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Role-playing Gender Communications

I’m glad of the opportunity to take our previous conversation about gender and communication dynamics from six months ago a little further. Rather than a “how to,” I think of this more as a “be with”… By that I mean working to understand the social dynamics at play as well as the unconscious gender attitudes and orientations we carry. In doing so, we can understand the subtext that can get…

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International Women’s Day Celebration 2018

On March 8th, 2018, Coast Women in Business and the Women’s Business Center of Mendocino hosted a community potluck breakfast gathering and storytelling event in honor of International Women’s Day. History Started by the suffragettes in the early 1900s, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1911. International Women’s Day belongs to all communities everywhere—governments, companies, charities, educational institutions, networks, associations, the media, and more. Whether through a global…

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Business Entities

Choosing the right entity for your new business can pose a tough dilemma. Following are the type of business entities to consider for your enterprise along with their benefits and disadvantages. Type of Entities Types of entities include (in alphabetical order): Corporation C Corp S Corp Limited Liability Company (LLC) Partnership General Partnership Limited Partnership Sole Proprietorship Corporation C Corp – Double taxation of income: corporate income tax plus dividend income that’s…

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Human Resources

Coast Women in Business discussed human resources for small businesses on Thursday, January 11, 2018. We learned about human resource issues for our small businesses. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Karen Arnold is a Human Resources Manager at Mendocino Coast Clinics in Fort Bragg, California, and has over 25 years of senior leadership experience in all aspects of human resources, organization development, and leadership development. She has created and led an organizational development and training department,…