Upcoming Business Programs

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SCORE Artists & Artisans Roundtable at NaperLaunch(NIC)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This is an open, semi-structured discussion, wherein ideas are shared on how to solve common challenges faced by entrepreneurial minded artists and artisans. Participants collaborate to identify and solve issues that hinder productivity and profitability.

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch(NIC)

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This is an open, semi-structured discussion, wherein participants share ideas on how to solve common challenges faced by most entrepreneurs. Business owners collaborate to identify and solve issues that hinder productivity and profitability.

NaperLaunch Meet-up: Employment Best Practices(NIC)

Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Employees or independent contractors, which do I have? Amy Toepper of the Amy Toepper Law firm, will address some of the many legal pitfalls that employers face in this question about employees vs. contractors. Workplace policies and the consistent application of them leads to best practices. Wage and hourly pay concerns, discrimination laws, and medical leave will also be discussed.

NaperLaunch Meet-up: 5 Tips for Giving a Most Excellent Presentation(NIC)

Thursday, March 03, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Great public speakers can swing nations (Churchill) and elections (Reagan, Obama). Great speakers can also swing markets (Jobs, Peters). One skill set every entrepreneur and businessperson must develop is a strong Public Speaking presence. In this seminar, we will examine a few tricks of the trade to help strengthen both the novice and more skilled speaker.

NaperLaunch Meet-up: How to Rock Your SEO(NIC)

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Ever wonder what it takes to get your website to pop up in search results? It's not voodoo and magic, it's called search engine optimization. In fact, SEO is like a science that can be taught. Bruce Jones, CEO of Design & Promote, SEO and internet marketing company, will walk you through the basics of search engine optimization and how to rock it online! Attendees will gain the necessary knowledge on how to craft and rock their own SEO business strategy.

SCORE Artists & Artisans Roundtable at NaperLaunch(NIC)

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This is an open, semi-structured discussion, wherein ideas are shared on how to solve common challenges faced by entrepreneurial minded artists and artisans. Participants collaborate to identify and solve issues that hinder productivity and profitability.

SCORE Artists & Artisans Roundtable at NaperLaunch(NIC)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This is an open, semi-structured discussion, wherein ideas are shared on how to solve common challenges faced by entrepreneurial minded artists and artisans. Participants collaborate to identify and solve issues that hinder productivity and profitability.

SCORE Artists & Artisans Roundtable at NaperLaunch(NIC)

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This is an open, semi-structured discussion, wherein ideas are shared on how to solve common challenges faced by entrepreneurial minded artists and artisans. Participants collaborate to identify and solve issues that hinder productivity and profitability.