Business Literacy Series


Topic

Presenter

Date

More Info

LGBTBE Certification:
What is it and Why Do I Need It?
George Pieper, OutSmart
Office Solutions, Inc

Jan 19


LINK


LGBTBE Certification:
How to Write a Capability Statement
George Pieper, OutSmart
Office Solutions, Inc

Feb 02


LINK


LGBTBE Certification:
I’m Certified, Now What?
George Pieper, OutSmart
Office Solutions, Inc

Feb 23


LINK


What Banks Look for
When Lending

Ron Atwal, Wells Fargo


Mar 09


LINK


Social Media Ethics


Joe Barnes, Seattle
University

Mar 21


LINK


How to Create a Business Plan

Lisa Sturgis, Wells Fargo

Apr 11

LINK

Cultivating Inclusion

Jen O'Ryan

Apr 18

LINK

Budgets, Forecasts, and Projections


Jun 06

LINK

Negotiating Leases


Imants Holquist,
Holmquist & Gardiner

Jun 27


LINK


Negotiating Contracts


Jason Bergevin,
Holmquist & Gardiner

Jul 11


LINK


Office of Labor Standards - Seattle

Matt Landers, GSBA

Jul 20

LINK

Negotiating Contracts with
Employees

Jason Bergevin,
Holmquist & Gardiner

Jul 25


LINK


How to Engage with
the City of Seattle

Michael Wells


Aug 08


LINK


Advertising

John Rubino, Green Rubino

Sep 07

LINK

Excel 2016 for Small Business Bellevue Microsoft Store Sep 14

LINK
Creating a Trans-inclusive
Workplace

Aidan Key, Gender Odyssey


Sep 21


LINK


Cybersecurity for Small Business Bellevue Microsoft Store Sep 28

LINK
LGBTBE Certification 101 George Pieper, OutSmart
Office Solutions, Inc

Oct 12


LINK
LGBTBE Certification:
Capabilities Statements
Ilona Lohrey,
GSBA Headquarters

Oct 23


LINK 
LGBTBE Certification: I'm
Certified, Now What?
George Pieper, OutSmart
Office Solutions, Inc
Oct 31

           
LINK
LinkedIn Profile: Maximize
Your Reach
Lora Poepping, President,
Plum Coaching & Consulting
Nov 07


LINK
Small Business Start-ups

Brian Jaeger

 

Organize Yourself

Amy Woidtke

 

Public Policy: How to Make
Your Voice Heard


Jay Petterson, Blue Wave
Political Partners &
Matt Landers, GSBA













































































OUTLeads

Jump start your business with viable leads and valuable connections. The idea is simple: generate business for OUTLeads members by bringing qualified leads to the group. Think of it as a co-op: you put something in and get something in return. 

OUTLeads is a members-only program where participants come together to share qualified leads or tips to other members of the group. We only allow one member per business sector, so there is no conflict of interest. OUTLeads is an effective way for GSBA members to increase their business; as you are selling and promoting your business, you stay aware of opportunities for other members in your group.

OUTLeads Groups

 

EAST


    8:30am-
9:30am

    1st & 3rd
Thu

    Expedia CruiseShipCenters
120thAve NE, Bellevue

QUEEN
ANNE


    4:30pm-
5:30pm


    2nd & 4th
Tue


    The 5 Spot
1502 Queen Anne Ave N


SEATTLE
(am)

    7:30am-
8:45am

    2nd & 4th
Tue

    Julia’s in Wallingford


SEATTLE
(pm)

    11:45am-
1:00pm

    1st & 3rd
Tue

    1st Security Bank - Capitol Hill


WEST
SEATTLE

    8:00am-
9:00am

    1st &3rd
Wed

    Umpqua Bank - West Seattle


NORTH



    8:00am-
9:00am


    2nd & 4th
Wed


   

InSpark Coworking
16824 44th Ave W, Lynnwood


Dues
OUTLeads dues are $60 per quarter. We will request a credit card number for dues to be automatically charged each quarter.

Rules
OUTLeads members must be a GSBA member in good standing throughout OUTLeads attendance. OUTLeads members operate under the GSBA Standards of Ethics & Conduct. Dues are not refundable. Each person may only be a member of one OUTLeads group.

More Information
Email for a full list of rules and an OUTLeads application.