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Entrepreneurship Datebook: Workshops, events in South Florida

Nancy Dahlberg writes about entrepreneurship for the Miami Herald and hosts the Starting Gate blog.
Nancy Dahlberg writes about entrepreneurship for the Miami Herald and hosts the Starting Gate blog.

Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur: A networking event organized by Founder Institute, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, TamboWorks, 5790 Sunset Drive, South Miami. More info: http://FI.co/e/88681

Business & Leadership Conference: A one-day conference by the Jim Moran Institute for small businesses and nonprofits. Topics include succession planning, lean business model, social media marketing, cyber-security and more, and speakers include the editor of Entrepreneur magazine, 9 a.m-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. Tickets: www.jmiconference.com

#WaffleWednesday: Weekly breakfast and networking event with presentations from local companies and organizations, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, LiveNinja, 120 NW 25th St., Loft #301, Miami. More info on Eventbrite.

Refresh Miami: How do you differentiate your product/service in a crowded marketplace and scale to a billion-dollar company? Hear it from Rick Paster of Jet.com, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23, Building.co, 120 SW Eighth St., Miami. Info: RefreshMiami.com.

Dawnings: A new event with meditation and yoga, discussions with mindful entrepreneurs and healthy networking to start the day, 6 to 9 a.m. June 29, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. Tickets and more info: dawnings.co

Have an event listing you would like considered for Entrepreneurship Datebook? Email it to ndahlberg@miamiherald.com and put

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