Spark – Blazing Your Business Tracks in 2014!

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The West Chamber – Serving Jefferson County, in conjunction with Joni Inman Consulting, LLC and Green Vine Marketing will be offering fast-track performance training for early stage businesses, scheduled to begin in May 9.  The program is designed to teach business owners how to develop, market, and manage their business while avoiding common mistakes.

Participants will learn from experienced professionals who routinely train and coach in various specialized business disciplines. To register for the program please click HERE.

Spark” will be held in six half-day sessions, on Fridays, from 8 A.M. – Noon, beginning May 9, 2014.


Week 1:  Friday, May 9, 2014 | 8:00 A.M. to Noon

Mindset” – Preparing for business growth. Mindset Makes all the Difference

Presenter:  Nigel Clayton, Ultrapreneur Success

Destination” –  Identifying your 3-Year Goal/Vision and how to get there.

Presenter:  Joni Inman, Joni Inman Consulting, LLC

Targets” –  Target markets, Value proposition, Channels to market

Presenter:  Joni Inman, Joni Inman Consulting, LLC


Week 2:  Friday, May 16, 2014 | 8:00 A.M. to Noon

Numbers” –  Understanding the money: Revenue/Break Even/Profit/Budget

Presenter: Heather Grandgeorge, Grand Business Solutions, LLC

Acceleration” – Using the Numbers & SOPs to Transform your Business from a Push Cart to a Race Car

Presenter:  Jeff Wilson, LoomView Enterprises, LLC


Friday, May 23, 2014 – NO CLASS – Memorial Day Weekend


Week 3:  Friday, May 30, 2014 | 8:00 A.M. to Noon 

Marketing” – Modern Marketing Techniques: Online and Offline Niche, Targets, Strategy

Presenter: Shane Robert, Green Vine Marketing


Week 4:  Friday, June 6, 2014 | 8:00 A.M. to Noon

Time” – Time Management/Delegation/When to Hire

Presenter:  Joni Inman, Joni Inman Consulting, LLC

Shift” – Creating an Above-the-Line Organizational Culture

Presenters: Cathy and Gary Hawk, Clarity International


Week 5:  Friday, June 13, 2014 | 8:00 A.M. to Noon

Hiring” – Finding Ideal Candidates/On-Boarding/Gov’t Requirements

Presenter: Wes Garnett, W. Garnett & Associates

Managing” – Strategic Staff Development & Performance Evaluation

Presenter:  Sue Zen, ZenCorp, LLC


Week 6:  Friday, June 20, 2014 | 8:00 A.M. to Noon 

T.I.D.Y  U.P.” – Things I Do Not Yet Understand Perfectly

The Experts Return!  Panel Q&A


To register for the program please click HERE.