All Encore NEO programs are now hosted ONLINE for at least the next month using our SLACK platform.
To join the online meeting, you must have registered for a monthly membership:

Register for Membership Here

NOTE: Because of the inconvenience of not meeting face-to-face, all registered members will receive an additional free month added to their initial membership term.
Once registered, you will receive instructions on how to download and access our programs through the SLACK app.
Please send an email to Tim Lybarger at EncoreNEO50@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Regular Meeting Location starting March 2nd (All in-person meetings are suspended at this time.)

The Church of the Western Reserve
30500 Fairmount Blvd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124


Encore NEO Programs

Monday Morning Career Transition Speaker Series – Mondays, 8:30-9:45 a.m.

This weekly speaker series addresses all areas of the age 50+ career transition. Coffee and networking start at 8:00 a.m. Open to everyone.
See topics for the April Speaker Series HERE.

Job Search Discussion Group – Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Learn the best tips for the age 50+ job search.

The Encore Design Lab with Business Model You - Thursdays, 10:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

This is a working session for participants to apply the Charting a New Course with Business Model You framework to review their personal business models and develop new career strategies. If you don't yet have a personal business model, we'll help you build one.

“Encore Career Accelerator Programs (ECAPS)” –  Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Each ECAP is comprised of weekly two-hour sessions over eight to ten weeks.  Offerings repeat throughout the year.

  • Building a Story Brand
    Learn how to apply Donald Miller's simple seven-part framework to clarify your message and transform how the marketplace sees you, your products and services.  Resource: Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Miller.
  • Charting a New Course with Business Model You
    Apply business model thinking to develop a pathway to a new career. Resource: Business Model You: A One-Page Method for Reinventing Your Career by Tim Clark in collaboration with Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur.
  • Getting to Financial Independence
    Learn how to save, invest, and earn your way to financial independence. Resource: The Simple Path to Wealth by J.L. Collins.
  • Exploring Self-employment
    Learn everything you need to know to work for yourself. Resource: The Freelancer's Bible by Sara Horowitz.
  • Winning Clients
    Learn six steps to getting unlimited clients and achieving financial freedom. Resource: The Irresistible Consultant's Guide to Winning Clients by David A. Fields
  • Principled Negotiation
    Learn how to get what you want while, at the same time, improving relationships with your employer and/or clients. Resource: Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher and William

Encore NEO Think Tank – Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Working together to build Encore NEO's future.

One-on-One Coaching and Goal-Setting – (by appointment)

Advanced Programs  (may require additional fees)

  • Legacy Writers: Blog Your Way to a Book
    Learn how to blog and use blogging to write and publish a book.
  • Becoming a Public Speaker through Toastmasters  (Launching soon!)
    We plan to launch our very own Toastmasters Group by the end of 2019. Let us know if you are interested. Contact us at EncoreNEO50@gmail.com.

Standard Weekly Programming Schedule

  • 8:30-9:45 a.m. Monday Morning Career Transition Speaker Series
    • Sign on at 8:20 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Job Search Discussion Group
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Encore NEO Think Tank
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. The Encore Design Lab with Business Model You
    • Sign on at 8:20 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Encore Career Accelerator Program (ECAP)

Program Fees and Membership Information

You may observe any of our onsite programs at no cost.

Our $40 Monthly Membership entitles you to:

  • Full participation during all programs,
  • Access to program materials,
  • Access to the secure Members Only section of the Encore NEO website. (Launching in May, 2019), and
  • The Encore NEO Playbook Binder to help you set goals, track progress and retain valuable program notes.

Register for Membership Here

CLICK HERE for our Program Schedule PDF.