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About Us - STAA
Emerald Coast Speakers
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About Us - STAA
In a Nutshell:
The American Dream is alive and well;
but the FUNDING of the dream is "not."
48% of Americans dream of
starting their own businesses.
BROKE looks "normal,"
9 out of 10 of us will never
achieve financial independence.
Shark Tanks Across America solves both of these issues.
What could YOUR FAMILY do with a few extra bucks each month?
Here's some ideas: less stress over paying bills each month, roast instead of burgers, pay off the credit cards and get out of debt, fund a retirement account, send the kids to camp or college, buy a new car or house, go on vacation, check off those bucket list items, support your
causes or charities...
which may just be yourself or your grandchildren!
My name is Nancy Gaskins. I've been a Serial Entrepreneur since childhood. I've worked in a variety of industries and executive level management positions across the USA and around the globe.
I've worked with hundreds of Executives, Small Business Owners, Wannabe Entrepreneurs, Non-Profits and listened to THOUSANDS of business ideas inside and outside the classroom and boardrooms.
Based on my own personal experience and the experience of others, there's a common thread of discussions that nearly always rises to the surface and both revolve around "
The American Dream is Alive and Well
but "funding the dream" is another story.
Who Wants To Be An Entrepreneur?
48% of Americans dream of starting their own business.
51% think about it for about two years
51% who launch are between the ages of 50 - 88
69% start their businesses from home
40% are profitable, 30% break even, 30% lose money
82% fail because of cash flow
Access to affordable funding for small business startups is a huge obstacle. Startup funding is very limited and next to impossible for most Entrepreneurs. A "
couple hundred or a couple of thousand dollars
" may as well be a "million," to many families, which makes starting a small business out of the question for many of those who have the dream and the desire.
Startups always end up costing more than the Entrepreneur expects; that $1,000 startup can easily inch up to $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 or more. 82% fail because of lack of cash flow. When the cash or credit line dries up...so does the business and the dream.
Even with the lighter regulations and more online options available, most Entrepreneurs don't know where to "go" for funding. For those that do happen to find an option...more than likely, the entrepreneur can't qualify, isn't properly equipped to "pitch," their business idea nor do they know how to negotiate a good win-win deal.
BROKE looks NORMAL.
Despite outward appearances, the majority of American families are struggling financially. We live paycheck to paycheck and are up to our eyeballs in debt. Many are underemployed or working in jobs for which we have no passion because we "need," the paycheck.
It's hard to believe, but ninety percent; that's 9 out of 10 of us are a heading straight towards financial disaster and we either don't know, don't care or don't know what to do about it!
Too much month at the end of our money!
90% of all American will never achieve financial independence; i.e. 9 out of 10 of US will be forced to stay in the workforce, re-enter the workforce or rely on government assistance to pay for our most basic necessities of food, shelter and healthcare. I'm talking about you, your neighbors, family and friends. No one is exempt and that includes high income earners and high status career fields like docs, lawyers and business owners. You are BROKE, just at a HIGHER level.
If you'd like some social "proof," just take a walk through your local grocery stores and retailers on any given day and notice how many "elderly" people are now working. They aren't working because they "want" to; they are working out of necessity to stay afloat! Think of all those who aren't physically able to work during their "golden years."
Keep doing what everyone else is doing and you will end up just like them; broke and miserable!
Solution: Show Me The Money!
Start your own business, help others achieve their dream of launching their own small business...or do BOTH!
If you can afford an extra $30, $50 or $100...
you can afford to participate in our exciting new program
Sowing Seeds of Opportunity Across NWFL!
1. Employers & Managers
Looking for an innovative
that can help improve your bottom line? Gift yourself and your employees one or more of our Membership packages.
2. Clubs & Organizations:
Looking for fresh new ideas for guest speakers?
Need an affordable meeting space?
Could you use some new fundraising ideas?
Volunteers need training?
Let us help you manage, track and recognize your Volunteer hours and accomplishments.
Access and book your next Speaker from our Speakers Bureau.
Do you have a great business idea and would like to convert that idea into CASH? We can help!
4. Aspiring Authors & Speakers:
Have you dreamed of becoming a published author, professional speaker, trainer or facilitator someday? Your "some day" has arrived!
Join our team and let us help you turn your passion and experience into cold-hard cash each and every month!
*Revenue-sharing Rewards Program: Every time the facility generates a dollar in tuition revenue,
will get a piece of the action.
*COOP advertising & promotional program
*Speaker bureau directory listing
*Event space to practice, display, promote & sell your products and services.
*Equipment to videotape and livestream events
*Resources to create backroom products to sell to the public.
To comply with regulations, keep our records straight and give everyone the proper credit, every person that joins our team, regardless of category...must be REGISTERED.
1. Right Click on the Registration & Annual Pledge Contract to save and print.
2. Fill it out, email or text it to me at (850) 499-7149
3. Text the word "GIVE" to 850-400-3232
4. Click on the link provided
5. Click on "Multiple Designations"
6. Registration blank: Type in $65
7. You will now choose which specific option(s) you are registering for based on your budget and preferences.
a. Choose "
" to make a one time donation that is NOT considered a charitable donation, but a gift. These donations may be used wherever needed to fund and launch all projects.
b. Choose "
" to make a donation that is considered a Charitable Donation; which will be used only to fund the Jeremiah 29:11 Ministry, Inc. non-profit purposes. NO revenue Rewards are available for this option. **Note** Charitable donations must be done separately from all others; they can't be done under the Multiple Designation option.
c. Choose "
" if you are registering for our Revenue Sharing Reward Program. Every time one of our sponsored projects generates $1, a royalty payment is set aside and distributed equitably among all supporters the following month.
Be sure to choose $30, $50 or $100 and click on which option (monthly or quarterly) best fits your budget. To help us with our budget planning, please schedule your automated Campaign Support Donations for the 1st or 15th of each month.
Want To Learn More?
Join me at the Santa Rosa Mall Food Court
in Mary Esther Florida
this week to see our proposed location and to learn more!
Info Session Meeting Times:
11:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 12:45
Text me for the next available info session.
Sneak Preview of Upcoming Topics:
So You Want To Be a...
*Launch a NonProfit
Success & Achievement
Principles of Management
Communication & Conflict Management
Retailing in the 21st Century
Wealth Building & Money Management
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University
Real Estate Investing
Exploring Home Based Business Opportunities
How To Write & Publish Books
How To Pitch & Fund Business Ideas
Social Media Marketing Strategies
Small Business Management Issues
Critical Business Skills For Success
Non-Profits, Fundraising & Volunteers
Health, Fitness & Nutrition
Art - Painting - Photography - Music