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Christine Comaford

Cool Free Resources

I'm guessing that you love freebies as much as I do. I've filled my book with lots of cool free stuff, and the website if full of helpful downloads. Included are links to a sample business plan outline, tutorials on sales and marketing techniques, tools to help you build your own power and deal with rejection and much, much more.

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Rule 1: Everythingís an Illusion, So Pick One Thatís Empowering

Goal Setting Worksheet - What do you want, and why? Letís work on achieving those goals. Click and write down your goals. (3 pages, 60k)

New Illusion Worksheet  - Is there anything you need to consider in designing your new self-identity? Have fun designing your new self! Click and write freely. (2 pages, 82k)

Future Planning Worksheet - Stuck in a rut? Pull out your pen and determine the course your career or life will take. Click and pick a year. (3 pages, 58k)

Rule 2: An MBA is Optional, a GSD is Essential

30 Days To Where You Want To Be - Thereís only one person who is responsible for the life you enjoy here Ė that person is YOU. Click now and choose to make a change. 2.9MB

Accountability Partner Worksheet - An Accountability Partner may be just what you need to help you achieve your goals. Click now and schedule that unbreakable date. (3 pages, 49k)

Mastermind Group Worksheet- Want to put together a mastermind group? Click here and see how to get people together whom you can learn from and build trust. (2 pages, 29k)

Goal Setting Worksheet - What do you want, and why? Letís work on achieving those goals. Click and write down your goals. (3 pages, 60k)

Rule 3: Problems + Pain = Profit

Mind Map Template - Do you want to see what your ideas look like on paper? Create a Mind Map! Click here to see how. (1 pages, 27k)

How to Position Your Product or Service - By knowing how to position your product you can be sure that it will be placed in a valued part of the customers mind. Want to learn more? Click here. (53 pages,638k)

ROI Focused Sales - Learn effective ten-minute ROI-focused selling methods. Click here. (32 pages,926k)

Lead Generation & Qualification - You can have a helluva time generating cold and lukewarm leadsóthe kind that donít buy. Repeat after me: "I will find the people who have money and pain and need my product." Good. Now click. (28 pages, 381k)

Lead Qualification Road Map - Executive endorsement, established and enforced rules of engagement, management commitment, accountability and more. Click here. (1 pages,52k)

Sample Business Plan Outline - What do you need to communicate in a business plan to catch an investorís eye? Or heck, forget the investor, what do you need to know about your business before you start it? Click and learn. (2 pages, 30k)

Effective Board Reporting - Avoid the perils of the dreaded board meeting by being prepared. And please, please, if asked a question you canít answer say ďI donít know, but Iíll get back to you by [date].Ē Thereís nothing worse than a B.S.ing CEO. Click and prepare. (3 pages, 85k)

Product Design  - Roll up your sleeves and describe the projectís design and business rationale. Click and prepare. (4 pages, 65k)

Pitch Critique Template - Do you want the best partners, favorable financing terms and the best shot at success? Click and make your financing pitch sizzle. (1 page, 35k)

Rule 4: Build Power Instead of Borrowing It

Overcoming Adversity - Think about a novel or movie that you found engaging. Why was it so? Conflict. Conflict makes a story interesting, it moves the story forward, engages the reader/viewer, causes the protagonist to stretch, grow, take risks. Click here for more.. (3 pages, 38k)

Seeking Balance via Connection - According to Dr. Edward Hallowell, an expert on anxiety and stress, there are twelve ways in which people need to connect in order to have full, rich healthy, long lives. Click Here. (4 pages, 34k)

Power Boosters - The power bomb, power words and the prosperity game can all give you that boost to ratchet up your power level. Click and feel the power. (2 pages, 40k)

New Illusion Worksheet  - Is there anything you need to consider in designing your new self-identity? Have fun designing your new self! Click and write freely. (2 pages, 82k)

Future Planning Worksheet  - Stuck in a rut? Pull out your pen and determine the course your career or life will take. Click and pick a year. (3 pages, 58k)

Rule 5: Rock Rejection and Finesse Failure

Mind Map Template  - Spokes and circles all lead back to your Primary Goal. Click on this Template and start creating a visual drawing to achieve your goals. (1 page, 16k)

Overcoming Adversity - Think about a novel or movie that you found engaging. Why was it so? Conflict. Conflict makes a story interesting, it moves the story forward, engages the reader/viewer, causes the protagonist to stretch, grow, take risks. Click here for more.. (3 pages, 38k)

Goal Setting Worksheet - What do you want, and why? Letís work on achieving those goals. Click and write down your goals. (3 pages, 60k)

