An introductory Workshop that is designed for the entrepreneur and small business owner to learn what’s really needed of them to start and run a successful business.
However, there's a number of factors to keep in mind before starting your own business.
We'll introduce you to key business considerations, like the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal & financial considerations, and business plan basics.
Discussions will include:
- the need for personal skills
- financing & planning
- learn how committed you need to be to make the business successful
Greg Browder, Librarian, Business, Science & Technology Division, Dallas Public Library
Greg Browder has served as a Librarian in Dallas Public Library’s Business, Science, and Technology Division for 20 years. He holds a Master’s Degree of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University in Wildlife-Fisheries Sciences. Prior to earning his Master’s degree, he worked as a computer programmer/analyst for 15 years in company staff and consulting positions in a variety of industries. During his tenure at the library, he has served as Oil and Gas Specialist for the Nancy and Jake L. Hamon Oil and Gas Resource Center, and also served as Representative for the Library’s Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) for three years. As one of the Business, Science, and Technology Division’s staff librarians, he has worked with a broad range of customers and community partners, assisting with information needs related to financial literacy, investing, small business start-up, job-seeking, company and industry research, science and other subjects covered in the Division’s collections.