Calendar — all in Chicago unless otherwise noted (note: there may be multiple pages; click arrows at bottom)

12/10/2017

Life of Yes℠ Bootcamp: Self Promotion & Sales

This is part of the Life of Yes℠ Bootcamp series. Current other offerings are “How to Be a Speaker” (which is about everything BUT content) and “Public Speaking 101” (choosing, creating, and sharing content). Have an idea for a Bootcamp you’d like to see? Let Saya know.

Turns out that Says excels in and enjoys areas many of you loathe, like sales and self-promotion. Let her help turn pain-points into sources of strength, confidence, and productivity.

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12/15/2017

Mingler

Low-key, comfortable expanding of one’s network, where everyone comes solo for an evening of no-pressure mingling.

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12/16/2017

Life of Yes℠ Bootcamp: Public Speaking 101

This is part of the Life of Yes℠ Bootcamp series. Current other offerings are “How to Be a Speaker” (which is about everything BUT content) and “Sales & Self-Promotion.” 

What to say and how to say it?

If you’re interested in honing your ability to speak in front of others in a manner that’s engaging, memorable, comfortable, impactful, and inspiring, and especially if you’re nervous to be in the spotlight, then this Bootcamp is for you. Focus is on choosing and creating content.

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12/17/2017

Cross It Off Day: a No Excuses Event

  • Do you have something on your To Do List that’s been there for far too long and is now a source of stress, guilt, or feeling like a failure?
  • Do you keep pushing back the “deadline” of a task or project?
  • Are you really good at finding things to work on that aren’t THE thing you actually need/want to be working on?
  • Have a hard time reaching completion? Are you constantly stopping and starting and hamster’ing in the hamster-wheel?
  • Do you enjoy working solo but amongst others whom are also working?
  • Are you ready to finally cross “it” off?

A day to hunker down and cross that dang thing off your To Do List, amongst slippers, fire in the fireplace, and mugs of warmness.

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01/03/2018 - 02/21/2018

Life of Yes℠ Storytelling Class

Especially geared for people who feel they don’t have any stories or who want support in unearthing their stories. Also geared towards folks who think public speaking, storytelling, sharing about themselves in front of others sounds like the worst thing ever.

This class meets once a week, for eight weeks, from 6:30-9:30pm.

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01/06/2018

Life of Yes℠ Bootcamp: How to Be a "Speaker"

This is part of the Life of Yes℠ Bootcamp series. Current other offerings are “Public Speaking 101” (which is about choosing, creating, and sharing content) and “Sales & Self-Promotion.” Have an idea for a Bootcamp you’d like to see? Let Saya know.

Getting paid to travel and share your interests sounds pretty neat, huh? Learn practical, a-ha!, doable insight from someone who was just as inexperienced and nervous as you. Yet here she is, a speaker. You can be too.

This is focused on the business-side of being a speaker.

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01/09/2018 - 12/31/2018

Licensing Opportunity: Fear Experiment℠

In Fear Experiment℠, as a way to challenge themselves and meet others, people learn an art-form (dance, storytelling, a capella, stepping, or improv) with a group of strangers, all of whom have an element of fear in regards to something about the experience, in preparation for performing in front of hundreds. The show is inspiring evening of people facing fears in the most public way possible — on stage, under the lights, in front of an oft-sold out theater. It’s an adult recital x10000.

After six years, 350+ participants, 6700+ audience members, Fear Experiment℠ (FE) Chicago ended Fall 2016. Read why here.

But, if you live outside of Chicago — the suburbs, another state, another country — and you’d like to bring FE to you, you can!

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02/13/2018

Idea Potluck - ☆ "Nice, Single Lady" Edition (LGTBQ) ☆

“Nice, Single Lady” Idea Potluck is where all the Dishes are nice, single ladies who’ll say yes to any lady who asks them on a non-date as a result of the evening. A non-date is a low-key, no pressure hangout. Audience members can be single or attached, gay, straight, or anything in between.

Interested in being a Dish? Self-nominate at below link.

Idea Potluck is about ideas rather than food, bringing together a diverse array of people who each get six minutes to share whatever they’d like to share. As an audience member, you sit back, absorb, and enjoy! Relaxed, fun way to meet others, learn, and be entertained.

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