Items tagged with Business

Business Special: Should You Consider Business Ownership?

November 17, 2015
Bill Brimmer

Franchise advisor Bill Brimmer gave an informational session on franchising on November 17, 2015. 

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Women Entrepreneurs Group: Communication Differences Between Genders

November 10, 2015
Peggy Bud

Peggy Bud spoke about differences in the way women and men communicate on November 10, 2015.

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Business Special: Last Minute Tips for Completing Your 2015 Small Business Income Tax Return

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taxTom Figgatt, tax and accounting specialist for small business and individuals, discusses his method of tax "CPR" by helping clients comply with tax laws in a timely manner and by tax planning to minimize current and future tax liabilities. He also provides tax representation for clients in examinations, audits, collections and appeals. Registration suggested at www.scorefairfieldcounty.org. Partner: Fairfield County SCORE.

tom figgattTom Figgatt is an Enrolled Agent, with a license from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the IRS in all fifty states and US territories. He is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor who can help clients set up and clean up the systems that track their business books and records. Tom holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a BA from Vassar College and has undergraduate and graduate certificates in Accounting from Sacred Heart University. He is currently a student in the Masters in Taxation program at Golden Gate University. Tom became a full time tax professional in 2009 and runs a personalized tax practice for clients from his base in Ridgefield, CT. 

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Jobseeker Special: Elevate Your Career Playbook

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careerCareer consultant Linda Buggy will guide participants through an innovative process on how to unleash your talents, plug into your potential and create a meaningful and successful career path. Through interactive exercises and practical advice hear about ways to reinvent your “game” and take steps to help you elevate your career. This program is designed for job seekers in transition, those who remain employed but want something more and those who are seeking to reinvent a new career path.

linda buggyLinda Buggy, MS and Board Certified Coach is a Senior International Career Consultant with IMPACT Group. Her women’s emerging leadership program has attracted women from a number of countries. Linda has held retained search and international talent management leadership roles with major global organizations in technology, life science and financial services. She received her executive coaching training with the NeuroLeadership Group, the College of Executive Coaching and Thunderbird’s Global Mindset program.
 

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Business Special: Google AdWords Pay-Per-Click Advertising

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google pay per clickMarketing expert Scott Lipow discusses ways to develop an online advertising campaign to drive prospective customers to your website. Four distinct steps to a successful Pay-Per-Click campaign will be covered. Learn how to create an ad that tells customers what you offer, choose the search terms that will make your ad distinctive, manage your daily budget and the per-click bidding and measure results with Google Analytics.

lipowScott Lipow launched Six7 Marketing in 2011 to deliver the most powerful marketing strategies for its clients. Prior to Six7, Scott gained valuable industry experience with marketing research firm Repucom International. As an account director, he worked directly with various marketing agencies, professional sports teams and Fortune 500 brands. Scott earned his MBA from Emory University and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
 

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Women Entrepreneurs Group: Being There for Everyone, Including Yourself

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ivy slaterAre you trying to balance your business and your family? Ivy Slater, owner of Slater Success Coaching, will discuss how to build effective support systems to help you maintain a fulfilling family/home life as well as realize a successful career.

Ivy Slater spent twenty years as owner and operator of a printing business in New York City, whose clients included W Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, New York Magazine and Town & Country. Slater Success Coaching was born in 2008 and, since then, Ivy has helped a multitude of women business owners to achieve success on their own terms. She is the author of Conquering Your Fear of Money: A Woman’s Guide to Business Success and speaks at conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide.  

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Women Entrepreneurs Group Resource Expo

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resource expoBusiness owners and those considering starting a venture are invited to speak with representatives from organizations and companies that support female entrepreneurs. Network with people who can help you with a business plan, research patents, find funding and negotiate government contracts.

Exhibitors include U.S. Small Business Administration, reSET, Eileen Fisher, Women's Business Development Council, SCORE, The Refinery, the Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program (CT PTAP), Sacred Heart University's United States Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Innovations and SVP Connecticut.

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Women Entrepreneurs Group: Grow Income with Powerful Sales Strategies

October 13, 2015
Liz Dederer

Liz Dederer shared sales strategies to help your business earn more money in less time on October 13, 2015.

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Business Special: The Art of Public Speaking

October 8, 2015
Debbie Fay

Debbie Fay, public speaking coach, debunked the myths and illuminated the realities about great presenters and a presentations on October 8, 2015.

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Wisdom from CEOs: Jack Mitchell, Chairman of the Mitchells Family of Stores

September 29, 2015
Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell discussed his philosophy for long-term, sustainable success on September 29, 2015.

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