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27Jul

RECAP AUG 14 Get Unstuck & ReLaunch Now During Uncertain Times – Hilary DeCesare

Hilary DeCesare

This was a fabulous talk and we do recommend watching the recording if you missed it. Here are a few notes of interest.

Hilary asked us what is going well in our business and life and what is holding us back? She shared with us the ReLaunch Recipe for Change and its formula which is the foundation and asked if our vision for the future is super clear. Hilary recommended we have a plan and know our WHY behind it. Of interest is 95% of our decisions are made by our subconscious mind and that we need to OWN our energy. We have the ability to change our thoughts and have 60,000 thoughts an hour and 2000 visual images. Questions to think about: 1. What we are propagating?  2. If we could re-imagine three areas of our business / life what would they be and what is one small step we can take? Hilary said that stress is fear and resistance and that we CAN go from transition to transformation!

27Jul

August 14 Get Unstuck & ReLaunch Now During Uncertain Times With Hilary DeCesare | Grand Connection

Hilary DeCesare – Award-winning Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, CEO of The ReLaunch Co.

Has the uncertainty of COVID left you feeling stuck, fearful and in doubt about your business? Is the fear of transitioning your business digitally left you feeling anxious?

The Grand Connection is thrilled to have Hilary DeCesare, CEO of The ReLaunch Co. join us from San Francisco to share her wisdom on mastering the unstuck mindset and transforming your business. Discover how to hit the reset button to become a powerhouse of possibility.

Hilary has been a featured speaker at conferences nationwide and guest on ABC’s The Secret Millionaire! She has been seen on CBS, ABC, Fox, Huffington Post and Yahoo.

27Jul

July 31 Boost Your Business Through Virtual Networking With Terilee Harrison | Grand Connection

Terilee Harrison, Virtual Networking Expert, Trainer & Referral Specialist

Zooming in all the way from Singapore, Terilee is the true expert on virtual global networking!

Join us to learn the complete, step-by-step roadmap to building your business network in the virtual world. Here’s just a sample of what we will cover for you on this breakthrough session:

  • How to network like a rock star at a virtual event.
  • Best practices for meeting new connections online daily.
  • Tips to know others and be known on social media.
  • How to maximize your participation in online groups.
  • And more!

Date: Friday July 31th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

26Jul

July 22 Real Time Connections – Practice Business Introductions | Grand Connection

Practice Our New 60 Second Business Intro

Practice Our New 60 Second Business Intro. We will be practicing Judy’s “Message of You” formula introductions in small breakout groups. You will have many groups to connect, collaborate and be creative with to fine tune your 60 second introduction and receive valuable feedback. We will move from group to group for one hour.

**If you missed Judy’s amazing talk, we have it recorded in the Facebook Group along with her handout to craft your memorable introduction and her generous free offer to attend her program online for the year. We are so grateful to Judy for sharing her wisdom.

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific – Real-Time Connections
Location: Zoom – Register in advance for this meeting:
Cost: FREE

09Jul

RECAP JULY 3: How to Use Canva to Create a Killer Lead Magnet in 30 minutes or Less! With Kimberley Day | Grand Connection

Kimberley Day

Kimberley Day demonstrated step by step how easy it is to create creative images with Canva to attract ideal clients. We discovered how simple it can be!

Kim said that lead magnets are an integral part of our sales funnel and need to be enticing and provide great value!  Why? To build trust and authority. She told us we can start teaching our prospects, provide advice so they know, like and trust us and choose to go on our email list. To move them down the sales cycle.

Kim shared that we need to know our prospects’ pain points and how we can help them to have a quick win. She said we can create lead magnets with designing customized checklists, a Facebook Business Header or a full workbook on Canva.

09Jul

RECAP JUNE 19: Magnetize Your Facebook Page With Sherri-Lee Woycik | Grand Connection

Sherri-Lee Woycik

Sherri-Lee Woycik shared that Facebook is a powerful tool to create relationships that last with these 4 steps. She shared that there are 2.2 billion people on Facebook with 60 million active business pages. She told us people want to be educated, informed and be distracted from real life. Her recommendation is for 80% of the content be engaging, fun and interactive and 20% to share your products, sales or promotions.

