Prepare for Your Hot Topic Discussion

Look at the list resource for each topic. As you watch, listen, or read through the suggested resource, jot down your thoughts and observations. You can also use the reflection questions below to guide your thinking. 


During your Squad meeting, take time to share what you learned. Work together with your Squad to find ways to apply what you’ve learned to your professional life. 


For Additional Guidance

We welcome you to register for upcoming Roundtables in our Entrepreneurs program. Work together with your Squad to find ways to apply what you’ve learned to growing your businesses. 



Topic 1: Building Your Brand (You Are Your Business)

Watch the Video: Building Your Brand 

We recommend the excerpt from 18:00 to 40:00


Reflection Questions

  • What is one thing you might change in order to position your business more effectively? 
  • What are you most unsure about when it comes to building your business brand? What might help you overcome that uncertainty?
  • What are three action items you can define and accomplish in the next 30 days? 


Topic 2: Managing Your Time to Make Moves for Your Business

Watch the Video: The CEO Do-Set

We recommend the excerpt from 08:00 to 21:00


Reflection Questions

  • What might you improve in your mindset to improve your leadership abilities? How might a change to your mindset help you manage your time effectively?
  • What is a task that you avoid doing for your business? How would spending time on that task help you grow your business? What might you do to make completing that task a habit?
  • What are some best practices you have for managing your time? How might you improve your time management to make your business more successful? 
  • Where are you making moves to grow your business? Where are you simply in motion? 


Topic 3: Strengthening Your Marketing Plan

Watch the Video: Your 2X Marketing Plan

We recommend the excerpt from 15:00 to 28:00


Reflection Questions

  • What can you do now to ensure you’re setting yourself up for success both near-term and long-term? What’s your marketing plan/strategy for next quarter? Next year?
  • What are your biggest blockers in creating compelling content for your customers/clients? What might you do differently to better market your products/services?
  • What can you do in the next 30 days to help you reach a marketing or revenue goal?