Build your business workshop: mentorship to get started today

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Why work alone? When I started my business I had no idea where to start and after painstakingly finding the answers and contacts I needed I was able to start a business that is now celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Founder Leigh Mitchell will help you through the basics of starting a business and share all the secrets she wished someone would have told her when she was starting out!

Topics of discussion/guidance will include:

  • Business structure
  • Why mentorship is critical to your success
  • Brand building considerations
  • Marketing
  • Start-up costs
  • Time management
  • Networking
  • Money-saving tips for getting started

Attendees will receive a 25% coupon after completing the session to join Women in Biz Network. Membership information can be found here.

About Leigh Mitchell:

Leigh Mitchell is a gender equality advocate and business strategist. Leigh often works with HR departments, brands, entrepreneurs and national corporations who want clear, creative and story-based campaign strategies. As the founder of Women in Biz Network, she has taken her business from a handful of women to an organization of over 35,000. Leigh curates mentorship initiatives, promotes our diversity-driven career portal, and delivers skill-building events to a variety of audiences. Throughout her career, she has worked with brands such as Microsoft Canada, TELUS, TD Canada Trust, Staples Canada and Chevrolet Canada. Leigh is featured in the CBC News, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Living, Wall Street Journal and has been a speaker at numerous industry events.

You might like to know: I love running, walking in nature and giving back in my community. I am married with two sons and live in Etobicoke. I am passionate about exploring the arts, spending time in nature and practicing yoga.

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