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Where to Startup
Business Life Cycle & Culture

for the Alaska Entrepreneur, Innovator and Dreamer

This segment discusses business life cycle and culture, including the different stage in the life cycle of a business, key roles needed to start a business, setting up a healthy workplace and hiring smart. Presented by William Dann, President, Professional Growth Systems.

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Speaker: William Dann, President, Professional Growth Systems


  • Describe your business
  • What are the different stages in the life cycle of a business? [01:02]
  • Have you experienced all these stages? [04:01]
  • What was the most difficult stage for you? [04:37]
  • What are the key roles you need to start a business? [05:48]
  • How can new businesses set up the framework for a healthy workplace? [06:27]
  • How do you hire smart? [07:28]
  • What are the warning signs of an unhealthy workplace? [08:58]
  • How does happiness enter into your definition of success? [09:41]

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