In partnership with Geauga County Public Library, all regularly scheduled programs take place at:

Geauga County Public Library Newbury Station Branch
14775 Auburn Rd
Newbury Township, OH 44065


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 December 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.

Charting a New Course with Business Model You Weekly Work Session - Thursdays, 10:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.  NEW PROGRAM starting October 10, 2019

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.

  • 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 Ury
  • Preparing for the Age 50+ Job Search
    Acquire skills and tactics to overcome obstacles older job-seekers face.
  • Breaking the Chain of Financial Desperation
    Learn how to break the downward financial spiral.
  • Developing Mindsets for Success
     Develop practices to keep focused on what you need to do to achieve success.

Encore NEO Volunteer Corps! – 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
    • Coffee and Networking start at 8:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Job Search Discussion Group  (NEW day and time starting September 30, 2019.  Formerly on Thursdays at 8:30-9:45 a.m.)
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Encore NEO Volunteer Corps!
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. Charting a New Course with Business Model You Weekly Work Session - NEW PROGRAM - Starting October 10, 2019
    • Coffee and Networking start at 8:00 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.