Making your business work so that you don’t have to

Making your business work so that you don’t have to
Event on 2017-06-30 09:30:00
Ever feel like you work too hard? Don't have a plan for finishing or selling your business? Still not making enough money to give you the life you dreamt of? Struggle to find or keep good people? In this free 90 minute seminar, Stuart will share with you the secrets to creating a passive income from your business and Michelle will share the steps you need to take to ensure that the business can be run by an engaged team of motivated, happy people. If you went in to business to get a better life, then this seminar is a must for you.

at Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms
1 Parliament Street
Harrogate, United Kingdom

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90 Day Planning for Business Owners

90 Day Planning for Business Owners
Event on 2017-06-30 08:30:00
GrowthCLUB is your 90 day planning workshop. We will inspire and assist you to build a step-by-step practical, relevant and tailor-made Action plan for the next 90 days, aimed at driving more profit into your business.  90 day Planning was born from the success of our flagship business coaching programs and is now available as a complete package to maximise your results. We are so confident you’ll get the results you’re looking for, we are prepared to put our money where our mouth is… “If you feel you are not getting more value than expected… we’ll refund 100% of your investment in the program!”  Who else will be there ? Several like-minded business owners who care passionately about their business and who want more profit, more time and more life. Some attendees are regular clients of ActionCOACH who are working with one of our Business Coaches. Some attendees regularly attend GrowthCLUB to focus on their business planning and ensure that they complete plans every quarter without fail. And some attendees will be at GrowthCLUB for the first time. Whatever stage you're at and whether you're a regular or just curious to check this out, you can be assured of a warm welcome.  Who should attend? GrowthCLUB is designed for Business owners and senior managers who will get the most benefit from the day, though anyone is welcome. Many business owners choose to bring one or two of their senior team. It often helps to bring along more than one person from a company, as it can make it easier to create plans on the day, and to hit the ground running back at the office when it comes to implementing the plans. It's your choice, come alone or with other staff.  Is this just for big businesses? GrowthCLUB is for just about any size of business, whether you're the business owner with no employees, or part of a large organisation with a large team – all sizes of business attend this event. In fact, the variety makes it more interesting, and good for extending our range of business contacts. Many of our attendees find commonality and end up selling to each other or collaborating in other ways, it's an added benefit.  Who runs the event? GrowthCLUB is an ActionCOACH event, run by certified Business Coach Alex Baba and support staff.  You will benefit from… Action strategies to increase your sales and profits right away Clear business goals and targets for the next 90 days Detailed action plan of how to achieve your goals Vision, focus and enthusiasm for the next 90 days New skills and tools to enable you to achieve more in less time Contacts with a group of like-minded business owners  The breakout sessions for June 2017 will be:    At each GrowthCLUB we provide a choice of 2-hour breakout sessions for those who have attended previously, while first-time attendees are encouraged to work through our 6-steps session and get started on the planning workbook:  Title: How to Build and use an effective, yet simple Financial Dashboard You're heading along a motorway at night when without your dashboard lights! You've been driving around like this for years, so not knowing your speed, fuel level, engine temp etc is ok because you 'know' your business. Sound familiar? Do you have a clear Financial Dashboard for your business with a Budget to act as your Sat Nav? Can you see instantly how much business you've done and at what profit margin? What you've spent and if you are making a profit or a loss…every month? Do you know what your cashflow position is? Do you know what is owed to you and is a robust collection process in place?  In this break out Alex will explain why we all need an effective, yet simple Financial Dashboard in our business and how to Build and use one!  Title 2: Making systemization easy (or at least straightforward!) Systemization is probably the most valuable change you can make to your business. Not only does it enable to operate more efficiently, iron out ‘hot spots’ in your service delivery, increase your teams flexibility, it also, ultimately, means that your business is both worth significantly more money and easier to sell. In this workshop, Alex explains how to systemise your business, where to start, how to engage your team members and what you do with your systems to ensure they remain both relevant and current to your business needs.  Title 3: 6-Steps to a Better Business For first timers to the ActionCOACH System, this is a good place to start. “The 6 Steps to Building a Profitable Business that Works Without the Owner” is a proven and progressive, step-by-step approach that identifies strategies for established businesses to leverage to the next level of growth and create consistent cash flow.  Investment: Your most significant investment will be a day of your time and we guarantee you'll find it worthwhile. You will receive a preparation pack to review and complete in advance of the event, and on the day you will receive a comprehensive 90-day planning pack. Tea, Coffee, juices and pastries are served on arrival and a meals are served at lunch break.  A charge of N25,000 per person is made for the full day workshop including all the planning materials, food and drinks. Further attendees from the same company are charged at half price, N12,500.  Attendees will be invoiced for payment just prior to the event.  Register now to book your spot as seats are limited.

