Good Location, New Expanded Menu, Easy Parking: Mimi's Café in Irvine!
Mimi's Café is located at 4030 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604, at the southwest corner of Culver & Barranca, 1-1/2 miles north on Culver from I-405.
Driving north on Culver, turn right on Barranca, then into Mimi's free parking lot. You will love our private meeting room with big windows.
$10 for IMC members, $20 for non-members. This includes any choice from the expanded IMC hot breakfast menu, tax and tip included.
Via email to
Harald Weiss, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All are welcome to our events, not just IMC members. We strive to provide practical practice building skills for self-employed consultants in all specialties, and to foster networking in a supportive environment.
About IMC Orange County
IMC OC is the Orange County Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA), the national accrediting organization for management consultants. In addition to providing a wide range of benefits to management consultants, IMC awards the prestigious CMC (Certified Management Consultant) certification mark.
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If you want to know how to close a deal, nobody does it better than Warren Buffett. Amazingly,
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All are welcome, not just IMC members. This will not only be a great learning
experience, but also an opportunity for you to network with your fellow
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area. Think about consulting deals that you would like to close..
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do deals, just to do deals. "We don’t get paid for activity, just for
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DeVries, Author and Marketing Expert
has dramatically increased marketing results for consultants for more than a
decade using insights and tools described in his books How
to Close a Deal Like Warren Buffett, Self-Marketing
Seduction, and Pain
Killer Marketing. Formerly president of an Ad Age 500 advertising and
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marketing faculty, and Assistant Dean for External Affairs at UC San Diego
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Deal Like Warren Buffett," was an Amazon.com #1 best seller and stayed in
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helped consultants with 60 book projects. He has also launched and is
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of the nationwide Marketing
With a Book and Speech Summits. His goal is to win the Nobel Prize in Marketing.