The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
The Norman P. Ramsey Lecture:
"An Evening of Entrepreneurship with
MSNBC's JJ Ramberg"
Book Signing and Lecture
This lecture is a must for small business owners and the entrepreneurial minded. MSNBC's JJ Ramberg draws on her own business experience, imparting right-to-the-point advice on topics from human resources to finance, public relations to sales. JJ Ramberg will also be signing her best-selling book, "It's Your Business: 183 Essential Tips That Will Transform Your Small Business." When registering, you can reserve your own copy of the book for JJ Ramberg to sign. Knowing that entrepreneurs have no time to waste, Ramberg presents simple and effective guidance that can be put to use right away.
JJ RAMBERG is the host of one of the longest running shows on MSNBC, Your Business, which has profiled thousands of small business owners and offered advice from countless small business experts and investors. The show’s guests have included Senate and House Small Business Committee members, the head of the Small Business Administration, and members of the Cabinet. She has received several awards including Self Magazine’s “Women Doing Good” and Jewish Women International’s “Women to Watch.”
In the ultimate program for entrepreneurs, at the podium Ramberg offers her unique perspective as a small business owner and reporter. Sharing the ins and outs of small business, from the initial start-up process to topics such as hiring and firing and the importance of marketing, Ramberg uses the tools she learned in her own business ventures, as well as the unique lessons learned from her MSNBC show, to arm audiences with the skills and knowledge that will help make their businesses a success. With contagious energy and genuine knowhow, audiences will eagerly devour every word of Ramberg’s boundless insight, motivated and inspired to get back to work and turn her advice into their profit.
THE NORMAN P. RAMSEY BUSINESS LAW FUND was established in May 1993 through the generosity of Tucky P. Ramsey in honor of her husband. A distinguished graduate of the School of Law's Class of 1947, Judge Ramsey represented the highest tradition of dedication to the legal profession. His career spanned both public and private practice as well as the judiciary, and included service such as a United States District Court Judge; Managing Partner in the law firm of Semmes, Bowen & Semmes; Deputy Attorney General of Maryland; and Assistant U.S. Attorney. The Ramsey Fund provides support for business law programs at the School of Law.
IT'S YOUR BUSINESS: 183 ESSENTIAL TIPS THAT WILL TRANSFORM YOUR SMALL BUSINESS was released on October 16, 2012. Based upon one of MSNBC's longest-running series (“Your Business with JJ Ramberg”), this collection of hard-earned practical advice is culled from the thousands of successful small business owners and entrepreneurs who have appeared on JJ's show.
With advice from Ramberg and such notable entrepreneurs as Blake Mycoskie and Mike Michalowicz, this right-to-the-point book covers topics from human resources to finance, public relations to sales, and much, much more -- all geared towards the small business owner.
Knowing that entrepreneurs have no time to waste, Ramberg presents simple and effective guidance that can be put to use right away. This book will be indispensable for every small business owner, from a family-owned store to a venture capitalist-backed start up.
“For anyone in the Small Business space, this book should be opened in the way one would open a treasure chest.”
-- Robert B. Cialdini, Bestselling author of Influence: Science and Practice
“Start with #4, #41 and #84 and you've already made the book worth your time.”
-- Seth Godin, Entrepreneur and bestselling author
“Ramberg gives you the entrepreneurship advice that you need to succeed. This book contains many unexpected lessons from an assortment of entrepreneurs so wide-ranging that they could only be found by the one woman who knows them all: JJ Ramberg.”
-- Guy Kawasaki, Author of Enchantment and former chief evangelist of Apple