Events Workshops Seminars – Upcoming

1. Ragan Communications Special Discount!

We are thrilled to announce a unique partnership with Ragan Communications, the pre-eminent provider of conferences for professional communicators. Disclosure: I have presented and participated at Ragan conferences and can attest to the quality of their programs.
You can receive a $250 discount for participating in a Ragan conference if joining through our link!
  • Leadership & Executive Communications:

Sep 13-14, 2018. Washington D.C 

  • Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing: Intel:
September 26-28, 2018. San Jose, CA 
  • Employee Communications, PR & Social Media Summit: Microsoft:

October 3-5, 2018. Redmond,WA 

  • Role of Communications in Creating Best Places to Work- Zappos:

October 16-18, 2018. Zappos HQ, Las Vegas

  • Intranet Best Practices Conference at Tapestry:

November 6-7, 2018. New York City 


2. “How to train your brain to perform better during interview & networking meetings

Monday Sept 17, 2018 6:15 PM – 8:30 PM @ Glenview Library – 1930 Glenview Rd

Tuesday Sept 18, 2918 6:15 PM – 8:30PM @ McDonald’s Hamburger Univ – 2715 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook

Featuring JOHN KENNEDY (executive brain coach), plus a round of networking.

Some of the most important skills during a job search are the ability to focus clearly, think fast on your feet and be able to make better decisions during a stressful experience. During these meetings, you will learn how to train your brain to help you perform at a higher level so that you come across stronger.


3.  “How to maintain a positive attitude and how it can impact your job search”

Monday Oct 1, 2018 6:15 PM – 8:30 PM @ Glenview Library – 1930 Glenview Rd

Tuesday Oct 2, 2018 6:15 PM – 8:30 PM @ McDonald’s Hamburger Univ – 2715 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook

Featuring DIDI KING (life success coach), plus a round of networking.

The ups and downs of a job search can take a toll on your attitude but there are ways to overcome some of the common pitfalls. During these meetings, specific solutions will be discussed.


4. DePaul KMG Fall kickoff

Tuesday September 25, 2018 4:30pm to 6:30pm @DPC 7900 Coleman Entrepreneurship Center  (map)

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5. American Medical Writers Association presents “Value-driven Relationship Building for Freelancers Panel” with speakers Kathleen Louden, Mia DeFino, and Lynn Hazan

Wed, September 26, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT @ The Happ Inn Bar & Grill – 305 North Happ Rd. Northfield, IL 60093

Topics and details:

  • A three-member panel will provide insights into how to market oneself and find and keep clients to establish a successful freelancing business. The opportunity for Q&A will be available after introduction of the panelists.

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6.  Around Chicago Live! Networking at Katana Chicago

Mon, October 22, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT

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