Are you ready to stop thinking like an artist and start to Think Like a Business?

The Performer’s Guide is launching a NEW program that will begin on Thursday November 12, 2020!

Let Krystin Railing of The Performer’s Guide help you turn your passion project into a full blown career!

This 8 week course breaks down the steps it takes to go from forming a business to attaining funding for that business. 

$800 for 8 Weeks of Mentorship

This Program Includes:

  • 6 Group Coaching Zoom Webinar Calls
  • 2 Private 30 minute calls with Krystin Railing
  • Access to The Performer’s Guide Backstage group for 2 months
  • Ligetime Access to Think Like a Business Facebook group
  • Access to all modules written for the Think Like a Business program
  • Group Message thread with Krystin Railing and other participants for 2 months
  • An Accountability Buddy will be assigned to you

Week 1: Entrepreneurial Mindset 

A person with an Entrepreneur mindset knows they don’t own a business, they are in a relationship with their business. It is important to start thinking of yourself, not only as a performer, but as an Entrepreneur.

  • Types of Entrepreneurs 
  • Boss vs. Leader
  • Leadership Styles

Week 2: Business Structure Options 

When opening a new business, choosing the correct business structure can be confusing but is very important for filing taxes. This section breaks down your business structure options!

  • Sole Proprietorship 
  • General Business Partberships 
  • LLC
  • Non Profit Organizations 

Week 3: Filing Your Business

In this section you will learn what paperwork you need to file in order to run a legal business in the United States.

  • Business Tax License 
  • DBA
  • EIN/TIN
  • Non Profit Articles of Incorporation 

Week 4 & Week 5: Business Model

Your Business Model is the heart of your business and one of the most important pieces to running a successful business. 

  • Business Model Canvas
  • Value Proposition Canvas
  • Customer Segments
  • Channels
  • Customer Relationships
  • Revenue Streams
  • Key Resources
  • Key Activities 
  • Key Partnerships
  • Cost Structure 

Week 6 & Week 7: Business Plan

As a performer, writing a business plan may not be on the top of your to do list. Below are a few reasons why writing a business plan should actually be on the top of your to do list. But it is one of the most important steps to attaining outside funding for your business.

  • Executive Summary
  • Company Overview
  • Industry Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Products and Services
  • Marketing Plan
  • Distribution Plan
  • Operations Plan
  • Management Team
  • Financial Plan

Week 8: Funding Your Business 

Learn how to attain funding for your small business through the following techniques:

  • Self Funding
  • Personal Donations
  • Government Grants
  • Bank Loans
  • Crowdfunding
  • Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Funding Proposals and Requests