Virtual Build Your Business Series Launches in April

In partnership with Ulster County libraries, the Highland Public Library will be offering a 4-part Build Your Business series for library patrons on Wednesdays in April from 7-8pm. Topics cover public speaking, task management, leading your business to success, and optimizing your online presence for your business or future business.

Four-Part Build Your Business Schedule:

Jennifer Thayer, Technology Strategist: Make your Public Speaking Impactful: Use Storytelling, Mechanics and Anxiety Hacks

 In this talk, Jennifer works from the premise that all speaking is public speaking and discusses the use of storytelling as a presentation anchor. She’ll also cover basics like voice preparation, better slide creation and hacks for performance anxiety. Presentation followed by a Q&A.
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Sonia Narvaez, CEO and powerhouse at Operation QOL  Day to Day Task Management: Tools and Accountability

Once an entrepreneur embarks on their full-time journey, day-to-day task management can become difficult to balance as there are no external expectations set. Starting off on the right foot is essential to develop healthy and optimized daily habits. We will discuss the most important tasks to accomplish on a daily basis, weekly basis and monthly basis and tools to stay on track and keep yourself accountable on an ongoing basis. Presentation followed by a Q&A.
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Merritt Minnemeyer, Founder of Master of One Coaching
How to Lead Your Business to Success


Building your business can be daunting, even in the best of circumstances. How is a new business owner to know the right place to start? In this interactive workshop, Merritt will lead you through the process of understanding and applying the same leadership principles used by Fortune 500 companies, celebrities, and CEOs around the world so that you can lead yourself, and your business into the future you envision. You’ll come away with practical advice and a newfound inspiration that will keep you focused and strong as you build the company of your dreams!
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Lucia and Alicia, CoCEO’s of LACE Photo Media
Media + Website Audit – Optimize your online presence

During the LACE Photo Media Website + Instagram Audit, we’ll select one participant and do a live digital review of their website and Instagram account. We’ll begin by reviewing their Instagram account and how they can implement best practices, improve their post engagement, increase following, analyze posts’ performance, and the tools they can utilize to do this. We’ll then hop over to their website to review their overall branding implementation, design, navigation, and give our top tips on how to improve these areas and optimize their online presence for increased sales conversions.
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