Congrats! Your community rocks! People are enthused and engaged, and better yet, you're still growing. But with growth, comes new and eccentric personalities. Some of which you may not be well-versed in dealing with. So how do we navigate a community with a wide variety of personality types? Join us to discuss it! The event is free, and we welcome you to invite any community-minded folks along.
Spark of Play helps grownups and professionals find relief and reignite their spark through play and creative self-expression through her individual sessions, workshops and wellness programs. Spark of Play's Founder, Jamie Lynn McCoppin, is a registered drama therapist, sex educator, and an energy healer trained in Reiki and Access Bars®. She has been using playful techniques for stress relief for the past 20 years in her work as an educator, playwright, actress, magician, clown and psychotherapist.
Erin McConaghy is the co-founder of Curatedcare.com, an online marketplace that connects artists & teachers with families seeking enriching, experience-based babysitting. Curated Care creates a modern, joyful solution to child care, a better experience for kiddos and a new vertical for artists and teachers to make great money, doing what they love, working with families inspired by their skills and passions. Combining a background in the arts, education, and family marketing and services, Erin co-launched CuratedCare.com 3 years ago in NYC, launched HeyCurated.Com, a subsidiary events and bespoke programming company, and recently beta launched both marketplaces in LA. Just imagine where we'd all be if our babysitters growing up were Broadway actors and Rhodes Scholars? wwww.curatedcare.com
Amanda's favorite place to play is in the intersection of art, science, and tech. As a founding member of the global artist collective and non-profit Stageless Arts and as the Co-Founder of Creative Surrender Studios, Amanda creates bespoke experiences that invite people to dive deep, finish their passion projects, and catapult themselves out of ruts and into flow state. From dousing Dubai in confetti and gathering stories with The Confetti Project, to hosting international retreats for the Personal Development, Map & Move, and The Forcing Function communities, Amanda gathers people for deep talks and adventures in NY and around the world.
Miles' passion is rooted in getting folks to believe in themselves. His company, Connecting Meaningfully (https://connectwithmiles.com/), helps folks develop authentic, clear messaging, and conquer two of our most common fears: Public Speaking & Networking. He is also the co-leader of a community of solo professionals in Brooklyn called Fort Greene Soloists (https://www.facebook.com/groups/fgsoloists/), which aims to bring business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelancers together to uplift one another and support our neighborhood.