WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American University School of International Service (SIS) and Kennedy Consulting International proudly present CEOReal Talk co-founders, Dr. Garnett Newcombe and Mrs. Kay Woods, as they address the problems and attitudes that can derail woman-owned businesses from launching successfully by hosting "Today's Decisions For Your Tomorrow" on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at American University's SIS Abramson Family Founders Room. This dynamic roundtable session will provide American University students, professors, alumni, and business professionals the opportunity to network with business owners from the Washington, D.C. area and representatives from local small business development government offices.
Dr. Garnett Newcombe and Mrs. Kay Woods will be joined by:
- James Goldgeier, Dean of the School of International Service at American University
- Stephanie Fischer, Executive-In-Residence, SIS and author of "Membership, Entrepreneurship, Innovation: SIS Experiential Learning Program"
- Iwetta Pyc, Associate Professor, School of Professional and Extended Studies at American University and author of "Trends and Currents in Regional and Global Women's Entrepreneurship," and
- Alex Kennedy, President of Kennedy Consulting International and author of "The Mentorship and
Small Business Experience as an AU Alumnus" will provide closing remarks
This enlightening roundtable discussion will focus on methods to better prepare your small business to grow while avoiding the pitfalls and hidden nuances that come with building a woman-owned small business. This session is also open men and anyone who may be interested in starting or growing a business.
"We are thrilled to host this eye-opening session for the local business community and American University students, alumni, staff, and professors. CEOReal Talk has always been a proud supporter of American University and the institution's foundation to academic excellence. We are pleased to extend that support through this exciting networking event with local woman-owned and minority-owned businesses," said Mrs. Kay Woods, co-founder of CEOReal Talk.
"We launched CEOReal Talk in the hopes that the organization would serve as a way of connecting woman-owned and minority-owned businesses with realistic knowledge and methods for long-term profitability," added Dr. Garnett Newcombe, fellow CEOReal Talk co-founder. "Since then, CEOReal Talk has evolved into so much more. Through our in-depth speaking series - such as this event with American University - and our mentorship program, we strive to reveal the hidden nuances that destroy small and minority businesses by providing effective and realistic strategies to help them successfully compete in today's marketplace."
Further information regarding this event can be found online at: http://www.ceorealtalk.com.
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About CEOReal Talk:
CEO Real Talk was founded by small business experts and CEOs, Dr. Garnett Newcombe and Kay Woods to reveal the hidden nuances that can destroy small businesses. Through this speaking platform they share a realistic foundation for long-term profitability as businesses continue to grow and diversify.
About Dr. Garnett Newcombe:
Dr. Garnett Newcombe is the Co-Founder and CEO of Human Potential Consultants, LLC, an award-winning employment solutions Company. Established in 1997, Human Potential Consultants was founded on the belief that assisting individuals to improve their self-worth, work readiness and employability skills regardless of their background, will increase job opportunities.
About Kay Woods:
Kay Woods is the Founder & CEO of Precious Treasures Childcare, an award-winning 24 hour 7 day a week Child Care Center. Established in 2002, the vision of her child care center is to strengthen family unity at the root through integrating early childhood education and parenting resources.
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