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This is a community for those who love to work together, whether it is just being around other people; helping someone learn a new skill; sharing knowledge or resources; building confidence in communication or gaining clarity of what you do and why you do it...being part of this community means giving and receiving! With regular events, workshops, networking and mentoring to build capability and confidence, being part of the community will give you so much more than just a pile of business cards...

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Mentor in the House - Web and Graphic Design

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BOOK YOUR FREE MENTOR SESSION VIA OUR WEBSITE! Leisa Clark - Web and Graphic Design Leisa Clark is the Director and Lead Designer of Retrohex and joins Canvas Coworking as our web and graphic design mentor. Retrohex are specialists in web design and graphic design, where their focus is on funking up the design. They create beautiful logos, helping startup founders to find their look and communicate it visually, and make sure that their websites are not only stunning, but functional and provide an exceptional user experience. As well as designing and websites, Leisa is also super savvy with social media and can help you decide which platform/s to be on, and how to best connect with your audience using digital marketing strategies and techniques. Outside of creating funking good designs, Leisa loves to spend time with her husband and son in the garden, finding funky food trucks and living a wholesome country lifestyle. A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Leisa are: - What to think about when creating your startups brand? - How to create a logo that speaks to your customers? - Whether you need a website or not, and what it needs to do? - Which social media platforms to be on? - What to think about before you start building your website? Book your spot to make sure you don't miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book. This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business. Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here. Cost: FREE Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business. By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development. This could include which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days. Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions (if any) are then negotiated between you and the Mentor. Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission.

Mentor in the House - Commercialisation

Canvas Coworking Space

BOOK YOUR FREE MENTOR SESSION VIA OUR WEBSITE! Stuart is a Commercialisation Advisor with AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program, working innovation programme Accelerating Commercialisation and the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Fusidium Pty Ltd. an independent consulting business servicing companies in Australia and overseas, with a focus on organisations within the life sciences (though not limited to). Stuart has over 35 years experience in life science and biotechnology. This includes research, consulting and senior management roles in industry and academia where he was responsible for restructuring of manufacturing operations to achieve greater efficiency, development and setting of strategic objectives and restoration of company to profitable growth, capital raising, policy development and resource allocation. Stuart maintains active involvement in the life sciences community. He was a former Board member of Research Australia, sat on the State committee of AusBiotech in Queensland and is currently on the Board of Life Sciences Queensland. A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Stuart are: State and Federal Government funding and grant opportunities; Research & Development (R&D) tax incentives; General business ideas and commercialisation; Expanding into international markets; Book your spot to make sure you don't miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book. This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business. Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here. Cost: FREE Book your spot (https://canvascoworking.com.au/product/mentor-in-the-house/) Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business. By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days. Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House - Commercialisation

Canvas Coworking Space

BOOK YOUR FREE MENTOR SESSION VIA OUR WEBSITE! Stuart is a Commercialisation Advisor with AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program, working innovation programme Accelerating Commercialisation and the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Fusidium Pty Ltd. an independent consulting business servicing companies in Australia and overseas, with a focus on organisations within the life sciences (though not limited to). Stuart has over 35 years experience in life science and biotechnology. This includes research, consulting and senior management roles in industry and academia where he was responsible for restructuring of manufacturing operations to achieve greater efficiency, development and setting of strategic objectives and restoration of company to profitable growth, capital raising, policy development and resource allocation. Stuart maintains active involvement in the life sciences community. He was a former Board member of Research Australia, sat on the State committee of AusBiotech in Queensland and is currently on the Board of Life Sciences Queensland. A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Stuart are: State and Federal Government funding and grant opportunities; Research & Development (R&D) tax incentives; General business ideas and commercialisation; Expanding into international markets; Book your spot to make sure you don't miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book. This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business. Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here. Cost: FREE Book your spot (https://canvascoworking.com.au/product/mentor-in-the-house/) Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business. By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days. Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House - Human Resources

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PURCHASE YOUR FREE MENTOR SESSION TICKET VIA OUR WEBSITE! Human Resources - Kearin Lowry Kearin lowry is the Director & Meliorist of Workforce Positive. Workforce positive offers specialists Human Resources services to enhance business performance. They offer Social Enterprise consulting, Specialist Human Resources consulting, Human Resource, Compliance where they work one-on-one with clients to achieve a successful business. Kearin Lowry has near 20 years of HR which lead her to author her first book, HR Advice at the Right Price, a guide for Australian small business owners to navigate the complex industrial relations system and get the HR solutions they need with no lock-in contracts, no stand over sales tactics and no consulting fees. Kearin understands the HR pain being experienced in business and is a passionate advocate for business owners, resolving HR problems and driving positive business outcomes by channeling human energy into customer experience, leadership, problem solving and workplace culture. A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Kearin are: Personality Profiling Franchise Employment Compliance Organisation Design Performance Coaching Employment contracts Team effectiveness Position Descriptions Book your spot to make sure you don't miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book. This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business. Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here. Cost: FREE Book your spot (https://canvascoworking.com.au/product/mentor-in-the-house/) Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business. By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business

Past events (133)

Mentor in the House - Accounting

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