The 4 steps to attract more clients: The name of your page needs to speak to your ideal prospects and the outcome they want to achieve. Your profile image is best to be a clear picture of you. Your cover image can tell a story in pictures and is best to be changed every week. Sherri-Lee says the image can represent who you are, what you do and speaks to your ideal clients. For your content post everyday and stack up your newsfeed. Start with a quote, post engaging questions, inspiring content to get likes, comments and shares. Create connection and rapport and reply to all comments. And finally FB live for your educational and promotional post.

06Jul

July 17 Grand Connection | Write a Dynamic 60 Second Pitch That Rocks! With Judy Carter | Grand Connection

Judy Carter, Comedian, International Speaker and Author

We all have something we want to sell, a book, our coaching, or ourselves. Judy will reveal how when someone on a plane asked her, “What do you do?”  The way she answered that questioned netted her over $160,000.

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday July 17th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

(Real-Time Connections, Speaker, Facilitated Mastermind Breakout Sessions)

Location: Zoom

06Jul

July 3 How to Use Canva to Create a Killer Lead Magnet in Less Than 30 Minutes! With Kimberley Day | Grand Connection

Want to get more leads and better results from your lead magnet?

Kimberley Day, Marketing Expert, Author & Speaker

Curious how to use the popular tool Canva and create your own marketing materials quickly?

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday July 3rd                                                                                                                 

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

(Networking, Speaker, Q&A, Masterminds)

Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE

12May

RECAP May 12 : Making LinkedIn Work for You With Janice Porter’s & LinkedIn Checklist

Janice Porter’s presentation – Making LinkedIn Work for You – gave us an overview of how to make a great first impression when someone comes to your profile. She outlined the importance of a personalized banner, a professional headshot, and a headline that really speaks to your strengths. Janice really spoke to LinkedIn as a much misunderstood and underused platform … and encouraged us to really take a closer look at it.

Here is a free download her 16 Point LinkedIn Checklist to get you started.

Janice is offering a 2 Part LIVE LinkedIn Webinar series – on Thursday, June 25th 2020 and July 9th at 4pm – for anyone in our group who wants to take advantage of taking a deeper dive and actually getting things done.

29Jun

June 19 Magnetize Your Facebook Page to Attract More Clients With Ease! With Sherri-Lee Woycik | Grand Connection

Do you want better results on Facebook?
Have you ever wondered why more people do see your page or your posts?
Have you wondered what it takes to get real engagement from prospects on Facebook?

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday June 19th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Pacific

(Real-Time Connections (NEW), Speaker – Facebook Marketing Expert, Facilitated Mastermind Breakout Sessions)

Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE!

Hosted by: Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt of Inspired Business Development and Susan Jarema of New Earth Marketing

Magnetize your Facebook Page to Attract More Clients With Ease! With Sherri-Lee Woycik – Facebook Ads and Marketing Expert
Facebook is a massive platform with over 2.2 billion active users, and so many people seem to be making so many connections and tonnes of money without putting in as much effort you feel you are… or so it seems.

There are many factors to consider when marketing on Facebook and you don’t even need to do all the steps, but without being visible, how will anyone even know you and your business page exist?

One of the first things you need to do is to make sure your Facebook page speaks to your ideal prospects, so that they know who you are, what you do and why they should like your Facebook page!

In this 30 minute presentation, Sherri-Lee Woycik will share with you the top 4 steps to take to create a client attracting magnet on your Facebook page, so you can spend less time and money marketing and really start creating meaningful connections with your prospects on Facebook.

In the Mastermind break out groups we will focus on sharing feedback and ideas regarding our own facebook pages and engagement.

Please come prepared with your one minute (elevator speech) for the Real-Time Connections and breakout sessions.

What’s the Grand Connection About?

Susan and Carolyn were inspired to create a supportive business network while hiking in the Grand Canyon this past March days prior to the COVID shutdowns. Our intention is to provide business solutions to help you Connect, Create and Collaborate through:

Educational and resourceful solutions
Real-time connections
Practical tools to help you adapt and grow
Masterminds for peer to peer learning & accountability partners
The Grand Connection Network meets every 2 weeks on Fridays. Each meeting combines business education, sharing and ample networking opportunities!

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