Classes for women entrepreneurs at igc

Nine @ 9: Legal Basics for Branding and Creative Design Professionals

Biz Strategy | Tuesday, May 12, 9-10:30am | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Helping you provide better service to your clients, Kelly Weiner will lead a discussion of common legal issues that come up in naming, the development of slogans, taglines and logos, and the creation of advertising copy.  Kelly is the founder of Law Office of Kelly Weiner and counsels companies on trademark, copyright and advertising laws. She’s worked with many marketing departments and agencies, and understands the push and pull between creative and legal. She’ll provide insight on common legal issues and provide tips on how to use the law to support your creative ideas – for your tough clients that need extra convincing. This is a basic, but practical presentation that helps give creative professionals the language to discuss essential … 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 | Wednesday, April 8, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

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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New Member Gathering

Social | Monday, April 13, 10-11:30am | @ IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

We love to host this event a few times a year to connect with new members in a small group format. This gathering will be a great opportunity for us to introduce you to some other great new IGC members, learn more about what is going on with you and your business, share information about upcoming programs and happenings IGC, and discuss the best ways you can take advantage of your membership. Please let us know if you can join us!

RSVP: victoria@ingoodcompanyworkplaces.com with MEMBERGATHERING in the subject line.

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

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | Monday, April 13 6-8pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

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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Lunch and Learn: Crack Your Money Code

Biz Strategy | Tuesday, April 14, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon seem inevitable.” ~Christopher Reeve

How we do money is how we do everything.

What stops many women from getting their creative gifts out into the world isn’t motivation, spirit or drive, it’s their relationship with money.

Because money is at the center of every decision you make in your life, your business or your career.

Crack Your Money Code will give you specific tools to begin mastering money in your life, in your relationships and in your business.

Which of these common situations do you find yourself in?

  • You keep thinking that “money shouldn’t matter”, but a lot of
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Creative Professionals Affinity Group

Biz Strategy | Thursday, April 16, 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. As always, we’ll be sure to make time for a Help Us Help You session, so bring in your questions/concerns to share with the group.

Cody McBurnett of Loki Loki and Emily DeWan of Emily DeWan Photography will facilitate.

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

IGC Affinity Groups are member-led groups of entrepreneurs in similar businesses or with comparable interests. Let us know if you have an idea for an Affinity Group here.

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

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Lunch and Learn: Grow Your Business (AND Have A Life) in the evolving Future of Work Environment

Biz Strategy | Tuesday, April 21, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

GREAT NEWS – You launched your business, you have been networking and achieved marketing visibility, you have developed some customers, and you are building revenues.

HOWEVER, you are also stretched very thin, working all hours, and need some relief through extra resources – additional personnel, equipment and or funding – and or better time or work management – but not sure how or where best to get what you need.

AT THE SAME TIME, the business world seems to be changing all around you. You don’t have time to work out what could enhance your business and situation, as well as what to be careful about.

Join us to gain an in-depth, fundamental understanding of your business, as well as … READ MORE >>

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | Monday, April 27, 6-8pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

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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Get S*** Done Work Session

Productivity | Tuesday, April 28, 3-5pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

 

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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Lunch and Learn: Crowdfunding 101 with Plum Alley

Biz Strategy | Wednesday, April 29, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th floor

Join us for Crowdfunding 101 with Plum Alley, the site where women raise money. Founded in 2012, Plum Alley works with women from diverse sectors to help bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life. The site’s easy-to-use crowdfunding platform enables women to raise money online from their networks and beyond, and has attracted a deeply engaged community of men and women who are committed to investing in women’s success.

The Plum Alley site was designed by women for women raising money for their companies and creative projects. It is highly visual and sensual, providing an engaging user experience that helps women to achieve success.

During this workshop you’ll learn about…

  • Lack of funding available to female entrepreneurs
  • What is crowdfunding,
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Lunch and Learn: WHAT’S YOUR PLAN FOR ALL OF YOUR STUFF? – 10 Realistic Ways to Understand and Conquer the Clutter in your Life

Productivity | Thursday, May 7, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

There is a lot of talk about clutter, so why is it so hard to get a handle on? What are your emotional attachments about? Why do you keep finding a new pile to deal with?

By addressing these questions and creating a plan, you will relieve the stress and be able to move forward in confidence.

In a friendly and non-judgmental environment, this interactive class will help you:

  • understand how the objects in your home affect you
  • learn fun ways to declutter
  • how to make room for your abundance
  • how to plan for future clutter that you don’t want to invite into your home or office

BONUS: The first 2 people who register and email photos of their “problem READ MORE >>

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | Monday, May 11, 6-8pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

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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Lunch and Learn: Sales Lab – Authentic and Persuasive Ways to Get to YES!

Biz Strategy | Monday May 18, 1-3pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

This intensive training on top sales tips and tactics will set you up to get more business in a way that’s personal, creative, frequent, and effective. Ace elementary prospecting, promoting a product or service, from building relationships to asking for the meeting. Learn to navigate a sales funnel to ask probing questions, identify the problem, offer a solution, and ask for the order. Get good at epic follow through and learn how to make persistence actually pay.

Join us for an empowering afternoon to better understand how to get your prospects to yes!

Judi Rosenthal  is a nationally-recognized personal branding, self-promotion and communication consultant. She uses her unique combination of inspirational energy and hands-on know-how to help people succeed in … READ MORE >>