Special Events

Geauga County Career Transition Speaker Series and New Programs Launched October 8, 2018

Our Monday Morning Career Transition Speaker Series addresses all areas of the age 50 + career transition.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Our revamped Program Schedule includes:

  • Encore Career Accelerator Courses (ECAPs) - 8-session courses that focus on charting a new course, getting to financial independence, exploring self-employment, winning clients, principled negotiation, and more;
  • Weekly discussion groups for a deeper dive into the 50+ job search, self-employment, and money management endeavors;
  • Advanced courses for those who want to start a new business, blog their way to a book, and/or become a public speaker; and
  • One-on-one coaching.

See the overview HERE!

And we moved to a MEMBERSHIP format.  LEARN MORE>>

Winning Clients ECAP starts Monday, February 11, 2019

Independent work offers the kind of freedom and flexibility we crave at our stage in life. If we approach it "right side up," we can build a lucrative, sustainable practice. But get it wrong, and it will be a chronic struggle.

This 8-session course on Monday and Thursday mornings offers six straight-forward steps to getting unlimited clients and achieving financial freedom.

Required Resource: The Irresistible Consultant's Guide to Winning Clients by David A. Fields.


Starting a Business: What Is It Like To Be An Entrepreneur

This ongoing program provides one-on-one support for those interested in starting a new business.  CLICK HERE for more information.


Consultative Selling Skills Workshop - Held Saturday, January 26, 2019

Owen Foster of Sustainable Growth Consulting presented a 1/2-day overview course about the four key elements that comprise the selling process. Participants learned how to establish trust, define needs, create a partnership approach, and close the sale – valuable skills to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of business development efforts.


Encore NEO Lake County Open House - Held Wednesday, September 12, 2018

We introduced our new programs and services at our Lake County Open House on Wednesday, September 12.

CLICK HERE to see Tawana Roberts' article in the The News-Herald September 13, 2018.

Common Ground 2018 - Held Sunday, June 24, 2018

In partnership with Lakeland Community College, Encore NEO hosted a Cleveland Foundation Common Ground Conversation at Lakeland's new HIVE Center on June 24th. After an introduction by former Congressman Dennis Eckart, participants discussed ways local members of the "Baby Boomer" generation can use their experience, expertise and wisdom to help make our communities stronger, safer and more dynamic. The conversation was just a beginning - we invite you to join our weekly Encore NEO programming (check the calendar!) and other future events.