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Mind Your Business

March 9, 2013 @ 10:00 am - March 10, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

| $325


Mind Your Business is a pants wearin’, gettin it done, decision makin’, small business owning boot camp, with a little glamor and lots of humor, of course.  Join us for two full days as we dissect the ins and outs of your business, doin’ business in the Bay Area, and kickin ass as women business owners. This class is two full days (10-5 w/ a 90 min lunch break). This bootcamp will help small business owners grow their businesses in 2013 through exercises, activities and conversations with distinguished guest speakers. Plus a whole lot of fun.

Participants will:

  • Take a full inventory of their businesses
  • Hear from guest speakers about a variety of business related subjects like pricing, to do lists, staying relevant, hiring employees & conversion.
  • Explore their learning style
  • Learn about outsourcing weaknesses
  • Complete a branding check up
  • Trust their instincts for real this time
  • Learn how to be more flexible. It’s actually possible
  • Set up a to do list to implement changes for the upcoming year


Sarah Deragon is a natural light portrait photographer based in San Francisco. She specializes in not-so-corporate headshots, family photo sessions, and professional online dating headshots. She has been featured on Daily Candy, and her work has been featured in numerous magazines, book jackets, and company websites. Sarah has taught several photography classes at Makeshift Society and is the co-facilitator of two Success Squads, once a month meet ups for female small business owners.

Lisa Anderson Shaffer, is a licensed psychotherapist and accessories designer for her business Zelma Rose.  With a background in private practice and acute psychiatric in-patient care she is an expert in boundary maintenance and group dynamics. Lisa has nearly a decade of experience helping patients, and small business owners create strong and healthy boundaries.  Lisa’s clients describe her as funny, insightful, straightforward and all agree, she loves a hot mess.  Lisa currently offers consultation and coaching to small businesses and business owners interested in promoting creativity, innovation, and maintaining a happy and healthy workplace. Additionally, Lisa co-facilitates two Success Squad business groups with Sarah.


Nicole Delger – PR, Communications, Advertising & Publishing Expert
Stephanie Bodnar – Owner of Honey Cooler Handmade, beautiful handmade lingerie
Giselle – Gyalzen – Owner of Rare Device, A brick and mortar highlighting the best of independent design.
Maggie Spicer – Owner of Whisk, serving the growing needs of San Francisco start ups
Karrie Myers Taylor – Owner of VideoKard, making personalized video business cards for small business owners

Dates: March 9th & 10th 10am-5pm w/ a 90 min lunch break

Register for this workshop here.



March 9, 2013 10:00 am
March 10, 2013 5:00 pm


Makeshift Society
235 Gough Street San Francisco, CA 94102 United States