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February 06, 2020

Led by: Pam Schallhorn

Creative Planning

Thursday, February 6, 2020, from 11:30 AM-12:45 PM OR 5:30 PM-6:45 PM

Pam Schallhorn, Extension Specialist in Community & Economic Development with the University of Illinois, has shared her expertise with entrepreneurs across the state of Illinois for over ten years. In this session, Pam will demonstrate Creative Planning techniques to help you tackle every single aspect of your 2020 plan.

You'll have the opportunity to get creative with color-coding, receive pro-tips for pulling together a SMART plan and step into 2020 with goal-focused intention.

Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops, calendars, schedules, scratch pads, and favorite pens with them to the session to maximize productivity.

February 11, 2020

iSPI Meetup: Women in Tech

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Meet with other Women interested in Technology in the Springfield area. Gather to promote women's community and involvement in the technology industries. Share your goals, your challenges, network together and build community.

February 13, 2020

Led by: REVERIE Apparel

On the Road with the Starters

Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 5:30 PM-6:45 PM

We're taking our popular Straight from the Starter Series on the ROAD! Say "Howdy!" to On the Road with the Starters. The first stop on our tour de startups is REVERIE Apparel located at 407 E Adams Street, Springfield, IL 62704.

 

Join us on Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 5:30 PM-6:45 PM to talk to REVERIE founders about their origin story, milestones, pain points, Q & A, and get a sneak peek at Springfield's latest and GREATEST t-shirt shop.

 

Pro-tip // nothing says Valentine's Day like a locally designed tee. #FollowTheREVERIE #iSPILyfe

February 27, 2020

Led by: Tess Fyalka, O'Shea Builders

Goal Setting Success

Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 5:30 PM-6:45 PM

Hosted by Innovate Springfield in collaboration with O'Shea Builders // Forefront // Corporate KIN LLC

 

A two-fold presentation and panel-style discussion, this session will expose participants to the high-level components of goal setting theory, outlining short and long-term aspirations, and actionable tips to elevate 2020 plans. Attendees will also hear authentic stories from an intimate panel of local leaders who will share their goal-setting insights and experiences.  

The presentation portion of this session facilitated by Tess Fyalka, Director of Employee Development and Engagement with O'Shea Builders, Tess is an Organization Development Certified Professional, a Leadership Circle Certified Practitioner, and a Leadership Development Coach. Before working at O'Shea Builders, Tess owned and operated a public relations and marketing consulting company for more than 14 years.

 

The panel-style discussion following the presentation will include presentation leader Tess Fyalka, and 40 under 40 recipients Sarah Tapscott, Director of Statewide Partnerships with Forefront; and Raychel Yokem, Diversity Inclusion and Affirmative Action Manager with GROWMARK and Founder of Corporate KIN LLC.

March 10, 2020

iSPI Meetup: Women in Tech

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Meet with other Women interested in Technology in the Springfield area. Gather to promote women's community and involvement in the technology industries. Share your goals, your challenges, network together and build community.

April 09, 2020

Led by: Kelly Gust, HR Full Circle

Assessing and Building Your Team

Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 5:30 PM-6:45 PM
 

Hosted by Innovate Springfield in collaboration with HR Full Circle.

 

Have you ever been part of a truly amazing team? When energies and talents are in sync it feels like magic. In this interactive presentation, participants will learn about the science behind creating that magical feeling using talent optimization - a structured way to better understand how people fit your business strategy. Through talent optimization, we can diagnose, design and inspire your team to achieve amazing results! Participants will have the opportunity to take a free Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment, learn about motivational drives, design teams that perform like magic and how to manage team members in a way that pushes them to perform at the top of their game.

The presentation will be facilitated by Kelly Gust, Founder of HR Full Circle LLC, a talent optimization consulting firm. Through HR Full Circle, Kelly helps organizations align their business strategy to their people strategy through planning, hiring, performance coaching and leadership development. She holds a master's degree in industrial-organizational psychology and is certified in Strategic Workforce Planning, Talent Optimization, DISC, and Hogan Assessments.

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