Moving Forward Small Business
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Moving Forward Small Business (#MFSBiz) is a community-based membership company providing much-needed resources to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and start-ups by leveraging events, expert content, on-demand training, community, and networking opportunities. The combination helps them find the right resources at the right time to produce the right results that lead to impact. We are passionate about supporting small businesses with actionable resources because the small business community helps the world become a better place to live.
MFSB’ leverages the power of strategy, technology, and innovation to reduce the number of businesses that fail between their first and fifth year of business.
Our initiative helps small business owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees constructively prepare themselves and their businesses for success. As our world continues to change, businesses need to have a plan in place to get their business on the right track. We want to help them make the most of the time, energy, and resources they have or need to acquire.
The “Moving Forward Small Business” initiative’s desired outcome is to become a trusted source for small business growth, an unbiased educator, and a resource partner.
The MFSB vision is to become the trusted small business growth advisor, unbiased educator, and reliable strategic support system for strategic-minded business owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals looking for accountability, globally.
Our mission is the reduce the failure rate of small businesses by one million by the year 2050 by leveraging innovation, technology, and strategy.
We want to reduce the failure rate in the small business and entrepreneurial communities globally and help them become our next business leaders & disrupters.
We do this by developing strategic partnerships, events, tools, training, resources, and networking opportunities that give small businesses and entrepreneurs everything they need to succeed.
Through leveraging the power of innovation, technology, and strategy, MFSB helps small business owners and entrepreneurs navigate a sea of options and possibilities to make the right decisions to produce results in their business that lead to sustainability, growth, and leadership. We plan on impacting 1MM businesses by 2050.
MFSB bridges the gap between what a small business has and needs to play big and make an impact due to the lack of resources, including insights, training, tools, networking opportunities, support systems, community outreach, and financial stability. When you can connect the dots, a small business owner and entrepreneur now has a fighting chance of making it past the first five years of business and focus on growth, longevity, sustainability, and impact.
The Small Business Journey:
To assist in the journey the small business owner, entrepreneur, and business professional are on, we bring together experts that specialize in business strategy, mindset, marketing & sales, finance, technology, innovation, professional development, and more to provide valuable information and actionable tips that can be applied right away to make a positive difference in the business and mind of our valuable community.
The main goal is to help small businesses and their team re-evaluate what they’re doing and find better ways to grow their market share and, in the process, boost their visibility and sales using technology, innovation, and strategy.
For this, we’ve divided this journey into a three-phase process:
ANALYZE & PREPARE
MFSB will show you research ideas, ideation tactics, groundbreaking technologies you can use, and tested strategies via events, digital content video training, and our membership community. These resources will include practical, actionable, results-driven information and advice to get you unstuck and regain your inertia.
PLAN & BUILD
In this phase, you dive deeper into specific topics that are important to you (based on continuous feedback we receive). Besides engaging with our content and strategies, MFSB will allow for REAL networking opportunities with other like-minded small business owners, entrepreneurs, partners, and sponsors through innovative virtual networking platforms.
THRIVE & PROSPER
In the final phase, you will focus on continuing to build a solid foundation for success now and in the future. MFSB will introduce more marketing, technology, business development, and financing tools and strategies to help you grow and prosper. After this phase, you will be able to move your business forward and keep thriving, no matter what the future brings.
OUR ADVISORY BOARD
Warren J. Wilson
C-suite advisor with a proven track record of developing, funding, and scaling Fortune 100 and early-stage enterprises globally.
International Humanitarian – Unstoppable Foundation
International Bestselling Author | Certified Copywriter | Founder, Keynote Speaker, Bibliophile & Writer @ EntreGurus.com | Entrepreneur & Curator of Business Events
Head of New Business, Analytics & Special Projects at NBA/WNBA/G-League/2KL in Consumer Products | Leader of High Performing, Cross-Functional Teams | Sales | Marketing | Business Development | Strategic Partnerships
Journalist, content strategist, blogger, ghost writer. Author: The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business
Principal at Razor Consulting | Outsourced Business Development | Opens Doors to NYC Markets
CEO @ National | #1 FinTech Marketplace | Proud Leader of an Award-Winning Team
Consulting| Diversity & Inclusion| Talent Acquisition| Sports Leadership| Corporate Leadership| Higher Education| IE Brown MBA
Executive Coach of CEO Peer Groups, TEDx Speaker, Master Chair, Vistage NYC, Certified Positive Intelligence Coach, Certified Working Genius Facilitator, | Helping Leaders Achieve What Matters
A FEW OF OUR AMAZING PRESENTERS AND FACILITATORS
AND THEIR TOP-LEVEL TOPIC
Business Strategy and Financial Management
Media, Pitch, Business Communication, Rain Making
Mindset, Self-Improvement & Success Strategies
Performance, Business Strategy, and Sales
Hiring, Staffing, DEI, and DEIB
Multicultural Marketing & Communications
Business Strategy, Digital Marketing, Business Planning, & Entrepreneurship
FOUNDER | CEO
The Impact Influencer | International Speaker | Business Strategist | Love Cooking, Garage House, Old-School Hip Hop- Passionate about Child Hunger
As a business and growth strategy consultant, Jimmy Newson has worked with organizations of all sizes, but his specialty lies in working with small businesses and entrepreneurs. He founded Moving Forward Small Business, a membership-based organization that helps businesses grow and achieve their goals through practical and actionable advice. Jimmy is also a contributor and Leadership Network member with Entrepreneur.com, where he shares his expertise on small business management and growth.
Jimmy holds industry certifications in Google, HubSpot, SEMrush, Cascade, and Trainual. He is also a board and committee member for various organizations, including the New York Marketing Association, Start Small Think Big, International Business Development Professional, and The New York Board of Education. Additionally, Jimmy has strategic partnerships with private, government, and nonprofit organizations, leveraging his extensive network and experience to provide businesses with comprehensive solutions for their needs.
With features in publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur, Adweek, and AdAge, Jimmy’s expertise in business growth and strategy has been recognized nationally. He has trained thousands of business professionals worldwide and is a sought-after international speaker.