Sunday, February 27, 2011

March WILCO Entrepreneur Community events

Networking Meetings
3/3 Bart Loeser
- Managing Attitudes and Enhancing Results with Emotional Intelligence
  • Time: 7:00 – 9:00
  • Location: Round Rock Chamber of Commerce, 212 East Main St., Round Rock, TX 78664
  • Tutorial Summary -Emotional Intelligence is the key to success business and personal effective. In this brief session you will better understand the import role of emotions in productivity, communication and motivation. You will learn to how to develop strategies for maintaining positive attitudes and achieving more effective results in your life
  • Cost: Free – open to public
  • Speaker Bio - A professional educator, coach and trainer for over 22 years, Bart has a myriad of experiences in non-profit and for-profit corporate arenas. His passion is to help build effective management and productive teams with vision, clarity and enthusiasm. Raised in Houston and settled in Austin, Bart is a specialist in Organizational Psychology. His career has spanned many fields including investment banking, health care, education and advocacy, fund-raising, event/project management, community planning and staff development, forming his own company in 2004, as an executive coach and corporate trainer.
3/10 – Car pool to Rise events.

3/17 – No meeting (spring break)

3/24 –Trey Gramann-Innovators and Entrepreneurs
  • Time: 7:00 – 9:00
  • Location: Round Rock Chamber of Commerce, 212 East Main St., Round Rock, TX 78664
  • Tutorial Summary - It is one thing to “invent a better mousetrap”, it is quite another to sell it to Wal-Mart. Trey Gramann’s presentation will focus on the descriptions, characteristics and actions of successful innovators and entrepreneurs as well as address the issue of what it takes to turn a successful innovator into a successful entrepreneur
  • Cost: Free – open to public
  • Speaker Bio - A Trey Gramann has cultivated his passion for technology for almost two decades. He holds a B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Houston where he also did graduate level work in Analytical Chemistry, Space Physics, Solid State Physics, and Nonlinear Dynamics. After graduating, he found that, along with technology, he had a knack for business development as well. Trey currently serves as CEO in three ventures. Trey’s latest venture, Panidea, beats at the heart of his interests in technology evaluation and advancement. The goal of Panidea is to “discover, define and develop” a valuable service or product that provides a significant return for investors and employees, while providing tangible benefits for society through the application of “conscientious capitalism” worldwide.

3/30 –Robert Felps – Banter of vi3Tech
  • Time: 7:00 – 9:00
  • Location: Round Rock Chamber of Commerce, 212 East Main St., Round Rock, TX 78664
  • Banter Overview: vi3Tech is a Waco company that is expanding in Austin. IT services including private cloud hosting and disaster recovery solutions. Robert will banter their business, so you can learn about cloud options and help them better market their offerings. Questions from vi3Tech:
  1. Who is the best target market or how do we find that out?
  2. How would you promote our business to find the best leads?
  3. Would you be interested in a Lunch and Learn or round table discussion on "What's the Cloud and why should I care?"
  • Cost: Free – open to public
  • Speaker Bio: Robert Felps is the Founder and Director of Wilco Entrepreneur Community. He is also the CTO/VP Consulting of WWW Third Rock, Inc. Robert has the ability to understand the business, envision the solution, and then collaborate across all teams to implement the solution for less money and time.

Special Event - WEC Talent Connect & Entrepreneurial Exchange

Who: Businesses and Jobseekers
What: WEC Talent Connect
Why: Give start-up companies and businesses a chance to meet skilled local job who “speed pitch” to promote themselves. Based on what they learn, the businesses have the option of offering individuals a chance to volunteer, work on short term projects, or possibly full time employment.
Where: Hill Country Bible Church, 12124 RR 620 North, Austin TX 78750
When: Monday, March 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, with sign in beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Cost: Free to job seekers; suggested donation from companies.
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