WHAT’S YOUR STRATEGY?

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On February 9, 2017
by Alisa Kirk Many businesses conduct strategic planning by the calendar year.  The new/revised plan is implemented in January, and individual assignments and deadlines are handed out.  Small businesses should always have a plan, but often the owners are too busy to create one, or don’t see the need for one.  When I hear a […]
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HOW TO GET FINANCING FOR NEW & EXISTING SALONS

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On February 8, 2017
Undercapitalization is cited as the #1 cause of failure for companies with fewer than 500 employees, and salons are especially prone to underestimating working capital needs.  You’ve worked hard to build your salon business and can’t afford to miscalculate the next steps for growth. Come and find out how much money you need, who’s lending, […]
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BUSINESS PLANNING BOOTCAMP – APRIL 2017

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On February 8, 2017
PROGRAM DETAILS This class is for current and potential business owners who need a plan for stability and growth. Attendees will be able to write a usable and flexible business plan and develop the financials to support it. Audience members will learn the elements of a business plan and how to use research to improve the success of […]
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BLUEPRINTS FOR SALON SUCCESS

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On January 30, 2017
You’re talented.  You’re excited.  And you’re ready to open your own salon.  It’s going to be grand, fabulous and the talk of the town!  BUT… before you sign a lease, get a mortgage, make your announcement or burn professional bridges, enlist in this full-day boot camp to design the blueprint for your salon business model […]
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The Entrepreneur with 1000 Faces: A Formula for Success

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On August 15, 2016
The entrepreneurial process can be mapped according to the same story formula that Hollywood uses in our favorite epic films.  The formula comes from a model called the Hero’s Journey, which was developed by writer, professor, and mythologist Joseph Campbell.  In his book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, he analyzed thousands of stories, myths, […]
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SBDC StartSMART™ in Morrow

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On May 19, 2016
Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. SBDC StartSMART™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach.
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Business Planning Boot Camp – Writing the Plan & Knowing the Numbers

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On March 31, 2016
We’ll demystify the process of creating a flexible business plan by breaking it down into two easy parts; writing the plan and knowing the numbers.  In part one, we’ll show you how to define and articulate the vision, mission and target market for your new business and develop a plan for starting the venture. In part […]
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