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4 COVID Mistakes by Business Owners

  • November 16, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 51



WINCleveland Eastside Monthly Meeting
Informal Networking begins at 11:30am;
Meeting starts promptly at 11:45am.

COVID is here to stay  . . . at least for a while.  Learn four big mistakes business owners made at the start of this pandemic and how some were able to pivot to not only stay afloat but also thrive.

Patrice Blakemore, Executive Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses will share mistakes business owners made during COVID.  She will also share opportunities that entrepreneurs identified that landed them big wins amidst the virus. Be prepared to share what has been successful for you in your business and identify small changes you can make today to ensure success tomorrow.

Free for All 

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a financial burden for many. The number of students with financial assistance needs will be even greater. Fees collected from our live events went toward the scholarship fund. Please consider making a donation to our Ursuline Business Major Scholarship fund. Visit our website for more details about the scholarship.

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Please reserve your space today by registering online. You will receive the link for the Zoom meeting. Only those pre-registered for this event will be admitted to the meeting.  

Bring your lunch and join us!!

Patrice Blakemore is the Executive Director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in partnership with Cuyahoga Community College.

This $500 million economic development initiative is an accelerator that helps entrepreneurs uncover the blind spots that will make their company more successful.

Patrice received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College in 3 ½ years, and her law degree in 2 ½ years from the University of Dayton School of Law.  After graduating from law school, Patrice worked for the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s office before moving to Cleveland, Ohio. 

In 2009, Patrice decided to use her experience as an attorney to create a consulting practice that focused on providing executive coaching for women in male-dominated professions. 

Patrice joined Cuyahoga Community College in 2013 as a business advisor for 10,000 Small Businesses.  She has assisted more than 500 business owners in the program. 

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