Are you new to blogging? Have you started a blog but can't seem to maintain it? Not sure what to write about next? Or you spending too much time on that one blog post?
This hands-on workshop will get you writing and show you ways to overcome those blogging barriers.
Writing about your own business is tough. You may know your business too well to explain it simply to others, or maybe you’re not sure how to begin. But there are simple ways to make your writing better.
Whether you are preparing a website, email newsletter, brochure, staff profiles, or news release, this hands-on workshop can help you. Join public relations and training professional Catherine Doucette BPR, MEd, CTDP as she guides you to write about your business in a way that connects with your customers.
In this half-day session, you will:
Who should attend this workshop? Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs writing business plans, marketing staff, business strategists, anyone evaluating an existing or potential product or service
Are you at a loss for words when explaining what you do? Is your business getting lost in the shuffle? Do you know how to maximize media attention? Join public relations and training professional Catherine Doucette as she guides you through the fundamentals of building your brand and promoting your business. But this isn’t just a chance to gain new skills. It is a workday!
You will be focused on your own business throughout training:
Day 1: Create a detailed branding plan: values, bios, mission, brand guidelines, etc.
Day 2: Apply effective writing and design techniques to tell your story for media, websites, and other mediums
Who should attend this workshop? Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs writing business plans, marketing staff, business strategists, anyone evaluating an existing or potential product or service (e.g. IT support desk,consultants,etc.)
David A. Kolb's model describes how people gain skills, solve problems, and process information. It’s part of our personality and how we write and speak. Whether you are leading a team, communicating with your clients, or training your staff, you could be disengaging one-quarter of the audience unless you understand their style.
Roll up your sleeves for this hands-on workshop, and you will:
Communication breakdowns are common in business, especially when you are juggling long hours and multiple challenges. But by employing the right strategies, you can avoid these situations and improve your relationships with both your team and your clients.
Join us for this hands-on leadership workshop where you will:
Develop the skills and confidence you need to teach, lead meetings, and make presentations. Together we will explore the role of the facilitator in different situations, recognize challenges, and use simple strategies to bring everyone into the conversation.
In this workshop, you will:
The relentless pressure of running a business can lead to burnout. Being your best depends on the choices you make every day. Learn how to work smarter to increase your productivity, which in turn can strengthen your bottom line. You will:
Do you know how satisfied your customers are? Do you know how to keep them coming back? It is easier to keep a customer satisfied than to recruit a new one. Happy customers are excellent sources of referrals for new business and easier to upsell.
Join us for this interactive workshop where you will:
Optional: Participants are welcome to bring a real life customer service case of no more than 250 words with all identifying information removed.
Mentoring is an amazing opportunity to empower employees to manage their own learning and become the kind of professionals they want to be.
Join Catherine Doucette as we examine the mentor/mentee relationship, practical goal-‐setting strategies, and real‐life scenarios in this hands-on workshop.
You will leave with a personalized strategy to enhance your mentoring skills.
Are you winning all the business you want? Do you waste time wondering what to include in your proposals? Do decision-makers understand why they need to choose you? You are not alone.
Whether you are responding to a formal request for proposals (RFP) or preparing an estimate, you need a clear, concise document that speaks to customer needs, focuses on benefits, and offers an exceptional first impression.
Join us for this hands-on workshop. Come prepared to work, as you will:
Optional: If you would like feedback during class on a proposal, please bring two copies of one proposal with all the private information removed (costs, email, recipients, client, etc.).
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