2013-12-9T11:00 AMDecember 9, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This a sequel to the four-workshop series held in November, based on one of the many courses by Seth Godin, Dr. Robert Santry and Mike Kern will guide you through brief, powerful, in-person learning experiences. Seth is an “out of the box” thinker. He was very instrumental in bringing Yahoo to the forefront and to its success. Are you ready to explore the edges of a frightening new idea and run with it? Learn how to take a “broken” situation and turn it into opportunities to create projects that fix it. In order to prepare for these workshops, your email address is requested so that information can be disseminated prior to the start of the first workshop.
2013-12-10T12:00 PMDecember 10, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This workshop will focus on how to significantly increase your credit score. Do you have less than perfect credit? Never has your credit score been more important than in today’s economy. Do you know what type of challenges or negative items are on your credit report? Do you know how long these negative items have been on your credit report? About 80% of all credit reports have errors or obsolete items on them. Therefore, any erroneous, inaccurate, obsolete items, such as bankruptcies, repossessions, late payments, judgments, charge offs, short sales, foreclosures, delinquent school loans, past due medical bills, or any other item, could potentially be removed from your credit reports and significantly increase your credit score. Michael Nguyen has held several licenses in full financial services for over 15 yrs including life insurance, registered principal, real estates and mortgage from the mainland. During that period, he has held hundreds of seminars for several 500 Fortune com
2013-12-11T12:00 PMDecember 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Are you in need of a small business loan? Well, perhaps a micro loan may be your answer. Craig Swift, Director of the MEO Business Development Center may be the person that you need to obtain a loan between $500 and $50,000 for your small business venture. He will work with you to improve your credit scores so that you will or to start and/or build credit. Craig has over 25 years of experience in the fields of business ownership, finance, and community economic development in Maui County. Craig’s career also involved helping to finance hundreds of Hawaii businesses using the SBA 504 Program and the USDA Intermediary Relending Program, in addition to his current position of overseeing MEO’s Micro Loan Program. In 2013 Craig was honored by the SBA as the State of Hawaii’s Home-Based Business Champion of the Year. Craig has his MBA from the University of Hawaii and undergraduate degree from the University of Washington.
2013-12-12T12:00 PMDecember 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Here’s the beginner workshop that you were all waiting for!! Learn the basics of timeline navigation and newsfeed/wall content. In addition, get the scoops on how to post, tag and add photos, like, comment, or share, plus more… Nicole “nico” Fisher is an energetic entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience. She is presently a Marketing Strategist, Social Media Consultant and Trainer and is passionate about taking businesses from good to great through various marketing avenues.
2013-12-16T12:00 PMDecember 16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This workshop will focus on year-end closing procedures for individuals, as well as, small and medium size businesses. Understanding allowable tax deduction will help prepare you for 2013 tax season. Individuals and business owners will learn to utilize tax deductions to enhance business insight and manage their organization more efficiently and effectively. Dira Rosado is an accountant and the founder of Hana Mana Bookkeeping Services. She specializes in tax preparation and property management bookkeeping with a focus on family owned companies. She hopes to bring her knowledge back to her home of Maui and teach the local community about managing their finances.
Presentation is strictly for educational purposes. Please review any action or plans you might undertake with you accountant, financial planner or attorney.
2013-12-17T11:45 AMDecember 17, 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
At MCBRC, Maui Business Brainstormers (MBB) members meet every month to discuss, share and learn subjects related to staring, running and growing own business.
Spirited discussions result in information, education and fun.
The attendees and the expert business coach contribute with substance to the featured segments:
1) Get to Know your Neighbor: an opportunity to interact with new faces and strengthen own abilities to socialize with others in fast paced situations;
2) Business on the Grill: This segment creates a case study for mutual learning. A MBB member submits own business to be grilled. To apply for this segment, the business must be in operation with sales and the need to grow, but facing challenges.
3) Regular Brainstorming: Attendees have opportunity to present a challenge they are experiencing in their own business for group ideas and suggestions.
To attend, please RSVP at www.Meetup.com/MauiBusinessBrainstormers. Non-members need first to join the FREE membershi
2013-12-18T12:00 PMDecember 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Pinterest is the fourth largest traffic source in the world. It drives more referral traffic to websites than LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube combined! Learn how this social network can help you establish brand authority, reach a wider audience, and drive traffic to your site. Danielle Miller is a Social Media Coach and Founder of Miller Media Management. She specializes in authentically marketing small businesses on social media. Analyzing nearly a decade’s worth of trends has helped her develop strategic solutions that attract loyal customers. Get ahead of the curve - call today to reserve your seat!