Past Events

  • The Power of Strangers, by (and discussion with) Joe Keohane
    May 12, 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    "The Power of Strangers: The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World-- Joe Keohane sets out on a journey to discover what happens when we bridge the distance between us and people we don’t know."
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  • The Power of Strangers "Deep Dive" + Happy Hour
    Apr 14, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Let's dive a bit deeper, just us, to explore this book a few weeks after our discussion with the author. **Attendance at previous event, not required!
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  • Atomic Habits "Check in" + Happy Hour
    Feb 22, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST
    Zoom
    For those who attended last month's discussion, were unable to attend, have since read the book, or just want to chat--this is for you!
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  • Atomic Habits + New Year Get Together
    Jan 06, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EST
    Zoom
    Let's kick off 2022 together! Casual chat of Atomic Habits + grab your beverage of choice + bring anything that you would like to focus on for the new year. Let's explore together!
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  • BEYOND DIVERSITY: 12 Non Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World, by Rohit Bhargava (joining us!) & Jennifer Brown
    Dec 07, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EST
    Zoom
    Rohit Bhargava will be joining us to discuss this groundbreaking book--a compilation based on his event earlier this year which gathered over 200 widely-respected experts aiming to not just "spotlight injustice," but imagine how to fix it. Book launched Nov. 2021.
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  • Impromptu Happy Hour + Catch up
    Nov 15, 2021, 6:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom
    Missing you all--"Let's get together, ya ya ya"
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  • Banish Your Inner Critic, by (and discussion with) Denise Jacobs
    Aug 03, 2021, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Denise is the author of Banish Your Inner Critic, the premier handbook on silencing self-doubt to unleash creativity and do your best work.
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  • The Creative Curve, by (and discussion with) Allen Gannett - "Encore" event!
    Apr 22, 2021, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Back by popular demand: we will be joined by author Allen Gannett to discuss his fantastic book. "[Gannett] overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets behind achieving breakout success"
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  • Happy Hour!
    Fri, Apr 09
    Zoom
    Apr 09, 2021, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Happy hour to catch up!
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  • Start With Why, by Simon Sinek (Discussion with Heath Slawner)
    Mar 30, 2021, 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Do you know your "Why?" We will begin that exploration together!
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  • Let's connect and have a happy hour chat!
    Fri, Feb 26
    Zoom (check email/spam after registering)
    Feb 26, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
    Zoom (check email/spam after registering)
    Let's reconnect! Discuss past books and topics: what are the takeaways still swimming in your head? What are we bringing into this year? What do we want more of? Open dialogue! Bring a drink of choice and look forward to seeing some new and familiar faces soon!
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  • Engaging Virtual Meetings, by John Chen
    Thu, Dec 10
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    Dec 10, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    With everything being virtual now, how can we take draining events and make them energizing? John Chen will show us how!
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  • Time Off, by John Fitch & Max Frenzel
    Thu, Nov 19
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    Nov 19, 2020, 12:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom (forthcoming!)
    'We live in a time where busyness is often seen as a badge of honor. But are your busiest days really the ones that make you feel the most accomplished? If all of your hard work isn't working, it might be time to question the common assumption that “busy” = “productive.”'
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  • Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion, by Meredith Fineman
    Oct 22, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Meredith will join us to discuss her book and its "effortless and unapologetic approach to self-promotion [that] will manage your anxiety and allow you to champion yourself."
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  • Drawing Solutions- Three Month Tune Up/Check In with Patti Dobrowolski
    Oct 01, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Three months after our event with Patti in June, let's have a tune up/check in/touch base to discuss our maps and our journeys!
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  • Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart, by Shane Snow
    Sept 17, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    Shane Snow will join us to discuss "the counterintuitive reasons why so many partnerships and groups break down--and why some break through. The best teams are more than the sum of their parts, but why does collaboration so often fail to fulfill this promise?"
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  • So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo  (Discussion with Ashanti Bentil-Dhue)
    Aug 20, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    This discussion will be collaboration and open dialogue with Ashanti Bentil-Dhue- an events entrepreneur, speaker and diversity expert.
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  • Let's Get to Know Our Book Buddies + The Importance of Deep Conversations! Feat.: Ask Deep Questions, by Jan Keck
    Aug 05, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom
    As we are a growing community, let's take the time to get to know our fantastic fellow group members. This will be more of a "connecting" event and warm conversations. In general, we discuss a wide variety of books and topics. Let's create a space to ensure we have meaningful conversations.
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