For Individuals

If you’re brand new to the Mac & Cheese world, I Can’ts, Field Trips & Recess, Minglers, and the Life of Yes℠ Workshop are great “dip your toe in the water” offerings. You can check out descriptions below and see if there are any upcoming offerings on the calendar. If there aren’t, sign up for the 2x a month newsletter and/or connect with M&C on social to learn of calendar updates.

Additionally, check out the page dedicated to newbies.

Financial Assistance may be available for in the need parties; info here.

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Minglers

A group of people interested in expanding their networks—social, professional, romantic—come to a comfy Wicker Park location for an evening of snack, drink, discussion, and low-key, no-pressure connection-making. The one caveat? Everyone comes solo.

Fear Experiment℠

Fear Experiment℠ (FE) is a unique, fun way to create community, push oneself, learn something new, and laugh. A lot. Strangers come together to learn an art-form, rehearse for two and half months, and then are rockstars for a night, in front of hundreds. For people not looking to be the next Baryshnikov or Tina Fey but looking to challenge themselves, meet others, and have a consistent source of laughter and support.

Online Communities

M&C curates a variety of “by invitation” online groups, all rooted in helping to foster connections and in providing a space to support like-minded yet diverse individuals. Insert yourself into the M&C community and let your YES! light shine bright, you’ll get an invite to join.

Cleaning Services

Meshing our love of order, serene environments, and using our superpowers to bring joy to others with our desire to flourish our business through physical work, Mac & Cheese Productions℠ offers residential cleaning services.

Do Good

It feels good to do good. Not to mention, volunteering is a wonderful way to work on soft skills, use your superpowers to help others, and build your community. From online to in person, one off to continual, youth to the homeless, Mac & Cheese provides a variety of ways to give back.

Handpicked Supper Club

An intimate evening with innovative, successful, confident people. Cause sometimes it’s nice to be the student instead of the teacher, the sponge instead of the water, the flower instead of the fertilizer.

Life of Yes℠ Sleepaway Camp

A weekend filled with habit-, value-, and courage-development activities, in an environment where you feel at home with people you just met… like summer camp for adults.

Travel Webinar

Minimize Expense, Maximize Experience. Includes philosophies and strategies, specific tips and tools, and Pete and Saya’s personal experiences.

Bootcamp: Public Speaking – The Business Side

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.

Chicago Concierge

From a personalized travel plan to a personable tour guide, Saya’s your Chicago Concierge.

Bootcamp: Public Speaking – What & How To Share

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.

Bootcamp: Self Promotion & Sales

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.

I Can’t…

A series where adults state they’re unable to do something, they learn about it with a bunch of other adults who also “can’t,” and they prove themselves wrong and not only do the thing but enjoy it and say, “That wasn’t so bad. In fact, kinda fun. Good for me! What’s next?!”

Life of Yes℠ Workshop: How To Live the Life You Want to Live

Dive deep into the Life of Yes℠ philosophy and way of being. Saya shares personal stories from her life — one of fulfillment and traveling non-traditional paths — and offers ideas on how you can create the life you want. If you’re looking to answer “What do I want to do?” or “How do I get more out of life?” this class will get those wheels turning.

Productivity Class

M&C narrows down the overwhelming field of productivity and shares best practices, philosophies, and specific tool loves.

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.