ENGAGING, ENTERTAINING, AND EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS
Starting and managing a successful business is hard enough, but factor in a growing family and the demands reach epic proportions. Mompreneurs offers real-world strategies for coping with opposing emotional expectations, working around conflicting schedules, achieving time management when there aren’t enough hours in the day, and ways to be both a good parent and a good CEO. (Taught by moms – A great model for a Women in Business Luncheon)
Building a company which makes money while making a difference is one of the greatest challenges of the newly embraced “Triple Bottom Line” culture. In Good Business, students will learn how social & sustainable entrepreneurs are successfully navigating the most common obstacles and implementing proven methods for their businesses to be both profitable & impactful. We’ll review real-world examples of ‘pay it forward’ rural entrepreneurs.
Staying competitive in today’s world of global entrepreneurship is not an easy task, especially considering all of the ways in which a small business must successfully construct an efficient and accessible brand. 3CORE Branding defines and addresses the three primary components of modern branding, as well as explains cost-effective methods for effectively modeling a competitive campaign. Learn some secrets of the trade and how small businesses can leverage their size, ingenuity & sense of community to overpower corporate brand loyalty.
Anyone can start a business, but very few have what it takes to become a truly memorable CEO. The demands and expectations placed upon those who strive to be an impressive business leader are becoming more stringent every day. Entrepreneurial leadership of the modern world requires a heavy dose of confidence, foresight, innovation, authenticity and adaptability. It asks more from us as business owners, team players and individuals than ever before. The CEO Confidence Factor not only discusses the most pivotal traits of forceful leaders, it also unveils the process one can go through in order to hone their own innate ability to inspire others to achieve greatness.
Growing your Regional Footprint: How to build Connections, Partnerships, and Market Opportunity across regional lines
In today’s digital world, entrepreneurs can practically start any kind of business venture from any corner of the globe. However, the resulting social implications of the internet economy is now demanding far more from authentic personal connections than ever before. At Growing your Regional Footprint, entrepreneurs will learn how to successfully navigate the terrain of regional networking and partnership building to expand their footprint beyond the surrounding community. There will also be resources made available & local opportunities highlighted to support area efforts.
Business Plan Boot Camp
A 15 hour intensive weekend workshop focusing on all of the nitty-gritty components of a completed Business Plan. Integrating the curriculum of NC REAL (Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning) and the time-tested methods of the Emily’s team, the Boot Camp will help address:
YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOPS
Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Authentic Direction (LEAD Scholars)
The LEAD Scholars Program is a weekend or week-long workshop for students from either Middle School, High School or Collegiate levels. The Program offers young leaders the opportunity to learn more about the following principles:
- Lessons in Leadership
- Entrepreneurial Traits and Opportunities
- Small Business Ethics
- Civic Responsibility
- Developing Integrity and Character
- Combining Passion with Discipline
The LEAD Scholars Program is offered in several different structures, depending upon the needs of your community:
- 15 Hour intensive Weekend Workshops (available year-round and work well with school calendars)
- 25 to 30 Hour Weeklong Camps (typically offered during Summer of Spring Breaks)
Covering the Cost?
LEAD presents a number of opportunities for both community leaders and the students to get involved in covering the associated expenses:
- Community organizations can provide individual scholarships (Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Kiwanis, School Board, etc.)
- Students can take on the challenge of raising the money themselves through entrepreneurial means or traditional fund-raising
- Try a little of both! Encourage students to raise half of the money and then use community organizations to match the other half