An experienced SCORE Mentor can help you develop your skills and help you to grow your business. SCORE Mentors are active and retired business executives and entrepreneurs who donate their time and expertise as mentors. For more information online about mentoring or to schedule an appointment:
Find a SCORE Mentor
SCORE Chapter 114 is the local Orange County chapter of SCORE, a non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses. In a recent fiscal year, SCORE Orange County volunteers personally held more than 4,000 sessions with entrepreneurs and educated over 11,000 people in 350 workshops. An independent study concluded that in 2012, SCORE Orange County helped start 287 new businesses and create 1,615 new jobs. Find out more about SCORE 114.
You can attend weekly workshops given by experienced SCORE advisors that can help to increase your sales, productivity, and profitability! Choose from over 90 low-cost or no-cost sessions a year, given at various locations throughout Orange County. For topics and locations see:
SCORE Workshop Information
Recent comments from
SCORE clients to their Mentors:
It was great to meet you and spend one on one time with you. You gave me great material to work with. After reviewing the business model canvas I was more aware of the areas I am lacking experience and knowledge in.
We’ll have a go at crafting our pitch for our next meeting. Really appreciate you taking the time to speak with us yesterday. We left our discussion feeling refreshed and like we have some solid action steps to pursue. We’re going to put together a list of retailers and their contacts, update our business plan with some financials and see if we can track down some distributors or manufacturer’s reps.
Thank you again for your time!
for the dynamic Women in Business Breakfast
Friday Feb 2nd, 2018
Eldonna Lewis Fernandez
The key to getting what you want is to “Get your Ask in Gear.” You won’t get what
you don’t ask for and learning to ask for exactly what you want is the key to success.
Today’s best leaders are also great negotiators, whether they are discussing a
multi-million dollar deal or simply where to meet for dinner. Negotiation is simply the
technical term for discussions and conversations to reach an agreement. Improving
your negotiation and asking skills will give you more confidence and better results.
"How to Ask for Exactly What You Want and Get It Everytime by Thinking Like A Negotiator"
In this highly-charged, content-packed presentation Eldonna will show you how to
find more power, negotiate better deals and create win-win results. You will be energized,
empowered and educated to be a better negotiator and understand the art of
asking for exactly what you want and how to get it every time.
During this presentation you will learn:
• How to ask, what to ask and how to get it every single time
• How to go into any situation with 100% confidence that you will get the results you want
• Consistently satisfy and attract the right clients or customers
• The foundations of Offer, Acceptance, Counteroffer and Rejection of Offers
• Look at what is and is not Fair and Reasonable in a negotiation and how to