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Leslie Ackerman States Biggest Mistake Made Is Usually Overestimating Positive Cash Flow Projections

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  • Date Added : 4/22/2006
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Leslie Ackerman

  • Business Educator and Director, Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1969 (Age: 50 years old)
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
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Leslie Ackerman is a Business Educator at the Alternatives Federal Credit Union based in Ithaca, New York. The is the director of "Business CENTS" which is a small business development program offering a "how to" business training course, seminars, one-on-one business counseling and marketing support for people interested in starting or expanding a business.

I want to just toss out because people often don't ask me what's the biggest mistake people make and I think it's kind of a twofold mistake. The first side of that is dramatically overestimating what kind of income their business is going to be able to bring in especially in the early days. When I...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Provides Background To Business CENTS Program
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 23 sec.
Video 2 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Provides Introduction To Lecture
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 0 min. 41 sec.
Video 3 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Doing Planning Before Venturing Into Self Employment
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
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  • 0 min. 30 sec.
Video 4 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Understanding Startup Costs of Creating A Business
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 0 min. 36 sec.
Video 5 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Discusses Importance of Understanding Finance, Marketing and Management
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 46 sec.
Video 6 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Small Business Owners Need To Understand All Aspects of Business Beofre Starting Company
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 7 sec.
Video 7 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Creating a Business Plan
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 7 sec.
Video 8 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Clarifyig Your Business Idea
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 2 min. 3 sec.
Video 9 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Often Times Entrepreneurs Have 10 To 20 Ideas Therefore They Must Consolidate and Clarify One Idea
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 5 sec.
Video 10 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Managing aRealistic Number of Projects
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
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  • 0 min. 37 sec.
Video 11 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Need To Convey Your Business Idea In Simplistic Way
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 12 sec.
Video 12 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Outlining Your Target Market
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 59 sec.
Video 13 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Determining Your Business Location
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 18 sec.
Video 14 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Need To Develop Timeline To Get Tasks Accomplished
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 28 sec.
Video 15 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Discusses Challenge Of Calculating Finances Needed To Get Startup Going
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
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  • 0 min. 45 sec.
Video 16 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Shares Examples of How To Create A Budget
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 2 min. 28 sec.
Video 17 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Personal Credit History Is Important When Starting A Business
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 2 min. 40 sec.
Video 18 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Creating a List of Startup Costs
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 2 min. 7 sec.
Video 19 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Reality That There Is No Free Money
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 20 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Cash Flow Is Essential To Keep The Business Operational
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 58 sec.
Video 21 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Understanding Cash Flow On An Annual Basis
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 44 sec.
Video 22 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Discusses Fixed Costs
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/06
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  • 0 min. 56 sec.
Video 23 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Keeping Accurate Financial Records
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 15 sec.
Video 24 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Bookkeeping Software Can Enable You To Handle Your Own Records
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
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  • 0 min. 39 sec.
Video 25 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Discusses Impact of Taxes
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 16 sec.
Video 26 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Doing Financial Analysis With An Open Mind
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
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Video 27 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Having an Open Mind And Asking Yourself The Challenging Questions
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
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  • 0 min. 53 sec.
Video 28 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Biggest Mistake Made Is Usually Overestimating Positive Cash Flow Projections
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 29 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Marketing Takes Time and Creative Effort
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 0 min. 36 sec.
Video 30 of 31 Leslie Ackerman Discusses Impact of Self-Employement Tax
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 0 min. 31 sec.
Video 31 of 31 Leslie Ackerman States Importance of Talking To People IN Your Industry
  • Leslie Ackerman - Lecture - Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  • 4/22/2006
  • Leslie Ackerman
  • 1 min. 3 sec.

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