at Rutyono Serviced Offices
SPDC 1, GRND Floor, Kandi Close, Off Aminu Kano Crescent,
Abuja, Nigeria

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Step up Your Project Management Skills

Step up Your Project Management Skills
Event on 2017-06-27 09:00:00
We all understand the value of an efficient and well executed project and that a great project manager is worth their weight in gold. Join us this month for a discussion on project management geared toward small and medium sized businesses. We’ll be covering a few basics and then do a deeper dive on how to improve on the skills you’re already using. Learn what you can do to make your next project more efficient and what questions to ask when hiring a project manager. This chat is for you if you are a project manager looking to improve your skills, if you are playing the part of a project manager but it is not in your job description, or if you are debating whether or not you need to hire a project manager. Come armed with all your PM questions! THE SCALE YOUR BUSINESS SERIESWe’re putting on monthly business skills presentation focused on bringing you the tools you need to push your business to the next level. We bring you a presenter that will educate you on relevant topics to help you grow your business and career. The series is free for COCO members. PRESENTER Kurt Schmidt, Director of Digital Strategy, Foundry For nearly 20 years, Kurt has worked to make good digital products even better. He has led design teams and custom software development efforts for small businesses and national brands including United Health Group, The Nerdery, and now Foundry. He has built a career that focuses on innovation, strategy, and measurable results. Kurt's strengths are in relationship building, digital product development and executing digital strategies that result in growth and impact.  Thanks to our Scale your Business sponsor: 

at Hennepin County Libary – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, United States

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90s Bar Crawl – Tulsa

90s Bar Crawl – Tulsa
Event on 2017-07-22 14:00:00
Remember AIM? Remember the Ninja Turtles? Remember when you were cool, back in the 90s? As if! We're giving you a chance to redeem yourself. Relive the glory days at the 90s Bar Crawl! Lace up your LA Gears, slap on your bracelets and saddle up your Furbies. Let's take on Tulsa, 90s style. The nation's largest 90s event will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in Tulsa.Don't miss this opportunity to get jiggy wit it and belt your heart out to every song found on the first ten albums of NOW That's What I Call Music! What you get:- A signature bar crawl cup- A "welcome" beer at registration*- Drink specials at numerous Tulsa bars- 90s music at participating establishments – An amazing crowd of 90s kids celebrating the best of the 90s! Participating Bars:Coming Soon! Specials:Coming soon! Pricing:Tickets will start at .00. Ticket prices will rise as the event date approaches, so get them sooner than later! Registration Time 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. All participants MUST register by 5:00 p.m. to gain access to specials and signature cup! *Your "welcome" beer must be redeemed by 5:30PM.  For more info and other cities, visit our website www.90sbarcrawl.com! FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? All 90s Kids must be 21+ and show valid ID at entry to each bar! How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Take a look at our FAQ page – www.90sbarcrawl.com/faq. Then if we still didn't answer your question, email us at info@90sbarcrawl.com!  What's the refund policy? The 90s Bar Crawl is non-refundable, and the crawl goes on rain or shine!  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? We love to save the trees, so just bring your ticket in electronic form – email, EB app, Facebook. But if you really want to throw it back to the 90s, you can print it and we'll take that too! Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? Your ticket is transferrable – you can pass it to a friend, or stranger, just no refunds!  Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? Totally fine! As long as the ticket hasn't been scanned already, and the person holding it is 21+, you're good to go! I can't make it to registration before close, can my friend pick up my Cup & Wristband for me? Yes, as long as they come before 6pm, and have your ticket, and their ticket, we will give them your materials. Just bring your ID to get into the bar – wristband does not guarantee admittance.  When will I get my merch? If you ordered a t-shirt or koozie, your merch will be available for pickup at the registration bar from 2-5pm on the day of the crawl. We are not able to ship your merch to you and all purchases are non-refundable, so please don't forget to pick it up at registration! Merch will also be available to purchase at registration.

