MAY 19, 2014

AWAKEN THE LEADER IN YOU | Melville

Introduction to Vedanta, the science of self management; discussion identifies the traits of great leaders and shows ways to develop them, 8-10 a.m., The Entrepreneur Center, 1800 Walt Whitman Rd., $20 at door, light breakfast, coffee and tea provided, awakentheleader.eventbrite.com, 516-946-8750.

INVENTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS | Mineola

Monthly meeting with expert speakers, networking with resources for inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs, 7-9 p.m., Nassau County Legislature, 1550 Franklin Ave., free, meetup.com/ienassau, 516-456-3656.

TABLE OF EIGHT | Port Jefferson Station

Entertainment provided during dinner; bring another local business owner, 7-9 p.m., Polish-American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Blvd., $15, reserve, northbrookhavenchamber.org, 631-821-1313.

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MAY 20, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING | Dix Hills

Topics include the basics of setting up a business, writing a business plan, selling and marketing in today's environment, and writing a marketing plan; hourlong sessions available by appointment starting at 4, 5 and 6 p.m., Half Hollow Hills Community Library Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., register, 631-421-4530.

UNDERSTANDING PERSONALITIES | Jericho

Interactive presentation with Barbara Kessler, who shares insights about how understanding personality types paves the path toward creating a happier, less stressful life at home and work, 6:30-9 p.m., Hampton Inn, 120 Jericho Tpke., $45, licoachingalliance.com, 516-625-0542.


MAY 21, 2014

READY, SET, GET A JOB | East Hills

Workshop focuses on the importance of having an organized job search "campaign" and creating a plan of action, finding jobs in the hidden market and how to follow up on potential opportunities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., free, sjjcc.org, 516-484-1545.

FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVES | Bethpage

Registration and networking followed by panel discussion on technology issues, 8 a.m., King Kullen Grocery Co., 598 Stewart Ave., $15 in advance, $20 at the door, earn 1 CPE credit, register, kingkullen.com, 516-368-9422.

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MAY 22, 2014

NYSSCPA MEETING | Woodbury

A review of partnership, employment agreements, and practice management issues, hosted by the NYSSCPA Nassau Chapter, breakfast, 8-10 a.m., On Parade Diner, 7980 Jericho Tpke. (¾ mile east of Route 135), $25 in advance, $30 at the door, register, st-cpas.com, 516-938-5219.