Classes for women entrepreneurs at igc

ENERGY MANAGEMENT OR TIME MANAGEMENT? The Smart Path to Productivity and Satisfaction

Productivity | September 16 & 23, Noon-2pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

The burning question in everyone’s mind these days seems to be “How can I better manage my time?”  There is too much to do, too much information, work overload and exhaustion running a-muck everywhere.  Despite how much we might like our businesses, want to spend time with loved ones and family, truly want to lose weight or exercise more, we are so often “out of time” and out of energy”.  This  four-hour workshop explores how by setting a new standard for managing your energy – physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually – you will, as a result, find that you are more productive, more satisfied, have more focus and clarity, better able to manage your time, create more consistency in your … READ MORE >>

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How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Biz Strategy | September 17, 11am-1pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

If you have launched your business, revenues are coming in, you are busy, sometimes (often?!) overwhelmed, and you are wondering how to grow your business further and get help or money or both – this session will help you.

The objective of this class is to go through the practical steps of how to grow your business. First step is to understand the dynamics of your existing business – the sources and patterns of your revenue and costs; then, to think through different ways that you might grow your business – such as freeing up some of your time to develop additional clients or develop a new product or service and explore a new market. After that, the session will … READ MORE >>

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Creative Professionals Affinity Group: Help Us Help You

Biz Strategy | September 22, Noon-2pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

 

The Creative Professionals Affinity Group meets monthly to discuss business topics particular to those of us in creative professions, as well as to provide a support-system and sounding-board for each other. This month we’ll host a help-us-help-you session, so bring your questions and ideas to the group for feedback.

Evi Abeler of Evi Abeler Photography and Cody McBurnett of Loki Loki will facilitate.

RSVP: igcrsvp@gmail.com with CREATIVES in the subject line.

IGC Affinity Groups are member-led groups of entrepreneurs in similar businesses or with comparable interests.

*Limited to IGC members. Interested in membership? Apply here. READ MORE >>

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | September 22, 6-8pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

Do you just love the women at IGC? Do you want to spend more time with them? If so, join us for Monday Night Networking, the fourth Monday of every month from 6:00-8:00 PM. Our group will be a combination of networking, business support and resources exchange.

Here’s what you can expect (times approximate):

6-6:30 PM….. Introductions: Please arrive promptly at 6:00 PM so you will have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business.

6:30 – 7pm…… General Mingling

7 – 7:40pm….. Masterminding: We will break into small groups. Each person will have the opportunity to share a current challenge and receive assistance.

7:40 – 8pm…..Resource Sharing: please come prepared to end each evening with opportunities … READ MORE >>

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Challenges and Barriers and Blocks — Oh My!! How to Move Gracefully Through Hidden Obstacles to Personal and Business Success

Productivity | September 23, 2-4pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

 

You’re smart. Hardworking. You absolutely love what you do and (truth be told!) you’re great at it. Yet for some unknown reason, you are not where you want to be in your life and/or your business. Overwhelm, frustration, fear and worry can keep you stuck one minute and push you into overdrive the next. What if the real secret to meaningful success is beyond “Getting Things Done”? (Seriously…can you fit in even one more thing anyway?)

In this unique, insightful and fun presentation you will discover:

*The number 1 thing you need to manage all day, every day (even more important than time and money).

*Why “Positive Thinking” (a good thing!) is simply not enough to move past READ MORE >>

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Get S*** Done Work Session

Productivity | September 29, 3-5pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

 

Are you looking for time and space to focus on getting one discrete project done, done, done? Do you work better when surrounded by the hum of others who are busy at work? Bring your project – the one that’s been hanging over your head or lingering on your to-do list – and join a small group of fellow entrepreneurs for a focused two-hour work session. You will greet each other, state your intentions, and then side-by-side plug away until you can cross that project off your list once and for all! Boo-yah.

 

RSVP: igcrsvp@gmail.com with GETITDONE in the subject line.

 

*Limited to IGC members. Interested in membership? Apply here.

 

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How to Humanize Your Brand

Marketing | September 29, 6-8pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

Social media has changed the way that brands are interacting with their clients, as well as the way that they are talking about their products and services. There has been a clear shift away from advertising and selling to a move in genuine communication and building relationships with people via social media.

When we create content, share it, talk about it authentically, and engage with our target audiences, not only are we sharing our knowledge in the marketplace, but we are also building the “know, trust, and like factor” with our ideal clients. In addition, when our brands interact with others using a human approach, we are able to build lasting connections, future collaborations, and leave a positive impression on … READ MORE >>

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Maximizing Your Impact: How to Look, Feel and Live Like a Leader

Biz Strategy | October 7, Noon-2pm | IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th floor

How can you create:

  • A lean, fit body filled with energy and vitality
  • A mindset that propels you to be, do and have more
  • A dynamic, charismatic and magnetic image that invites people to want what you have
  • A lifestyle that not only supports but amplifies your growth


It’s not as hard as you think when you focus on 4 crucial areas that need to be strengthened in order to become your personal/professional best and Debi Silber, MS, RD, WHC, FDN The Mojo Coach® will show you how. She’ll share the secrets and strategies you need to know to “get your mojo back”, create that business edge, get you to the top of your game, and live the life you … READ MORE >>

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | October 13, 6-8pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

Do you just love the women at IGC? Do you want to spend more time with them?  If so, join us for Monday Night Networking, the second Monday of every month from 6:00-8:00 PM.  Our group will be a combination of networking, business support and resources exchange.

