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Coffee Chat (virtual) Looking Out at 2021: What's Your One Word?

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for virtual Coffee Chat!

  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: To Pivot or Not to Pivot: The Career Move That Matters

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic will be career shifts.

  • Wed, Nov 11, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch - Leadership in Times of Crisis

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive, intimate power lunch. Together we will tackle a healthy discussion and meet amazing women in the process.

  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Engaging Male Advocates in Women's Leadership

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be Engaging Male Advocates in Women's Leadership.

  • Wed, Sep 9, 2020 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Shifting into a Leadership Mindset

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Shifting into a Leadership Mindset. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Wed, Jun 10, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual] Power Lunch - Looking for a Job and Managing Your Career During COVID - Ask a Coach

In these unprecedented times and it's natural to be curious and even confused about what rules of job search and career advancement still abide. Bring your questions and experiences to the discussion!

  • Tue, May 19, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Imposter Syndrome (VIRTUAL)

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Imposter Syndrome.

  • Wed, May 13, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual Community Chat] Morning Coffee: Best Practices for Working Remotely hosted by Ellevate Chicago

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thu, Apr 23, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual Community Meeting] Power Coffee Series: Crucial Conversations

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Crucial Conversations. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Thu, Apr 9, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Oak Brook Power Morning CoffeeCancelled

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thu, Feb 27, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Oak Brook, IL
Blockchain’s Impact on Healthcare Tech: Enterprises & Entrepreneurs

Join your Ellevate colleagues at MATTER Chicago for a fascinating discussion on blockchain and healthcare.

  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Oak Brook, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thu, Dec 19, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Oak Brook, IL
Mastering Time Workshop: Schaumburg Location

Do you feel like it's a battle to beat the clock, make deadlines, uphold standing commitments, prioritize chores, and avoid distractions?

  • Wed, Dec 4, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST
  • Schaumburg, IL
Rescheduled for February 2020: Giving Tuesday Non-Profit Panel & Expo

From getting on a board to volunteering to starting something, there are many ways of taking action and giving back. Get inspired at our annual #GivingTuesday event.

  • Tue, Dec 3, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Free Seminar: Learn How to Optimize Your Business

If you're searching for a new way to organize your business, join Zoho at one of their free, educational seminars!

  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Canceled - Executive & Innovator Lunch: Be Career Wise & Grow Your Career

Join Robyn Clark for lunch and engaging conversation about growing your career. Registration ends October 31st. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, Nov 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Canceled - New Date TBA Entrepreneurship Unplugged Panel with Women's Business Development Center and EvolveHER

Join the WBDC and Ellevate Chicago at EvolveHER for a evening of inspiring stories and candid discussion about entrepreneurship!

  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Canceled - New Date TBA 2nd Annual Speed Mentoring After Work Program

Join us for our 2nd Annual Speed Mentoring program! This year's theme is Careers: Strategy, Sustainability, Impact. Network with facilitators and peers to design your ultimate career plan!

  • Thu, Oct 3, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook. Join Ellevate today, and use code IDESERVEIT for 20% off membership. *Offer ends September 30th.

  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thu, Aug 29, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Executive & Innovator Lunch: Career Relevance at Any Stage

We'll explore how to cultivate career relevance across all career stages with marketing strategist Janine MacLachlan.

  • Mon, Aug 5, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Oakbrook Power Morning Coffee with Chris Johnson

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oakbrook.

  • Thu, Jul 25, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Executive & Innovator Lunch: The Importance of Positivity in Reaching Your Goals

Join Terry McDougall for an engaging leadership lunch. Registration closes July 12th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Jul 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Mentor Meet-Up Downtown Morning Coffee with Kate Liebelt - “Waze” to Navigate Difficult Work Situations

“Waze” to Navigate Extremely Difficult Work Situations for Optimal Success: Lessons from the Experts

  • Fri, Jul 12, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Navigating Life Series: Mindfulness in the Ups and Downs of Everyday Life (3 of 3)

This series helps you re-calibrate your internal GPS. Workshop 3 shows you how to be with ‘what is,’ and let go of your attachments to how things ‘should be' vs. 'how they are.'

  • Thu, Jul 11, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Oakbrook Power Morning Coffee with Chris Johnson

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oakbrook.

  • Thu, Jun 27, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
2019 NFP Innovation Seminar

This Innovative Seminar, aimed at answering the question "What If?", will provide you with the resources you need to stay current with the fast-changing world.

  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Gina Christiano - RSVP to Your Life

Join Gina Christiano for an engaging leadership lunch about how to "RSVP to Your Life." Registration ends June 14th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL