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Gut Leadership: Multiply your productivity and profit by Uncovering your Leadership “Genius”

Gut Leadership: Multiply your productivity and profit by Uncovering your Leadership “Genius”

In this 1-hour class, Jennifer will bring an inspiring new perspective on the current model of leadership.

Attendees will learn how to access their leadership “genius” and multiply productivity & profit with ease and flow. During this presentation you will gain a new perspective on where leadership starts and learn 3 core principles through the Gut- Leadership Method to optimize the health of your gut and ultimately win back your day by getting more done.

Finally, you will delve deeper into the greatest skill of the gut, intuition, to enhance daily decision-making & clarity of purpose while multiplying your money.

You will walk away with an understanding of: -How to increase profit with more ease through gaining a deeper understanding of intuition and its influence on profit -How and why leadership starts in the gut -How to optimize productivity and create more time-freedom using the Gut-Leadership Method.

Jennifer Watson

Speaker(s): Jennifer Watson Leadership/Watson Wellness, LLC Speaker, High-Performance Leadership + Wellness Coach, Healer Jennifer Watson, MPT, I.M.T.,C., owner of Jennifer Watson Leadership, is a practitioner and a dynamic speaker with a gift for intuitive and visionary coaching. She is an expert in wellness + vitality development, transformational + intuitive leadership, identity & mental edge enhancement, high-performance, communication, and soul-aligned living mastery. With 20+ years experience in business-leadership management + wellness advocacy, she inspires those to unleash their potential and performance in all areas of their life. Her company, Jennifer Watson Leadership (JWL), supports ambitious leaders & entrepreneurs to step out of chaos into creation to live their legacy now.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Business Quick Start

Business Quick Start

Co-Sponsor(s): Ent Credit Union
https://www.ent.com/

What You Will Learn

• All the steps to becoming an official business – registering with the state, legal entity understanding, local registrations, license requirements
• The Business Model Canvas – a one page business plan outline to think through all the elements of running a business
• Marketing Plan considerations
• Budget fundamentals
• How the SBDC can support your on your journey

This workshop is full of information, hands-on activities to get those ideas out of your head and into a tangible format, and a stepping stone to further resources. Optional follow up activities include meeting with a SBDC consultant, signing up for a class, accessing On Demand videos, or finding a meetup group with other small business founders, owners and entrepreneurs.

Workshop Agenda

9:00 – 10:00 – Walk through the official steps to become a legitimate business
10:00 – 11:00 – Introduction to the Business Model Canvas
11:00 – 12:00 – Introduction to creating a marketing plan & budget

Beverages and light refreshments provided.

Prerequisites: Make It Official On Demand video (fee waived with registration for this workshop)

You will walk away with:
• A one page business plan outline
• A marketing plan checklist
• A budget checklist
• SBDC network of resources and services
• New small business acquaintances and friends!

Speaker(s): Hope Hartman
Larimer SBDC Executive Director

Hope Hartman

Larimer SBDC Executive Director

Thank you to our sponsors!

Develop a Business Plan with Purpose and Durability – 2-part session

Develop a Business Plan with Purpose and Durability
2-part session

A quick look around will show you that there are 1,001 ways to write a business plan, but how do we write the right plan? And how do we write a business plan that won’t just gather dust on the shelf? Whether you’re writing a plan for investors, banks, or your internal team, this course will help get you on the right track. This 2-session business-planning workshop will prepare you to create a written plan ranging from a planned startup or existing business enterprise, and give you a reason to re-engage with your plan as conditions and seasons change.

