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The Million-Dollar One-Person Business via Zoom

Business Beyond Basics

2020-05-27 18:30:00 2020-05-27 20:00:00 America/New_York The Million-Dollar One-Person Business via Zoom Roxbury Public Library

Wednesday, May 27
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-05-27 18:30:00 2020-05-27 20:00:00 America/New_York The Million-Dollar One-Person Business via Zoom Make great money. Work the way you like. Have the life you want. Roxbury Public Library

Roxbury Public Library

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Make great money. Work the way you like. Have the life you want.

Elaine Pofeldt, business journalist and author, will share insights on how to crack the 7-figure mark for your business. Also, she will bring entrepreneurs featured in her book as well as her Forbes column who have created million-dollar businesses. Ask them all your questions!

Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist and speaker who specializes in careers and entrepreneurship. She is author of "The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business" (Random House, January 2018), where she  looks at how entrepreneurs are scaling to $1 million in revenue prior to hiring employees.  As a senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine, Elaine was twice nominated for the  National Magazine Award for her feature stories. Her work has appeared in FORTUNE, Money, CNBC, Inc., Forbes, Crain’s New York Business and many other business publications  and she is a contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit. 

 Elaine is also available to help clients with projects such as blogging, ghost writing, white papers, reports, ebooks, custom content, academic editing, and proposal writing and   editing at Elaine Pofeldt, LLC. Having built traffic Fortune Small Business Online from a fledgling site to one with 2 million to 5 million page views a month, she frequently draws on   her experience to help clients improve their online presence. Her approach is to use simple but effective editorial techniques to maximize a site's appeal and impact, working in   conjunction with designers, developers and others on the client's web team.

 Planning an entrepreneurship competition or other small-business-related event? Elaine can help. She founded Fortune Small Business's national Business Plan Competition and ran it   for five years. She has also been a judge in the Crain's New York Business Perfect Pitch Competition at Columbia Business School and Rutger's University's business plan competition.   An experienced moderator, she has run panel discussions for New York Entrepreneurship Week and the Crain's Top Entrepreneurs and Best Places to Work competitions.

 Entrepreneurs that will be featured include:

Alicia Schiro is Founder & CEO of Aced It Events.  She is the industry expert in event production, planning and management. She specializes in one-of-a-kind corporate experiences, conferences, galas and retreats.  Her client roster includes A-List celebrities, rock stars, top athletes, celebrity chefs and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. Alicia started her career in event production at J. Walter Thompson, one of the largest advertising agencies in the world, where she created, planned and executed branded experiences for global clients. Alicia was then recruited to help launch an Event Company Start-Up, where she quickly became one of the nation’s leading experts in experiential marketing and led the company to exponential growth. She then went on to launch her own brand, Aced it Events, and was featured in Forbes for growing her company to a multi-million dollar enterprise, as a solo event planner. Alicia was recently featured in BizBash Magazine’s Top 1000 Event Professionals in the U.S. She also previously won the prestigious BizBash People’s Choice Award for Corporate Event Planner of the Year and was interviewed by CNBC, sharing how she built her enterprise. Alicia is launching a video channel in 2020 to help others navigate the event industry, discuss trends, and interview experts in the world of corporate events and experiences.

Laszlo Nadler is a German-Hungarian entrepreneur. In 2012, Laszlo founded Tools4Wisdom.com, a stationary brand of advanced planners designed to boost productivity, reduce stress, and regain focus. Since then, Tools4Wisdom has been featured in Forbes, the Tim Ferris Show, and Elaine Pofeldt’s most recent book, “The Million Dollar, One Person Business”.

Steve Ferreira has a 37-year background in global container shipping. He established Ocean Audit in 1994 and his work includes securing multiple million dollar refunds for his clients, including 16 of the Fortune 100. Steve is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on billing, auditing and business intelligence for the ocean freight industry. Steve is often cited in leading business publications, including The Journal of Commerce, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNBC and Forbes. Steve was awarded a coveted LinkedIn Live broadcast channel called “OK, Boomer TV” To learn more about Ocean Audit, head to www.oceanaudit.com.

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Business Beyond Basics provides continuing education programs that bring businesses and the community together to network, learn, and advance. Produced jointly by the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Roxbury Public Library.  Idea to reality.  We'll help get you there.

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Tue, Jul 07 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Wed, Jul 08 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Thu, Jul 09 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Fri, Jul 10 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 11 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Jul 12 11:00AM to 3:00PM

About the library

The Roxbury Township Public Library is a municipal library serving the communities of Succasunna, Ledgewood, Landing, Berkshire Valley, Port Morris, and Kenvil. Residents of the township are eligible to a free library card which enables access to 2.8 million items across the Morris County library consortium including digital books, museum passes and more.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jul 07, 9:00am - 10:00am
Chair Yoga is a gentle Yoga offering that is appropriate for nearly everyone. Modifications are offered throughout the class, allowing each student to progress at their own pace.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Read "Safari" by Jennifer Egan (link below) and join us for a discussion. BYO Lunch!
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Tue, Jul 07, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Pick up the supplies for this craft from the library, then do it with us from home on Zoom!

