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Advanced Skills You Need To Thrive As An Entrepreneur in 2020 and beyond

by Michael Dermer


Course Duration
18 modules (Approx 5 minutes each) 

Number Of Chapters

Business and Entrepreneurship 


Watch Michael Dermer Masterclass 'Advanced skills you need to thrive as an entrepreneur in 2020' Trailer for a flavor of what you will learn from the full course.



Being an entrepreneur in this day and age not about passion and a good idea. Every entrepreneur has those. It is about improving the many skills you need to have as an entrepreneur.  There is so much entrepreneurs need to know about what to do (and not to do). The wrong decisions cost entrepreneurs precious time and money. In this advanced course, we lay out some of the skills you need to be a successful entrepreneur in the year 2020 and beyond.


1. How to present to investors 

2. How to thrive in challenging times 

3. What to avoid as an entrepreneur 

4. How you show up is everything 

5. How to be the best leader you can be 

6. How to set the tone for your company 

7. How to hold yourself accountable to your goals

8. How to in still confidence in your team 

9. How to have unshakeable certainty in your mission

10. How to solve problems without catastrophizing 

11. How to be a have a CEO mentality

12. Determining The Viability of Your Idea

13. How to create a strong sales strategy 

14. How to determine your vision and values



About Michael Dermer

Michael Dermer is an entrepreneur authority, lawyer, speaker, coach and author of The Lonely Entrepreneur which was born from Michael's harrowing experience of living through the 'perfect storm.' - watching the company he built from scratch too over 500 people nearly get destroyed overnight in the 2008 financial crisis. Not only did they survive, they sold the company and today are considered the pioneer of the health rewards industry. 

No one knows more about the journey from struggle to success than Michael. Today, Michael leads The Lonely Entrepreneur and its mission to help entrepreneurs turn their passion into success.


Michael’s mission is to unlock the potential of entrepreneurs worldwide by turning the passion and pressure we all feel into success. Michael brings a unique understanding of the entrepreneurial journey having discovered unique perspectives from living through the “perfect storm” and emerging with not only business success, but with a set of perspectives that helps entrepreneurs thrive.


This Masterclass is for you if you want to…

✔ Current or aspiring entrepreneurs 

✔ Those who want to become successful CEO's and founders

✔ Those who want to build a strong foundation for their business

✔ Those who want to streamline their business and optimise their processes

 ✔ Those who want to build long lasting successful businesses and become leaders in their field 

"Michael's insights into what it really feels like to be an entrepreneur were spot on and I walked away with a great new sense of direction and mindset for my career."

Dave Polykoff
CEO & Co-Founder at Zenpost


Module 1: No One Cares as Much as You Do.
Module 2: The Brutal Truth
Module 3: Avoid These Deadly Sins
Module 4: Like It or Not, You Need to be CEO
Module 5: You are Always on Stage
Module 6: Elements of a Fundraising Strategy
Module 7: Things That Hurt Your Chances
Module 8: Know Where You Need Help
Module 9: Rules to Live By
Module 10: You Need a Release

Module 11: Assessing Your Financing Needs
Module 12: Writing Your Business Plan
Module 13: Determining The Viability of Your Idea
Module 14: Mission, Vision and Values
Module 15: What is a Financial Plan
Module 16: Creating a Repeatable Sales Process
Module 17: What is Selling?
Module 18: Doing Everything Yourself Isn’t Dedication, It’s Bad Leadership

Advanced Skills You Need To Thrive As An Entrepreneur in 2020 

By Michael Dermer


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