• It’s time for your
    Encore!

    Resources for creating, growing & leading your business.

  • Find the entrepreneur in
    You!

    What type of entrepreneur are you? Where to next?

  • Are you ready to
    Innovate?

    Visit one of our Innovation Centers to bring your ideas to life.

What topic interests you?

Choose from a variety of topics to help bring your business idea to the next level. Pick a topic below and we will provide resources, workshops and events that match your interests.

Upcoming Workshops

Feb
19

Business Plan 2

This is the continuation of developing the business plan.We will discuss online resources helpful in the development and operation of your business...

Feb
26

Small Business Legalese

In this workshop, we will explore the many legal aspects of owning a business. Topics include: naming your business, licenses, registration,...

Mar
05

Know Your Customer

Is there a demand for your business? What is your target audience? We will explore market segmentation and develop a marketing plan that...

Mar
12

Where's the Money?

You have a great business concept; now it's time to find the financial support you need to get started. Do you need a conventional loan, microloan...

Mar
19

Pricing for Profit

Pricing your product too high or too low can set your business up for failure. You must know how much it cost to provide your product or service....

 

Tools & Templates

Tools & Templates

Business Forms & Templates

Updated: 12/18/2018

Business Basics, Legal, Finance, Leadership & Innovation

Get instant access to hundreds of business forms, templates, and contracts...

Tools & Templates

Business Presentation Templates

Updated: 12/18/2018

Marketing, Leadership & Innovation

Present company results and sales pitches with Canva's stunning layouts you...

Tools & Templates

Million dollar consulting proposals : how to write a proposal that's accepted every time

Updated: 7/31/2018

Business Basics, Legal, Finance, Leadership & Innovation

From bestselling author Alan Weiss, Million Dollar Consulting Proposals...

Tools & Templates

Innovation mentality : six strategies to disrupt the status quo and reinvent the way we work

Updated: 7/31/2018

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Leadership & Innovation

Featuring six ways to disrupt the status quo and reinvent the way we work,...

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