Making Wellness A Priority
Erin Haslag | Certified Life Coach and Founder of Well in LA
Balancing work, life, love and all the things we are supposed to do in between can be complicated. Have you found yourself wishing for an extra 2 or 3 hours in your day so you could make healthy meals or hit the gym for your favorite class? Start making wellness a way of life with simple strategies from Wellness & Lifestyle Coach Erin Haslag. Penciling in your well-being as a priority is the first step to living the FIERCE, full, rich and happy life you want.Erin Haslag’s passion has always been helping people find ways to live a healthy life, from finding more time in their day to simply selecting seasonal, fresh ingredients when cooking a meal. Erin offers wellness and lifestyle coaching, helping you squeeze the most from every minute of life. Additionally, she writes on the topic of health, creates wellness-based programs and develops branding for health-based initiatives. Her goal is to help people pursue their passions with all the love and energy that comes from living a healthy life.
Danielle Dowling | Author & Relationship Expert
Get what you want from your relationships. Period. We’re talking truth that frees + an arsenal of actionable ideas.Single, dating or married you’ll learn practical, no-BS information that will help you take charge of your love life. You’ll gain happiness by ending excuses, getting crystal clear on what you want and infusing massive amounts bad-ass truth-telling into your life and relationships. Get curious. Get what you want. Get schooled.
- Danielle Dowling, M.A., is an author, relationship expert and women’s life coach. She is an intuitive strategist who works with progressive ladies who are ready to stop comprising on the things that matter most — soulful companionship, meaningful sex, sisterhood and above all, self-love. An expert all things love-related, Danielle is also available for speaking engagements, radio/telephone/skype interviews and other media appearances. So if you’re seeking fully-realized potential, legendary love or effortless communication befriend her on Twitter or Facebook and pop by www.danielle-dowling.com for regular doses of rapid fire wisdom.
Building Your Professional Network
Jodi Womack | Founder of No More Nylons
As everything in business continues to move faster, Jodi helps women remember how important it is to be able to meet people, learn about who they are and what they do, and then – when appropriate – stay in contact and continue to nurture those relationships. In this session, you will assess your current networking prowess as well as add a handful of tactical tools and easy to do behaviors that maximize your time and make the most of the people you meet.You can usually find Jodi somewhere in the world sipping on a latte. She is a connector. Her natural leadership is evident in the way she pulled her own community together during the economic slide of 2009. Watching small companies and entrepreneurs struggle to stay afloat, Jodi was motivated to bring business owners together once a month to pool resources, share ideas and become empowered to stimulate their own economy. The result has been tremendous; jobs have been created, services exchanged and optimism recharged.
She created of the Women’s Business Socials to bring women in business together to have vibrant and meaningful connections. Her second company, No More Nylons helps women get out of the work they have to do and into the work they love.
Her role as entrepreneur and co-founder for The Womack Company is grounded by her vast firsthand experience in business management, marketing, and customer service. Jodi delivers innovative ideas and immediate practical solutions with integrity and an authentic desire to see everyone succeed.
The same tireless service and exceptional skill Jodi brings to her small community, translates powerfully in her work with large organizations and fast-paced executives. Her natural and enthusiastic personality shines through her presentation style. Jodi turns “best possible scenario’s” into everyday success.
Alaia Williams | Owner at One Organized Business
The professional world is changing. Brands are not just for big companies anymore. Can having a personal website really help your career? How can you use Twitter and Facebook to build your personal brand? What is the benefit of blogging?
Alaia will be presenting the information YOU need to get personal branding working in your favor. With more and more people searching online everyday, if you are not online, you are missing out! Learn how to turn the tide in your favor by utilizing websites, blogging, email marketing, social networking sites (and more!)Alaia Williams, founder of One Organized Business, began organizing out of a passion to help others feel better about their environments. She created One Organized Business out of a desire to help people get a handle on areas of their lives that were in chaos. Her clients have included stay-at-home parents, teenagers, teachers, filmmakers, actors, photographers, store owners, and other business professionals.
GET PAID FOR DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (FAST TRACK FREELANCING)
Danielle Leslie | Marketing Consultant
Six months ago, Danielle said, “Enough is enough,” and made the decision to build a business around what she knows and loves. Her passion happens to be new media and online businesses. What do you know and love? Are you on track to turning your passion into profits? In Fast Track Freelancing, Danielle will share how she turned her skills and interests into a business and went from pitching $250/month budgets to $5,000/month in 4 months. Because of the business formed around her strengths, every minute working is also a minute spent doing what she loves. Learn the ability to do it for yourselfDanielle Leslie works with personal and consumer brands to turn social media campaigns into revenue-generating successes. She specializes in helping companies targeting 20-somethings become big fish in their niches online. Formerly, Danielle co-founded GenJuice, conquered a national 13-city tour holding events for Gen Y entrepreneurs, and completed SeedStart, a new media accelerator in NYC. She believes in pursuing your purpose over profits—in other words, she says, do what you love and convince the rest to follow. You can say hello to her on Twitter and plug into her school of big fish at WeAreBIGFISH.com.
