A weekend treat for business owners

Would you like to energize your business and find new ways to move forward?  Brian Jaeger, popular small business adviser and business development strategist returns to Lopez Island on Nov. 14 with several opportunities for small business owners to do so.

On Saturday morning, Nov. 15, from 9 till noon there will be a Business Owners Planning Retreat.  This is a new workshop, with the intent of giving business owners time to think about challenges, define intentions and learn simple tools to help narrow down to clear action steps, milestones and ultimately a map to professional solutions.

Whether you are looking at big changes, tweaks to your business or looking for growth opportunities, this workshop is designed to infuse ‘WOW!” into your entrepreneurial future. Workshop cost is $35 if paid by Nov. 5,, $40 thereafter.

In addition to the workshop, there will be a limited number of slots available on Friday and Saturday afternoons Nov. 14 and 15) for individual consults.

These can be scheduled separately or as a follow-up to the workshop, and are a great opportunity for one-on- one professional business advice.  Individual consults are $40 if paid by Nov. 4, $45 thereafter.

Brian Jaeger is the founder of InsideWorks, a business development system which helps entrepreneurs execute their vision, increase profits and realize their potential.

Brian has over 12 years experience as a small business development strategist, and prior to that as a small business owner himself. He delights in helping clients transform from managing chaos to leading with confidence.

Brian helped pioneer the Lopez Island Family Resource Center’s successful Small Business Peer Mentoring Groups and has helped numerous Lopezian small business owners with professional advice.

A local business owner commented ,“Brian is exceptional.  He helps by offering his ideas while applauding mine.”

Workshops and consults are subsidized by the Lopez Island Family Resource Center’s Employment and Life Skills program.

Pre-registration is required and can be done online at www.lifrc.org or by calling Patsy Haber, program coordinator at 468-4117.