Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
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Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic climate.This seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business including incorporation, financing, stakeholder development and business planning. Jeff Levy shares practical vignettes and stories from his experience as a business owner and manager. You’ll have time to ask questions and get ideas.The seminar will help you understand:• How personal and business motivations affect success• The essential qualities of an entrepreneur• The seven centers of management attention• Differences between a startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award• Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate• Elements of a good business plan• Pros and cons of financing options• Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownershipLevy is a nationally recognized consultant and coach to individuals interested in exploring self-employment. Jeff shares from his wealth of business experience as a founding member of Windswept Capital, President and COO of Spider Staging Corporation, officer at Flow International, and Executive VP and principle of SafeWorks LLC.As a business coach Jeff has helped several hundred people begin their first business. He serves on several college entrepreneurial advisory boards and is regular guest speaker at SCORE and the Women’s Business Center. He is also the co-author of “Making the Jump Into Small Business Ownership.”