4 Week Digital Meetup
The Leader’s Room.
Being an entrepreneur or leader is tough – especially right now. We’d like to bring the SMB community together to learn, connect and grow through a really rough time. With heaps of great advice, personal stories and interactive engagement, these sessions are designed to foster connection and growth in a time when it’s needed most.
Week 1: How to Avoid and Manage Burnout
with Ray Jaramis, Head of Financial Wellness
While Ray Jaramis is our Employment Hero’s new Head of Financial Wellness. He has a passion for overall wellness. With this passion Ray pursued & completed a degree focused on behavioural psychology with his mission is to merge the psychology world with financial services.
Week 2: Maintaining Focus Through Periods of Distraction
with Mark Tanner, Co Founder and COO at Qwilr
Mark has spent much of his career bringing a new way of thinking about old formats. Mark began working at an ebook startup during the early days of the Kindle and the iPhone, before joining Google to help forge many of the publisher partnerships that led to Google Play Books and ebooks on Android. While there, he got a first-hand look at how global communication tools were changing, and the potential future of documentations and presentations.
After moving back to Australia in 2013, Mark bumped into his high school friend Dylan at a wedding, and together they decided to work on Qwilr, to reinvent the way businesses communicate through documents. As co-founder and COO, Mark manages Qwilr’s sales and operations, and has helped build a totally remote, globally distributed sales team.
Week 3: The Personal Journey of An Entrepreneur
with Taryn Williams, CEO and founder at theright.fit
Taryn Williams is the smart, vivacious and magnetically personable CEO & Founder of theright.fit and WINK Models. With over fifteen years of experience in the world of modelling, advertising and media, Taryn has proven herself to be a game-changer and one not shy to press the disrupt button.
Taryn is a regular commentator on the tech industry, entrepreneurialism and business and sits on the Boards of Tech Sydney and the Digital + Technology Collective (formerly AIMIA). She has achieved numerous award recognitions, including being named a Finalist in the B&T Hot 30 under 30, B&T Women in Media, SmartCompany 30 under 30, Australian Institute of Management and Women’s Agenda Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.
Week 4: How to keep your team purposely engaged
with Jaime Tagle, Head of Customer Success at Employment Hero
Jaime joined Employment Hero just 6 months ago, and he is a passionate relationship builder that has spent the past 6 years building Customer Success strategy at various startups. Jaime is a strong believer that business is, in-fact, personal and strives to build his teams with noble purpose.
The Leader’s Room.
Being an entrepreneur or leader is tough – especially right now. We’d like to bring the SMB community together to learn, connect and grow through a really rough time.
For the month of September, hang out with founder and CEO, Ben Thompson, for a weekly meetup. On Tuesday afternoons, Ben and a guest will host a meetup around a topic designed to help leaders at any stage. With heaps of great advice, personal stories and interactive engagement, these sessions are designed to foster connection and growth in a time when it’s needed most.
📅 Every Tuesday at 2PM AEST, starting 8 September for 4 weeks. |📍 Your Desk
Please enter a few short details to sign up below.
What you can expect.
The Leader’s Room meetup with Ben Thompson offers a chance for a more personal connection with other business leaders. No matter where you’re at in your journey, there’s something for everyone.
Simply register once and you’ll have access to join any and all the meetups.
Week 1: How to avoid burnout and stay on top of your game feat. Ray Jaramis
Week 2: Maintaining your focus through periods of distraction feat. Mark Tanner, Co Founder and COO at Qwilr
Week 3: The personal journey of an entrepreneur: the truth as nobody tells it feat Taryn Williams, Founder and CEO at theright.fit and WINK Models
Week 4: Owning failure; what to do when you’ve stuffed up
See you soon!
- Is this free?
- Can I sign up at anytime?
Yes you can, and we’ll send you a copy of any of the meetups you’ve missed.
- Will this be interactive?
Sure will be. These sessions are designed to promote discussion.
- I’m not sure this is relevant to me, should I sign up anyway?
Yep, may as well come and check it out.
- Will you send reminders?
We will! But remember, we will record the sessions so you’ll have a chance to watch them in your own time anyway.