The Solopreneur Education Network of Seattle and the Eastside (SENSE) offers free and low-cost events for entrepreneurs and solopreneurs in the Seattle area. On Tuesday, September 17th, they welcome Jeff Levy, Coach, Speaker and Co-Author of Making the Jump into Small Business Ownership from 6:30-8pm at the Au Business Club in Bellevue. Cost of the event is just $5.00.
Jeff Levy will be sharing the lessons he has learned through his 40-year journey as a risk taker, career changer and entrepreneur. With varied experience in technology startups, leveraged buyouts and franchising, his story weaves a tale of opportunities, risks, and challenges along the way.
Jeff explains in a GeekWire interview, “We are trying to educate and inspire individuals to be self-reliant…There is a point in our life where we must stop ‘getting ready to get ready.’”
No matter the phase of development your business is in, you’ll benefit from this interactive talk and Jeff’s expertise. You’ll learn about the key considerations to decide if a business is the right thing for you at this time in your life and the economic cycle. Jeff will cover various opportunities and risks to consider, including appropriate motivations to increase business success. Vignettes and stories form practical experience will be shared along with audience participation encouraged.
Jeff has helped hundreds of individuals open their own franchise or small business. Over the course of his career he’s been recognized for this contributions by winning many awards including:
• 2011 15-year Mentor Recognition award at Seattle University
• Past chairman Education Committee, Seattle University Entrepreneurship Center
• Fellow Fordham Consortium in Business
• Highlighted in the book, Changing Careers after 40
Along with The Lean Startup, and 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, MosiacHub recognizes Jeff’s book, Making the Jump into Small Business Ownership as one of the top picks for entrepreneurs.