Suppliers! Employees! Business Plans! Marketing! Bookkeeping! Not enough customers! Too many customers!... it can be a roller coaster or just overwhelming at times. Wouldn't it be good to get together and talk with people who've been there and have an idea what you're going through? This is a group for East Bay small business owners to meet and share ideas, stories, experience and encouragement. If you own a small business, especially in the service sector (food service, tradesperson, consulting, craft seller, shopkeeper, etc), you may find that it's hard for people who aren't in business to relate to your joys and frustrations. Your friends may tell you how lucky you are that you're doing what you love, but they often have no understanding of the time and energy demands of your business. This is NOT a business networking or lead generating group. It's a group for small business owners, of all ages and experience levels, to get together with others over a cup of coffee or a beer and talk about where your business has been and where it's going. Groups will not exceed eight people so that everyone can have a chance to talk and listen.

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