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Lael Bialek

(415) 348-6223|

June 2021

Crafting Your Business Story, Part 2: An Engaging Bio (WBC)

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

As you become an expert in your industry, you’ll need three versions of an up-to-date bio: 1-sentence tag line, short form, and long form. Join this interactive, hands-on workshop to learn how to communicate your expertise and experience in a way that’s authentic to your own voice as well as aligned with your business goals. You’ll leave with first drafts of all three versions that you can continue revising and refining. This is the second session of a 3-part series…

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Other People’s Money (WBC)

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Whether you are using equity, loans, trade credit, prepaid revenue, donations, or some combination of funding sources, using other people’s money to launch or grow your business carries very high risk of unpleasant surprises and legal disputes.  This workshop will survey the risks and opportunities of different small business funding types, and help you understand how to clearly define your legal rights and obligations in advance in writing to protect yourself against future problems with business creditors and investors. Although…

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Food Series 1: How to Start a Food Business (WBC)

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for a exciting series geared specifically for food businesses! This four-part series will cover how to start a food business, understanding key numbers & financial projections, defining your concepts & menus and financing your business & loan prep! These workshops with meet Thursday from 5:30-8:00pm. In the first session of our Food Series you will learn the steps you need to take to start a food business. Register here for one or all four of the workshops in…

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Legal Lunch & Learn (WBC)

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Are you starting or running a San Francisco Bay Area community microbusiness, but can’t afford a lawyer? Grab your lunch and join us via Zoom on alternate Fridays at noon for an informal group discussion to help you develop or revise your legal strategy and risk management plan during these challenging times of Covid-19 pandemic and economic recession. The legal product and service market for small businesses is confusing and full of misleading marketing hype. This lunch hour will be…

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Crafting Your Business Story, Part 3: My Success Narrative (WBC)

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

With all the challenges of running a day-to-day business, it can be hard to remember how far you’ve come and how successful you are. In this interactive, hands-on workshop, you’ll learn to tell the important story of your business journey. You’ll practice both verbal storytelling and the written word in a supportive space, and the story you draft can be used later in a multitude of ways. This is the third session of a 3-part series dedicated to effective storytelling…

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Introduction to the Digital Marketing Funnel (WBC)

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Running a small business means you spend a lot of time in the moment, putting out fires and tackling issues as they come. We invite you to take some time to step back, and take a look at the bigger picture of your marketing strategy. You'll learn the basics of creating a marketing and sales funnel and how to apply it to your business in easy-to-understand-and-complete steps.   Instructor Christina Hunt is a trained marketing professional. I’ve worked on creating product…

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July 2021

Food Series 2: Understanding Key Numbers & Financial Projections (WBC)

July 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for a exciting series geared specifically for food businesses! This four-part series will cover how to start a food business, understanding key numbers & financial projections, defining your concepts & menus and financing your business & loan prep! These workshops with meet Thursday from 5:30-8:00pm. In the second session of our Food Series you will explore  key number and learn how to make financial projections. Register here for one or all four of the workshops in this series!…

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Food Series 3: Defining Your Concepts & Menu (WBC)

July 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for a exciting series geared specifically for food businesses! This four-part series will cover how to start a food business, understanding key numbers & financial projections, defining your concepts & menus and financing your business & loan prep! These workshops with meet Thursday from 5:30-8:00pm. In the third session of our Food Series, you will learn about defining your concepts and menu. Register here for one or all four of the workshops in this series! Funded in part…

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Food Series 4: Financing Your Business & Loan Prep (WBC)

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for a exciting series geared specifically for food businesses! This four-part series will cover how to start a food business, understanding key numbers & financial projections, defining your concepts & menus and financing your business & loan prep! These workshops with meet Thursday from 5:30-8:00pm. In the fourth session of our Food Series, you will learn about options for financing your food business, and how to prepare for loan applications. Register here for one or all four of…

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