I've been mulling over the "intake" issue you described in our last meeting – new people come in who don't seem as motivated as they should about their lack of self-reliance. You said the current Zero Module – My Path to Self Reliance was a bit daunting to some – requiring detailed tracking of expenses and revenue among other things to help people see the gap.
I wonder if a very brief survey with normative feedback could help jump start larger groups – giving them a bit of a "shock" and suggesting a much better life is available – thus enticing them into the more rigorous module zero? It could be as simple as the following:
This would be a very simple survey to validate and gather normative data on. Happy to help if it seems useful.