Professional Development Series

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Mount Airy Resourceful Entrepreneur Series

Tuesday's March - May from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM in Town Hall, 110 South Main Street



Have the opportunity to attend a creative 60-minute seminar served with light breakfast, coffee, tea and local company. Registration not required, but if you definitely plan to attend, please let us know at 301-829-1424.

The Resourceful Entrepreneur Series is hosted by the Town of Mount Airy and the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce.

Schedule of Topics:

March 7

Boosting Morale in Tough Times: Lessons from Churchill - Antigoni Ladd, Tigrett Corp.

March 14

CANCELED DUE TO SNOW :(

March 21

Building Workplace Relationships: Lessons from Eisenhower and D-Day - Antigoni Ladd, Tigrett Corp.

March 28

Cyber Security for Small Business - Eric Beasley, MBL Technologies

April 4

Organization Design & Culture - Fundamental practices, challenges, and rewards of operating your business with self-management principles. - Janna Raye, Fractal Organizations

April 11

Safety in the Work Place (Self-Defense) - Deborah Thompson, TriStar Martial Arts

April 18

Leading Through Kindness and Compassion: Lessons from Eleanor Roosevelt - Antigoni Ladd, Tigrett Corp.

April 25

 Marketing Workshop - Tips on the best items for branding your business, trade and expo shows, etc. Benny Greenberg, BKG Media

May 2

 Creative Problem Solving: Tapping into Inspired Logic - Learn how to zero in on an objective and balance your thinking so that inspired solutions show up. This is useful both personally (getting unstuck) and professionally (marketing or managing). This session is interactive and fun. You will leave with clarity and an inspirational card that is matched to your need. - Ellen Koronet, LNK Creative


May 9

Stealing Success - Discuss stories from the business legends like Disney, Southwest, Amazon, Wal-Mart, GE, Under Armour to learn how their lessons can be applied to your business. (Featured at Carroll Community College) - Doug Howard, Miller Center


May 16

User Experience Design - Enhancing user satisfaction with your product or service by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure with the product or service. - William Sykora, Experience and Design Strategy

May 23

Sustainability 101 at the Entrepreneur Level - How sustainability directly links to business, the value it brings, if you are a start-up how it's easy to embed. - Michael Herod, EMSL, GGP, GPCP, Goefer

May 30

Business Plan Improv - Learn the key components of what makes a good business plan, how to do projections, where to find needed information and how to adapt the plan for the right audience. (Featured at Carroll Community College) - Doug Howard, Miller Center

June 6

 Once Upon a Business - What Story are You Telling About Your Business? (Featured at Carroll Community College) Doug Howard, Miller Center