The Hivery’s Entrepreneur + Inspiration Lab

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TRACK ONE: 1:15 - 2:05PM
Pick One Workshop

From Bootstrapping to Big Time: Startup Advice from Female Founders
Moderated by Samantha Walravens, with Carey Clahan, Shelly Kapoor Collins, and Aparna Pujar
In the face of ongoing media coverage of #MeToo and sexism in Silicon Valley, it's never been a better time to be a woman in the startup world. More and more women are building multimillion-dollar startups and raising capital through angel investors and venture firms that focus on female founders. Women are also making strides in the VC world, which has seen a slow but steady rise in the number of women in lead partner positions. Panelists will share insights, experience and advice for women blazing new paths in entrepreneurship.

Find Your Voice Through Podcasting
with Emily Thompson
Develop your point of view, find your voice, and position yourself as an expert in your field by talking about what you do. Podcasting helps explore your opinions, your perspective, and flex your expert muscles in a way that connects with your audience on a deep level. In this workshop we’ll explore narrowing in on the content you’ll share, as well as the practical steps to creating and launching a podcast for your brand or project.

Inner Knowing for Creators: From Meditation to Connection with Rosie Acosta
Nothing can compare to a physical face-to-face connection. The feel of a genuine laugh or the satisfaction of sharing ideas in person is far better than reading a text and misunderstanding the intended meaning of the typed message. Meditation can help us explore our inner landscape and create a deep relationship to who we are, but that connection can often get "lost in translation" when we are out in the world. This meditation workshop will explore the relationship between Meditation and Connection and how it is more important now more than ever. Learn how we can utilize this practice to create more union, and community with the people in your life. Learn how to bring the practice outwards once you've gone inward.

Building Your Network with Kristine Shine
It’s time to build a new world networking strategy and to brand YOU. The digital and mobile world has enabled us to connect with friends and colleagues from anywhere. If you want to build your network, and build your dream life, you will need to overhaul your networking strategy and start thinking like the brands you buy from or work with every day. This workshop will give you all the tools and resources to activate your existing network and to create new connections that will expand your opportunities, grow your own business or land you the job you want in the industry, discipline or company that you most want to work for.

Discover Your 'Secret Sauce' as a Speaker and Create Presentations That Leave Audience Members Eager to Work with You with Alexia Vernon
Public speaking is one of the most effective ways to attract the right clients to your business, position yourself as a thought leader, and make a big impact in the world. Unfortunately, most entrepreneurs who speak are following tired formulas for how to present (and sell) and are wildly disconnected from their own authentic voice and point of view. In this dynamic, interactive workshop, you will shift from being an “expert” to being a truly transformational speaker and discover the core components of designing presentations that deliver heaps of value and positively (and radically!) transform your audience's lives.

The Hivery’s What’s Next: Mini Workshop
with Laura Riordan, Ph.D. and Linda Lesem, M.S.
Explore positive change in your life in a supportive group of like-minded women. In this acclaimed Hivery workshop, gain knowledge about who you are, what makes you tick, and how to setup your environment to thrive. Whether you’re exploring a career change, going back to school, identifying complementary next steps or showing up in a more meaningful way, this session will help you identify how to create an atmosphere that supports change and establish accountability to ensure you stay on your path.

Finding the Story
with Regina Louise
Many people get enthused with the idea of telling their story. But what does that really mean? In this workshop, learn how to understand the nature of narrative arc, character changes, progressions, intentions and how plot choices are driven by a character’s action.  Gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of fiction writing and how to apply those tools to memoir or personal narrative.


TRACK TWO: 2:15 - 3:05PM
Pick One Workshop

Social Impact Panel: Women Leaders as a Force for Good
Moderated by Julie Castro Abrams, with Milicent Johnson, Cynthia Nimmo, and Anna Pickren
Whether through philanthropy, leadership, or investing in businesses that have a thoughtful and positive impact on the world, these women are paving the way for social change. Learn about the most effective ways to make a bold, lasting impact - from business to civic to non-profit engagement. Panelists will share stories and advice for women leading the charge to make positive change in their communities and beyond.

Love Over Metrics: Grow Your Community,
Increase Engagement and Serve Your Tribe with Love
with Jadah Sellner
Want to build a future-proof business based on your highest values? Spark a high-growth movement and build a passionate tribe with love. Whether you have a massive audience already, or you’re just getting started, learn proven strategies to help you build a thriving community of adoring fans and happy customers. In this workshop, Jadah will show you step-by-step how to build a deeper relationship with your audience, so you can do meaningful work, make a living and serve your tribe.

The Power of Great Hunger:
Igniting Our Dreams and Healing the World
with Dr. Tererai Trent and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak
Do we truly have the right to dream? What drives our hunger to dream? What truly breaks our hearts? Asking these questions and honoring their answers is a sacred process that ignites our dreams and heal what silences us as well as the world. In this remarkable session, the presenters will offer participants with a powerful lens to create a fertile ground for harnessing the feminine energy for a better world. The session will inspire participants to realize that we, as women, gatekeepers and entrepreneurs,  are a massive, untapped, global resource needed in this world. The session pulls from indigenous wisdom rooted in sacred experience and generations of lives, modern research, and daily rituals and inspires women entrepreneurs to be part of a circle of sacred sisterhood and ignite their dreams for the collective good.

Download a free handout from Dr. Tererai Trent designed to help you uncover your strengths, talents, gifts, and contributions.

New Minimalism: Aligning Your Life with Your Values
with Kyle Quilici and Cary Fortin
A decluttered home not only creates clarity and calm in your home life but also radiates out into your work life and social life.  In pursuit of a simplified home, you reveal for yourself what matters most and actively shed the rest. By aligning your home (and life) with your values, you will become more effective with your time and more present in your relationships. In this workshop, you’ll journal your way to understanding your personal roadblocks related to decluttering and gain actionable tips to maintain the newfound order in all aspects of your life.

Focus, Freedom & Flow: How to Grow
a Million Dollar Business with Grace & Ease
with Julie Gordon White
In this transformational session, award-winning entrepreneur Julie Gordon White will share with you the three exponential moves required to scale to a million and how to implement them in your business right away without feeling frustrated and overwhelmed.

The Hivery’s Idea to Action:  
How to Find More Time and Get it Done:
Mini Workshop
with Megan Flatt
Find Your Flow. Find More Time. Claim Your Time. You have ideas. Really good ideas. But you are also busy...really busy. Those big ideas, rarely turn into action. That is about to change. We often feel like we don’t have enough time for our big ideas, especially when it comes to starting a whole new project or reinventing part of our lives. This hands-on workshop will give you the tangible steps and principles to uncover all the time you need to accomplish your goals and claim your time. Bring your big ideas and leave with a strategy to make them a reality.

Going from Full-time to Freelance:
Turning Your Passion Into a Business
with Amanda Holstein
Learn how to turn your passion project into a thriving business. The transition from your 9-5 to working for yourself can be intimidating and full of ups and downs. Get the inside scoop on how influencer Amanda Holstein created a lifestyle brand with a loyal following of over 200K. In this workshop, you’ll learn what that transition really looks like, best practices for getting started, as well as actionable advice on branding and growing your business.