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Event: Your business - Start Smart

Jeff Levy, Making the Jump into Small Business
Jeff Levy, Making the Jump into Small Business
Jeff Levy

Are you thinking of going into business for yourself? Join entrepreneur and business coach Jeff Levy as he walks you through what it really takes to start and run a business.

Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle.

Your Business: Start Smart!
Thursday, September 4th from 5-7pm
Seattle Public Library: downtown branch
1000 4th Avenue, Seattle 98101
Room 2 on the 4th level

Register through Eventbrite

This seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business including; incorporation, financing, stakeholder development, and business planning. Jeff shares practical vignettes and stories from his experience as a business owner and manager.

You’ll have time to ask questions and get ideas. The seminar will help you understand:

• How personal and business motivations effect success

• The essential qualities of an entrepreneur

• The seven centers of management attention

• Differences in the startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award

• Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate

• Elements of a good business plan

• Pros and cons of different financing options available

• Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownership

Seating is limited, please register early and bring a friend!

Thursday, September 4th from 5-7pm
Seattle Public Library: downtown branch
1000 4th Avenue, Seattle 98101
Room 2 on the 4th level

Register through Eventbrite

Jeff Levy, Coach, Speaker and Co-Author of Making the Jump into Small Business Ownership 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.’”