Thursday, July 15 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required
The skills that make the best poker players can be translated to any small business. Everything from understanding the process of decision making in the absence of perfect information, assessing risk and probabilities, and consistent review of your decision-making process with a supportive group leads to far better outcomes over time. Better decision-making means a more successful business.
Thursday, August 19 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required
Independent Contractors are a great way to supplement your workforce or add important but missing skills to a particular contract. It is also a great way to make a buck if you want to work for yourself. But being and hiring independent contractors is easy to do and harder to do in a legal way. This session talks about what to do and what not to do in this shifting landscape of business.
Thursday, September 16 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required
The Commercial Lease is almost certainly the most complicated contract that any small business will ever see or deal with (well except for loan documents). This session will expose attendees to the common features and common pitfalls of a commercial lease. In a post-pandemic world, tenants have more power than ever before, so we will also discuss points where tenants can negotiate more favorable terms.
Thursday, October 14 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required
This popular session focuses on common areas of risk for small business owners and provides, tips, techniques, and mindsets for managing risks in your business.
Thursday, November 18 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required
Contracts are, at their core, a written description of a business relationship. What do your contracts say about you and your business? Your contracts don’t have to be a morass of unintelligible legalese. You can control your contract and control how your lawyer prepares your contracts by following the process we will talk about in this session.
Thursday, December 9 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required
An Employee Handbook is a vital document for any business that has more than one employee. Know what to include, and what not to include, in your handbook will help you establish policies and procedures that can make the relationship between you and your employees more fruitful than you may have thought possible.