Are you Ready to Start a Business?
May 05 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Are you looking to start up a business but have no experience running one? Do you have an idea you are excited about and want insight into how to get started? Join Washington SBDC Certified Business Advisor, Mia Johnstone, to hear about the basics of starting a business.
Topics that will be covered:
- Identify reasons for starting a business
- Self analyze your readiness for running a business
- Understand the conditions of running a business (ie possible long hours, stress management...)
- Brick and mortar business vs consulting/online business and their different levels of risk.
- Financial basics for starting a business
Mia Johnstone is a Washington Small Business Development Center Advisor. She loves copywriting, customer relationships, solid branding, and beautiful photography. She has an MBA and serves Mason, Pacific, and Grays Harbor County small businesses with Washington SBDC advising services.
Julia Lara is a Washington SBDC Certified Business Advisor and an experienced retail business owner. She graduated from the University of Washington where she studied American History and Political Science, with an emphasis in Economics. She has an MBA from EWU.