Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 6:00p -
WeWork South Station
745 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02111
Alcohol, Art, Business, Food, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup, Social Good
Join Skyword as we host our first ever Creative Career "Potluck"!
Leave the food at home (don't worry, we'll provide plenty) and show us what you bring to the table as a freelance creative.
Choose one of the three interactive round table discussions below and come prepared to bounce ideas off of some of the most interesting and talented members of your creative community.
Heads up - round table registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis upon arrival!
- Train Your Head to Think on Its Feet with Improv Asylum
Learn how the tools and techniques of Improv can help you communicate and listen more effectively, build off of the ideas of others and think fast on your feet. Experience the power of "Yes.. And" and see how those simple words can create a more innovative you. The Improv Asylum team will give you the skills you need to succeed!
Improv Asylum is a comedy theater featuring improvisation and sketch comedy (think Whose Line is it Anyway? meets Saturday Night Live!). They have performed more than 10,000 shows for well over 2 million people. Improv Asylum also offers unique corporate training, hilarious customized corporate shows and a student training center. In everything they do, they strive to provide the best comedic theater experience.
- Introverts, Ambiverts & Extroverts: Exploring Your Strengths to Boost Your Creativity
We tend to be our own worst critics, which is completely natural when we care so deeply about our work. However, it becomes a problem when we limit our creativity and talents by labeling ourselves based on character traits. Join Career & Executive Coach Tammy Gooler Loeb to discover which side of the personality spectrum you fall on and explore ways to turn it to your advantage.
Tammy Gooler Loeb brings over 25 years of professional experience to her work as a coach, facilitator and trainer. Her practice focuses on career and executive coaching, workplace communication, leadership development and team building. Tammy earned her M.B.A. from Boston University and has a B.A. in Psychology from Hampshire College. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach by the Coaches Training Institute and a graduate of the Co-Active Leadership Program.
- More Selling, Less Selling Out: How to Effectively Promote Your Freelance Business
In a world full of creativity, standing out has never been more difficult. As a creative professional, marketing your personal brand might seem like a daunting task, but it needs to be done. Join Freelancer Albert McKeon's round table and discuss unique ways to position yourself in front of potential clients and set your freelance business up for success.
Albert McKeon is a freelance writer in Wellesley, MA. He worked as a newspaper reporter for nearly 16 years, writing more than 5,000 bylines and receiving leading journalism industry recognition – including the New England Press Association’s Journalist of the Year honor. In 2014, he hung out his freelance shingle and now creates marketing content for organizations – including Mass General Hospital, IBM, ADP, MasterCard, Northrop Grumman – while continuing to write journalism articles.