Grow Your Business Faster: Developing a Business Plan – Why and How to Do It?

When: 7/13/2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Virtual Meeting - Meeting link is provided after registering.

Part 1: Developing a Business Plan: Why and How to Do It? 

This is the first workshop of the eight-part series called Grow Your Business Faster: A Business Development Series. It's the business development series for coaches that you don't want to miss!

This free series will take you from creating a business plan to networking in eight information-packed workshops, delivered virtually via Zoom. You can sign up for any or all of the sessions in the series, which runs from Wednesdays from July 13 through August 31. Mosaic Business Consulting Owner and President Laura Wagenknecht, MSW, CEC, CMT, is presenting this series to help coaches and aspiring coaches build their businesses.

In this two-hour session, Laura will show why business plans are for more than just getting funding and why and how to write an effective business plan that will help set your business apart from others and position you up for success! This workshop will outline how to write each part of a business plan to set goals, secure investment, and successfully apply for funding, such as a bank loan.

The first workshop in the series will cover
  • Why write a business plan?
  • How to write a business plan
  • Executive Summary
  • Business Description Section
  • Marketing Section
  • Operations Section
  • Financial Section
CCEUs will be available for this program: 2 Resource Development credits.

Want more?

Here is the full schedule for the eight-part series. Click the hyperlinks below to go directly to registration for other events:


Meet Your Presenter: Laura Wagenknecht, MSW, CEC, CMT


Laura Wagenknecht, president and owner of Mosaic Business Consulting, has more than 35 years of professional experience and more than 20 years of executive experience.

With a mosaic of background skills, including working in hospitality, retail, healthcare, therapy, nonprofit, and higher education, Laura can relate to many issues and challenges facing businesses. 

Laura is deeply passionate about helping women and people of color become more successful in their businesses.


List of Attendees

First Name Last Name Company Guest of
Susie Adams Caroln Associates
Usha Balasubramanian Dreammaker
Usha Balasubramanian Dreammaker
Claudia Barnes Claudia Barnes LLC
Toni Bator Toni Bator Coaching
Susanne Bergin
Emily Cameron Focus Coaching
Margaret Donovan Donovan Coaching
Audra Dunville N/a
Derrick Ehrhardt Duke Energy
Brant Evans N/A
Alix Felsing Alix Felsing Consulting, LLC
Carla Forbes Forbes SpED Coaching & Consulting
Jim Fortner TL2
Ashley Fuller Consciously Collab
Janet G. na
Michele Gasiewski Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services
Mimari Hall Hall of Lanterns
Margaret Haney Coach PCUSA
kim Harker Redbirdup Coaching
Margaret Henderson TalentWise
Roxi Hewertson Highland Consulting Group, Inc.
John Holdorf Quantum Achievement
Lori Holland Wambolt & Associates
Raja Jabir Self employed
Mary Kamau M & G Consultancy and Mgt Services
Amy Kellestine Hummingbird Consulting
Bruce Kellogg Wells Fargo
Adam Knapp KnappCreative Coaching
Renee Lawless RDLawless LLC
Liz Leadbetter Taming Wild Coaching
Summer Miller Beautiful Reflection Medical Aesthetics
hussein mourad microsoft
Mirtha Muñiz New ICF member
Ruth Nelson-Andorf Greenpeace
Chris Nesmith N/A
Godwin Nwaugha ALLY BANK
Marissa OBrien A Way in the Mist, LLC
Manish Parks Manish Parks Bodywork
Susana Perez Coaching biografico
Wendy Petricoff Charlotte Parenting Solutions
Paula Price Uplevel Lawyer Coaching
Diana Sam Diana Coaching
Melissa Smith Melissa B. Smith, LLC
Bill Spreitzer Excellerate Solutions.
Heidi Stewart Attorney Wellness
Heidi Stewart Attorney Wellness’s
Michele Stills The Conversation Coach
James Szuch James Szuch
Rose Tam na
Aimee Tasker Apply
Samantha Tassiker-Dowson Lighthouse Coaching Ltd
Natasha Thompson NTC
Jean Trujillo Jean Trujillo Consulting
Deborah Turner Soul searching
Laura Wagenknecht Mosaic Business Consulting
Zoe Zhang Amazon