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How to Start and Run a Successful Small Business

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Getting an organization up and running can be expensive, confusing, and fraught with setbacks. Despite all the headaches that come with entrepreneurship, many individuals still desire to start their own company.

Fortunately, we don't have to do everything ourselves. Within our community exists the Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC), an organization that guides small business owners from the startup to the growth phase of their company.

Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the Alexandria SBDC, and Kerri Chase, founder of Bright Start Learning Center LLC, have teamed up to teach the Alexandria Jaycees the ins and outs of running a business.

You'll hear a firsthand account of how a busy parent of two built a thriving business--in a completely new industry--without quitting her day job.

We'll cover topics such as how to . . .

Leverage FREE expert advice throughout the life of your organization Earn a full-time living working part-time hours Have people lining up for your services Overcome barriers that stand between you and your dreams Avoid pitfalls that could put you out of business Whether you want to quit your day job and dive into full-time business ownership or test out your idea on a part-time basis, you're sure to walk away from this presentation with valuable information.

Join us at Carr Workplaces, conveniently located across from King Street Station.

Space is limited for this event so lock in your spot before it’s too late!