New Illusion Design Worksheet  - Is there anything you need to consider in designing your new self-identity? Have fun designing your new self! Click and write freely. (2 pages, 82k)

Future Planning Worksheet  - Stuck in a rut? Pull out your pen and determine the course your career or life will take. Click and pick a year. (3 pages, 58k)

Rule 6: Learn to Love Networking

Accountability Partner Worksheet - An Accountability Partner may be just what you need to help you achieve your goals. Click now and schedule that unbreakable date. (3 pages, 49k)

Mastermind Group Worksheet  - OK, time to stretch and partner yourself with a group of people with diverse skill sets. Click and start writing your list. (2 pages, 35k)

How to Create an Advisory Board  - You need advisors to bounce ideas off of, to provide a reality check, to tell you when youíre about to mess up, to confide in when youíre alone at the top of the organization or department. Click and create. (3 pages, 42k)

Rule 7: Only You Can Lead Your Life

Effective Board Reporting - Avoid the perils of the dreaded board meeting by being prepared. And please, please, if asked a question you canít answer say ďI donít know, but Iíll get back to you by [date].Ē Thereís nothing worse than a B.S.ing CEO. Click and prepare. (3 pages, 85k)

Goal Setting Worksheet - What do you want, and why? Letís work on achieving those goals. Click and write down your goals (3 pages, 60k)

Building Your Dream Team Worksheet - People are the most important component of a successful business. Take some time to choose your team and move from mediocrity to success. Click and build. (3 pages, 47k)

Assessing Your Leadership Potential - Are you satisfied, are you struggling or do you play the sabotage game Ė what kind of leader are you? Click and assess. (1 page, 29k)

How To Create An Advisory Board  - You need advisors to bounce ideas off of, to provide a reality check, to tell you when youíre about to mess up, to confide in when youíre alone at the top of the organization or department. Click and create. (3 pages, 42k)

Rule 8: Work Your Money Mojo

Setting Up Your Finance Department - Planning and Budgeting, developing financial reporting and establishing key vendor relationship. Click Here (22 pages, 33k)

Effective Board Reporting - Avoid the perils of the dreaded board meeting by being prepared. And please, please, if asked a question you canít answer say ďI donít know, but Iíll get back to you by [date].Ē Thereís nothing worse than a B.S.ing CEO. Click and prepare. (3 pages, 85k)

Due Diligence Checklist - Youíve got an interested investor. Excellent! They want a pile of info from you. Bummer! If the prospective financier didnít give you a due diligence list, this one may help. Run it by them first, though, to see if it can be shortened. Click and start gathering. (9 pages, 34k)

Sample Term Sheet - Sample Term Sheet for private placement of Preferred Stock of you company. Click here. (10 pages, 77k)

ROI Focused Sales - Learn effective ten-minute ROI-focused selling methods. Click here. (32 pages, 926k)

Personal Finance Check List - I am not a financial advisor, an investment planner, or professional money manager. You need to get the right advice for your specific needs from a certified financial planner and not from me. That said, here are my two cents. Click here. (2 pages, 34k)

The Value of Founder's Stock Ė Attracting and retaining people who are committed to a share vision of company growth is critical. Click and take stock.

Rule 9: Resign as General Manager of the Universe

Seeking Balance via Connection - According to Dr. Edward Hallowell, an expert on anxiety and stress, there are twelve ways in which people need to connect in order to have full, rich healthy, long lives. Click Here. (4 pages, 34k)

Future Planning Worksheet Ė Stuck in a rut? Pull out your pen and determine the course your career or life will take. Click and pick a year. (3 pages, 58k)

Goal Setting Worksheet - What do you want, and why? Letís work on achieving those goals. Click and write down your goals. (3 pages, 60k)

How to Create an Advisory Board - You need advisors to bounce ideas off of, to provide a reality check, to tell you when youíre about to mess up, to confide in when youíre alone at the top of the organization or department. Click and create. (3 pages, 42k)

Effective Board Reporting - Avoid the perils of the dreaded board meeting by being prepared. And please, please, if asked a question you canít answer say ďI donít know, but Iíll get back to you by [date].Ē Thereís nothing worse than a B.S.ing CEO. Click and prepare. (3 pages, 85k)

Making Decisions Based on ROI - Trying to focus on revenue but finding problems indicating a need to arrive at a revenue target? Click on this powerpoint to help you in putting infrastructure and process in place. (28 pages, 253k)

Rule 10: Donít Just Do Something, Stand There

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