Little Biz Foundations Workshops


5 week workshop series for little biz owners

If you are new in biz, or thinking of starting your own little biz, then this is for YOU!

ARE YOU feeling overwhelmed in biz?

Did you start your biz journey with BIG DREAMS to impact the world… but you are feeling overwhelmed in your biz and those dreams have lost their shine? I totally get it… I created Little Biz Foundations just for you! 

Our Foundations Workshops are 5 weeks of value packed workshops where I lead you through practical, hands-on activities to reignite your passion for your business, with strategies to confidently connect with your customers. 

You will achieve more in 5 weeks than many small businesses do in years of running their small business. There’s no fluff, no hype, no get rich quick schemes, no sales pitch and no expensive upsell. Just me and you, some fellow small biz owners, little biz exercises and strategies, workbooks to record all your bright ideas, and colourful stationery!

What will we cover?

Each session builds on the previous session, Mel has built this workshop series to ensure there is plenty of time to do the work during the sessions. Each session has plenty of hands on practical application so you know how to apply these strategies to your own business.

What you will get

In our value packed hands-on workshops I will take you through several exercises and teach you strategies to:

  • Reconnect you with the reasons why you started your business
  • Discover simple and affordable ideas for marketing your business
  • Discover why people buy from YOU
  • Show you how to make your sales and marketing easy (and reduce the stress and ‘should-do’s’
  • Learn how to tap into your existing skills that will serve you for your whole business journey
  • Discover and document your story, your why and your reason for doing business
  • Learn a simple strategy to turn your dreams into plans… and how to implement them easily
Plus, some hidden bonuses of Little Biz Foundations;
  • Work with fellow small biz owners who are on the same journey as you
  • Renewed confidence to run your business
  • Make some new little biz friends to help you develop your little biz community of like-minded people.

words of praise for mel

“The most helpful to my business was getting to know my vision and purpose for the business. I also enjoyed the coffee, treats and talking to other business owners”
"I loved it. After each workshop I was clearer about specific aspects of my business."
“I started my business 8 months ago, recently I have felt stagnant in growing. Today I learnt and worked on key points I have missed in the start of planning my business. Without these skills and ‘my reasons for where I am’ I would be able to grow. Thank you!”
“It was great. Interactive, enough time to ask questions. Great entry level small biz course”
“I enjoyed the group setting with everyone contributing ideas for each other”
“I like that we fill out the work now, as I probably wouldn’t set time aside otherwise”

The venue

Our Foundations Workshops will be held at Y-hub in Yanchep, which has free on-site carparking & WIFI.

Complimentary tea, coffee and water is available during the workshop and some little snacks will be provided.

Sessions will be 9am – 12pm for the first workshop, then 9am – 11am for the remaining workshops. 

build your biz foundations

5 weeks of little biz foundations workshop

Squeeze in some amazing time to work on your business before the crazy season starts. Please ensure you can attend all 5 workshops before booking your ticket.

Tuesday 8th November, 9am-12pm
Tuesday 15th November, 9am - 11am
Tuesday 22nd November, 9am - 11am
Tuesday 29th November, 9am - 11am
Tuesday 6th December, 9am - 11am

Places are limited.


Know the host

Melissa is an ideas person who is passionate about establishing and growing small and micro businesses. She is multi-passionate and loves running her own small businesses (all 4 of them!).

Melissa has over 10 years experience as a trainer and has extensive experience in online marketing, website design and small business management.

Melissa Ahlquist

founder of little biz

About little biz

It is our mission at Little Biz, to educate and empower small business owners.

Starting with developing their business foundations, small businesses can then grow on a stable foundation. Everything a small business does comes from their business foundations – from mindset, to branding, to advertising & growing.

We also love to help create good and lasting business relationships with like minded, local small businesses.

frequently asked questions

We know that all our participants are investing their time and resources to attend our Little Biz Foundations Workshops.

The best way to honor your investment is to make a commitment to yourself and your fellow Little Biz Owners; 

  • Attend the entire workshop series
  • Take responsibility for your own homework and success
  • Be accountable to the Little Biz facilitator and to the group
  • All discussions within the group are kept confidential
  • Be willing to participate in the discussions and offer suggestions
  • Be willing to receive suggestions and feedback

When registering you will be automatically redirected to our payment page to purchase your ticket. You are able to purchase more than one ticket for the same business. 

If you are coming with a friend, please purchase your own separate tickets as we will need you to complete your registration form for each business.

By purchasing a ticket to our workshops, you are holding a spot that can not be otherwise sold. As such, tickets to our workshops are nonrefundable.

The ticket is transferrable, just let us know the new attendee and their details via email – so we can request a new registration form for the workshop. 

If we need to cancel the event for any reason, a full refund will be provided. 


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