(What is a Good Living? See Note at bottom of this page.)
"Freely you have been given, freely give." For nearly 20 years, there has never been a charge for these startup workshops, where people who have started share their startup experience. "
Do you sincerely want to make a Good Living?
If you do, then join us when you need a boost as you start in a new direction with a new career, new project or campaign, or a new business! Each IDEA Cafe is independent and self-governing. We'd love to help you start a new group!
We cooperate with local chambers and other groups to organize these free workshops and Franklin Circle Peer Advisory Groups (For more, Google "How to Start A Franklin Circle."
Since 1994, IDEA Cafes have invited speakers to share their career, business, project, and political startup experience and we share ideas. We've used Meetup.com to communicate about IDEA Cafes and to take RSVPs since 2005, we are now also using it as a tool to identify leaders of new groups and to help them get started with autonomous, self-governing groups.
Since 1994, we've heard from people such as: Dan Brogan, 5280 Magazine; Jared Polis, entrepreneur and U.S. Representative; Kenton Kuhn, Black-tie; Paul Lewan, Lewan & Associates; John Youngquist, Principal of East High School; John Brackney and Joe Blake from the South Metro and Denver Chambers of Commerce; and hundreds of others.
IDEA Cafe Workshops are free and open to all, we just ask that you bring your brain for the brainstorming.
For nearly 20 years IDEA Cafe Startup Workshops have helped people to make a Good Living who are starting down a new path with a new project or campaign, a new career or new business.
5280 Magazine says we've "infused Denver with an entrepreneurial spirit."
The Denver IDEA Cafe Startup Workshop is held twice a month on Friday afternoons, and it serves as the model for new groups, we hope to inspire the formation of 10 or 12 similar groups across Colorado by the end of 2013 in cooperation with local chambers of commerce, other groups, and local community newspapers. If you'd like to start a group in your part of Colorado, please let us know.
Inspiring the formation of these autonomous, independent, self-governing IDEA Cafe Startup Workshops is a project of your Small Business Chamber of Commerce, which is available to help local chambers of commerce and other groups that want to organize new groups.
For more information, contact our founder & CEO John Wren at (303)861-1447 or John@SmallBizChamber.org .
Note: What is a Good Living? Some call it Good Work or Right Livelihood. Of course making enough money is a big part of it. But it also means having enough leisure time to be a good neighbor, family member, and friend. It means that you and those working with you are growing and learning, and the work is not just drudgery. First and foremost it means that you are engaged in providing a useful and necessary product or service that delights customers and over time converts them into friends who give you repeat purchases and referrals. If you sincerely want to make a Good Living, maybe we can help you. Talking with you about it helps us. Thanks!
NOTE--Open Source Meeting: To maximize the learning benefit for yourself attend one, lead one, then start one and teach someone else how to lead one. (For more, on dashboard above click on "More" and then "Files."
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to Start Your First (or Next) New Business. by John S. Wren. MBA+
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