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Dance at Work: Personal Planner by Mind Map: Dance at Work: 
Personal Planner
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Dance at Work: Personal Planner

This planner is a free resource to accompany Dance at Work: the creative business toolkit by Helen Baxter. Published by Mohawk Media.

Strategy, Identity, Action

Strategy

Motivation, What does success look like to you?, Why do you want to work for yourself?, What is the purpose of your work?

What are your 5 Most Important Values?, 1., 2., 3., 4., 5.

SWOT, What are you strengths?, 1., 2., 3., What are your weaknesses?, 1., 2., 3., What opportunities do you have?, 1., 2., 3., What threats are there to your success?, 1., 2., 3.

Write a Mission Statement, What do you do?

Write a Vision Statement, What do you want to be doing?

Identity

What company structure will you use?

What name will you use to promote your work?

Checklist, Run it through Namechk, Search for a similar or same name in your area, Check the Trademark registry in your country

Action

Set SMART Goals - Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timed, 1., 2., 3.

What obstacles might you face?, 1., 2., 3.

What are your 5 next steps?, 1., 2., 3., 4., 5.

When will you start your action plan?

Space, Time, Money

Space

What is your perfect creative space?, Light, Bright / Dark / Adjustable?, Noise, Quiet / Mixed / Noisy?, Design, Formal / Informal / Both?, Temperature, Cool / Warm / Hot?, People, Solo / Mixed / Team?, Mobility, Static / Mixed / Mobile?, Intake (eating / drinking), .Yes / No

How can you cut your commute?

How can you stand up more at work?

Time

What is your most productive time?, Mornings / Afternoons / Evenings / Night?

What tools will you use to manage your time?

When can you add exercise and movement to your day?

Money

Where will you find funding?

How will you manage your money?

Is crowdfunding right for you?

What creative equipment do you need?

Can you use what you already have?

People, Projects, Promotions

People

How will you find people to work with?

How will you find A list clients?

Who is your perfect client?, Where are they?, Are they businesses (B2B) or consumers (B2C)?, What problem are you solving for them?, How can you reach them?

Projects

What tools will you use to manage projects?

How can you be more agile with your work?

What are your key project stages?, Create a templated list in Teamwork

Promotions

Who is your target audience?

What promotional channels will you use to reach them?, Social Media, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, Online, Website, Video, Offline, Print, Radio, TV

What topics will you cover?, What hashtags will you use?

What is your call to action?, Buy, Contact, Follow, Share, Like

When will you publish?

Where will you publish from?, Desktop, Tablet, Phone

How will you monitor your success?

Make, Publish, Print

Make

What tools will you use to make your work?, Words, Images, Video, Music, Infographics, Games

How can you use Creative Commons in your work?

Publish

Where will you publish your content?, Blogs, Images, Video, Books, Music

Print

How can you print your designs?, Fabric, Merchandise, 3D

Creative Business Tools

What tools will you use for the following activities?

Communication

Email

Chat, Text, Audio, Video

Collaboration

Shared Documents

Project Management

Planning

Research

Mindmaps

Meetings

Calendar

Notetaking

Presentations

Money

Invoices

Accounts

Security

Password Management

File Backups

Privacy

Research, Learn, Grow

Research

Where will you track trends and industry news?

Where can you find curated collections of links?

Learn

What do you need to learn more about?, 1., 2., 3.

What communities can you join in your industry?

Where can you ask questions?

What Meetups could you go to?

Grow

How will you continue to grow?, Personally?, Professionally?

What is your business model?