Business Franchising & Business ValuationBusiness DevelopmentMarketingSmall Business ConsultantCoaching - Executive & Consulting/Life

    About Us

    As you step into the thrilling path of creating and growing a business, you will find that the cost of not knowing what you don’t know can be tremendous to you and your business. OPEN FOR BUSINESS teaches you how to research and find “the right business for you” before you jump into entrepreneurship. Through our online education and our coaching sessions we show how to:

    Identify & leverage your strengths in talents, skills, behavior by discovering your genius zone which is where you want to be in business.
    Get clarity on your goals and priorities in life to choose a business that can actually align with these for you and your family.
    Identify the pros and cons of various business formats such as a new startup from your idea, a turn-key concept, or the acquisition of an existing business, and decide on the right one for you.
    Understand the possibilities and limitations of absentee and semi-absentee versus full time operation models, of home based versus location driven brick and mortar concepts, of book-of-business models and others.
    Refine and vet your new business startup idea so that it will fly and not flop with a proven methodology used by Fortune 500 companies.
    Find and evaluate small independent business(es) that are for resale and new turnkey franchises or business opportunities open for development. What questions to ask your broker or consultant and what they can and cannot do for you.
    Identify funding sources for startup costs and for working capital including paying yourself during ramp-up.
    Before you make the jump into self-employment and invest significant energy, money and time in a business that might or might not be the right match for you, take the time to explore the lay of the land of business ownership. OPEN FOR BUSINESS is your GPS to navigate the


    • Advisor for aspiring entrepreneurs
    • Learn how to research small business ownership
    • Choose the right business for you
    • Evaluate Business Options before you invest.
    • Access funding option to start a business


    Rep/Contact Info

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    Ms. Patricia E Bottero St-Jean, MBA
    Founder, Business Research Strategist, Speaker.