Recession Proofing Your Business

Topic: Managing Your Business     Provider: The Greenhouse, St. Petersburg Opera Company Recession Proofing Your Business is an informative workshop to help you prepare yourself and your business for the inevitable economic cycle of a recession. The discussion will detail Six Key Focus Points for […]

Coaching Skills for an Engaged Workforce

Topic: Human Resources/Managing Employees    Provider: The Greenhouse, Pinellas County SCORE Having issues with retaining employees, customer satisfaction or business performance? Employee Engagement is one of the most powerful solutions businesses have to fixing these problems. Yet many managers struggle with how to engage their […]

Workforce Development Resources for Small Business

Topic: Employment Management Provider: The Greenhouse, City of St. Petersburg, St. Pete Works! One key role of workforce development is to help businesses find the qualified workers they need. As a business, you will find local services including electronic job orders and job fairs, regular […]

Employee Retention Strategies for Small Business Owners

Topic: Employee Management      Provider: The Greenhouse & SCORE Is the Great Resignation the New Normal? With unemployment rates nearing all-time lows and a high number of job openings, employees have become a scarce resource and retaining them has become more important than ever to business success. […]

Commercial Leasing for Small Business Owners

Topic: Managing a Business     Provider: The Greenhouse, Debbie Reeser with Barkett Realty Before signing a commercial lease, there are important steps to consider for any new or existing business owner. Whether you’re opening a store, relocating to a new space or renting out facilities […]

How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive

Topic: Managing Business       Provider: The Greenhouse and SCORE Entrepreneurs are often so focused on the day-to-day operations needed for survival that they don\’t take time to look at the business as a whole. Changes can be made in every business to stimulate growth, improve competitive […]

Employee Vs. Independent Contractor

Employee Versus Independent Contractor

Topic: Managing Employees     Provider: The Greenhouse and SCORE Pinellas The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) clearly defines the requirements, and status of employees vs independent contractors. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. Learn the rules and conditions before you hire to avoid IRS violations, penalties […]

Setting up your Financial System: It’s Easier than you Think

Category: financing/accounting      Provider: The Greenhous and SCORE Eighty percent of small businesses fail in the first 18 months because they run out of cash. Many entrepreneurs don’t devote enough time and preparation to setting up their bookkeeping and monitoring their finances, because they think it is […]

Intellectual Property, Anyone?

Topic: Legal Issues      Provider:  The Greenhouse & SCORE Do you own or manage a small business? Want to know more about the basics of copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets? This webinar will show you how to protect the intellectual property in […]

City Services and Incentives

Topic: City Services and local business incentives        Partners: City of St. Petersburg Greenhouse, Planning and Development Services, and Water Resources Staff Are you considering opening up or relocating your business to a physical location? Join this webinar to learn about key points for […]