How to Have Tough Conversations (February 22nd, 2017)
Master Negotiation Skills (April 14th, 2016)
Do you wonder what you’re really worth? Curious how you can increase your income through a simple discussion? Growing research shows that women can improve their economic future by negotiating for what they want. Traditionally women have been passionate in their advocacy for others, but have often failed to negotiate on their own behalf. Join us in discussing the best negotiation techniques for women with Jennifer Shryock of Rainmaker Resumes and Susan Carstensen, of RightNow Technologies fame.
Making the Perfect Pitch (January 13th, 2016)
Are you interested in perfecting your pitch to potential investors, clients and business partners? This webinar features funders and entrepreneurs who have successfully pitched themselves and their businesses. Women’s Foundation Board Member, Caitlin Copple, will lead a discussion with Montana venture capitalist, Will Price, Diane Smith, an entrepreneur and investor who has previously successfully raised millions in startup capital, and Maurika Moore, who won the InnovateHer pitch competition this past November in Missoula.
The Power of Mentorship (October 26th, 2015)
This webinar features a discussion between Lieutenant Governor Angela McLean, Deborah McWhinney, international mentor of women and celebrated leader of innovative efforts such as Citi Women, and University of Montana Marketing Professor and passionate advocate for women’s leadership, Jakki Mohr, and facilitated by the program director of the Women’s Foundation of Montana, Jen Euell. Powerful mentorships are now recognized as a successful strategy for advancing women’s leadership and success. We discuss how to find the perfect mentor match and best practices for maximizing the benefits of mentorship. Learn about innovative leadership and mentoring projects in Montana such as the Lieutenant Governor’s effort to recruit more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) mentors through Million Women Mentors. And take home some tips for how you can use mentorship to grow success in your own life, or mentor others to achieve their dreams!
Small Business Value Creation (January 29th, 2015)
Are you creating a business of value, or are you creating a job for yourself? Are YOU your business? What would happen if you went on a three-month sabbatical? If you sell your business: what are you selling? This 1-hour webinar discusses the economics behind a business valuation and value creation. Building to flip is building to flop, but in order to grow your business so it can be bigger than YOU, it is essential to define and understand business value creation. Various metrics that will be reviewed include: EBITDA, industry peer groups and why to start one or participate in one now, profit & loss statements, business tax returns, and working capital as a going concern. Featuring Kim Shappee, a financial advisor at UBS Financial Services.