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Build a better business

5 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Join my 4-week Business Development & Sales course to build a profitable, sustainable, & healthy business. For freelancers & business owners

Hosted by

Zach Weismann

Founder of Impactful, 15+ yrs working w global brands. Over $10M sold to date

Course overview

You CAN build a business the RIGHT way.

In a world filled with influencers, top tips, & quick wins, there is a BETTER way to build your business.


By focusing on impact, we will dive into proven sales and business development practices to help you build a healthy, sustainable, and manageable business.


Tried & true.

This course is for:

01

Freelancers & Solopreneurs who are building their business.

02

Energized makers who dream of someday running their own business, studio, or consultancy.

03

Anyone tired of influencer tactics that leave us more burnt out, less successful, and more addicted.

04

Freelancers, creatives, and solopreneurs.

05

Anyone who has ever questioned how they fit into the world or felt too small to make a difference. You matter & can make a difference.

Key outcomes

Learn how to identify your businesses core impact.


We'll dive into tangible examples to help you create your own (or updated) definition of impact and how to build it into the ethos of your business.

Identify & leverage your specific knowledge (natural skills).


What are you naturally good at? What are your biggest strengths? Even if you are well on your way, or just getting started, we'll help you revisit your specific knowledge and apply that to growing your services and business.

Find the RIGHT customers.


By diving into proven business development and sales practices I've implemented time and time again to close over $10M in sales, we will build your sustainable business.

An action plan that is manageable and realistic - building both income & impact.


We'll bring it all together with helpful tools and examples to combine your personal definition of social impact, your specific knowledge, with latest business development practices. You'll come away equipped to take your work (and business) to the next level.

Win more (of the right) business.

Creating a sustainable business is part 1. Finding the right customers so you do work you love and that is impactful, is part 2.

See what people are saying

        Zach and team have been great to work with. They've been critical advisors and thought partners in the development of my start-up.
Kamili WIlson

Kamili WIlson

Founder, Menopause Made Modern
        [Zach] changed my perception, but more significantly, helped me learn how I fit into the world."
Samrath D

Samrath D

Student @ Claremont McKenna College
        [This course] has been really powerful, both in its simplicity and in its effectiveness in helping me narrow in on my new place. I've been doing work with a few different coaches, yet this is a completely different take on it."
Judi

Judi

Sustainability Professional
        [Zach] and the Impactful really helped me consider through what avenue I wanted to make impact. I don't think I would have actively pursued my next career moves without it!
Allie C

Allie C

Student, Claremont McKenna College
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Meet your instructor

Zach Weismann

Zach Weismann

Founder & CEO, The Impactful

Hi there, I'm Zach! (Say hello on Twitter)


I’ve spent the last 15 years working in wildlife conservation, sustainability, and innovation. My clients have included Fortune 500 companies, world-renowned start-ups, and even a few celebrities. (Hi Sir Richard Branson, I miss you!) My work has spanned 40+ countries across 6 continents.


I've helped organizations build and sell multi-million dollar services, subscriptions, and products. To date I've sold over $10MM in digital services & partnerships., working with 6 of the top 10 most influential brands in the world.


Before creating support for impactful people like you and me, I collaborated with organizations such as: Google, GreenWave, VipKid, Pepsi, IKEA, MD Anderson, The NBA, Virgin, and more.

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Course syllabus

01

Defining impact

In our first module, we'll define (or revisit) what impact means to you and your business. Think of it as your north star. Without it, you'll never have the sustained energy to last.

02

Identifying & building our Specific Knowledge

Mapping out what drives us, what comes naturally to us, and what services we aim to provide will give us a clear path forward for what to sell, who to sell it to, and how to position our services and our work.

03

Build your business development & sales process

Now, we're ready to dive into my business development and sales system that will help you attract, land, and close the right clients. A sustainable and impactful model that will help you reach revenue goals.

04

Creating a system that lasts.

Vital to any small business is a system that works, a system that is sustainable and scaleable.


In module 4, we'll bring it all together to create an actionable roadmap. (You can take a horse to water, but can't make it drink - until now!)

Course schedule

2-3 hours per week
  • Weekly Live Sessions

    1 hour per week

    Each week we will spend 1 hour together in a live session going over the week's lessons together, covering key topics and leaving time for Q&A and to problem solve together.

  • Weekly Lessons & Exercises

    1 hour per week

    Each Sunday you receive the lesson for the week and our group sessions will be on Thursday of that week.

  • All Content Available

    All recorded sessions and class materials will be shared via the Student Portal here on Maven! Materials will be made available for download and saving beyond the class duration.

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