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July to September 2020

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Our summer webinar schedule is now available!  Please join us online in GoToTraining for this series of interactive sessions.  Anyone is welcome to attend, free of charge.

For further information please email classroom1 [at] makeachangecanada.com or phone 1-888-9-ASPIRE (1-888-927-7473), Ext. 702.

To register, please sign up for the sessions listed below.

NEW! Connection and Community: How to Get Published
With Louise Doyle
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, August 11 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Whether you are dreaming of writing a book, have started writing a book, or have already written your first novel, the book publishing landscape can be a difficult one to navigate. Louise Doyle is a published author and knows all about the challenges involved when considering the options for publishing your book. In this session Louise will share her personal experience and wisdom behind becoming a published author and the important questions to ask yourself along the way. Attend this session to find out which route best fits the nature of your work, your desired outcomes, and budget. Sign up today!

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NEW! Connection and Community: Pivot Your Business Online (E-commerce 101)
With Kenna Smith, CHt., Author and E-commerce Entrepreneur,
and Chantal Orr, Business Advisor
Tuesday, August 18 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Are you considering e-commerce, and whether it might benefit your business? When it comes to getting started with e-commerce, it often helps to hear about others’ experiences. In this session Kenna Smith, who is a graduate of our online Business Abilities program, will join Chantal Orr, her former Business Advisor, in a discussion about how to sell your product or service online. You will learn about the basics of e-commerce and the resources available to budding entrepreneurs for shifting sales online, including our online web development and design educational program. Kenna will share her reasoning for moving to online sales and her journey to success. Join us for this dynamic and informative session by registering today!

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NEW! Connection and Community: Confidence on Camera
With Anne-Marie Edgar, Executive Director,
and Mary Alton, Program Manager
Tuesday, August 25 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
In these times when everything seems to be happening online, you can’t help feeling like you’re more in the spotlight than ever. How do you know how you’re coming across to others, and how can you put your best self forward in the ever-changing virtual workspace? In this session Anne-Marie and Mary will discuss many of the time-tested lessons we’ve learned over the years at Make A Change Canada. As an organization who has operated virtually for over 15 years, we have some fundamental tips and tricks to share that can help you create a lasting impression with your online audience. Say goodbye to being camera shy—it’s time to let your confidence shine! Sign up today for this fun and interactive session.

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GUEST SPEAKER! Enhancing Personal Empowerment
With Jeanie Paterson
, Professional Coach
Tuesday, September 1 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Amidst today’s fast-paced and ever-changing circumstances, are there times when you feel stuck or overwhelmed? Are you interested in using positive techniques to reframe personal barriers into empowering thoughts and opportunities? Sounds pretty amazing, doesn’t it? Join Jeanie in this session to explore simple, yet effective approaches for reframing limiting perceptions and challenges in positive ways, to enhance personal empowerment. Register today for this uplifting session!

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NEW! Connection and Community: Self-employment vs. Employment, Finding Your Fit
With Tara Thom Burnett
, Employment Facilitator, and Louise Doyle, Business Advisor
Tuesday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
In this informational session Tara and Louise will explore the pros and cons of both self-employment and paid employment. Tara and Louise will discuss the skills that employers are looking for in today’s workplace, common traits of successful entrepreneurs, trends in self-employment, hot jobs for 2020, and more! This session is for anyone considering new career opportunities but unsure where to focus their efforts. Attend to ask questions and find your fit with Make A Change Canada. This will be a fun and insightful way to get to know the staff and service at Make A Change Canada. Join the discussion by registering today!

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NEW! Connection and Community: Online Work in a Post-pandemic Economy
With George Papazian
, Instructional Lead
Tuesday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific (5:00 p.m. Eastern)
What will the professional workplace of the future look like? With an unprecedented number of workers and customers abruptly forced into the online environment due to COVID-19, two decades worth of apprehension and insecurity with doing business online evaporated overnight. Taking note of the economic advantages and ability to recruit from a larger talent pool, tech companies were among the first to react. Now more than ever, the demand for the hard and soft skills directly related to online work has never been so important, and Make A Change Canada has been a trusted purveyor of such skills for over a decade. Join George in this session as he reviews the hottest skills for the new economy and the potential new jobs that await us. Don’t miss this one!

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NEW! Connection and Community: "The 4-Hour Workweek" Book Review
With Tara Thom Burnett
, Employment Facilitator, and Louise Doyle, Business Advisor
Tuesday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Tim Ferriss’ The 4-Hour Workweek has been described as the blueprint for helping you live more, work less, and achieve financial freedom–even in unpredictable economic times. In this new webinar Louise and Tara will discuss key concepts from this revolutionary book and provide an unbiased review of its content. Are you looking for a good book to inspire you and pass the time? Join us for this session and see if The 4-Hour Workweek will be next on your reading list!

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