Overview

Location

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

 

NEW PROGRAM - Building a Story Brand – Starts Thursday, January 9th

Building a Story Brand, a new eight-week ECAP (Encore Career Accelerator Program) series based on Donald Miller’s book BUILDING A STORY BRAND: Clarifying Your Message So Customers Will Listen, begins on Thursday, January 9th and continues every Thursday morning through February 27, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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.

This material applies directly to those seeking traditional employment as well as those wishing to become freelancers or independent consultants.

 

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 February 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.

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 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

Mondays
  • 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
Wednesdays
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Encore NEO Volunteer Corps!
     
Thursdays
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. Charting a New Course with Business Model You Weekly Work Session
    • 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.