Entrepreneurship


 The GPS To Starting Your Business Without Detours 

It’s back to basics! If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, then this class is for you. This workshop will address many of the questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process of starting a new business.
Why start a small business?
     • What are your goals?
     • What are your strengths?
     • What are your values?
     • How do you work?
The workshop will also cover the process of starting a business:
Starting a business
     • How to analyze feasibility of your idea
     • How to prepare business plan
     • Selecting legal form
     • Sources of capital
     • Business licenses and permits
     • Sources of information

 How To Keep Your Business From Becoming THEIRS 

Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner?
This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations and what's deductible. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with a review of independent contractors versus employees, and an introduction to tax forms required from a small business.

This workshop will answer:

What am I responsible for as a small business owner?
     • How long do I need to keep receipts?
     • What kinds of records do I need to keep?
     • What's deductible?
     • Are my workers employees or independent contractors?
     • What deadlines do I need to know about?
     • Much more!

 The Keys To a Winning Business Plan

If you think writing a business plan is too hard … think again! Start Smart Business Plans is designed to bring definition and clarity to your dreams and ideas. As you walk through each step, you will draw a map to follow on your road to success:


     • Define the vision of your business.
     • Identify your customers.
     • Research competitors.
     • Formulate financial projections.
     • Create milestones to execute your plan.

Communications


Get Your Shine On In Front of Groups

What’s your meeting strategy? Don’t have one? You should! You REALLY should!

In the working world, every meeting—big or small—offers a chance to put your best foot forward. Whether you are speaking to a small or large group, knowing how to handle yourself well in a meeting can distinguish you among your peers and help you to feel more confident in your own abilities.

While it is normal to have fears about speaking, you can choose not to let your fears silence you. You goal: Make sure that you get the audience members’ attention so they will want to listen.

This information packed session will explain:

  • How to use 5 tips for communicating like a standout at meeting
  • How to find out what to do when you have a constant interrupter in the crowd
  • Techniques to calm nervous jitters before you speak so you can stand out and speak with confidence.


 

Keynotes

 

You've Got ANTS  (Automatic Negative Thoughts)

ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts) are annoying! They can cause anxiety, stress, inaction and even problems with our physical health if left untreated. We may not be able to control the 60,000 to 80,000 thoughts that we have daily, but we can control how our thoughts effect/affect our lives. 

Sherry will show you:

  • ·         how to identify the most destructive ANTs.
  • ·         how to destroy them.
  • ·         how to create barriers of entry to keep them from returning.

Been There, Done That... and Got The T Shirts!

ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts) are annoying! They can cause anxiety, stress, inaction and even problems with our physical health if left untreated. We may not be able to control the 60,000 to 80,000 thoughts that we have daily, but we can control how our thoughts effect/affect our lives. 

Sherry will show you:

  • ·         how to identify the most destructive ANTs.
  • ·         how to destroy them.
  • ·         how to create barriers of entry to keep them from returning.