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942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

January 2018

Being in Business: Leveraging Your Time, with Dannie Frey

January 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

• What we'll doJoin us on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 7pm at West Asheville Library when MeetUp member & business consultant, Dannie Frey will be doing a quick presentation/mini-workshop about Leveraging Your Time. If you have wondered what in the world Dannie means about Leveraging Your Time... you have to come and take advantage of this free mini-workshop. Dannie will be sharing three of the 12 components of Leveraging Your Time - Finding Your Focus, Assertiveness and Time Management (and…

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February 2018

Being in Business: The story behind the Dig Local movement in Asheville

February 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Join us Tuesday, February 13, 7-8:30pm at West Asheville Library to hear the entrepreneur story of Dig Local, and learn how you can take advantage of all they have to offer! Founder, Ted Pate and our favorite account representative, Stephan Pruitt will tell the story of how Dig Local evolved from a simple idea to a successful and growing business that supports local entrepreneurs with easier access to low cost marketing and advertising in Asheville and beyond. Stephan will also…

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March 2018

Being in Business: Sarah Benoit on “Being Your Brand”

March 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Join Sarah Benoit, co-founder and lead instructor of the JB Media Institute, on an exploration of brand and how to truly be yourself in business. Be prepared to take notes, brainstorm ideas, and meet the person next to you. Many businesses and organizations of all sizes have a brand, but the question is are you living your brand? Is your team living your brand? Being and living your brand can be scary because it seems like the brand becomes less…

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April 2018

Being in Business: The Hero’s Journey with Kudzu Brands Founder Murphy Capps

April 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Join us on Tuesday, April 10, 7-8:30pm at West Asheville Library when MURPHY FUNKHOUSER CAPPS, CEO of Kudzu Brands, Business Speaker & Storyteller will present on "The Hero's Journey for Entrepreneurs". Whether putting her client’s brands in the spotlight or entertaining audiences herself, Murphy Funkhouser Capps believes that “everyone has a story”. Murphy serves the world in several ways including as CEO, co-founder and Creative Director at Kudzu Brands, a full service branding and marketing agency based in Asheville, NC.…

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May 2018

Barrie Barton: Improve your presentation skills

May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Do you feel your heart racing and body shaking when it’s your turn to stand up, introduce yourself, present a speech or attend a conference or networking event?I promise, you are not alone. Some people are afraid of making a mistake, sounding awkward or even worse, forgetting everything they had planned to say.Presenting and speaking is an invitation and a conversation to build stronger business relationships, alliances and customers. Effective speaking is one of the top skills entrepreneurs need to…

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June 2018

Being in Business: June 12, Author Gregg Levoy – The Power of Passionate Work

June 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

I'm delighted to announce that author, Gregg Levoy has accepted my invitation to be our guest presenter for the June 12th meeting! Here are the details on his presentation, and a bit about Gregg: THE POWER OF PASSIONATE WORKPassion is more than just employee engagement, or job satisfaction, or the temporary bump in productivity that comes from getting a bonus. In any field of endeavor, passion is ultimately about the hunger to learn and grow. It shows up as an…

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July 2018

Being in Business MeetUp, July 10 – Zack & Jenni Bier, Owners Elements Real Food

July 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

If you haven't met Zack or Jenni at their fabulous cafe on Liberty Street, or with their van and fresh juices for sale at the North Asheville Tailgate Market on Saturdays, now's your chance to meet them and hear the story of their business journey. As Executive Chef, Jenni is the creative inspiration behind super-tasty, organic and fresh plant based foods and cold pressed juices. Zack is the behind the scenes business / handy man who keeps operations running smoothly.…

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August 2018

Being in Business, August 14 – Film Director Jack Sholder “Keys to Storytelling”

August 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Has anyone seen “By Dawn’s Early Light” (1990)? Or what about “The Hidden” (1987)? Or “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge” (1985)? What do these movies have in common? Yes, I know, they’re all in the horror or thriller movie genre. But more importantly, they were all among the over 20 movies and TV shows directed by our August 14th Being in Business MeetUp presenter, Jack Sholder who will share his experience in directing movies and what he…

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Being in Business MeetUp, August 14 – Details to be announced

August 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

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November 2018

Being in Business — Nov 15, Andrew Nehlig, Founder Bada Bastu bathouse

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Join us on Thursday, Nov 15, 7-8:30pm at West Asheville Library to meet Andrew Nehlig, lifetime entrepreneur and founder of the soon-to-open Bada Bastu bathhouse. Andrew will share the story of his passion for entrepreneurship and the inspiration behind his multiple business ventures. Andrew grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, a lifelong entrepreneur who’s passion for business continues to grow with each new venture. From selling golf balls on the course from age 7 to 12, to starting and…

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December 2018

December 4th MeetUp: Mary O’Connor, “The Ecstatic Entrepreneur”

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

Join us Tuesday, December 4th, 7-8:30pm when our MeetUp co-organizer, Mary O'Connor of "The Ecstatic Entrepreneur" takes us on a workshop journey to explore "The 3 Biggest Leaks in Your Business and How to Fix Them: Under-Earning, Over-Delivering and Under-Valuing" Why do some people make high 6-figure incomes with ease, while many of us struggle to meet our monthly needs? This mystery is unveiled when we examine the 3 biggest leaks in our business: under-earning, over-giving, and under-valuing our services.…

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January 2019

Being in Business, January 8th Meeting, Details to be announced

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd
Asheville, US

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