Profit, Scalability & Growth
Learn about driving a business to profitability, scaling up, and identifying growth opportunities.
Join Melissa Butler, Founder/CEO of the Lip Bar as she leads a workshop full of key insights and best practices designed to help small business owners generate profit, facilitate growth through systems and personnel, and get positioned for scalability through customer relationship management.
Pricing your product for profitability.
So you wanna scale? Two things you need to know.
Drive consistent growth for your business.
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Develop your small business strategy. Find out how strategic planning can help you save time, make time, and meet your goals.
Agility. It’s one of the biggest advantages of small businesses over large businesses. Find out how to make the most of it.
Find out why—and how—to take your company global. With details on research and resources, we can help your company become a global small business.
Melissa Butler is the founder and CEO of The Lip Bar, a beauty brand started in her kitchen while working on Wall Street. Since her early days juggling a 9-5 and small business ownership, The Lip Bar has become a pioneer in beauty and inclusion, and the brand is now sold in Target and Walmart stores across the country.
Since 2012, Melissa has been on a mission to change the way people think about beauty. In 2020, she was recognized by INC Magazine as a top entrepreneur. Plus, her take on business and beauty has been praised by industry leaders such as Forbes, Women’s Wear Daily, Entrepreneur, Allure, and more.
These eight foundational themes cover the ins and outs of the small business journey and provide resources to help you set the pace for your success.