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Feasibility: How to Align Your Ideas Through A Feasibility Assessment Process

Join us on this exciting Jam Session as we unlock the mystery to analyzing great ideas at early stage development.

  • Wed, May 7, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Sip Into Spring with 85 Broads Long Island Chapter

Sip Into Spring with 85 Broads Long Island Chapter to Celebrate Earth Day with Cocktails!85 Broads Members: $35 Non-members: $45Since we are celebrating Spring and it is clean out your closet tim...

  • Tue, May 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Online
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Innovation: Process or Secret Sauce?

This session is to share some lessons learned across categories and leave time for you to ask your own questions relating to innovation.

  • Tue, May 6, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Start Planning Now: Commonly Overlooked Deductions on Your Tax Return

The discussion will include a general overview of common deductions, and not-so-common deductions; places you can save on your taxes that you might not have known about; ways to plan ahead for next year’s filing season; common mistakes and audit flags

  • Tue, Apr 29, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Rule Based Investing

This Jam Session will cover simple rules that can help you earn higher risk-adjusted returns. These set of rules replace emotion with discipline, and reduce the risks of capital loss that have shocked “buy and hold” investors.

  • Thu, Apr 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Spring Cleaning: Getting your Financial House in Order

If you want to improve your financial situation and take control of your future, join this Jam Session and learn how to get your financial house in order by using our 12 month plan.

  • Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
A Retirement Primer: Focusing on the End Game

This presentation will offer tips on how to build a healthy retirement plan.

  • Thu, Apr 10, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Changing the Face of Angel Investing

In this session, Natalia Oberti Noguera, Founder and CEO of Pipeline Fellowship, will discuss why more women and people of color should consider becoming angel investors and how this impacts the startup ecosystem, particularly for women-led companies.

  • Tue, Apr 8, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Getting Ready to Take the Back-to-Work Plunge

This lively discussion debunks media portrayals of MBAs who can only find jobs at Starbucks after opting out of the workforce.

  • Tue, Apr 1, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
The Ripple Effect of Girls’ Education: Why We Must All Be Part of the Solution

Educating girls and women is the most effective way to address global poverty. This Jam Session discusses how we can be part of the solution to combat poverty.

  • Tue, Mar 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Ending Human Trafficking: Empowering Survivors as Part of the Solution

In this session you’ll hear about the innovative ways in which Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) is tackling the problem of human trafficking, and you will learn how you can lend your voice in support of this critical movement.

  • Tue, Mar 18, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Lead or Leave? Wait! There's a Third Alternative!

Liz O’Donnell and Jennifer Gilhool will talk about the choices women make and the resulting consequences. Learn strategies and techniques for evaluating your career decisions, matching your opportunities to your values and negotiating and creating professional opportunities that work for you.

  • Thu, Mar 13, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Finding the Right Mentor

Listen to this Jam Session to learn what to look for in a potential mentor and how to approach that mentor.

  • Tue, Mar 11, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
It All Starts With a Job- Creating Sustainable Solutions for Afghan Women

The Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) is spearheading a national movement to end rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment in the military using litigation, legislative remedies and grassroots public education. Anu Bhagwati and Jessica Stern discuss this important topic.

  • Thu, Mar 6, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
The Economic Power of Women and You

In this Jam Session, discover how you can embrace your power as a women advisor and how you can inspire your female colleagues and clients to do the same.

  • Tue, Mar 4, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Why Small Businesses Need to Know About Intellectual Property (IP)

Mary Juetten, Founder and CEO of Traklight, along with Jill Howard Allen, Traklight’s COO, will address some common IP misconceptions to help you better understand the importance of your IP and how to protect your business

  • Thu, Feb 27, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Telling Our Stories: How narrative shapes our experiences

In this Jam Session, Shannon Huffman Polson will consider the power of story throughout human history, briefly touch on the use of story in effective marketing, and consider the possibilities for all people to craft their own narratives.

  • Tue, Feb 25, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
What You Need to Know About Equity Crowdfunding

This Jam Session will provide you will everything you need to know about equity crowdfunding.

  • Thu, Feb 20, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Winning In The Trust & Value Economy

Join Meridith Elliott Powell for this Jam Session where you will learn the strategies to help you master the business growth and business development skills that will transform your organization

  • Tue, Feb 18, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Why do some people rise to the top, while others sink to the bottom? For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dram...

  • Tue, Feb 11, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Women and Wealth: Creating Your Financial Roadmap

In this Jam Session Kathleen McQuiggan shares the knowledge gained in over 23 years of sales experience in the financial services industry, and her own personal journey to find a financial advisor.

  • Thu, Feb 6, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Surf Your Way to Meaningful Transitions

In this Jam Session Farhana Huq, a social entrepreneur and Surf Life Coach, will share lessons learned from navigating the path of fear and ambiguity in major life and career transitions.

  • Thu, Jan 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Finding Your Inner Badass

When it comes to career success, that definition is insufficient. The real definition is: Timing + Preparation. This Jam Session focuses on the second half of that equation. It will help you be prepared and ready to seize the moment when opportunity knocks.

  • Wed, Jan 29, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
The Intersection Between Firms' Strategy and the Global Environment

This Jam Session will enable you to evaluate the risks and opportunities of this reality and will equip you with the tools to make strategic choices that turn these developments into sources of competitive advantage for your firm.​

  • Thu, Jan 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Utilizing Key Communication Techniques to Achieve Personal and Business Success

In this Jam Session, communication expert and executive coach Wokie Nwabueze will discuss why communication is the key for success in business and how to overcome common, career damaging communication roadblocks.

  • Thu, Jan 16, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
The Ultimate Marketing Tool: How to Birth, Publish and Market Your Book

In this Jam Session ghostwriter and book publicist Judy Katz will share her many years of experience helping people become authors.

  • Tue, Jan 14, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
The (Im)possible Role of the Social Media Manager

In this session we’ll discuss how the tools of social media can best be optimized across your organization, and how you can create a strategy that can be executed efficiently and effectively.

  • Thu, Jan 9, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Optimizing Your Presence on LinkedIn

In this Jam Session, Yumi will show you how to build, maintain and protect your brand on LinkedIn. She’ll talk about how to build your followers on your Company Page, create or join groups to become a thought leader, and optimize your profile to gain All-Star status.

  • Wed, Dec 11, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Cybersecurity Threats to You and Your Business

This Jam Session will provide information on what to protect from a cyber-attack and some of the attack vectors. It describes why you could be a target, what kind of information is a valuable target and some of the ways to avoid the loss of valuable information.

  • Tue, Dec 10, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online
Extraordinary, Life-Changing Volunteering

This talk will give you the resources to take concrete steps to test run a career, build your resume or add a passion to your life. Volunteering is a tangible gateway.

  • Wed, Dec 4, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Online