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iHarvest Masterclass#21 - Conflict Resolution

Conflict is an inevitable part of every startup’s journey. When resolved properly, the consequent growth can bring great benefits to the company. However, the results of ignoring or mismanaging conflict can be detrimental to your team, operations, and the overall success of your startup. As a leader, learn how to tap into your emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication, and conflict resolution skills. This masterclass will look at conflict resolution from a practical perspective, providing tools to better resolve conflict in your startup. Here is a sample of the topics we will discuss: - Understanding conflict sources and how it can evolve - Resolving conflict tools - Preparing for difficult conversations This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Resolve conflict with efficiency and empathy - Avoid disastrous consequences of unresolved conflict - Register for this masterclass to learn how to resolve conflict within your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Dr Zivit Inbar is the founder and CEO of DifferenThinking, a consulting practice that specialises in people, culture, leadership & performance strategies for growth with particular expertise in Technology companies, Start-ups, and Venture Capitals. Zivit has over 17 years of experience and expertise with building high-performance teams, driving high-level strategies and processes. Zivit is also the facilitator of the CSIRO’s Women in Innovation book club, developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills in female Australian researchers. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#22 - How to Create Effective Promotional Videos

Storytelling is the essence of how we can connect and relate to each other. Marketers are finding it more difficult than ever to stand apart from their competitors in a crowded marketplace. Reaching & connecting with your audience requires more than just putting content out. Information has virtually no value anymore. So the question becomes, how do we engage with our audiences? In this masterclass, we will examine how to create content that cuts through to effectively engage and resonate with audiences on an emotional level. This is for Marketers, Social Media Managers & Content Producers that want to create a memorable brand experience. Here is a sample of the topics we will discuss: - Video First Platforms & How to Create Effective Content - Marketing & Attention - Persuasion & the Art of Communication - Brand Trust - Mastering the Art of Storytelling This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Use the power of video to promote their video - Learn the various stages of effective video production - Register for this masterclass to learn how to create effective promotional videos for your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Phoebe Kuhn is a Speaker, Human Behaviour Specialist, Personal Brand Strategist, Business and Mindset Coach. She works with Entrepreneurs & Executives to bring their talents and ideas into the world in a scalable, profitable and inspiring way. Prior to starting her own business, she worked in various roles in Food Tech & Legal Tech Startups, eCommerce & at some of the world's most awarded Creative Agencies, managing digital projects for the likes of Myer, NAB, Holden, Coles, iSelect & 2XU. Through her experience in the Digital Marketing & Communications sector and a background in Personal Development & Human Behaviour, Phoebe fuses her unique experience to drive innovation through a deeper understanding of Consumer Behaviour & Core Human Needs. She writes and speaks on the topics of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Human Behaviour Dynamics. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup September

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#23 - Facebook Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Take your startup to the next level with Facebook advertising. It is critical to understand the foundations to avoid wasting time and money. Use posts to inform, intrigue, and offer incentives to followers—and then take that engagement beyond page posts by advertising. Use Facebook ads to reach a targeted audience, increase web traffic, and expose your business to potential customers and clients. Don’t rush the setup. Variables include your target market, budget, and the duration of the ad. After your advertisement has ended, you can view analytics to understand user behaviour and engagement. Here’s a sample of some of the topics we’ll discuss: - How Facebook advertising works - Setting up an effective Facebook ad - Tracking your ad’s success This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Make the most of Facebook’s advertising capabilities - Increase traffic, leads, and sales by setting up their own targeted Facebook ads - Register for this masterclass to learn how to build custom audiences for your startup using Facebook advertising. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Dean Cvetkoski and started his business life at the age of 15 and used to write notes to excuse himself from school, only to get changed into something more presentable and attend client meetings. Dean says business is his lifestyle, not just his passion. Dean is the CEO & Founder of newly found local Liverpool startup, Vesuvio, which started from nothing to a now global business and is making news headlines across Australia. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#24 - Improve Public Speaking, Communication & Presentation Skills

Being able to effectively communicate key elements of the business is critical. This Masterclass teaches participants why storytelling and communication is so important, what a good pitch looks like and how to present a pitch to an audience. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Hannah Gee has a background in customised learning design partnering with Global Companies to design customised blended learning solutions. Hannah was Director for The School of Life Australia where she launched rigorous and fun emotional skills Learning and Development offering. Hannah and her team partnered with 47 organisations over 2 years to embed the TSOL emotional skills learning and development program. A feat she is super proud of all in the quest of building more emotionally intelligent workplaces. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine