"Understanding the Gig Economy and Side Hustles"
Whether you call it "freelancing," "contracting," or starting a "side hustle," more and more people are choosing to build their careers through "gigs." The so-called Gig Economy is changing the way many people work, which can be overwhelming for employers and employees to navigate. Join us as Jenny Villier - a combined business law attorney and CPA - offers an explanation of the Gig Economy, describes what a "side hustle is," and discusses the legal, tax and practical implications for this modern day employment phenomenon.
"Understanding the Gig Economy and Side Hustles"
"How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary"
In this month's podcast, listen to Louis Hyman, an economic historian and professor at Cornell University, as he talks about his new book, Temp: How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary with podcaster Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley’s most revered journalist. Hyman gives a historical account of the term 'gig economy', how work is changing, and the impact and ramifications this change has had on people and the economy.
"The 411 on 1099 Businesses + Workers"
As an employee considering gig work or an employer looking to hire one, there can be a lot to consider. Delta Emerson, owner of Can You Hear Us? an HR consulting company, will help you decide what works best for you and your work - whether as a contractor yourself or as someone looking to hire. You'll walk away with a better understanding of the pros and cons for 1099 contracting and important things to consider to set yourself up for success!
"Unconventional Living: Lessons I've Learned Leveraging the Gig Economy."
Jenn redefined what success meant to her and quit her job at an agency, rents her house on Airbnb and lives out of an Airstream RV. Three years later, Jenn is a remote worker growing her business and freelancing. She has learned numerous lessons on how to leverage the gig economy. Join us at this month’s Power Up Coffee to hear about her unique journey from full-time employment into the gig economy.
Upon first glance, you might wonder: "What does storytelling have to do with leadership?" It turns out storytelling can be a powerful tool to connect with others, generate true followers, and catalyze us to act - sound like leadership to you? Start your day off on the right foot with Christine Daspro, CEO of Curating Connections, as she calls upon her years of experience in developing women leaders through life-long learning, creating valuable connections, and curating impactful discussions. You will learn the value of your story and how you can use it to motivate, entertain, and inspire.
Leaders at all levels benefit from continuous improvement of their leadership skills, whether you are the CEO of a multimillion-dollar company or a startup. Meridith Marshall, Founder/CEO of UNCHARTED, is leading this month's Food for Thought to help you take your leadership performance to a higher level. She will provide you with the environment you’ve needed to gain clarity around what leadership looks like for you, where your strengths lie and how to leverage the gifts you bring to leadership. Join us for a memorable experience, unplug, unwind and be prepared to feel the shift! Come hungry as lunch will be provided by Micci Italian.
What would you do if your business had more time, more money, more expertise, or more buy-in? It might be easy to tell yourself that your problems would disappear, but in fact the opposite might be true. Listen to a podcast by Whitney Johnson, the #3 ranked organizational culture professional in the world, and hear guest Patty McCord, former HR Exec at Netflix and author of the book Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility, as they discuss the positive impacts of constraints on a business, how to empower people, and when it’s necessary for an employee to move on. Come to RISE Up Podcast to grapple with these topics alongside fellow members.
A 2019 thought leadership impact study showed that 82% of people survey stated that thought leadership has increased their trust in an organization and 45% said thought leadership has directly led them to do business with a company. Join us for our first Eat, Learn, Grow, to hear from Kami Guildner, a twenty year executive. She will walk you through how to establish your professional brand as a thought leader in your field and give you a roadmap for showing up in the world. Additionally, she’ll provide real world tips on how to play a bigger game and level up so you are seen and heard as an expert in your field.
In the world of social media and so many direct-to-consumer brands, it can sometimes feel like it is hard to cut through the noise. Learning how to create buzz and momentum are incredibly important when building a brand. Come learn from Esther how she carved out a space for herself and her new brand Cherry Creek Fashion Magazine, in a crowded industry no less! Hear about the steps to take and what to consider when building a brand from the ground up.
Celebrate the Grand Opening of RISE Collaborative Workspace in Denver! Please join us as we open our doors for an evening of bubbly and merriment with a who's who of Denver’s movers and shakers!
You're welcome to invite colleagues, contacts and friends who would like to tour RISE Collaborative Workspace in-person and meet the incredible members and staff who make up this curated community of ambitious women and to see our beautiful, inspiring workspace.
Wednesday, April 17th Open House from 3:30 pm –7:30 pm
3:45 pm: Speed Networking
4:15 pm: Mayor Michael B. Hancock remarks
4:45 pm: Speed Networking
5:30 pm: Ribbon Cutting + Governor Jared Polis remarks
6:30 pm: Mix + Mingle
RISE Collaborative Denver
730 Colorado Blvd, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80206
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