at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Tulsa, United States

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20th Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Forum, Da Balaia 2017

20th Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Forum, Da Balaia 2017
Event on 2017-10-02 08:00:00
For more information please visit the doctorsupdates.com. DOCTORSUPDATES have been providing ‘education in a perfect location’ for over 25 years.  Doctorsupdates are extremely proud of their academic reputation, and can assure you of a relaxed, healthy and informative week, whether in winter or autumn, of ‘Education in a perfect location’.     Bedside Ultrasound: heart, lung and vascular access, the basics – Doctors Updates This course isn’t just a taster. The thorough pre-course e-learning will prepare the doctor for the predominantly hands–on training in Da Balaia. Each section is led by experienced teachers. The course is aimed at any doctors who need relevant clinical information in a timely fashion so that intervention is safe and not delayed. Basic theory and equipment Echo: recognise LV and RV dysfunction, hypovolaemia / hypervolaemia, pericardial effusion Ultrasound of the lungs to recognise pleural effusion and pneumothorax Ultrasound for central venous catheters and arterial lines Candidates on completion will be able to start gaining clinical experience having climbed the steepest part of the learning curve. They will also receive a certificate from Doctors Updates/USabcd. Candidates can claim at least 2 extra CPD points approved by the RCoA for the e-learning component. To access the e-learning in advance of the course, create an account on http://usabcd.org and register with the code provided to you by Doctors Updates. USabcd creates e-learning in point-of-care ultrasound. Their vision is to make point-of-care ultrasound training more accessible worldwide. The e-learning is used by major hospitals, leading societies and medical schools in 25 countries.   FAQs What is the refund policy? Refund policy for the Doctorsupdates conference registration fee: Any cancellation for genuine reasons received up to 6 weeks before the meeting will be refunded in full, minus the PayPal commission charge and £25 administration charge. Cancellations received less than 6 weeks before the meeting will be refunded as 50% of the registration fee and will incur £25 administration charge. Who is eligle for concessionary rate registration? Retired delegates Other medical specialties Other health care professionals Medical students As some of the committee and our loyal delegates are now approaching retirement or have already retired, we can now offer reduced registration to those who still wish to attend doctorsupdates meetings as “social delegates”. Concessionary rate registration will be restricted to those who have completely retired from all clinical practice and are no longer on the Clinical Register of the GMC. People who are continuing to work part time or in the private sector will not be eligible. Delegates from other medical specialties, other health care professionals, and medical students may also wish to attend part of the updates, and the same reduced fees will apply to them. As these groups may wish to attend some academic sessions (or workshops) and the evening talks, and will also be eligible for refreshments and welcome and prize- giving parties, we propose to charge approximately 1/3 of the full registration fee. If you wish to be considered for concessionary rate registration, please register on-line indicate Grade as ‘Other’ and also e-mail info@doctorsupdates.com with your details including, where applicable, date of full retirement from all clinical practice.

at Club Med Da Balaïa
Praia Maria Luisa
Albufeira, Portugal

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BOSTON – Leading SAFe® 4.5 with SA Certification