In this comprehensive 2-session course, we will focus on:

Session 1
Value Proposition, Mission, Vision, Values, Purpose Exercises
Business Model Canvas – Business Plan on a Page
Know Thyself and Know Thy Needs – Personality Exercises, SWOT Analysis, Capital Needs Discussion

Session 2
Financing Plan & Projections – Market Research & Assumptions
Marketing & Operational Plan – Role Definitions / Process Development
Business Plan In Action – Activation, Check-in’s & Accountability

Presented by: Curt Bear

Curt Bear

Founder, LoCo Think Tank Value-Driven Peer Advisory
Curt is the Founder of LoCo Think Tank - providing Value Driven Peer Advisory since 2014. Curt has 15 years of experience in small business banking and financial services, along with a stint in mobile food service. He can be useful in areas of cash flow and strategic planning, capital acquisition strategy, and business plan development - and he loves to help people find their purpose and build their team. He is passionate about many community causes, a member of Breakfast Rotary Club, and an Ambassador for The Matthews House. Curt and his wife Jill live in Old Town along with a dog (Tucker the Schnocker), an old cat (Tiger), and a small flock of backyard hens. His motto is: "Ask of Your Needs, and Share of Your Abundance."

Thank you to our Sponsors!

How to Deal with Difficult Customers

How to Deal with Difficult Customers

Do you ever have to deal with difficult customers? Are your staff trained to handle things when you’re not around? Join us for this 2-hour seminar where you’ll get expert advice in de-escalation, just in time for the Holiday Season.

In the first half of the class, participants learn about different types of difficult or hostile individuals as well as methods of observation and physical positioning.

Attendees also learn multiple theories, techniques, and phrases used to effectively de-escalate verbal confrontations.

In the second half of the class, attendees discuss multiple scenarios that replicate typical difficult customer situations.

Chad Olms is the owner and lead consultant for Arx Security Consulting, and is based in Northern Colorado. Mr. Olms has 24 years of experience working for five different federal law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies, serving as a Regional Security Director, Training Program Manager, a Special Agent for the U.S. Secret Service, an Investigator for the Department of Defense, and an Investigator for the Department of Justice.

Mr. Olms has served as the Lead Training Instructor for several federal agencies, and has taught Active Shooter Preparedness, Active Shooter Response, Situational Awareness, De-escalation Techniques, Terrorism/Travel Safety, and Basic Defensive Tactics to over 5000 individuals in the past 12 years.

Chad Olms

Owner, Arx Security Consulting

Thank you to our sponsors!

Loveland Creative District Mixer hosted by the Larimer Small Business Development Center

Loveland Creative District Mixer hosted by the Larimer Small Business Development Center

Loveland Creative District Mixer hosted by the Larimer Small Business Development Center

We are thrilled to invite you to the Creative District Mixer in the Devereux Room above Door 222. This exciting event promises to be an evening filled with creativity, community, and connection.

At this mixer, you will have the opportunity to:

🔮 Learn About Your Loveland Creative District, the SBDC & Heart and Sol: Discover the exciting initiatives, projects, and opportunities the Loveland Creative District has in store for our community.

🎨 Meet Your Fellow Artisan Neighbors: Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for creativity and artistry, fostering collaborations and friendships.

🌟 Explore Upcoming Events: Get an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming events that promise to ignite your creativity and keep you engaged throughout the year.

🤝 Share Your Vision: We want to hear from you! Tell us what you desire from your Creative District. Your input is invaluable in shaping our future endeavors.

🍸 Cash Bar & Delicious Snacks: Enjoy a cash bar with a variety of beverages and indulge in delectable snacks while you mingle and network.

This mixer is not just about networking; it’s about building a vibrant and supportive creative community. We can’t wait to see you there and celebrate the launch of this exciting initiative.

Please RSVP by October 30th to ensure we have enough goodies for everyone. We look forward to sharing this memorable evening with you and collectively shaping the future of our Loveland Creative District.

If you have any questions or special requests, feel free to reach out to events@lovelandcreates.org

Let’s come together to create something beautiful and inspiring! See you at the mixer!

This is a FREE event and will be hosted at The Rialto Theater Center, In the Devereaux/Hach Room

Music sponsored by: Heart and Sol

Co-Sponsor(s): Presented by: The Loveland Creative District & The Larimer SBDC www.lovelandcreates.org www.larimersbdc.org

Thank you to our sponsors!

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