What we're about

We do many online events for now, as long as the corona virus situation continues. We do this as a service to all of you who are stuck at home with no other recourse for business networking and for leading edge business education.

We are a community of solopreneurs, consultants, free lancers coaches and small business owners who have either just started or currently own businesses.

We hold the following kinds of activities:

1) training and educational events around business strategy, sales and marketing , and

2) networking events to make connection with like minded business owners who would make great referral and collaboration partners.

Please join our group and RSVP for our next event.

Sandra Hughes
Organizer and Business Strategist & Mentor

Serving the following cities:
Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Lafayette, Danville, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton and nearby cities.

Upcoming events (5)

How to Attract &Retain High-Level Bus Connections to Improve Your Sales Process!

Please register in advance for this online educational event. Once registered you will receive a link to access. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUld-uhpz8sH9T0IxVLDqtnap96hx3bS9_r There’s no greater feeling than leaving a business event having had amazing new connections with other attendees and with a bunch of great follow up calls and contacts. All too often this isn’t the case. People are confused about how it all works, have unmet expectations, and unfortunately end up feeling lost, empty and discouraged. I want to help you change all that. I will reveal key concepts to educate & prepare you for success and initiate a beginning knowledge with logistics, preparation for events, and practices to dissolve confusion or anxiety around them. What you will learn: • START MASTERING CONNECTION BUILDING: Learn to communicate your value well - so it lands with anyone you meet. Learn ways to set yourself above competitors every time. • WHO YOU ARE PRECEDES YOU: Be assured and clear that you can network in a way that attracts the right people to you and do so in a way that is congruent with your values, who you are, and what you offer. • FEEL COMFORTABLE AND CONNECT WELL ANYWHERE: This is the most important thing to learn and implement. This is KEY to CONNECTING & BUILDING A NETWORK which becomes EASY and FEELS GOOD. My goal is for you to FEEL GOOD about building quality connections, doing it with ease, and creating a lucrative network that works for you and your business. With these skills, you’ll stand out in the best way possible at every event you attend. Look forward to seeing you there! Hosted and presented by: Julie Parker, High-Level Business Connector & Network Builder

Own Your Brand: Get the Results that You Want from Your Marketing

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A ZOOM WEBINAR! REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THIS WEBINAR: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAof-itqjsrEtGAZ30VZfj1QBEv99hGXgBc AFTER YOU REGISTER, YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL WITH THE ZOOM LINK TO ENTER THE MEETING! This webinar is an opportunity to create traction in getting the clients who will love you and what you provide; it is an opportunity to design and own how you can position yourself powerfully and effectively in your market. What you will gain from this training led by Sandra Hughes and Sunil Bhaskaran: 1) Secrets to elevating your brand above the competition 2) Opportunities to expand your reach online and off line 3) How to make your elevated branding sustainable for the long term 4) Easy actions to take now Learn these concrete steps and actions to independently realize your dreams of being a business leader and visionary in your community whilst equipping yourself with the tools that other experienced business people have learned the hard way. PLEASE NOTE THAT BY SIGNING UP FOR THIS EVENT YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOUR EMAIL GO ON OUR EMAIL LISTS. DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAof-itqjsrEtGAZ30VZfj1QBEv99hGXgBc Look forward to seeing you soon! Sandra Hughes and Sunil Bhaskaran, Organizers

High Performing Business Secrets—Profits, Freedom, Integrity and Bold Confidence

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A ZOOM WEBINAR! REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THIS WEBINAR: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqduisqjMoHNxQDIsjwniNLGP3-UaP6jGo AFTER YOU REGISTER, YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL ABOUT JOINING THE MEETING! Are you a successful or early stage solopreneur or small biz entrepreneur: a freelancer, consultant, holistic practitioner or coach, who is pivoting to adapt to the new business environment? Pivoting your business can be challenging in terms of time, effort, brain-bandwidth and money. This event will educate you on the most common stumbling blocks and how to avoid them. You will learn more about how to build towards a higher level of performance and success. We are all hardworking people and sometimes hardworking people can’t seem to see how to work smarter for themselves. It is always good to get a fresh, clean perspective. What you will gain from this training led by Sandra Hughes and Sunil Bhaskaran: NOT SEEING RESULTS & DOING A LOT OF WORK: Move from running in place to highly focused actions. GAIN POWERFUL TRACTION: Move from indecisive paralysis to clear and focused actions. STUCK IN THINKING: Clarifying and peace-of-mind-inducing questions to help you move forward. CONCRETELY MOVING FORWARD: Next easy steps to make this real in your life. Learn these concrete steps and actions to independently realize your dreams of being a business leader and visionary in your community whilst equipping yourself with the tools that other experienced business people have learned the hard way. PLEASE NOTE THAT BY SIGNING UP FOR THIS EVENT YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOUR EMAIL GO ON OUR EMAIL LISTS: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqduisqjMoHNxQDIsjwniNLGP3-UaP6jGo Look forward to seeing you soon! Sandra Hughes and Sunil Bhaskaran, Organizers

Nationwide Networking: Biz Mixer

Online event

PLEASE NOTE: THIS is an online event. You will need to register here to get your zoom link sent to you via email. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqc-Cqrj8sEtOsJXdfggTj_5JEPqKyXO4- We know that success comes from having deep relationships, created and nurtured over time. We encourage connection, not from scripts or a quota to fill, but from genuinely listening, engaging and interacting from the heart. Join us if you want to: • Reach people in multiple cities & states who may have connections for business in your city. • Engage with people who, like you, are strategic, thoughtful, and interested in building genuine, strong, business relationships. • Meet others to collaborate with and grow. We promote this event to over 40,000 professionals in Houston, the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Portland, Denver, Boston, and New York. Five consortium leaders: Organized by Julie Parker who leads Houston, TX, Sandra Hughes / Sunil Bhaskaran who lead the Bay Area of CA, NY, MA, and FL, Luci Gabel who leads Los Angeles, and Jen McFarland who leads Portland, OR & Denver, CO - 5 people who bring a combined 6 decades of business experience and organizational ability. We are a professional collaborative dedicated to outstanding connections, high quality introductions and creating loyal partners. We hold ourselves to higher standards of business relationships and business building, and we know that you do too. We provide a structure for an enjoyable, friendly, professional and respectful place to come and meet new colleagues, collaborators and friends with honorable and respectful follow-through and follow-ups. PLEASE NOTE: THIS is an online event. You will need to register here to get your zoom link sent to you via email. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqc-Cqrj8sEtOsJXdfggTj_5JEPqKyXO4- We look forward to seeing you at this ONLINE event, ~Julie, Sandra, Sunil, Luci and Jen, Organizers P.S. Please join from a device with a working camera. Please note, we close the doors after the 1st half hour. We will only use your email to keep you informed of our newest events, resources, and tools to grow your businesses. GIVEN the increased possibilities of weather or power outage issues, if you can’t access the call for some reason the host may be experiencing weather or power outage issues. We will do our best to update you in the event that this happens.

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