BOSTON – Leading SAFe® 4.5 with SA Certification
Event on 2017-06-26 08:30:00
Leading SAFe® 4.5 Summary This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams.   Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).    Audience The following individuals will benefit from this course:   Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs Development, QA and Infrastructure Management  Program and Project Managers Product and Product Line Management Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads Enterprise, System and Solution Architects   Learning Objectives After this course, you will understand how to: Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise Support the execution of Agile Release Trains Coordinate large Value Streams Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio Align the organization to a common process model Configure the Framework for your context Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise   Topics Covered Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset Understanding SAFe Principles Implementing an Agile Release Train Experiencing PI Planning Executing and Releasing Value Building an Agile Portfolio Coordinating Large Value Streams Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise   Prerequisites All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam. 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management Experience in Scrum   SAFe® Certification Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).     SAFe® Certification Kit Attendees who pass the exam will receive: A SAFe Agilist certificate One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark   What You Get The class registration includes: Attendee workbooks Eligibility to take the SAFe Agilist exam One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products SAFe Agilist (SA) attendance certificate upon request   Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications. Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.   FAQs How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can reach the course instructor with an email to: michael.casey@agilebigpicture.com Group Rates: When booking as a group, 3-5 people receive a 10% courtesy, 6-10 receive a 15% courtesy, 11+ receive a 20% courtesy, contact for promo code; for groups of 20, please contact us for a private course rate Agile Big Picture Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations greater than two weeks before start of course are eligible for a refund (subject to a 0 processing charge). Should you need to cancel between 8-14 days before start of course, you may chose to transfer your seat to a course of equal or lesser value (or pay the difference in course cost). No refund or course transfers are offered within 7 days of course start, however you may transfer your seat to another person at any time up to start of course. If you require travel planning assistance, please contact our event coordinator at agilebigpicture@gmail.com

at Bentley University
175 Forest St
Waltham, United States

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Beginner’s Modern Brush Lettering Workshop with @lettersbyshells

Beginner’s Modern Brush Lettering Workshop with @lettersbyshells
Event on 2017-08-26 10:00:00
The overall purpose of this workshop is to feel confident practicing Modern Brush Lettering at home using all the information and tools given. During this 3 hour workshop, you will not only learn the basics of modern brush lettering, but the following topics will also be covered:- How to hold your brush pen- Differing pressure levels- Differences between brush pens- Common practice drills- What is fauxcalligraphy?- How to connect letters- How to achieve bouncy lettering- Understanding the different styles that can be achieved- Understanding different brush pens by testing out 17 different brands​As a class, we will be able to practice both uppercase and lowercase alphabet by breaking down the connections to each letter in a word. Also, we will review frequently asked questions throughout the workshop together!This workshop includes all the materials needed to get started, including:- Brush Pen Set:(includes- Crayola Marker, Tombow Fudenosuke, and Pentel Fude Touch Brush Pen)- 60+ Page Workbook:(includes- Alphabet Sheet Guide,practice worksheets, and tips and techniques)- HP Premium Laser Jet Paper to letter on- Small Gift along with a Personalized Name Tag- An exclusive motivational @lettersbyshells tote bag to carry all the materials homeThis workshop is all about being positive and having fun while learning the beauty of Modern Brush Lettering! I have tailored this workshop for you all to not only learn a new hobby, but also be able to discover your own creative side! ​This workshop requires no prior experience in calligraphy or lettering. ​Let's all just use this time to relax, learn, and letter with good company!

at Smitten on Paper Shop
114 E Lemon Ave
Monrovia, United States

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Lunch and Learn, June 30, 2017

