Learn to Lead: Build a Positive and Thriving Small Business Culture

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Learn to Lead: Build a Positive and Thriving Small Business Culture

If getting your employees to do what you want them to do is a challenge, this workshop is for you. Small businesses with a positive and thriving culture are more productive, more profitable, and have happier employees. In this workshop, Julie shares how to build a positive workplace culture in your own small business. You’ll also learn how to course-correct if your workplace culture has gotten off track.

Speaker(s): Julie Bee

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5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): WBCC

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You Need Help…Need To Hire…But Short On Cash?

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: You Need Help…Need To Hire…But Short On Cash?

NC DOL will provide your organization with information and guidance that will help to gain and maintain compliance with applicable labor laws; training on compliance requirements, employer responsibilities, and application of applicable laws; and cover topics related to Overtime requirements, minimum wage requirements, youth employment, record-keeping requirements, wage deductions, exemptions, and employer-employee relationships.

Charlotte Works helps businesses fill new positions and also helps to upskill existing employees through education and skills training opportunities. The UpSkill Charlotte training grant helps businesses make a difference in their bottom line by addressing employees’ skills gaps.

Speaker(s): Christina Morales-Bebrin (NC DOL) /  Andrew Davila (Charlotte Works)

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Building Your Online Presence

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Building Your Online Presence

Part 1: Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish. In this session we’ll show you how to:

• Create or claim your Business Profile on Google

• Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps

• Use Google My Business to connect with potential customer

Part 2: Discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

Speaker(s): Linda Hughes

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5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): WBCC Representative

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PRESS RECORD ~ Navigating the Ins and Outs of Recordkeeping

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: PRESS RECORD ~ Navigating the Ins and Outs of Recordkeeping

Where are you spending your money? By understanding the ins and outs of business recordkeeping aka bookkeeping, you will be able to effectively manage cash flow and formulate better business decisions.

In this session you will learn:

o What is bookkeeping?

o Why it is critical and necessary for business owners to understand bookkeeping.

o The difference between revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities, and equity.

o How to start the recordkeeping process.

Speaker(s): Adriane Jones Wilson

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Entrepreneur Roadmap to Starting a Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Entrepreneur Roadmap to Starting a Business

Want to start a business, but not sure of the paperwork you need or the steps you should take??? This Startup Workshop is designed to give Entrepreneurs on-site legal counsel and assistance. This hands-on workshop will provide participants with answers to their legal questions, support with filling out documents with NC Secretary of the State, and support with completing all paperwork to get your business up and running.

Speaker(s): Tony Proctor /  Ann Elmore / Raeneice Taltoan-Reed

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Fire or Inspire

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Fire or Inspire

Description: Having someone on your team that isn’t performing to your expectations is not only frustrating for you but it can cost you thousands in your business and even cause you to lose clients. You are the boss and it is up to you to figure out if it is time to fire the employee or if they just need to be inspired to improve their performance. This training is designed to take you step by step through identifying the performance issue and what to do when you find yourself wondering if the person is the right fit.

What you will learn during the training:

• What a bad employee is really costing you.

• The 5 Step Formula To Know When It’s Time To Make A Change.

• How to identify if you are contributing to their bad performance.

Speaker(s): Tami Jaffe

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The Secret Ingredients to Managing a Productive & Strategic Life as an Entrepreneur

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: The Secret Ingredients to Managing a Productive & Strategic Life as an Entrepreneur

Do you feel stuck and unsure what the next move is in developing and executing your plans, what your next product or service should be or how to scale your brand? Are you lacking organization, time management, and clarity? In this interactive session you will learn:

– What are business process improvements

– Applying S.W.O.T. Analysis to strengthen business objectives

– How to be S.M.A.R.T. with your goals

– Keeping your plans S.I.M.P.L.E.

– Constraints that can limit your progress

 

Speaker(s): LuAnn Barry

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