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Monday, May 15
 

11:00am

The Courage to Create: Mastering the Fears of Solo Entrepreneurship
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At every stage of entrepreneurship, embracing moments of fear and uncertainty is key to success. Launching the website, pitching the client, shipping the product. Fear can especially hold back people operating on their own. No more! At this immersive event, you’ll learn secrets to mastering fear, practice advancing instead of withdrawing when fear arises, and take bold action on what matters most to you in a supportive environment.

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Tuesday, May 16
 

9:00am

Overcoming Anxiety As a Solopreneur to Get Sh*t Done
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You’re the type of person who doesn’t shy away from challenges, especially in the pursuit of bringing your ideas, services, and vision to the world. You bring your A-game everywhere you go. But your other a-game (anxiety) is now vying for your attention and getting in the way. Learn how to stop your anxiety in its tracks so you can get sh*t done and thrive as a solopreneur.  

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Eileen Purdy

Anxiety therapist
I'm all over the show. I've been a counselor or educator, or some combination of the two, for the last 25 years. And I've had businesses making organic cotton baby clothes, recycled bike inner tube wallets, and meditation cushions. I've had huge days snowboarding in the backcountry... Read More →



3:00pm

Non-traditional Entrepreneurship: It’s Not Always Two Guys and the Next Big App
When people hear startup, they often think of "dudes in t-shirts, drinking beer and playing foosball.” But each of us have the potential to be an entrepreneur. This panel discussion will focus on how to explore and grow an idea, even when it doesn’t fit the “startup” model. Our panel will feature entrepreneurs from restaurants, personal empowerment, science, and professional services, talking about how they started off alone with and idea, and then succeeded (or failed) to turn their passions into viable businesses.

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Christine Fanchiang

CEO @ The Space Research Company
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Amy Segreti

SHE-EO & Writer, Live All of You
Amy Segreti is a recovering editor-in-chief turned writer, self-inquirer, traveler, dancer and lifestyle alchemist. Fluent in Spanish, wine and AP style, she has written/edited for the Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, New Worker Magazine, Elephant Journal, The Baltimore Sun, The... Read More →
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Peter Waters

Managing Partner, T/Aco Restaurant


Tuesday May 16, 2017 3:00pm - 3:45pm
CanopyBoulder 3269 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301
 
Wednesday, May 17
 

1:00pm

Conscious Communication with Clients and Business Partners
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Here in Boulder, there's plenty of learning happening around communication in relationships—from NVC to authentic relating, circling to conscious loving. But, how can you take those skills to the workplace, so you can avoid getting into sticky situations and better handle those who can't seem to stop pissing everyone off?

Let's take some time to tell some crazy stories of things we've encountered and the kinds of techniques we can employ to make life easier on ourselves and the others around us!

Speakers
avatar for Tony Bacigalupo

Tony Bacigalupo

Facilitator, Brainewave
avatar for Amy Segreti

Amy Segreti

SHE-EO & Writer, Live All of You
Amy Segreti is a recovering editor-in-chief turned writer, self-inquirer, traveler, dancer and lifestyle alchemist. Fluent in Spanish, wine and AP style, she has written/edited for the Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, New Worker Magazine, Elephant Journal, The Baltimore Sun, The... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
BMoCA 1750 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Thursday, May 18
 

10:00am

Self Care for the Solopreneur: The Key to Your Success, Sanity and Survival!
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How well do you manage your feast vs. famine cycle? Do you freak out a little thinking about where your next client will come from, or when (or if) your last client will pay you? What strategies do you have in place to stay ahead of the competition?

Join Coach and Dreambuilder Bex Burton for a chat about the life changing and crucial practice of self care that will support you in all of the above areas.

This experiential presentation will not only lay out the importance of establishing and maintaining self care practices, you will also walk away with tips, hacks, tools and strategies to make these essential practices STICK for life, so that you can grow a happy, grounded, thriving solopreneur life! 

Speakers
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Bex Burton

Certified Dreambuilder and Coach, Bex Burton Coaching
Bex Burton, Certified DreamBuilder and Love Coach, helps you design and manifest a life and LOVE that you truly adore. Since a young age, Bex has manifested dream upon dream in her own life, including a marketing career in Broadway theatrics, a movement and wellness company in NYC... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00am - 10:45am
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
 
Friday, May 19
 

9:00am

Choose Your Own Adventure: How to Make the Right Decisions to Best Leverage Your Time, Energy and Attention as You Grow Your Solopreneur Business Model
The solopreneur business adventure is fraught with pitfalls, especially when it comes to pricing and packaging your services, setting clear boundaries and expectations with your time and choosing the right series of steps as you grow your income model. Because it's all you, it can be easy to get lost along the way. During this session, you'll learn how to map the ideal plan to leverage your time, energy and attention into earning all that you need while also knowing where to invest next to get you from where you are to where you want to go next.

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