Working for yourself is awesome, but it’s not all working at the beach and laughing at the suckers who have to commute. The fact is, maintaining a healthy, happy independent career is not easy, and there’s little to fall back on if you’re in a tough spot. So what do you do when the going gets tough? Join us for a night of education, communication and conversation.
Developing a Work Fitness Routine
With physical fitness, a healthy combination of diet and exercise are essential. When you're working for yourself, you must also maintain healthy balances in how you spend your time and energy. Tony Bacigalupo, Mayor of New Work City, explores how to apply physical fitness concepts to independent work.
Confidence: Get More Clients and Close More Deals
Lauryn Ballesteros, former VP of Strategic Partnerships at Seth Godin's The Domino Project, talks about her ninja-like experience within the sales and marketing ring. Learning to sell will be the single most important skill you learn in life. Whether you're looking to launch a business, create a non-profit or get the job you have always dreamt of, selling is key and there is nothing sleazy about it when you do it right.
Lauryn will be teaching Confidence- Get More Clients & Close More Deals (Newbie Class) Sept 1st
What Kind of Independent Are You?
Cameron Keng, startup founder and CPA talks about how independents can setup shop and work the tax system to their benefit. He'll go over incorporation options from sole-proprietorships to corporations.
Cameron will be teaching Creative Financial Planning for Independents on Monday Aug 29th
Negotiation for Entrepreneurs
Bathabile K.S. Mthombeni, J.D., is the Founder and Principal of Untangled Resolutions, a private mediation firm. She is a seasoned mediator, negotiator, educator and flourishing entrepreneur. She'll discuss about her upcoming workshop on Negotiation.
Bathabile will teaching Negotiating: Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs on Monday Sept 5th
And yes...beer, wine and water will be on hand!
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday August 18th!
About New Work City
New Work City is a coworking space and community center for independents in Manhattan. We gather in a cozy shared environment to work, collaborate, learn, and socialize. All you need is some work to do and a friendly disposition!
Made possible by amazing supporters of independents and innovation: Pearson, Google & New Work City.