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Friday, Oct 2
10:00am — 11:30am
Commons on Champa - Innovation Lounge
409 attending

#BadassSolutions to Doing it ALL

Struggles in a startup can be deadly. Attempting to keep everything together for your company can overwhelm on your health and sanity. Lack of sleep, loneliness, stress, not enough time, feeling unhappy, overwhelmed, out of control, can’t fit in exercise, can make you wonder what happened to your life.

Who Should Attend:
Critical thinkers, innovators and changemakers trying to keep it all together while starting or building their business, a.k.a. empire.

What will people learn or do:
Start a new venture or make your startup successful by getting back on track with impactful action to create clarity in your business, life, health and happiness. Be consistently happier where you feel stopped or stuck by making steady progress to feel less stress and overcoming your fears.

We will discuss:

  • #Badass Solutions to doing it all.
  • How to create a counterbalance that works
  • How to translate your conceptual thinking into action, getting your thoughts into shape, shifting your outlook on running a business, and the impact it has on your life.
  • Tools to identify what’s holding you back unstick it and create focus, to move forward.

How does it fit into Denver StartUp week: Struggles in a startup can be deadly to a business . #BadassSolutions gives startups the tools to clarify business direction, and create an effective counterbalance in their lives.

Why is it an awesome idea: Gives founders tools to be successful badasses.

Kristin Darga--Ideal Day Coaching
Executive Health Coach & Founder
Kristin has a multitude of experiences as a founder, executive director, and manager with start-ups, nonprofits, and larger corporations, including Sony Pictures Entertainment. As a serial entrepreneur, Kristin recognized the impact of health on her own business and dove headfirst into rebuilding and reinventing the way founders succeed. She empowers critical thinkers, innovators and changemakers to clarify the connection and impact of health on success and happiness. She develops a strategy with an integrative approach that delivers the "big picture," while remaining mindful of setting day-to-day goals that move you toward success and health.

During her training, she studied with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition©. Including Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University. The program at the Institute for Integrative nutrition covers over 100 dietary theories, innovative coaching and practical lifestyle management techniques.

Panelists include:

Amy Baglan--CEO and Co-Founder of MeetMindful

The #1 dating site for healthy, conscious singles. Five years ago, she left a mobile marketing startup she helped launch in New York City (acquired in 2012) and bought a one-way ticket to India to explore the world. A year later, she moved to Denver and started her first business, YogaDates—an events company for like-minded singles—which was the catalyst for MeetMindful. She's now on a mission to evolve and re-inspire the dating industry by marrying the power of content with a niche social experience.

Josh Whitaker--Fractional Marketing Executive, Serialpreneur, Startup Addict, Altruist.

What the hell is a Fractional Marketing Executive, you ask?

Quite simply, a fractional marketing executive works for a fraction of the time, at a fraction of the cost it would take to hire a full-time executive to fill the position. This is a cost-effective solution for small businesses and start-ups that are in need of expert advice, but cannot afford the salary and benefits it would take to hire another C-level executive.

I (although there's more than just me) provide my clients with senior level guidance and the human capital of an entire executive marketing team for a “fraction” of the cost. And sometimes, in lieu of a salary, I'll take ownership in a company. Therefore, I'm a principal and CMO of seven different companies. I think I have a few bad-ass solutions to give.

Paul Foley, is Co-Founder & COO of Augur, the first ever Device Recognition API which helps Security companies prevent cyber fraud, and Ad-Tech companies serve more personalized ads. Paul is a Colorado native and startup enthusiast, who loves the freedom which entrepreneurship brings and is constantly focused on how to bring more value to the community with entrepreneurial endeavors.

Danny Newman--Inventor, Co-Founder and CEO of Roximity. Creator or amazing products for mobile devices and people.

Find it
Commons on Champa - Innovation Lounge (1245 Champa St.)