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WISE Power Hour

June 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - March 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

A lunch hour conversation around important small business topics!

Join the WISE WBC Coaching Team via Zoom for an energetic lunch hour conversation around important small business topics. Each week will feature a central topic (and on occasion guest expert) to discuss best practices that will challenge you to push your ideas and strategies even further.

Offered the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month, from 12-1pm — Select date to attend during registration

Location: Zoom

Upcoming topics:

  • February 24 – Reframing Imposter Syndrome (Guest Speaker Bigibi Haile, Owner, Speakeasy)

A 1985 definition of Impostor syndrome describes it as an “internal experience of intellectual phoniness” (…) in individuals who are highly successful but unable to internalize their success”

This workshop exists because every time I describe imposter syndrome, rooms full of women (and men) raise their hand in recognition. By some accounts 70% of all adults will experience impostor syndrome in their career at some point. A 2019 study showed 82% of solo business owners “experienced Imposter Syndrome regularly or daily”.

The ubiquity of this syndrome is really surprising and concerning, yet few addresses it in depth.

This conversation hopes to provide you with an understanding of what it Imposter Syndrome is and tools to put you fully in the driver’s seat.

About our guest speaker:

Bibigi Haile is the founder of, a career management and personal branding consultancy. She works with women in middle and senior management roles helping them make bold moves in their lives and careers as they discover the possibilities that come with finding and owning their unique voice

Prior to her coaching days, Bibigi spent 15+ years as an organizational development and change management consultant supporting senior leaders and executives to design and execute major change projects. She often found herself becoming a trusted advisor to her female clients, and quickly realized that in middle management roles, women could feel very lonely when it came to discussing their professional challenges. The realization of her client’s struggles led her to pivot her consultancy towards one focused on individual transformation and change.

Bibigi is also and especially the mother of a wise 5-year-old, a third culture kid, a podcast and book nerd and a running enthusiast.

  • March 10 – Vetting your Small Business Idea (Guest Speaker: James Shomar, Partner, Startfast)

  • May 12 – Gaining Knowledge to Increase Your Business Aptitude (Guest Speaker: Latisia Hall-Cannon)

Although a business degree isn’t required to own a business, we know knowledge is power. Some of the best business minds read a lot. Small business owner Latisia Hall-Cannon, CEO of UrbanTSyr, will join us to explore best practices for curating knowledge and fitting it into your busy schedule.

Topics will vary based on community need, check back for more!

After registering, you will receive an email from Eventbrite with a link to access the webinar. Please save this email and be sure to check your SPAM folder if you don’t see it in your email inbox.

You will also receive a link on your confirmation page and in your confirmation email asking you to complete a WISE information form if you have not before. Please complete the form at the link in the confirmation prior to the event.

Instructions for joining the class after registering via Eventbrite:

–You may join the meeting through the Zoom desktop app, desktop browser, mobile app or by calling in on the phone.

–If using a computer or the mobile app, you may type and send your questions in the chat

–If using a computer or mobile app, you may click leave meeting at the end of the class, or if you need to depart early.

More information can be found HERE.

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June 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
March 24 @ 1:00 pm


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