Build a high-impact, purpose-driven, business culture starts with YOU!
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CHARACTERpreneur® is non-denominational, faith-based leadership and business development program.
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We teach leaders exactly how to build influential, character-driven, profitable enterprises that add value while building wealth.
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The innovative CHARACTERpreneur® methodology for helping faith-based leaders build character-driven businesses was developed by TC Cooper, founder of the FaithFocusFlow® Institute for Character and Leadership (FaithFocusFlow®).
CHARACTERpreneur Certification teaches leaders exactly how to develop a character-based business culture that attracts and multiplies ideal clients, customers, team members, stakeholders, and business opportunities.
CHARACTERpreneur Certification incorporates non-denominational, faith-based core concepts, effective business and legal experience, productivity strategies, and positive character-traits into an innovative, proprietary methodology that develops character-driven stewards of profitable businesses.
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The Certified CHARACTERpreneur® is equipped to build and lead enterprises that build sustainable wealth while creating value for the people they serve.
The Critical Significance of CHARACTERpreneur® Principles in Today's Corporate Cultures
CHARACTERpreneur™ Principles are best practices proven to help integrate the CHARACTER core concepts into the DNA of your organization’s decision-making process, actions, and interactions in every circumstance and every situation.
CHARACTERpreneur Principles incorporate an effective methodology for integrating Courage, Honor, Accountability, Resourcefulness, Attentiveness, Currency-Wise, Timeliness, Excellence and Reverence into business processes, procedures, and systems.
To be a CHARACTERpreneur is not a distinction to be displayed on a shelf for observation and bragging rights. CHARACTERpreneurship is a way of life.
Leaders in Characterpreneur will learn effective and practical skills to help them instinctively make decisions that are:
COURAGEOUS when faced with challenges to integrity versus succumbing to the negative pressures of the marketplace;
HONORABLE when interacting with clients, customers, co-workers & colleagues, and even competitors;
ACCOUNTABLE to their internal moral code of conduct, external corporate code of ethical conduct, as well as international standards of civility;
RESOURCEFUL and able to create an evaluate new ways of generating revenue that build wealth and have a positive impact on their communities and industry;
AUTHENTIC to the personal integrity, moral compass, professional responsibility and internal generosity of the leader;
CURRENCY-WISE to help maintain the financial sustainability and health of the organization;
TIMELY in response to marketing conditions and stakeholder needs in order to maximize all opportunities while attracting new business;
EXCELLENT in leveraging the talents and gifts team members, community partners and other stakeholders; and
REVERENT in considering the impact and legacy that actions creating for today and generations to come.
Three Reasons YOU should become CHARACTERpreneur® Certified!
Gain A Competitive Advantage Through Integrity Based Business
Build A Corporate Culture of Profit through Purpose
Sharpen Your Business Discretion & Skills in Challenging Conditions.
Here's what you get when you enroll in CHARACTERpreneur® Business Development and Leadership:Video-Based Training: 7 Video Lessons taught by TC Cooper – attorney, tech founder, best-selling author, and creator of CHARACTERpreneur® Certification.
Access to Interview Styled Training from Industry Leaders: 10 video trainings that accompany the modules, in which TC Cooper interviews business and industry leaders about their business growth strategies.
Mentorship by a Certified CHARACTERpreneur®: During the course of the program you are assigned to a Certified CHARACTERpreneur® for mentorship. Your mentor will be available to answer questions by email during the program.
CHARACTERpreneur Certification and Pin: Leaders who complete the program will be awarded the prestigious CHARACTERpreneur Certification certificate and lapel pin.
Certified CHARACTERpreneur® Ceremony: Every Certified CHARACTERpreneur® is invited to a special graduation program, which is held annually in Washington DC or South Carolina.
Is CHARACTERpreneur® Certification right for your small business, corporate team or non-profit program?The CHARACTERpreneur Certification program is not for everyone. Not every leader qualifies. This program is right for you, if you can answer yes to at least four (4) of the following five (5) qualifying statements.
