Business Development Classes –

Links to past business development class resources:

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure: Five Ways Good HR Practices Can Save You Money and Reduce Legal Risk, Kathy Perkins & Mary McKenzie, Kathy Perkins, LLC Workplace Mediation & Employment Law

DLI HR PRACTICES Handout – Kathy Perkins
Data Breach – The Facts. Statistics, Why It’s Important, What It Its How Does it Occur and What Insurance Pays For. Cathy Smith, CIC, The Hartford & Bob Smith,  Director of Agency Operations for Agency Services Company of Kansas

Check out this short video for information on data breach issues and your responsibility as a business owner:

Chalk Talk Video Series: Data Breach Customer

Social Media Club of Lawrence
Meetings of the Social Media Club of Lawrence are held every Wednesday morning from 7:30-8:30am  at Sandbar Subs unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. If you have an interest in sharing your social media experiences, learning more about using social media and making face-to-face connections with other social media professionals, then this is the meeting for you.

1 Million Cups
Every Wednesday morning, 9-10am
Cider Gallery, 810 Pennsylvania St.

We believe that conversations taking place over one million cups of coffee can make a measurable impact on the entrepreneur ecosystem and economics of Lawrence, KS. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local startups an opportunity to present their companies to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs.The program takes place every Wednesday morning from 9:00-10:00 a.m at the Cider Gallery 810 Pennsylvania. If you’re interested in being involved with the 1 Million Cups program sign up, show up and help someone start up by offering your thoughts, questions, and advice. Come join us, and help us reach our goal of 1 Million Cups!Please follow us on Twitter @1MillionCupsLAW and feel free to visit The event is recorded and archived online every week and can be viewed at