The BostonSpeaksSeries is a panel breakfast series for the entrepreneurial and business community.
First Friday, every month.
Learn, network and get inspired every month as we invite some of the most exciting changemakers, entrepreneurs, and top thought leaders in Boston to discuss tricks-of-the-trade, their communication and leadership secrets and the success principles they've gained along the way!
The Art of Leadership
For Businesses and Teams (example)
How to be an effective leader
The importance of having good leadership skills
Build relationships and network with panelists, business professionals and entrepreneurs from Boston
Q/A with panelists
8:00-8:15 AM: Breakfast, Networking, Chit-Chats
8:15-8:20 AM: Introductions/Announcements
8:20-8:45 AM: Activity & Games
8:45-9:45 AM: Panel Discussion
9:45-10:00 AM: Closing, Shout-outs, Networking
***A Link To Tune-In Virtually Will Also Be Provided The Day Before***
EXECUTIVE COACH-SPEAKER-LEADERSHIP ADVISOR
George helps people grow high functioning teams by providing a deep dive into how they lead and develop unique options and actions to drive them to the results they are looking for.
With more than 25 years of municipal fire department and emergency medical services leadership coupled with internationally accredited executive coach training, he brings his clients a blend of straightforward honest thinking, humor, and understanding.
George and his team at innerOvation provide the most efficient, effective and affordable Leadership and Team Development that companies are looking for right now.
Jennifer Hanway is a Holistic Nutritionist, Level 2 Bio Signature Modulation Practitioner and Certified Personal Trainer. Educated in London at both the Royal Academy of Dance and Roehampton University, Jennifer is currently studying for an advanced degree in Nutritional Therapy.
A passion for empowering others fuels Jenny’s mission to combine a 360 degree view of health and wellness with accountability to achieve life-changing results. Rooted in science and infused with her renowned British wit, Jenny’s mission is to create an inspiring, positive and rewarding experience for those seeking to better their lives through improved health.
Jenny is also a sought after Wellness Speaker (previous engagements include SXSW, The GOOD Fest and the W.E.L.L. Summit), and Wellness Writer (previous publications include Martha Stewart Weddings, Well +Good, Charlotte's Book, Hip and Healthy, The Bod Edit, The Daily Telegraph, and W.E.L.L. Insiders). She has partnered with some of the top wellness brands in the industry including Sakara Life, sweetgreen and Bulletproof, and is the Holistic Nutritionist for Russak Dermatology in New York.
FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GRUBSTREET
Under Eve’s leadership, GrubStreet has grown into a national literary powerhouse known for artistic excellence, working to democratize the publishing pipeline and program innovation. An active partner to the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, Eve was the driving force behind establishing the country’s first Literary Cultural District in downtown Boston. Her work has been recognized by Boston Magazine, who named her one of Boston’s 50 most powerful women and by BostInno Magazine who gave her their 2014 Arts and Entertainment Award for driving innovation in Boston. Having graduated from its inaugural class, Eve remains active with the National Arts Strategies Chief Executive Program, a consortium of 200 of the world’s top cultural leaders, which addresses the critical issues that face the arts and cultural sector worldwide. Eve has presented on the future of publishing, what it takes to build a literary arts center, and the intersection of arts and civics at numerous local and national conferences. Her essays and op-eds on publishing, the role of creative writing centers and the importance of the narrative arts have appeared in The Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Cognoscenti, Writer's Digest and TinHouse. Eve serves on the Advisory Board of The Loop Lab, a new Cambridge-based nonprofit dedicated to decreasing youth violence and drug abuse by increasing job opportunities. Eve worked as a literary agent at The Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary Agency for five happy years where she developed, edited, and sold a wide variety of books to major publishers. Before starting GrubStreet, she attended Boston University’s Writing program on a teaching fellowship, farmed in Oregon, and ran an international bookstore in Prague.
Twitter - @evebridburg
FOUNDER OF BOSTONSPEAKS
Kit Pang is a Communication Expert TEDx, Inbound and Keynote speaker, and the founder of BostonSpeaks. He is on a mission to help individuals become exceptional speakers and communicators. He started this monthly breakfast series in order to build a community where entrepreneurs, business professionals, workaholics and individuals could come together to get motivated, learn the latest tips and discover new insights.
Heather Soukas works at a small boutique law firm in downtown Boston assisting the partners in litigation, research and financial planning. She is also a full-time evening law student.
Heather grew up in and around New York City, excelling in both academics and athletics. She studied foreign language and majored in philosophy, politics and law at SUNY Binghamton while competing on the University’s Division I track team.
Before returning to the study of law, Heather was introduced to CrossFit and competed on the 3x Northeast Regional champion team Crossfit Dynamix at the Reebok Crossfit Games. She individually ranked top 100 in the world.
Heather now resides in Quincy, Massachusetts where she enjoys the outdoors & staying active with her dogs, Fifa and Bianca.
60+ 5-star reviews and counting
“We recently attended a BostonSpeakss event and it was absolutely fantastic. Wonderful information, great people, and overall an excellent experience.”
-Ray Ward, Partner, Opalite Media
“The right tools and strategies”
BostonSpeaks has the right tools and strategies to help motivated individuals succeed in the areas of public speaking, business and professional development. Their commitment to the success of others is obvious from the start. They will push you to new levels of success!
-Cleonie Mainvielle, Founder, Inspired Outcome
“The events and experiences that BostonSpeaks offer are interesting and very useful for anyone interested in improving their communication skills and professional development. Highly recommended!!!”
-Josh Drean, Co-Founder, Forgeant