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County holds business workshops

By Staff | Mar 9, 2012

Susie Thieman will discuss the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Pono Center’s services on March 27 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Maui County Business Resource Center at Maui Mall.

KAHULUI – The Maui County Business Resource Center at Maui Mall hosts free brown bag lunch workshops from noon to 1 p.m.

“Self-employment as Your Next Career” with Ed Gazmen is slated for Friday, March 9.

Are you ready to escape from the job box and create an independent income doing work you love?

“The Top Three Roadblocks to a Successful Private Practice” with Julie Migneault will be held on Wednesday, March 14.

Come learn what is truly holding you back from the thriving private practice you want. If you’re a service professional who struggles to attract clients, struggles to charge what you’re worth or can’t keep a steady flow of clientele, this class is for you.

“Business Networking and Sex (It’s Not What You Think)” with Dr. Robert Santry is slated for Tuesday, March 20.

This presentation addresses the unique communication styles of men and women engaged in business.

Participants will learn how to use the communication styles to network and refer accessing the preferred communication styles of men and women in business.

“Making Your Business Legit – Legal Advice for Small Businesses” with attorney Shannon S. Imlay will be held on Wednesday, March 21.

What does a company need to do to stay on track? Learn about the different types of entities and benefits of each, the importance of insurance and how to operate a professional business.

“Talk Story About Starting a Nonprofit” with Stuart Funke-d-‘Egnuff will be held on Thursday, March 22.

Get the details on how to set up a nonprofit entity. Find out the real reasons why people want to develop this type of business entity.

“Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Pono Center – How Can it Help Your Small Business” by Susie Thieman is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27.

Need a training room for up to 35 people, a conference room for the day, an office to meet clients or a commercial kitchen to prepare your food products? Lokahi Pacific’s Pono Center has it all for you.

Call 873-8247 to register. All workshops are subject to change or cancellation. The center also offers free counseling sessions with experienced SCORE counselors.