The E Challenge: Employee to Entrepreneur, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop leaders will show how to evaluate risks, rewards and opportunities involved in the next career move. Leave the session with a scorecard that identifies one’s strengths and weaknesses and how they play a critical role in making this life changing decision. Speakers: Beth Goldstein, founder, Marketing Edge Consulting Group; Anne J. Bresnahan and Maureen Weisner, co-founders, Kick-Start Your Transition. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-542-7528 for more information.
Government Affairs & Economic Committee Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, conference room, 24 Main St., Peabody. Monthly meeting of the Government Affairs & Economic Development Committee with Peabody City Council President Bob Driscoll. www.business.peabodychamber.com.
BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, second floor music room, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. email@example.com.
Friday, Feb. 14
North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features Louise Rothery and the Glass Ceiling Presentation about women in business. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
After Hours at Adriatic Restaurant and Bar, 5 to 7 p.m., 155 Washington St., Salem. The Salem Chamber of Commerce presents an After Hours Networking event at Adriatic Restaurant and Bar. Make new leads and reconnect with old ones. Free/chamber members, $20/nonmembers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-744-0004.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
How to Energize Your Employees, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn how the tasks given to one’s employees influence their work habits, then learn how to adjust one’s management style to energize employees to generate greater results for one’s business. Speaker: Herb Selesnick, president, Sterling & Selesnick. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at email@example.com or 978-542-7528 for more information.