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Starting and Growing Your Business

You’re an industrious worker with a sense of responsibility for yourself, your business, and your community. Taking the next steps to start or grow your business requires strategic planning and investment in your goals. Check out these YLAI Network resources designed to help you achieve your goals!

Leadership Planning Toolkit (PDF 437) – this toolkit will support your continued professional growth as a leader and help guide you as you work to create positive change in your community, country, and region.

  • Practice setting professional development goals
  • Identify specific steps to achieve your goals
  • Clarify your motivations and values that guide your career

Professional Development Tools

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mentoringself promotionMentoring

Self-Promotion and Marketing

refining expertiseRefining Your Expertise

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