Tagged Business & Entrepreneurs

Creating Your Business Plan, Part 2

Part 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Any Business Plan In Part 1 in February, we discussed the challenges of learning the language and lingo of business.  Part 2 will concentrate on the planning process and the content of the written…

Framing Philly's Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, and Philly Meet

Whether nonprofit, for profit, or somewhere in between, Philly’s social entrepreneurs are engaging with technology to make the City of Brotherly Love a better place.  Join experts from some of the area’s top social…

First Look at Financials: Understanding Your Profits Before You Launch

Do you have an amazing idea that you can’t wait to launch? Before you do, it’s critical to run some basic numbers to ensure you won’t lose your shirt when bringing your baby to market. Vanessa Chan  is the…

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant | Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy*

Join Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, authors of Option B, as they talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl felt certain that she and her…

Break into Baking

Find out what it takes to start your own baking business.  Ms. O (Founder and CEO of Aunt Orphia's Pound Cake Company) will tell the story of her pound cake company. We'll also decorate a dollop!  Using a slice of…

Coffee & Competition: Creating a Competitive Analysis

Learn how to identify your competitors and evaluate their strategies to determine their strengths and weaknesses relative to those of your own product or service. Topics to be covered include: how to identify your industry competitors…

Being a Boss! Series: Know Your Worth: Salary Negotiations

Looking for work or looking to advance in your career? The Free Library of Philadelphia  and  JEVS  have partnered up to bring you three dynamic workshops to help you get where you already know you're going. All…

Census Data for Grant Writers and Business Owners

Learn how you can use free census data and online tools to get demographic and economic data for grant writing and business plans. Whether you want statistics about your target market or are writing an assessment about a community,…

Being a Boss! Series: Get Out There!: Networking and LinkedIn

Looking for work or looking to advance in your career? The Free Library of Philadelphia  and  JEVS  have partnered up to bring you three dynamic workshops to help you get where you already know you're going. All…

Financial Matters and Accounting

This workshop will review: The importance of financial planning for a small business Building a financial model, including start-up costs, ongoing operations expenses and sources of revenue Key financial concepts as they…

Business Startup Basics

This workshop will lay the groundwork for helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business idea and to understand the necessary steps to building a business.  Program is presented by Mr. Rob Goza, Economic Development…

Being a Boss! Series: Present Your Best Self: Interviewing Techniques

Looking for work or looking to advance in your career? The Free Library of Philadelphia  and  JEVS  have partnered up to bring you three dynamic workshops to help you get where you already know you're going. All…

Leading Voices: Mo Gawdat | Solve for Happy: Engineering Your Path to Joy*

Auditorium ticket includes a book. Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people. In conversation with longtime broadcaster and journalist, Tracey Matisak The Vice President of Business Innovation Google’s [X], Mo…

Small Business Legal Clinic

Philadelphia LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP , is proud to announce they will be partnering with the BRIC for their March 2017 Small Business Clinic. Small business owners meet individually with a lawyer, for FREE, to…

RFC Bookshelf

The Regional Foundation Center informs the local nonprofit sector through research, resources and referrals, as well as housing Philadelphia’s largest publicly accessible collection of print and electronic resources on fundraising,…

RDS Business and Industry on the Web

Business & Industry is a broad-based business information database that focuses on facts, figures, events and market information about companies, industries, products and markets. It covers all industries and is international in scope.…

BusinessDecision

Based on Synergos Technologies, Inc. (STI) data and mapping technologies, BusinessDecision combines extensive consumer household data, market segmentation data, population forecasts and demographic data with state of the art mapping…

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Leading Voices: Amanda Steinberg | Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms*

In conversation with longtime broadcaster and journalist, Tracey Matisak One of Forbes ’ 21 new American money masters, Amanda Steinberg is the founder and CEO of DailyWorth, a website devoted to helping women manage their financial…

Morimoto | Mastering the Art of Japanese Home Cooking

Acclaimed for creating cuisine that seamlessly blends Western ingredients with those of his native Japan, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto is one of the culinary world’s brightest stars. After working his way up to the position of head chef…

LEADING VOICES: Valerie Graves | Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be

In conversation with Tracey Matisak One of Advertising Age’s industry-wide “100 Best and Brightest,” Valerie Graves is the nationally lionized creative director of such Fortune 500 accounts as Ford, AT&T, General Foods, and Pepsi. In a…

LEADING VOICES: Tracy Kidder | A Truck Full of Money: One Man’s Quest to Recover from Great Success

The “master of the nonfiction narrative” ( The Baltimore Sun ), Tracy Kidder is acclaimed for his unique “literary journalism” that emphasizes compelling narrative and personal voice in such bestselling books as The Soul of a New…

Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby | V Street: 100 Globe-Hopping Plates on the Cutting Edge of Vegetable Cooking

“Leaders in a food revolution that sees mainstream chefs putting vegetables at the center of the plate” ( Associated Press ), Philly natives and husband-and-wife team Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby are co-owners of Vedge, a local mecca for…