Innovating Your Business For Future Growth
Simply put, to innovate is to make changes by introducing new methods or ideas that support growth. Why is innovation important to your small business? It helps you to feel more confident in the midst of change. It saves you time and energy. Innovation helps you to stay in a state of constant evolution.
How would you respond if asked:
How will you continue to generate revenue, in the midst of a customer deficit?
What do you do when your business has more needs than you can address?
What new method or idea would help your business survive when there is limited personnel, time, resources, or finances?
This workshop is designed to help you innovate your business for future growth. Be prepared to exchange ideas and expand your business mind as you are equipped with new ways to solve your unique business problems.
Presented By: The Department of Innovation & Economic Opportunity
Hosted By: Taylor Clark of REV Bham
Taylor Clark, Director of Business Recruitment + Growth
As the Director Business Recruitment and Growth, Taylor Clark leads REV Birmingham’s business growth and recruitment strategies to support small, lifestyle businesses in starting, growing or locating in the City of Birmingham. She leverages 20 years of communications, business development and project management expertise to develop workshops, resources and programs to support entrepreneurs in their journey. Through the creation and implementation of goal-oriented coaching tools, Taylor supports hundreds of entrepreneurs annually in growing their small business dream. Additionally, she leads REV’s retail revitalization efforts through strategy development, stakeholder engagement, and vision casting to establish downtown as a vibrant retail destination. Prior to her current role, in her time with REV she launched a local food hub and distribution system to increase access to healthy food in high-risk communities while providing small business technical assistance to corner stores, restaurants and retailers. Prior to joining REV in 2012, Taylor spent 10 years in communications and marketing creating and deploying marketing, training and corporate strategies to achieve results. Taylor is from rural Alabama and grew up in Washington, DC.