Ask the Expert:  One Hour of Q&A/Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Tuesday, June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your questions.  It's time to work on your business.  Looking for expert answers to your questions about access to capital for your small business?  Bring your business funding and alternative finance questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Attend as often as you like -- but please register!  

Prevent Harassment, Build Inclusion

Thursday, July 19, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Business owners often know they need to have a culture of inclusion in the workplace but don't know the practical steps to build inclusion -- the antithesis of discrimination and harassment.  This workshop is for those who feel stuck when trying to resolve employee 'he said/she said' situations, who find they are spending way too much time being the 'politically-correct' police, or who keep hearing comments like I guess I should never tell another joke/give another hug/talk about anything personal/be friends outside of work with anyone again ever.  Learn the practical steps that will build and support diversity and inclusion in your hiring and workplace practices.  Presenter:  Linda Strauss, SHRM-SCP, SPHR.

Ask the Expert:  One Hour of Q&A/Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Tuesday, July 24, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your questions.  It's time to work on your business.  Looking for expert answers to your questions about access to capital for your small business?  Bring your business funding and alternative finance questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Attend as often as you like -- but please register

Manage Your Business Using Financial Data

Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Learn what your financial statements are telling you about your business!  Do you generate your business financial data using a bookkeeper or accountant -- or from do-it-yourself software like QuickBooks?  Either way, this workshop will help you better understand what your financial statements are telling you about your business so you can build a financial model that helps in the business planning process.  Presenter:  Karen SimpsonSponsored by Western Commerce Bank.

Ask the Expert:  One Hour of Q&A/Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Tuesday, August 28, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your questions.  It's time to work on your business.  Looking for expert answers to your questions about access to capital for your small business?  Bring your business funding and alternative finance questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Attend as often as you like -- but please register!  

Thrive as a Solopreneur

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Are you already in business for yourself or thinking about taking the leap as a solo-entrepreneur?  If so, this workshop is for you!  You will hear from a panel of successful solopreneurs who have met the challenges of being in business for themselves and have developed strategies to help them thrive.  Join us to learn about marketing, time management, outsourcing and other best practices for those who are in business by themselves, for themselves.  Moderator: Stephanie Skaggs.  Panel:  Christopher Kenny, Dr. Linda Gregg, Jesse Reinikainen, Robert Grebe.

Ask the Expert:  One Hour of Q&A/Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Tuesday, September 25, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your questions.  It's time to work on your business.  Looking for expert answers to your questions about access to capital for your small business?  Bring your business funding and alternative finance questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Attend as often as you like -- but please register!  

"Risky Business" Management

Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 9:00am-12:00pm.  We live -- and conduct our businesses -- in a very litigious environment.  The threat of a lawsuit, the cost of defending yourself against a lawsuit, and the impact on your business reputation can be devastating!  Learn simple tools to help you manage the financial, property and liability risks associated with owning a business.  Presenter:  Kent Paul Sponsored by First American Bank.

HR101:  Hiring, Onboarding & Paying Employees

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 11:00am-1:00pm.  Learn about some of the most important employee management issues for small businesses -- and how you can take action today!  This FREE seminar will help you avoid some of the most common employee handbook mistakes for small businesses.  Presenter:  Paychex.  Sponsored by SCORE/Paychex.

Ask the Expert:  One Hour of Q&A/Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Tuesday, October 23, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your questions.  It's time to work on your business.  Looking for expert answers to your questions about access to capital for your small business?  Bring your business funding and alternative finance questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Attend as often as you like -- but please register!  

Fund Your Business in Six Steps

Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Whether you are starting a business or getting ready to expand, you may find yourself in a situation where you need business funding.  The old days of going to your local bank and getting a signature loan may be over, but there are still plenty of funding options available -- as long as you take the right steps!  Presenter: Stephanie Skaggs Sponsored by Century Bank.

Ask the Expert:  One Hour of Q&A/Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Tuesday, November 27, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your questions.  It's time to work on your business.  Looking for expert answers to your questions about access to capital for your small business?  Bring your business funding and alternative finance questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Attend as often as you like -- but please register!