Wed, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesdays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time is a combination of our traditional Toddler and Preschool Story Times!

Wed, Jul 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring your project to the virtual session and share with fellow creators.  

Thu, Jul 09, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Thu, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Thu, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Create, plan, and host programs for teens in the library.

Thu, Jul 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us on Zoom to play some of your family's favorite games!

Fri, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Fridays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time will be similar to our regular Horseshoe Lake story time. If possible, join us from outside!

Sat, Jul 11, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Mon, Jul 13, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Mon, Jul 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
We supply the challenge, you supply the Legos! Come build with us on Zoom!

Mon, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Come hear local singer-songwriter and guitarist Cardon Raquet performance at the Library Gazebo.

Tue, Jul 14, 9:00am - 10:00am
Chair Yoga is a gentle Yoga offering that is appropriate for nearly everyone. Modifications are offered throughout the class, allowing each student to progress at their own pace.

Tue, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Tue, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pick up the supplies for this craft from the library, then do it with us and your friends from home on Zoom!

Wed, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesdays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time is a combination of our traditional Toddler and Preschool Story Times!

Wed, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring your project to the virtual session and share with fellow creators.  

Wed, Jul 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room
New Jersey is filled with a wonderful variety of year round feeder birds. 

Thu, Jul 16, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us Thursday Mornings for these upcoming reads:

Thu, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Talmage Quiet Room
Book Selection for July is The Mapmaker's Children by Sarah McCoy.

Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Fri, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Fridays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time will be similar to our regular Horseshoe Lake story time. If possible, join us from outside!

Sat, Jul 18, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Mon, Jul 20, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Mon, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
We supply the challenge, you supply the Legos! Come build with us on Zoom!

Mon, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
WinterLong is the songwriting duo Dave and Gift from Hackettstown, NJ. Stephanie Joyner is a singer mixed with a storyteller, making for an interesting songwriter.

Mon, Jul 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm

Tue, Jul 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
Chair Yoga is a gentle Yoga offering that is appropriate for nearly everyone. Modifications are offered throughout the class, allowing each student to progress at their own pace.

Tue, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Wed, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesdays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time is a combination of our traditional Toddler and Preschool Story Times!

Wed, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring your project to the virtual session and share with fellow creators.  

Wed, Jul 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join organizer and author Jamie Novak for this laugh-out-loud funny virtual program.

Thu, Jul 23, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Thu, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Thu, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Create, plan, and host programs for teens in the library.

Thu, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us on Zoom to play some of your family's favorite games!

Fri, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Fridays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time will be similar to our regular Horseshoe Lake story time. If possible, join us from outside!

Sat, Jul 25, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Mon, Jul 27, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Mon, Jul 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
We supply the challenge, you supply the Legos! Come build with us on Zoom!

Mon, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Families encouraged to come hear this entertainer for all ages.

Tue, Jul 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
Chair Yoga is a gentle Yoga offering that is appropriate for nearly everyone. Modifications are offered throughout the class, allowing each student to progress at their own pace.

Tue, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Tue, Jul 28, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Are you a music lover? Put your musical knowledge to the test while having fun with other players!

Wed, Jul 29, 9:00am - 10:30am
Library Director Radwa Ali demonstrates how to discover and keep track of job opportunities on Google Search.

Wed, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesdays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time is a combination of our traditional Toddler and Preschool Story Times!

Wed, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring your project to the virtual session and share with fellow creators.  

Thu, Jul 30, 8:30am - 9:30am
Come dance away the calories to Zumba! Meet us on the front lawn of the Library and we'll Zumba while safely social distancing. There is a $5 fee payable in cash at the door; bring exact change!

Thu, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Fri, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Fridays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time will be similar to our regular Horseshoe Lake story time. If possible, join us from outside!

Fri, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Get together with your family to make some slime at home! Pick up the materials from the library, then make your slime with us on Zoom!
Registration opens Monday, July 20 2020 at 12:00am

Mon, Aug 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
We supply the challenge, you supply the Legos! Come build with us on Zoom!

Mon, Aug 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Love to write? Need some friendly support and feedback? Join area writers for a collaborative workshop for inspiration, gentle critiques and guidance on how to get started.

Mon, Aug 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kate and Paul cover musical genres from pop and progressive rock to R&B, county and folk-rock. Jeiris Cook, on acoustic guitar, has a sound reminiscent of old school blues and 70s style R&B.

Tue, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Tue, Aug 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Though there are no games this summer, hear how America's favorite past time is celebrated in arts, words and music.

Wed, Aug 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesdays for a live story time with Ms. Lynn! This story time is a combination of our traditional Toddler and Preschool Story Times!

Wed, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for some good contemporary reads.

Wed, Aug 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring your project to the virtual session and share with fellow creators.  

Thu, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick the kit up at the library, then do it with us at home on Zoom!Register

Thu, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Create, plan, and host programs for teens in the library.

Thu, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us on Zoom to play some of your family's favorite games!