Mid-Continent Public Library's Square One Small Business Services has your entrepreneurial interests covered with a variety of February programs.
Business Model Canvas Workshop
Tuesday, February 7th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Blue Springs South Branch Community Room
Is your business model working? Join Kimberly Beer to learn how to stop the chaos and create meaningful direction in your business while ensuring your business idea is solid. Ideal for new entrepreneurs looking to define their concept and seasoned business owners who want to prevent the dreaded three- and five-year business slumps.
• Leave with a business skill that you can apply to current and future growth projects
• Gain a better understanding of your customer's pains and gains to use in marketing
• Identify insights on how to improve and expand your current and future business ideas
Registration is required to receive the packet with supplies for this activity-based class.
Productivity tools for your business
Wednesday, February 8th
Noon - 1:00pm
Blue Ridge Branch Community Room
We live in a world of distractions that can halt our productivity in its tracks. But there are some really amazing tools available to you that can keep you focused and efficient as a business owner. Join the Square One Small Business Specialist as they walk you through a variety of tools that can help you make the most of your limited time.
Identify areas of time waste in daily schedule
Discover tools to assist with business efficiency
Assess which tools to apply in daily operations
Creating your brand
Wednesday, February 22nd
5:30pm - 7:00pm
South Independence Branch Community Room
Do you know your brand’s story? Let Cynthia Fails lead you through this 90-minute exploration of your brand by helping you understand the relationship between businesses and customers, your business story, and how to effectively communicate that story to your customers.
• Refine your brand values
• Identify the personality of your brand
• Narrow down the story about who your brand is, what you do, and why you do it
To register, visit www.mymcpl.org/events.
These programs are funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.