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Eric Thompson 


Saturday December 8, 2012 at 10:15 AM 
Saturday December 8, 2012 at 1:00 PM 

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Southwest Regional Library 
16835 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33331


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Thinking of Owning a Business? . . . An introduction to what's involved.

December 8, 2012

Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. But if you are reading this you have already taken the first steps towards turning your dream into a reality.

This interactive three-hour seminar will deal with the key information you need to be considering as you move forward. Topics covered are:

  • Myths and Realities of Entrepreneurship - The truth about business ownership
  • Do you have what it takes - Assessing your skills & experience
  • Know your options: Different types of businesses - A closer look at various ways of starting a business
  • Components of business ownership - Understanding the many roles you'll play as a business owner
  • Making it legal - The nuts & bolts of launching a new business
  • Business plan basics - Why you need a business plan

The workshop is a solid first step. It helps you to understand what is involved in starting and running a business and your stage of readiness. This is time well spent. You will walk away with a head full of ideas for your next steps.

Featured Speaker: Eric Thompson has worked with over 100 CEO’s in Europe and America ... developing the leadership skills needed to drive their businesses into a successful future. Like Tapan, he started in Sales and Marketing with Unilever, in Africa, working with soap and detergent products, before moving to Canada to join up with household product giant, Johnson and Johnson. For the last decade Eric has developed leadership programs in Ireland, Scotland, England, the Ukraine, and the USA.

About SCORE: SCORE is a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The Broward SCORE Chapter has been helping entrepreneurs and business men and women for over 40 years to start, develop, and expand their businesses. For more information about how we can assist you visit us at