WEBINARS, PODCASTS & EVENTS

Sharing Knowledge, Strengthening our Community

 

PODCASTS

The UPS Store, Inc.

Best Podcasts for Small Business Owners

  • Productivity - "Entrepreneurs on Fire" hosted by John Lee Dumas is a top, award-winning podcast. Dumas has over 2,000 episodes available to help inspire and educate all business owners whether you are just starting your small business or have been running a small business for years. 

  • Inspirations - "My Wakeup Call" hosted by Dr. Mark Goulston’s helps small business owners on a path towards greater personal achievement and growth. Goulston provides stories of overcoming struggles and how to overcome obstacles.

  • Motivation - Amy Porterfield’s “Online Marketing Made Easy” focuses on topics covering all online business. If you are looking to expand your business to be fully online and need to know how to grow sales online or develop an email list, this is the podcast for you!

WEBINARS

Cornell University

INNOVATING FOR A POST-PANDEMIC FUTURE: Challenges and Opportunities in the Hospitality Industry

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • How the pandemic is forcing the hospitality industry to devise new solutions and guest services.

  • Lessons and practices that the hospitality industry can learn from other industries.

  • How to meet the challenges of migrating from a legacy system to a next-generation, cloud-based operation.

  • How today’s pace of innovation is making systematic changes both feasible and necessary.

  • What new innovations are possible today and which opportunities exist to bring new solutions to market.

Cornell University

The Restaurant Business in Crisis: Coping with Slowdowns, Expense Management & the Road Ahead

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • Restaurant executives and Cornell faculty experts discuss solutions to the challenges that operators, employees and guests are experiencing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Features CEO of Hopdoddy Burger Bar Jeff Chandler, CEO of Bagel Brands Jose Dueñas, Professor Cornell Hotel School Alex Susskind and CEO of Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh James Park. 

SCORE Association

Coronavirus and Your Small Business- Q&A with SCORE Mentors

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • SCORE experts and business mentors address questions and concerns regarding the current crisis to help you adapt your business and weather the storm.

  • Small businesses have been hurt deeply by the coronavirus, and the impact will be felt for months. 

University of San Diego (UCSD)
Innovation At the Edge: Future of Work

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • We are entering a brave new world of work. What are we doing today and tomorrow to prepare? As we train our workforce for the future ahead, what will the reality of the market look like? A panel of industry experts discuss the trends of telework, locally and globally and the current state of the job market.

  • Panelists: Elizabeth Lyons, Assistant Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy Josh Shapiro, Director, Center for Research on the Regional Economy at UC San Diego Extension Roberto Alvarez, Executive Director, Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils Taylor Williams, UC San Diego Basement alumna & Illumina Product Engineer

SCORE Association

Building Resilience After a Business Setback

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • This webinar presented by Lisa Dinhofer, “The Crisis Tamer,” explores the concepts and practices of resilience building and why it's more effective than the traditional “stress management” paradigm for managing the hills and valleys of business ownership.

Inc.com featuring Robert Herjavec

Honesty, Transparency, and Resilience: Three Leadership Keys in the Age of COVID-19

  • Podcast On Demand

Red Apple Auctions

 Online “Virtual Gala” Options and What’s Right for You

  • On Demand

Qualtrics XM

Four Questions Every Company Should Answer to Bounce Back Stronger

  • On Demand

Small Business Development Center of San Diego and Imperial County

2020 Instagram Strategy Webinar - Covering COVID-19

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • Learn the 2020 trends you want to absolutely use.

  • Learn about influencer marketing and how to best utilize it.

  • Create your own 2020 Instagram blueprint for your business.

  • Set goals you can actually achieve based on your existing metrics.

Global Washington

Executing A Virtual Gala in the Age of the Coronavirus

  • On Demand Webinar

Fieldstone Leadership Network, University of San Diego

Multiple Webinars​

Small Business Development Center of San Diego and Imperial

Protecting your Online Business and Assets in our New Environment of Covid-19

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • How to protect your online assets before infringement occurs.

  • The importance of trademarks, copyrights, patents and domain names to protect your business.

  • Why proactive protection matters when it comes to enforcing your rights.

San Diego SCORE

Marketing Advice to Combat an Economic Downturn

  • On Demand

What you’ll learn:

  • Use your website to keep customers informed of critical information, such as how they can still purchase from you.

  • Engage with your followers on social media, even if they aren’t buying right now.

  • Update your directory listings, like Google My Business, to communicate critical information like offering curbside pickup, even if your business is closed.

  • Use email marketing to keep your customers updated on the latest changes to your business, due to COVID-19.

  • Take advantage of other marketing channels for brick and mortar locations, like print marketing and signage, so customers can quickly and easily understand how to engage with your business.

Engage for Good

How To ‘Think Outside The Building’ With Rosabeth Moss Kanter

  • On-Demand Podcast

Zoom

Best Practices for Hosting Digital Events

  • On Demand​

Public Relations Society of America

Digital Communications During COVID-19

  • On Demand

Michael Smart PR

Confronting the Crisis – in PR, in the Economy, in Life

  • On Demand


SBA's San Diego District Office

Bi-Weekly Webinars on SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

  • Pre-Recorded and Live Options

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California Restaurants Association

Your Largest Fixed Cost: Rent. What Do You Do?

  • On Demand

NonProfit Focus

CCS Fundraising

Principles of Fundraising: Navigating the Challenges Presented by Coronavirus

  • On Demand​

What you'll learn:

  • Key lessons from critical moments in the past.

  • Unique implications of the current situation.

  • Suggested strategies during a crisis​.

  

Engage for Good

Virtual Volunteering For Employees: Don’t Forget These Critical Steps

  • On Demand

What you'll learn:

  • Why teams work better, even for virtual programs.

  • The necessary steps to select team leaders for online volunteering.

  • The key to supporting employee teams through webinars and conference calls.

  • How to avoid boring “one and done” opportunities.

  • Innovative ways to ensure your virtual volunteering is meaningful.

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The Nonprofit Academy

The New Normal: Fundraising in the wake of a COVID-19 Coronavirus Market

  • On Demand​