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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,…

2017 Business Accomplishments – 2018 Planning

Coast Women in Business discussed 2017 business accomplishments / 2018 planning on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Business consultant Nancy Banker asked each of us for insights into what we believed we’d accomplished in 2017 and our questions for goals of our businesses in 2018. We addressed several focuses: Has your business expanded over the last year? If so, what was the result of your expansion? How will you expand your business,…

LinkedIn 101

Coast Women in Business learned about business profiles and networking on LinkedIn in Terri Larsen’s “LinkedIn 101” presentation on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Terri Larsen told us everything we always wanted to know about LinkedIn, but were afraid to ask. When it’s all said and done, you get to decide if LinkedIn is right for you. In her presentation, Terri covered: What exactly LinkedIn is and what it’s for Reasons to…

Elevator Speech, Obstacles, and First Impressions

Coast Women in Business discussed elevator speech, obstacles, and first impressions on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The Elevator Speech on a Rainy Day or… Traveling Up the Down Elevator! Toni discussed ways to approach one’s “elevator speech,” how to deal with various obstacles (i.e., feeling nervous, shy, uncomfortable, or even feeling sick) that come along with initially meeting clients, and the resulting first impressions. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Toni Orans with Toni…

New Vision for Women and Money

Coast Women in Business discussed a new vision for women and money on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Ever wonder why financial literacy programs don’t work for most women? Why do women struggle with money? At today’s meeting, we explored a new way of looking at women and money. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Heather Gurewitz is Director of the Women’s Business Center at the West Business Development Center. ABOUT COAST WOMEN IN BUSINESS…