Selling the Dream:
SBEC Entrepreneur News for August

SBEC Friends of the Center Luncheon

Wednesday, August 23, 2017   11:45am to 1:15pm
1215 El Prado Ave., Torrance, CA
Meet local entrepreneurs and other SBEC friends for our monthly Networking Luncheon. Our meeting will feature a presentation from Alex Vorobieff, the founder and CEO of The Alex Vorobieff Company. His firm helps companies get “unstuck” by identifying and eliminating dysfunction so that otherwise failed systems begin to work and team members begin to thrive. In his 2017 book Transform Your Company, Alex identifies a critical leadership behavior that will derail any transformation and provides a proven sequence that will enable positive and lasting change.
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CSUDH Innovation Incubator: Capital Forum & Pitch Competition

Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:00am to 10:00am
1000 E. Victoria Street (Loker Student Union Ballroom C), Carson, CA 90747
In the first hour of this event, learn how to overcome the unique financing challenges that face startups. The second hour will feature a 3-minute fast pitch competition.
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Good Reads

Best Practices for Employers and Human Resources/EEO Professionals
Go to the original source for ways to manage your hiring process and stay within legal guidelines.

Conduct Great Interviews with Ease and Insight
Job seekers aren’t the only ones stressed by interviews. The process can be stressful for employers too.

The 5 New Rules of Employee Engagement
What really keeps your workers motivated? These true tales reveal the surprising answers.

Employee Engagement: How 3 Top Companies Increased It
Learn how today’s top companies like Southwest Airlines and Google are keeping their employees engaged.

Engaged Employees Infographic
Check out this infographic showing what creates engaged employees, and what key attributes are present within these engaged employees.

Why Zappos Thinks Employee Happiness ‘Shouldn’t Be About the Dollar’
It’s not all about the wage raises. A look at how retailers can make their workforces happier and more productive.

How to Develop a Business Growth Strategy
Learn from lessons of breakthrough companies and how they can help you create a growth strategy of your own.