Maresa Friedman Gives Keynote and TEDx Talk

Maresa Friedman, CEO at Executive Cat Herder, recently gave the closing keynote speech for the Hera Venture Summit, a forward-thinking conference connecting female founders to female VCs and funders. In addition, she presented a TEDx talk on social media and the feelings of guilt associated with technology addiction.

Read more about the conference here and watch the TEDx talk here.

Lourdes Mestre Launches Fashion Site

Lourdes Mestre, founder of Marketing Muses, recently launched a new fashion channel – FashionWeek.Pro. In 30 days, the site created 1.8 million digital impressions and 9,000 clicks to sponsors’ content. FashionWeek.Pro is covering shows at NYFW, London Fashion Week, and Milan Fashion Week. The site is fully powered through affiliate marketing links to create a unique and educated shopping experience. In addition, Lourdes recently became a Yext Certified Professional.

Read more about the FashionWeek.Pro launch here and experience the channel here.

Chris Stricklin Conducts Fundraising Campaign

Chris Stricklin of Afterburner recently conducted a Warriors Heart Foundation awareness campaign and fundraiser to support healing for warriors (military, veterans and first responders) struggling with addiction, PTSD, Mild TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), and other recurring symptoms.

Read more about the campaign here.

Jane Viljoen Wins Award and Presents Masterclass

Jane Viljoen shared that her team of coaches at Executive Life Coaching have won the CIPD Best L&D Consultancy 2018 at the prestigious UK awards for HR professionals. The accolade was awarded for their outstanding Career Development Coaching Program and the client-centred consultancy they used to design, develop and deliver it. In addition, they will be presenting a masterclass on coaching evaluation in early November.

Learn more about the CIPD award here and the upcoming masterclass here.

Jennifer Thompson Interviewed

Jennifer Thompson, a coach who also runs a sustainable textile business, was featured in Textile Insight on an innovation in textile manufacturing. “There is no compromise when it comes to aesthetics like hand -feel; softness is something we are very proud of … We can provide woven fabric for bedding and home textiles as well for tops and bottoms and yarns for knitting, from polos, and t -shirts to sweater knits.”

Read the article here.

Tracy Repchuk Presents in Hollywood

Tracy Repchuk recently gave several presentations in Hollywood, including talks for artists on how to boom your business with social media, brand positioning, list building, and lead generation and conversion. In addition, she was a presenter at the Hollywood African Prestigious Awards.

Learn more about the HAP Awards here.

Tracey Grove Gives Keynote Speech

Tracey Grove, owner of Pure Symmetry, delivered a keynote speech on resilience for coaches for the International Coach Federation in Washington State.

Read more about the event here.

Randy Goruk Launches Podcast

Randy Goruk announced the launch of The Leadership and Learning Podcast, a professional development resource for the building materials industry. The podcast features 10 to 60-minute segments with leadership lessons, strategies, techniques, and tips from building materials industry legends and subject matter experts.

Check out the podcast here.

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