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BOSS: Business Owner Success Series

Provide Fredericksburg area small business owners with practicable, actionable advice.

Small Business Owner Success Series in Fredericksburg Virginia

The Business Owner Success Series (BOSS) is designed specifically to provide Fredericksburg area small business owners with practical, actionable advice. We bring in experts to share guidelines, tips, and answer specific questions to help us improve our businesses. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday at noon at our office.

  • Small Business – Each topic will be designed specifically for micro businesses and the unique challenges we face.
  • Practical – Each presentation will be clearly “real world” and not magical fantasy land.
  • Actionable – Each presentation will include or guide you to develop your own “to do” action items before you leave.
  • Expert – Each speaker will be an expert in their field with real-world experience to back it up.
  • Applicable – Each presentation will include 10+ minutes for Q&A so you can get clarification or ask the expert for insight directly into your personal business challenges.

Meeting Details

  • Day: On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.
  • Location: Held at Websites For Anything. 10822 Courthouse Road Fredericksburg, VA 22408
  • Time: Lunch is served at 11:45. Presentation begins at 12 noon and ends at 1pm.
  • Cost: FREE! Lunch is included also.

No Selling

  • No Selling – Speakers are not pitching, they are here to educate.
  • Please Network – We encourage you to meet one another and share what you do!

$ FREE

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If you’re planning to attend an upcoming seminar please let us know here. While you’re welcome to join us unannounced, having a head count helps us be better prepared (and make sure everyone gets fed!)

 

 

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Upcoming Topics

Make More Time

Make More Time

March 3rd, 2020
11:45am – 1pm
(lunch is included)

Learn…
  • Techniques for saving time in both sales and office administration.
  • Tools any business can easily use to save time.
  • Tips and Tricks from the Queen of efficiency herself!

At small businesses, we are just so VERY busy! We need to get more done and we need more time to do it in. Thankfully there are ways to do this! This presentation will talk about how to get more done and “level up” to the more important work so you can GROW your business and reclaim time with family and friends! We’ll look at outsourcing options and ways to use them in ANY small business to save time. Imagine having even just 4 more hours a week to do something better with your time!

Speaker: Latrice Claiborne

Latrice Claiborne and her husband are professional wedding photographers in Northern Virginia. In addition, Latrice is the CEO of the professional virtual assisting firm Trinity Business Solutions. Based here in Fredericksburg, their company provides business support services to small business owners – helping them organize and grow their business.

Plan to Exit

Plan to Exit

March 17th, 2020
11:45am – 1pm
(lunch is included)

Learn…
  • How to plan to exit your business
  • The 4 most important factors
  • Actions you can take now!

One of Dr. Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is “Start with the End in Mind.” In business, this translates to planning for your eventual exit from the business. In this BOSS talk, Rob Notman will discuss the four most important factors you should focus on how to ensure a successful exit regardless of what your envisioned exit timeline might be. He will provide actions you can take now to maximize your probability of success when the time comes to exit.

For many business owners, proceeds from your business exit represent your “401K”; it will likely be the most significant financial event of your life.

Speaker: Rob Notman

Rob Notman is the Owner and President of The Alternative Board Stafford (TAB). He’s a TAB-certified facilitator and coach and is a certified affiliate of the Exit Map in helping business owners prepare for a successful transition out of their business. He’s been a member of our community for more than 15 years, including leadership in his local church and volunteering with SERVE and Stafford Junction.

Rob believes small business owners are regularly challenged to meet the day-to-day demands of their businesses and rarely get to spend quality time thinking strategically about their business. His passion for helping business owners work “on”, not just “in” their businesses and fulfill their visions of success.

Got a topic on which you’d love to hear from an expert? Call 540-376-7008 or email [email protected].

Knock Their Socks Off

Knock Their Socks Off

June 2nd, 2020
11:45am – 1pm
(lunch is included)

Learn…
  • How to tell if you’re not really hearing them
  • 3 ways to fix the problem

Minimize rework and customer complaints. Learn 5 ways to tell if you’re not truly HEARING your customers. Learn how to fix it, and how to help your teammates be better at it too. This presentation is all about troubleshooting and fixing errors and unhappy customers, by going right to the source: YOU!

Speaker: Laurie Kummer

Laurie Cassidy Kummer has 25 years of experience in operational management and process management and is Six Sigma Greenbelt certified. She specializes in using organizational and analytical skills to save companies money. Laurie founded Cassidy Business Consulting after years of working within companies to streamline their processes, and now specializes in making businesses of all sizes more profitable.

Got a topic on which you’d love to hear from an expert? Call 540-376-7008 or email [email protected].

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Previous BOSS Topics

Due to COVID-19 precautions please call 540-376-7008 or email [email protected].