I am a business owner who wants my Work to have a lasting impact on the world around me and build a wealthy legacy for future generations.
I am a leader who wants my Work to have a lasting impact on the world around me and build a wealthy legacy for future generations.
I believe in a power greater than me, and that I have been created to do good works on the earth.
I do my best to live by a moral code of ethics.
I am a person of action. Once I know what to do about a particular situation, I do it.
CHARACTERpreneur® training modules are taught by TC Cooper, founder of UpwardAction® Media, FaithFocusFlow® Institute of Character and Leadership (a division of UpwardAction®) and the CHARACTERpreneur Certification program.
Each training module is accompanied by at least one in-depth interview with a leading expert who is doing business in his or her local community in a way that has a positive impact on the world. Check out the videos below for golden nuggets of wisdom shared by leaders interviewed in our CHARACTERpreneur® Business Leaders Interview Series.
Enjoy golden nuggets of wisdom from our featured business leaders.
It is important to drive the narrative. – Dr. Clyde Rivers
To be productive, you've got to focus on simplicity over complexity in developing systems. – Dr. Vernet Joseph
Have a compelling vision and live it out. – Heshie Segal
Strong brands focus on quality control across the board. It's important to success. – Marcel Benson
Know your values and their order of importance. The order drives your actions – Brian Wright
Innovation and invention are the leading drivers of growing economies. – Carmen West
Thank you in business goes a long way. – Doward Harvin
More actionable insight from the CHARACTERpreneur guest interviews.
Give credit where credit to open doors in business and keep them open. – TC Cooper
Do what you say and do it quickly. – Heshie Segal
Every single decision you make is a seed. Are you growing fruit or weeds? – Dr. Richmond Annan
When you are looking for a partner in business, focus on connecting with someone who brings something to the table that you do not have. This could be relationships, experience, cash, or anything you need and do not have access. – Carmen West
To be successful, you've got to be building a product, a brand or a category. – Renan Gonzalez
CHARACTERpreneur® Certification Modules!
CHARACTERpreneur® modules are taught by TC Cooper, founder of UpwardAction®, FaithFocusFlow®, and CHARACTERpreneur®. Each module training is accompanied by in-depth interviews with leaders who are doing business in their local communities and around the world. Listen in to golden nuggets of wisdom from our Featured CHARACTERpreneur® Business Leaders.
Who benefits the most from CHARACTERpreneur Training?
CHARACTERpreneur® Certification is often the perfect supplemental training for existing leadership academies or programs that need proven and actionable content to help good leaders become great.
Corporations and Small Businesses
CHARACTERpreneur® Certification is the perfect complement to your organization's on-boarding programs for new leaders or periodic training for emerging and experienced leaders.
Nonprofit Program Objectives
CHARACTERpreneur® Certification is a great complement to programs designed to help leaders strengthen their core values and guiding principles, while working within various organizational structures.
CHARACTERpreneur® Certification is sponsored by FaithFocusFlow® International and it founder, TC Cooper, along with leaders from around the world. Click here to learn about our world-class leaders and trainers.
About FaithFocusFlow® International
FaithFocusFlow® International is a non-denominational leadership training division of Upward Action LLC. This powerful education and training division provides character-based education, business development, and leadership training virtual programming; and also books, productivity planners, bible studies, and bible reading plans for founders, leaders, and creators in business. All of our programs are Christ-centered (for individuals and private organizations) or Character-based (for corporations, associations, and state government programs).
FaithFocusFlow® consultants and workshop leaders are all trained and certified by our leadership and business development training academies.
TC is the founder of the FaithFocusFlow® Institute of Character and Leadership and visionary of the CHARACTERpreneur® program and movement. She is also a corporate attorney, Amazon best-selling author, founder the UpwardAction® Social Media Marketing Certification Academy, and leader of the Christian apparel line – FaithFocusFlow® Threads.
TC Cooper is the founder of the CHARACTERpreneur® Certification Program.