Part 1: Make your Public Speaking Impactful: Use Storytelling, Mechanics and Anxiety Hacks
(Rescheduled to Part One: May 4, 2021 07:00 PM Jennifer Thayer, Technology Strategist
In this talk, Jennifer works from the premise that all speaking is public speaking and discusses the use of storytelling as a presentation anchor. She’ll also cover basics like voice preparation, better slide creation and hacks for performance anxiety. Presentation followed by a Q&A.
Over two decades, Jennifer Thayer has coached entrepreneurs, advised boards and started two companies. Jennifer is the former executive at Cablevision and former managing director of Goldenseeds, the fourth largest angel investor network in the U.S. A trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, she lends a comprehensive, unorthodox approach to business development, risk management and growth.
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Part 2: Day to Day Task Management: Tools and Accountability
4/14 Part 2: Sonia Narvaez, CEO and powerhouse at Operation QOL
Once an entrepreneur embarks on their full-time journey, day-to-day task management can become difficult to balance as there are no external expectations set. Starting off on the right foot is essential to develop healthy and optimized daily habits. We will discuss the most important tasks to accomplish on a daily basis, weekly basis and monthly basis and tools to stay on track and keep yourself accountable on an ongoing basis. Presentation followed by a Q&A.

Sonia Narvaez is the CEO and powerhouse at Operation QOL where they focus on designing business operations for altruistic entrepreneurs to create space for them to have more impact, make more money and have more time. Sonia Narvaez, has spent over a decade in the administrative and operations field.
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Part 3: How to Lead Your Business to Success
Ready to start and/or grow your business but feel overwhelmed by the next steps? Building your business can be daunting, even in the best of circumstances. How is a new business owner to know the right place to start? In this interactive workshop, Merritt will lead you through the process of understanding and applying the same leadership principles used by Fortune 500 companies, celebrities, and CEOs around the world so that you can lead yourself, and your business into the future you envision. You’ll come away with practical advice and a newfound inspiration that will keep you focused and strong as you build the company of your dreams!

Merritt Minnemeyer, PCC, CPC, ELI-MP, is the Founder & Creator of Master of One Coaching, an Executive & Leadership coaching practice helping heart-centered leaders the world over step fully into their power and enact world-changing visions without losing their minds. Raised in an entrepreneurial family in both small business and public/corporate environments, she is a highly trained coach and performer who employs 20 years in business, education, social justice, and the arts to create specifically crafted programs for each client. In addition to her coaching credentials, Merritt holds a BFA in Acting from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts and Masters in Humanistic/Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz.
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Part 4: Media + Website Audit – Optimize your online presence
During the LACE Photo Media Website + Instagram Audit, we’ll select one participant and do a live digital review of their website and Instagram account. We’ll begin by reviewing their Instagram account and how they can implement best practices, improve their post engagement, increase following, analyze posts’ performance, and the tools they can utilize to do this. We’ll then hop over to their website to review their overall branding implementation, design, navigation, and give our top tips on how to improve these areas and optimize their online presence for increased sales conversions.

Lucia + Alicia started LACE Photo Media, a full service brand strategy and design firm, four years ago in their hometown of Gardiner, New York. They’ve had the honor of working with small local businesses and large scale, household name brands alike. They love helping businesses establish a digital presence that resounds with their values, mission, and target market so that they can grow and thrive!
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