Lunch and Learn, June 30, 2017
Event on 2017-06-30 12:00:00
Speakers: Azad Virk and Jeff Estes Presentation Topic: Essential contract terms that every business owner should be aware of Synopsis: About the speakers:  Azad Virk is a shareholder in Stradling’s corporate and technology transactions practice groups. His practice focuses on a variety of corporate, commercial and intellectual property transactions, including the formation of startups, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, intellectual property and technology transactions across multiple industries. Jeffrey A. Estes is a shareholder in Stradling’s corporate practice group. He focuses his practice on the representation of public and private companies, including public and private securities offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance matters, and intellectual property transactions, including licensing and development arrangements. He has also represented venture capital funds in their portfolio companies and investments. The Lunch & Learn event is an opportunity for Experts-in-Residence (EiRs) to present informal talks and Q&As with startup teams working at the Cove. The talks will cover such diverse topics as branding, marketing, pitching mistakes to avoid, investor relations, and prototyping. Check-in 11:30 am Open to UCI students, staff & faculty, alumni, startups, spinoffs & Cove EiRs.

at The Cove
, 5141 California Avenue, #250
Irvine, United States

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Session 4 2017: Sketch Comedy 201 with Jacquie Baker

Session 4 2017: Sketch Comedy 201 with Jacquie Baker
Event on 2017-08-19 14:30:00
Intermediate Sketch: Building on concepts introduced in our Sketch Writing 101 class, students will expand their skills by learning to write various types of sketches and workshopping with their peers.Prerequisites: Sketch Writing 101 or permission of Education Director. Email classes@phitcomedy.com for consideration. Day: SaturdaysDates: 8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, and 10/14 (No class Labor Day Weekend – 9/2)Time: 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Sketch Student Jam: Sunday, October 15th, 2017 @ 4:00 p.m. (2nd Stage). This is a chance for you to bring a script you've written in class and see it performed live by members of the PHIT company.Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103Class Location: Rehearsal Room D (through the lobby in the basement) Read through our terms and conditions of enrollment prior to enrolling for informatoin on refunds, attendance policies, and more. You will be asked if you read through everything at checkout. INSTRUCTORJacquie Baker WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT JACQUIE“Jackie was enthusiastic, quick, funny, and intelligent. Loved her!” — “Jacquie was a wealth of comedic knowledge and a pleasure to be in a class with!” JACQUIE BAKER BIOJacquie Baker is a Philadelphia-based sketch comedy writer and performer, who is a current member of The Flat Earth (PHIT house team) and The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie (duo with partner and fellow PHIT instructor Matthew Schmid). She also directs Barbara Bush (2017 Women In Comedy Festival, 2017 Toronto Sketchfest) and produces One Minute Monologues at Good Good Comedy Theatre. In 2016, The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie’s sketch videos were featured in The A.V. Club, and they opened for Emo Philips, Brent Weinbach, and DJ Douggpound. The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie were nominated for Best Comedy Act at the 2015 Philebrity Awards and they are proud three-time winners of the Dirtiest Sketch in Philadelphia competition. Jacquie has performed in the SF Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, Toronto Sketchfest, Montreal Sketchfest, NY Comedy Festival, NYC Sketchfest, Philly Sketchfest, and Philadelphia Fringe Festival. In 2015, Jacquie was named a “Geek Of The Week” by Geekadelphia, Philly’s premier geek blog. As for her on-screen work, Jacquie starred in the Disney XD Pilot “Spooky Squad” and was nominated for Best Actress at the 2016 FirstGlance Film Festival for her role in “To Save Christmas,” a sketch video by The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie. Late Registration – 9.00 Payment Plan Deposit – 0.00 Early Registration – 4.00 Sale Registration – 9.00

at PHIT Comedy @ The Adrienne Theatre
2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, United States

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Another View of the Ward

Another View of the Ward
Event on 2017-09-21 18:30:00
Discover this lost neighbourhood, once regarded as a sink of poverty, disease, crime, and vice. This harsh reputation, fueled by racism, led local politicians to raze much of the area to make way for a new City Hall and other institutional buildings. Hear the other side of the story and learn about a vibrant neighbourhood and the compelling experiences of those living and working in The Ward. Start Point: Holy Trinity Church (19 Trinity) End Point: Same PROGRAM SPONSOR MEDIA SPONSOR

at Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity Square
Toronto, Canada

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