TAMPA, Florida— Local female entrepreneurs host a free educational seminar to empower other women to become their own bosses. The free seminar takes place March 31st, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Complex at 3032 Collier Parkway.
Starting your own business, setting your own hours and finding a rewarding career are the American dream for most. These local business owners made that dream their reality. If you want to start your own business, meeting the right people and learning key business skills are critical. These business experts want to give back to their community and share some of their business savvy with future entrepreneurs.
The event kicks off with a formal educational seminar led by financial expert Jeannie Holliday. After the presentation, attendees will be able to ask questions at the “job fair” style event, where attendees can ask questions directly to successful local female business owners and learn about possible business opportunities or partnerships.
The workshop itself provides a deep dive training called “Women Entrepreneurs” and will cover the steps required to start your business, as well as how to operate your business and its success. It will pose key questions new entrepreneurs should ask including finding your passion and determine your business’s end game.
Jeannie Holliday is a Financial Advisor with Raymond James Financial Services. A highly accomplished financial advisor, she helps businesses and individuals across the country plan their finances to meet their goals. She loves working with women, even earning her Certified Divorce Financial AnalysisTM Designation.
Angie Carter is a Senior Team Leader and Mentor at Origami Owl. She’s a sales expert, positioning herself to smartly grow her team and sell customizable lockets to customers at community events. Highly organized and efficient, Angie says “this company has allowed me the opportunity to make my own schedule, earn the pay check I deserve and all me the time to be the present mother I want to be for my children.”
Jessica Fogarty is an Independent Consultant at Princess House, the company known for its safe, high quality cookware. The self-employed mom of two is able to provide for her family without sacrificing seeing her kids grow up. She is the co-leader of HER Way of Networking, a networking group focused on providing education to up-and-coming and established business owners. On the importance of business education, Jessica says that “many women don’t necessarily expect to become business owners but through necessity it happens. With ongoing training, I’ve been able to lead a successful team and maintain a strong personal business.”
Beth Reed is an Executive Director at Thirty-One Gifts. The entrepreneur garnered a reputation for growing large and highly successful teams within the direct sales space. She ensures the success of her teams by providing them with continual training and rewards. Also a co-leader of HER Way of Networking, Beth says that one of “my favorite things about my position is helping women see that with Thirty-One they can have more, do more and be more than they ever dreamed possible.”
Erin Green is a 5-Star Team Leader at Jordan Essentials, a company that specializes in safe and non-toxic beauty products. She’s an expert Facebook marketer maintaining her own fast-growing, high-conversion page “Healthy from the Skin Side In.” According to Erin, she loves “helping women reach their potential in business, while ensuring their family’s safety with healthy skin care products made in America.”
Melanie Green is the owner of the Triassic Media Group and Melanie Green Editorial Services, companies providing high quality written content to other businesses. She leads her team of writers, editors and web developers to surpass client expectations and serve as a digital marketing partner for local businesses. She says that the key to business success is to “take risks and constantly work to improve. It’s amazing how many people just don’t show up…to free seminars, to scheduled job interviews, and to meetings. 80% of success is probably just showing up and taking that risk to put yourself out there.”
The free seminar takes place March 31st, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Complex at 3032 Collier Parkway. For more information, email program leader Angie Carter of Origami Owl at firstname.lastname@example.org.