Starting a Business: What You Need to Know – Webinar Feb 19, 2021 – From SCORE LA

If you are thinking about starting a new business or have recently started one, this is a valuable workshop for you. Starting a Business: What You Need to Know cuts through the confusion and chaos of what you need to do and think about to start a business. 

In just 2 hours, you will gain a clear understanding of all the legal requirements for a start-up business, as well as actions that are simply smart to do. Some of the key topics covered include naming your business, licenses and taxes, insurance, financing sources, elements of a business plan, and marketing considerations.  You’ll also hear how SCORE can help you succeed in your new venture. Reserve your ($10.00) seat here

And check out SCORE Los Angeles for many more learning and support opportunities.

The Art Of Developing A Brilliant Brand – Feb 17, 2021 Webinar, Hosted By SCORE Los Angeles

Your brand influences your potential customers the moment they see it. A brand image that displays little or inaccurate information makes the wrong first impression. The intention of creating a brilliant brand is to actively position yourself to attract the interest of your ideal customer. The magic begins when you’ve aligned your brand image to your brand essence and then consistently share it in your message and stories. Learn how to develop a strategy for your brand that is genuine to who you are and draws your audience right to you. This webinar will cover :

  • The importance of a well-defined brand
  • The essence of your brand is the foundation for all your marketing
  • Developing a brand narrative that speaks to your customer
  • How to position your brand to a target audience

Click here for more information and to register

Join the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC)

The Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC) is a structured network of public, private, and government agencies from across multiple sectors working together to improve the lives of veterans, service members, and military families in Los Angeles County. Our mission is achieved by strategically coordinating and improving veteran access to services, reducing barriers to care, and influencing policy to improve the lives of veterans and their families. 

Administered by USC Military and Veterans Programs, the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative comprises community stakeholders and representatives from more than 300 organizations coordinating services and addressing the needs of veterans and military families in the Los Angeles area.   Click here to go to website and join . . .

We meet every second Wednesday of the month.   

February 2021 Calendar for Women’s Business Center Workshops

The NEW Women’s Business Center is an Small Business Administration SBA program whose mission is to enable and empower women entrepreneurs through advocacy, outreach, education and support.

Click here to see February Calendar including workshops on small business loans and building an online store . . .

Job Postings in LA, Pasadena & San Gabriel Region – Some are Work From Home

The economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt in every corner of the county, including in the South Pasadena area and across greater California. But local job opportunities are still out there, as businesses attempt to navigate the new normal.

Looking for work? You may be in luck. Here’s a weekly roundup of recently posted jobs in the region, as powered by Zip Recruiter to help you through the current landscape. Click any job listing below for more details, or to apply. full story here


How can we make ourselves stand out from our competitors?

By:   GrowthWheel International Inc. and David Madié

When you start a business, it is often because you want to do something that has not been done in quite the same way before. Perhaps you hope to develop a product or a service that has not been seen before, or maybe design a brand with a new expression and distinct values. Perhaps you are even aiming to be unique. In reality, very few ideas and products are actually unique. More often, new products and services solve the same problems or fulfill the same needs as others, but in a slightly different way or with a twist.

The good news is that an idea does not have to be unique or completely new to be a good business idea. It is enough for a startup to be distinctive or just be better than the competition at what it does. So how do you accomplish that?  Click here for link to full story

Entrepreneurial Success Starts with You… From the Inside Out – Free Webinar from The Women’s Center – 12-7-20

December 7, 9am to Noon, Free Webinar

Four modules in twelve hours. Take the first step towards your entrepreneurial success.

You will be learning how to motivate yourself, how your internal mindset must be consistent with your external mindset. In other words, we’ll be doing a deep dive into what is blocking you from being the most successful entrepreneur   you can be. You will be uncovering your brilliance by discovering the secret energy of your thoughts, beliefs, decisions and actions.

You will also be learning how to become the CEO and Leader of your business and you’ll identify your Leadership Archetype. In addition, you will be learning how to guard your high energy time and become a minimum of three times more productive. And lastly, you will learn your value and how to charge accordingly for a financially successful business.

Click here to register