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April 5, 2004

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Phil Landesberg, president of Miles2Go Seminars and Consulting, will give two workshops Tuesday, April 20, at Bucknell University.

Both three-hour workshops, sponsored by the Bucknell Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will be held in Room 256 of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.

The first, "Growing Small Businesses with Big Ideas," begins at 9 a.m. and will cover the topics of how to efficiently focus employees and other resources on achieving long-term success, how to identify and meet customer needs; and practices that support collaboration, learning and improvement.

The second, "Dealing Effectively with Resistance to Change," begins at 1 p.m. and will examine how to identify and deal with common causes of resistance to change, three principles for building support for change and easy-to-use tools to deal with resistance to change.

The cost for these seminars is $20 for one or $30 for both; a networking lunch is included. Registration is required: call 570-577-1249, email, or online at

Landesberg , who teaches individuals and organization to apply innovative leadership principles and management practices, bases his work on expertise acquired during a career as a program manager, supervisor and adviser to senior management in the Department of the Navy.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Snyder and Union Counties. To request free business consulting services, complete the online request at

Created in 1978, the Bucknell SBDC has assisted in creating or retaining nearly 3,000 jobs and helping nearly 4,700 clients. With the exception of seminars, counseling services provided by the SBDC are free. Funding is received from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Bucknell University.

Located in the Dana Engineering Building, the SBDC serves as an educational research resource for small businesses. Assistance is provided to small business owners to enhance their knowledge of business management through individual consultations, seminars and pre-business workshops. Assistance also is available to help small businesses obtain data and analysis that are generally unobtainable to them on their own.


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