The Ashland Business Association is holding a program on becoming a vibrant and fearless business leader. It is scheduled for Feb. 5 in the Ashland Public Library’s community room. The workshop, led by branding professional Giulietta “Julie” Nardone, will feature an interactive chat and advice. The meeting will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with early networking starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is free to attend and open to all owners, executives, and managers with a business, office, or residence in Ashland. The program will also feature a presentation on how local businesses can take advantage of the Ashland Farmers Market. For more information, visit the association’s website at www.AshlandFirst.com .