Dynamic Speaker coming to Regional High Technology Center on November 16

Motivational speaker Denise Ryan will present a free workshop entitled “Should I Quit My Day Job? Evaluating Your Potential for Success as an Entrepreneur” on Wednesday, November 16 from 6-8 p.m. at the Regional High Technology Center in Waynesville Industrial Park.

This seminar is designed to walk you through the decision making process - starting with a good look at what you want, then detailing what success will take, and finally telling you how to get started. Presenter Denise Ryan is a former small business consultant and now runs her own company called FireStar. She held over 16 jobs before deciding she couldn't work for anybody else .Sick and tired of somebody else telling you what to do? Convinced you could do it better? Always dreamed of having your own business? Attend this seminar and see if you've got what it takes. Don't quit your day job until you attend this seminar!

Ryan’s infectious enthusiasm, her big smile, and her candor are her trademarks. Audiences love her humor and the tools she gives them to bring the fire into their lives, both personally and professionally. Denise has re-energized thousands of people, waking them up to their full potential and helping them get everything they can out of their lives and their work. One of her audience members said "She makes me feel like I can do anything!" She has spoken for Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses.

In conjunction to this program, a Business Start-up Forum will also be held from 5-9 p.m. in the lobby of the Regional High Technology Center. Business resource providers from the area will be on hand to offer assistance. Meet representatives from HCC’s Small Business Center, (SBTDC) Small Business Technology Development Center, SCORE( Counselors to America’s Small Business), (SBA)Small Business Administration, and (MMF)Mountain Microenterprise Fund. This forum and workshop are sponsored by the Haywood County Economic Development Commission in cooperation with the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce and Haywood Community College. Call Cheryl Meyers at 456-3737 to reserve a seat.