The Business Credit and Financing Show

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Andrea Travillian

Andrea Travillian is a small business consultant, specializing in strategy, growth management and executive coaching. She’s been a small business owner since 2002 and has a BA in finance from the University of Iowa and MBA from Creighton University.

After working in banking, mortgages, investments, corporate finance and taxes, Andrea realized her skills lie in long term planning and creating maps to actually achieve those goals. In 2007, she started Smart Step to help others understand their life goals, business goals and how to make everything work together, all without working crazy hours.

During this show we discuss…

  • What a micro business is and what Andrea does to help those businesses
  • Some of the best strategies for business owners to invest inside and outside of their business
  • Why processes are essential to ever being able to sell a business
  • What you should do to make sure your business is survivable without you
  • How to develop a strategy plan long-term
  • How to determine what your vision is for your business… and what your role should be
  • Andrea’s best tips for creating a rewarding life outside of your business
  • How to develop a personal life plan… and why it’s a must for every business owner
  • How to turn ideas from strategy into reality through an organized process
  • The biggest mistake most business owners make… and how to easily overcome them
  • What you must know about your financials that can save your business
  • How to make mistakes, learn from them, apply what you’ve learned… while avoiding fatal mistakes
  • How to use processes to be proactive and not reactive
  • Why business owner meetings are essential to success
  • The 6 aspects of the small business growth pyramid you should know
  • And much more

Resources Discussed on the Show…


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