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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: Mindfulness

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be mindfulness.

  • Wed, Dec 9, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat (virtual) No Drama Holidays: Unhooking from Traps & Triggers

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

  • Thu, Nov 19, 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
Coffee Chat (virtual) The Place of Emotions in the Workplace

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a virtual Coffee Chat! The conversation will address the question of just where emotions fit at work: in teams, the boardroom, not at all?

  • Thu, Oct 22, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Mentorship vs Sponsorship

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be Mentorship vs Sponsorship.

  • Wed, Oct 14, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat (virtual) Resilient Leadership: The Power of Vulnerability

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

  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • 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
#MobilizeWomen Chicago Coffee Chat (virtual event)

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

  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch: Business Development in a Time of COVID

The pandemic has forced us to re-examine traditional business development strategies. Join Rana Lee for a conversation on how to connect with prospects and develop a pipeline in a virtual world.

  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Self-Care (Virtual Event)

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be self-care.

  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, Jul 23, 2020 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Virtual Power Lunch: Increase Calm and Productivity in Uncertain Times

Gail Sussman-Miller, of Inspired Choice, will share a tool called P.I.E.S. to help build resiliency, mental wellbeing, set boundaries on distractions and increase productivity for you and your team.

  • Tue, Jul 21, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Personal Board of Directors (Virtual Event)

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Building Your Personal Board of Directors - which is a powerful way to advance your professional and personal goals!

  • Wed, Jul 8, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, Jun 25, 2020 7:30 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
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, May 28, 2020 7:30 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 Roundtable] Ellevate Chicago's Executive and Innovator Power Lunch

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive and intimate virtual lunch.

  • Tue, May 12, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 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
Schaumburg Morning Coffee Boost (CANCELLED) Cancelled

Join us for a morning boost of inspiration with coffee, breakfast, and great conversation.

  • Tue, Apr 14, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Schaumburg, IL
[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
Postponed. World Health Day Private Documentary Screening: Bending the Arc

Join Ellevate and convening partners for a private screening of Bending the Arc, a documentary about the Partners in Health organization and Dr. Paul Farmer and partners.

  • Thu, Apr 2, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
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
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch Cancelled

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive, intimate power lunch. We'll discuss creativity, listed as the #1 skill needed for jobs of the future.

  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown Power Coffee Series

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Wed, Mar 11, 2020 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
United State of Women: Pay Inequity Series - Part 2

Join USOW, Speak Truth Summit, and Impact Alliance at Loyola School of Law for an evening of discussion on pay inequity and intersectionality and inclusivity. This is part two of a four-part series.

  • Tue, Mar 10, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Schaumburg Morning Coffee Boost

Join us for a morning boost of inspiration with coffee, breakfast, and great conversation.

  • Tue, Mar 10, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Schaumburg, IL