Classes for women entrepreneurs at igc

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: The Client Relationship

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

 

This month we’ll be focusing our discussion on the client relationship. With the holidays just around the corner, we’ll brainstorm ideas for end-of-year communications and promotions as well as discuss the proper etiquette for general client gifts and thank yous. We will also share strategies for following and keeping in touch with clients and engaging them to build our community and to reach out for repeat business.

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. 

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

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

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | October 27, 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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Get S*** Done Work Session

Productivity | October 28, 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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Signature Talks To Build Your Business

Marketing | November 4, 11am-1pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Trends in communication are always in flux, but one thing stays the same: if you can give a good live speech, you will stand out and be remembered for it.

Right now, having a Signature Talk is in fashion.  If you’ve been wondering what all goes into creating one, then join us to learn the basics of putting one together from the inside out.

Katie will cover how to figure out if you’re ready to take this step, and what to do if you’re not yet ready.  We’ll look at the questions you must ask yourself in order to better know where you and your skills mesh well, and where they grind down when you’re under the spotlight.

On Speaking READ MORE >>

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How to Do Business with Friends and Family

Biz Strategy | November 6, Noon-2pm | IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Starting a business takes a leap of faith in any scenario, and working with people you know and trust can make all the difference. As a result, many entrepreneurs choose to work with their friends and family members. While this might seem like the perfect solution, it has the potential to be wrought with problems if you aren’t careful.

Loving and trusting your family members is very different from agreeing with them on business decisions. You ultimately have to agree to a vision for your business, stick to it, and know in advance what the protocol is if there are differences in opinion.

Elena’s years of experience as a family business attorney inform her motto: “Start drafting while you’re still … READ MORE >>

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7 Steps To Successful Negotiations

Biz Strategy | November 7, 11am-1pm | @IGC, 16 West 23rd Street

Learn advanced negotiating strategies for getting what you want in your business and life! It’s not just about negotiating fees (though this is critical and we’ll talk about this too). You should negotiate for money, yes, but also for resources, deadlines, boundaries, and more. Participants will learn a 3-step process for negotiation and the 7 key things to prepare in advance of any negotiation. We’ll also cover ways to incorporate negotiation practice into your daily routine. You can ask for what you want. You can ask for more. Bring your questions to get coached on your specific negotiation issues.

Caroline Ceniza-Levine is co-founder of SixFigureStart® career coaching. She teaches Negotiation at Barnard College, was featured in a negotiation segment for … READ MORE >>

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Monday Night Networking

Biz Strategy | November 10, 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 | November 13, Noon-2pm | 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 >>