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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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Wed, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Wed, Oct 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
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Wed, Oct 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Thu, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Fri, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Sun, Oct 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Mon, Oct 26, 8:30am - 9:30am
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Mon, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for this virtual story time with songs and stories. Stick around at the end for a craft we can do together!

Tue, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Oct 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Wed, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us outside the library for stories and songs!
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Wed, Oct 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
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Wed, Oct 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Thu, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Fri, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Mon, Nov 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for this virtual story time with songs and stories. Stick around at the end for a craft we can do together!

Mon, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Mon, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Tue, Nov 03, 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, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Wed, Nov 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for some good contemporary reads.

Wed, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Thu, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Fri, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Fri, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Mon, Nov 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Tue, Nov 10, 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, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pick up the supplies from the library, then do the craft with us from home!
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Tue, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Break out your apron and cook along with Chef Theresa from Jeremiah's Catering, as we explore favorite recipes from around the world.

Wed, Nov 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Weis Registered Dietitian Kimberly Asman discusses and demos all things pumpkin.

Thu, Nov 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for a discussion of a great read!

Thu, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us every other week for a new craft you can do at home! Pick up the supplies at the library, then join us on Zoom to do it together.

Fri, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Mon, Nov 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Mon, Nov 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Nov 17, 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, Nov 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Read "Haircut "by Ring Lardner (link below), and join us for a discussion. BYO Lunch!

Tue, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Nov 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
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Wed, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Nov 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Nov 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Thu, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Fri, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
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