I Am Not Sorry
Dyana Valentine | Instigator
Have you ever been sorry? Dyana Valentine is on a mission to eliminate the world of unnecessary Sorry. She believes that we’ve created a culture of apology that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with the actions we’re actually taking. It has gotten to the place where ‘I’m Sorry’ actually equals ‘I’m Afraid’ or ‘I’m Apprehensive.’ Dyana wants you to begin questioning the Why behind your Sorry. She will challenge you to think twice the next time you say ‘I’m Sorry.’
- Dyana is a Speaker, Group Wrangler, and Functional Muse. She works exclusively with creative entrepreneurs, teams, collaborators and high-level presenters — 1-on-1, group-style, and en masse — to refine and test rowdy ideas, instigate action, cauterize cracked communication styles, and radically package skills, services, strategies…and bigger-than-big missions.
Get It Done
Samantha Bennett | Creator of the Organized Artist Company
You know how sometimes you come to an inspiring event, take lots of notes and then get home & have no idea what to do next? This won’t be like that! Creativity/Productivity specialist Samantha Bennett shares some of her super-secret ninja tricks to help you 1) Determine which of your 37 projects needs your attention right now 2) Discover the single easy-to-execute strategy that will guarantee astonishing progress 3) Get out of your own way – once and for all. Warm, witty and wise, Samantha will inspire you to unleash your own inner creative genius.Samantha Bennett is the creator of www.TheOrganizedArtistCompany.
com, dedicated to helping creative people get unstuck from whatever way they’re stuck, especially by helping them focus and move forward on their goals. Based in Los Angeles, Samantha offers her revolutionary “Get It Done” and “Get Your Work Out There” Workshops, teleclasses and private consulting to overwhelmed procrastinators, frustrated overachievers and recovering perfectionists everywhere.
Becoming a Financially Wise Woman
Brittney Castro | Certified Financial Planner
While planning for your financial future can be a challenge to anyone, when you add, on top of that, juggling life as a mom, a wife, a caregiver and a professional it can be downright daunting. Today, we are living longer, doing more and having to take much more into consideration than ever before. And as women, it’s important to become educated regarding our finances because we think differently. We have different goals. Especially when it comes to finances. This is not just your money. It’s your future.Brittney Castro, CFP® helps create a financial road map for a woman’s different goals in life. She also educates clients on different options, enabling them to make smart decisions. The benefits of working with Brittney are that a client becomes confident, experiences trust, feels empowered, feels freedom, feels in control; AND feels invested in, by Brittney and her practice. Brittney will always work in her clients’ best interest, will work for and with her clients, and will conduct all tasks with honesty, integrity and transparency. Brittney is a new breed of financial planner: forward-thinking, dynamic, social media-savvy, and the go-to consultant for established businesswomen ready to focus on their financial futures.
- 8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
- 9:00 – 9:45 Welcome & Keynote Speaker | Nailah Blades
- 9:45 – 10:30 I Am Not Sorry | Dyana Valentine
- 10:30 – 10:45 Break
- 10:45 – 11:30 Becoming A Financially Wise Woman | Brittney Castro
- 11:30 – 12:00 Making Wellness a Priority | Erin Haslag
- 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and Sponsor Spotlight | Melanie Mills
- 1:00 – 1:45 Love-Schooled | Danielle Dowling
- 1:45 – 2:30 Get It Done | Samantha Bennett
- 2:30 – 3:15 Building Your Personal Brand | Alaia Williams
- 3:15 – 3:30 Break
- 3:30 – 4:15 Get Paid For Doing What You Love | Danielle Leslie
- 4:15 – 5:00 Building Your Professional Network | Jodi Womack
- 5:00 – 7:00 Networking Mixer
Sponsor Spotlight: Gleam Body Radiance
Melanie Mills | Emmy Award-winning Makeup Artist and Founder of Gleam
Emmy Award-winning makeup artist Melanie Mills is one of Hollywood’s leading style-makers and beauty consultants, specializing in both face and body makeup. Mills most recently led as Head Makeup Artist for ABC’s smash hit Dancing with the Stars, where she created distinctively glamorous looks for its celebrity contestants and professional dancers for the past 11 seasons.
In May 2011, Mills departed from Dancing with the Stars to launch Gleam Body Radiance – the exclusive skin product she developed on the show and used on her celebrity contestants and the professional dancers for years. During her presentation Melanie will share how she pushed forward to build her career and launch a successful makeup line all while maneuvering through life’s trials and tribulations as a single mom.