Here’s what you can expect (times approximate):

6-6:30 PM…..  Introductions:  Please arrive promptly at 6:00 PM so you will have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business.

6:30 – 7pm…… General Mingling

7 – 7:40pm….. Masterminding:  We will break into small groups.  Each person will have the opportunity to share a current challenge and receive assistance.

7:40 – 8pm…..Resource Sharing:  please come prepared to end each evening with opportunities … READ MORE >>

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Creative Professionals Affinity Group

Biz Strategy | October 14, 11am-1pm | IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

 

 

The Creative Professionals Affinity Group meets monthly to discuss business topics particular to those of us in creative professions, as well as to provide a support-system and sounding-board for each other. 

Evi Abeler of Evi Abeler Photography and Cody McBurnett of Loki Loki will facilitate.

RSVP: igcrsvp@gmail.com with CREATIVES in the subject line.

IGC Affinity Groups are member-led groups of entrepreneurs in similar businesses or with comparable interests.

*Limited to IGC members. Interested in membership? Apply here. READ MORE >>

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Understanding Google Analytics and SEO

Social Media | October 14, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Does your website appear on the top of users searches? Are you  getting web traffic in the right places? Using free tools to understand your website and business data could literally be the best thing you do all year.

Join us  to learn how to integrate, use and analyze Google Analytics for growth. We’ll also create a search engine optimization (SEO) strategy and implement quick tips that guarantee success. This course is great for novices, advanced bloggers, online shop owners, and pretty much anyone who wants to learn actionable how-tos. This won’t be a class full of tech-y speak. These complex ideas will be made simple and easy for anyone to understand. 

Attendees will be able to ask direct questions … READ MORE >>

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Public Speaking: From Freaking Out to Freaking Amazing

Marketing | October 16, 11am-1pm | IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th floor

Public speaking is your chance to share your wisdom with large audiences and to inspire them with your message. It’s the fastest way to reach more people, attract more clients, close more business and make more money! 

You know this. You are excellent at what you do. And you have your content down. Now what’s missing is the courage to put yourself out there, with confidence. A compelling presence that allows you to take that stage AND to command it! The magnetism that draws your audience in to you… before you even say a single word.Your confident presence will not only attract more clients to you, it will also raise the perceived value of your brand, your products and services. READ MORE >>

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How to Create an Engaging Newsletter that Converts

Marketing | October 21, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Want to learn how to create a kick-ass newsletter? A publication that not only enables you to maintain a strong relationship with your list, but also converts them to paying clients and customers? In this class, Carrie Osgood of CLO Communications will teach you how steer clear of the dreaded “unsubscribe” notice and provide you with tools and insight that will enable you to craft quality content that enhances your brand and engages with your target audience.

From creating clickable and credible headlines to polishing your overall presentation, we will examine the anatomy of a newsletter from top to bottom. This class will help you recognize what strategy works best for you by tapping into your why, clarifying your when … READ MORE >>

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Launch Pad (or How to Launch Like a Warrior)

Biz Strategy | October 22, 11am-1pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Dr. is In: Lenore Kantor

RSVP: lenore@launchwarrior.net with “Dr Is In” Good Company in the subject line.

Are you ready to take your business to the next level by launching a new product or service?  Are you entering a new market or trying to reach new customers?  Have you just started a new business and want to introduce your capabilities?  Launches are major milestones that if handled well can generate significant momentum and drive your business growth.  There is an art and a science to launching, and understanding the critical components needed for success is essential.  If you would like some guidance around how best to position yourself and your business to launch, set up your 30-minute Launch Pad Session … READ MORE >>

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Build a Wardrobe You Love

Productivity | October 23, Noon-2pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th fl.

Do you constantly feel rushed in the morning when getting ready?  Do you stand in front of a closet full of clothes yet feel you have nothing to wear?  Are you tired of being on the endless shopping treadmill searching for the right clothes?  If so, this workshop is for you!  Keila will give you strategies to:

  • Streamline your morning routine
  • Conquer your overwhelming closet full of clothes
  • Build a wardrobe you love
  • Shop with confidence and a sense of direction

You will leave this 2-hour workshop with a renewed feeling of confidence in your appearance and wardrobe, and you will feel more empowered when shopping for the right items to add to your wardrobe.

Keila Tyner is the Style … READ MORE >>