Team W, Guthrie worked at British Petroleum (BP) as a Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist, and also at Echo Logistics as an Account Executive. He lives in Chicago, IL.

Curriculum

  • Introduction To The Course
  • Preview
    Introduction
  • Preview
    What You Will Learn
  • Use Your Passions To Pick Your Path
  • Preview
    Use Your Passions
  • Pick Your Path
  • Exercise: Create A Sandwich Menu
  • Exercise: Rate The Sandwich Menu Items
  • Exercise: Pick One
  • Pick Your Products And Services
  • Exercise: Create Your List of Products And Services
  • Quiz 1: Use Your Passions To Pick Your Path Quiz
  • Pricing And Profitability
  • How To Price Your Product
  • Quiz 2: How To Price Your Product Quiz
  • Create A Product Revenue Spreadsheet
  • Exercise: Create A Product Revenue Spreadsheet
  • Create A Budget
  • Exercise: Create A Budget
  • Create A Client Book
  • Exercise: Create A Client Book
  • Create A "Rainy Day" Fund (video budgetpart21.mp4)
  • Quiz 3: Create A Rainy Day Fund Quiz
  • What Is Your Exit Plan?
  • Business Organizations 101
  • Introduction And Sole Proprietorships
  • Quiz 4: Sole Proprietorships Quiz
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
  • Quiz 5: Limited Liability Companies (LLC) Quiz
  • About Corporations
  • Quiz 6: Corporations Quiz
  • About S-Corporations And Other Business Entities
  • Quiz 7: S-Corporations And Other Business Entities Quiz
  • Business Management
  • Business Management -- Part One
  • Quiz 8: Business Management Quiz
  • Websites, URLs And Other Web Decisions
  • Productivity Software
  • Intellectual Property
  • Quiz 9: Intellectual Property Quiz
  • Contracts
  • Negotiating With Large Companies
  • Quiz 10: Contracts Quiz
  • Insurance And Experts
  • What To Do If Clients Don't Pay
  • Marketing And Sales
  • About Marketing And Creating Target Audience Personas
  • Exercise: Create Target Audience Personas
  • How To Market Your Business
  • Exercise: Create A Products By Personas Map
  • Exercise: Create A Persona/Product Migration Plan
  • Your Marketing Plan And Sales
  • Exercise: Create A Marketing Plan
  • Quiz 11: Marketing And Sales Quiz
  • Growth And Next Steps
  • Growing Pains
  • What To Do If Things Fall Apart
  • You Are Ready

About This Course

Learn the skills and knowledge you need to start and grow your own small business. Decide on the products and services you will offer. Learn how to find and sell to customers. This course includes everything you need to succeed at starting your own business. 

Some examples of what's in the course:

  • How to use your passions and strengths to decide what business to have
  • How to decide on products and services
  • How to price your products and services
  • How to set up and organize your business
  • How to jump start your marketing and sales

and much, much more!

You have unlimited access to all the lessons 24 hours a day, for as long as you want or need them, so you can take the course at your own pace and go back to review any materials any time you want. All of our courses have quizzes, as well as exercises that you can send in for feedback from Dr. Susan Weinschenk.

Become a business owner and be your own boss. Click the Purchase button at the top right of this page and get started right away. 

If you have any questions please email us at: info@theteamw.com

Over 15,000 students are taking our online courses.

All of our courses have an unconditional 30 day money back guarantee.

More Ways To Learn

This course is part of our Annual Everything Personal Subscription. If you are interested in having access to all of the Team W training for a year, check out the Annual Everything Subscription.

About The Instructors

Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D. (aka, The Brain Lady)

Susan Weinschenk has a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral scientist. She applies research in psychology to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how they behave. Her work includes training, presenting, and consulting in communications, customer experience, user experience, and usability. She is a consultant and keynote speaker for Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, and conferences. Her clients include Walmart, Disney, The Mayo Clinic, Charles Schwab, and Best Buy.

Dr. Weinschenk is the author of several books, including 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, How to Get People To Do Stuff, 100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People, and Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? Her nickname is The Brain Lady, because she applies research on the brain and neuroscience to design. She is the CEO and Chief Behavioral Scientist at The Team W, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Guthrie Weinschenk, J.D.

Photo of Guthrie

Guthrie Weinschenk earned his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law in Chicago, and dual B.S. degrees in Economics and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Technology has been a life long passion for Guthrie. As the Chief Operations Officer at The Team W he helps foster and grow the business. Before The Team W, Guthrie worked at British Petroleum (BP) as a Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist, and also at Echo Logistics as an Account Executive. He lives in Chicago, IL.

Curriculum

  • Introduction To The Course
  • Preview
    Introduction
  • Preview
    What You Will Learn
  • Use Your Passions To Pick Your Path
  • Preview
    Use Your Passions
  • Pick Your Path
  • Exercise: Create A Sandwich Menu
  • Exercise: Rate The Sandwich Menu Items
  • Exercise: Pick One
  • Pick Your Products And Services
  • Exercise: Create Your List of Products And Services
  • Quiz 1: Use Your Passions To Pick Your Path Quiz
  • Pricing And Profitability
  • How To Price Your Product
  • Quiz 2: How To Price Your Product Quiz
  • Create A Product Revenue Spreadsheet
  • Exercise: Create A Product Revenue Spreadsheet
  • Create A Budget
  • Exercise: Create A Budget
  • Create A Client Book
  • Exercise: Create A Client Book
  • Create A "Rainy Day" Fund (video budgetpart21.mp4)
  • Quiz 3: Create A Rainy Day Fund Quiz
  • What Is Your Exit Plan?
  • Business Organizations 101
  • Introduction And Sole Proprietorships
  • Quiz 4: Sole Proprietorships Quiz
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
  • Quiz 5: Limited Liability Companies (LLC) Quiz
  • About Corporations
  • Quiz 6: Corporations Quiz
  • About S-Corporations And Other Business Entities
  • Quiz 7: S-Corporations And Other Business Entities Quiz
  • Business Management
  • Business Management -- Part One
  • Quiz 8: Business Management Quiz
  • Websites, URLs And Other Web Decisions
  • Productivity Software
  • Intellectual Property
  • Quiz 9: Intellectual Property Quiz
  • Contracts
  • Negotiating With Large Companies
  • Quiz 10: Contracts Quiz
  • Insurance And Experts
  • What To Do If Clients Don't Pay
  • Marketing And Sales
  • About Marketing And Creating Target Audience Personas
  • Exercise: Create Target Audience Personas
  • How To Market Your Business
  • Exercise: Create A Products By Personas Map
  • Exercise: Create A Persona/Product Migration Plan
  • Your Marketing Plan And Sales
  • Exercise: Create A Marketing Plan
  • Quiz 11: Marketing And Sales Quiz
  • Growth And Next Steps
  • Growing Pains
  • What To Do If Things Fall Apart
  • You Are Ready