Learn Business Basics to Turn Ideas into Action

Do you see successful small business owners and sometimes wish you could do the same? Do you have a passion that you’ve thought about turning into profit? Join the 3.9 million other small businesses in California that are turning dreams into reality. This workshop is the perfect starting point to build the knowledge you need to succeed. This engaging and informative workshop provides you with start-up guidance and a general…

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Learn Business Basics to Turn Ideas into Action

We know that starting and running your own business is not an easy task. It takes resilience, flexibility, perseverance, and education. Yet for most entrepreneurs, running their own business provides them with the independent ability to put their ideas into action, experience the freedom to choose their own path, and to build community and sustainability. This engaging and informative workshop provides you with start-up guidance and a general overview of…

Image: "Open Your Own Business" sign

Learn Business Basics to Turn Ideas into Action

We know that starting and running your own business is not an easy task. It takes resilience, flexibility, perseverance, and education. Yet for most entrepreneurs, running their own business provides them with the independent ability to put their ideas into action, experience the freedom to choose their own path, and to build community and sustainability. This engaging and informative workshop provides you with start-up guidance and a general overview of…

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Selecting the Right Business Entity

Whether just starting a business or owned a business for a while, all business owners need to understand the what, how, and why of the legal form under which their business operates. A proper business entity selection can play a huge role in the long-term success of a company as well as determining the amount of personal liability that the owner (or owners, in the case of a partnership) will…

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Attend this very timely and important workshop designed to protect local small business owners to ensure they use correct and compliant worker classification. This workshop will provide necessary information on how to classify your workers: employees or independent contractors. Like most small business owners, you probably aren’t too confident that you’re correctly classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees. But misclassifying your workers can result in serious fines and…