Spring Membership Drive 2018

Join NAWBO Today and Save $25!

Spring Membership Drive, March 1 – April 30, 2018

 

Now is the perfect time to join the National Association of Women Business Owners. Join any time before April 30 and receive $25 off your one-time initiation fee. Past members who rejoin NAWBO save $25 on the reinstatement fee.

As an added bonus:
Everyone who joins during the Membership Drive will be entered into a raffle to win a complimentary registration (valued at $450) to the 2018 National Women’s Business Conference.

Read more about the local and national benefits, then Join the South Jersey Chapter at our next NAWBO Mixer on March 6.

 

The discounts are already included in the total. These discounts will automatically deduct.  THERE IS NO PROMOTION CODE. All applications submitted via mail/fax MUST BE POSTMARKED by April 30th for the member to qualify for the $25 discount from National.

May 1 Networking Mixer

Join local women business owners and their advocates and partners at NAWBO South Jersey’s networking mixer. This monthly event is a way for NAWBO members, prospective members, businesses and community leaders to develop connections, leads, and partnerships. Come learn more about NAWBO South Jersey and the women and men who support this organization.

This event is free for NAWBO members and a great way for prospective members to to learn more about NAWBO.

This month’s mixer is hosted by NAWBO member Monica Armstrong, founder and owner of Spirit Matters Studio.

TIME: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

LOCATION: Spirit Matters Studio, 54 Watkins Ave, Woodbury, NJ 08096

Monica Armstrong is the founder and owner of Spirit Matters Studio. She facilitates programs that inspire and support women’s spiritual deepening and creativity with guided art experiences and sacred texts written by and for women. Monica, a spiritual mentor, artist and educator, will share her mission of spiritual support for women, including:

  • The Awakened Spirit of Creativity as a tool for decision making and business development.
  • How feminine spirituality can support women in a patriarchal world.
  • The power of spiritual vitality to enhance life and overcome business challenges.

Member Spotlight: Carolynn Aristone

For April Spotlight, we are featuring Carolynn Aristone, Founder and CEO of Center for Intimate Relationships LLC

Tell us a bit about yourself and your business.

Carolynn Aristone, MSW, LCSW, CST is the founder and CEO of Center for Intimate Relationships, LLC, located Haddonfield, NJ.  As an Intimacy Breakthrough Specialist, Carolynn helps individuals and couples strengthen their emotional, physical and sexual connection. Carolynn bore witness to her parent’s own marital struggles and divorces. She also had to overcome intimacy obstacles in her own 20+ year marriage. She has first hand experience on what it takes to create a strong, meaningful, intimate life and now pays her intimacy success forward.

Carolynn holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University, NJ Clinical Licensure in Social Work, Certification from The Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia, Clinical Certification in Sex Therapy from the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and Certification in Clinical Social Work Supervision from the National Association of Social Workers.  Carolynn is also an Expert Author for Good Therapy and has recently become a member of NAWBO.

Do you have a business tip or tool that has helped you in your business? Do you have a quote to share and inspire other members?

Tony Robbins says, “Where focus goes, energy flows”. I stay focused on the mission of my work which is to help couples feel secure in their love on a daily basis.  As a business owner, I am constantly reflecting on how I can lead a team to help me do this in a way that streamlines our internal systems, takes good care of my team and delivers the highest quality service to our clients.

What is your go to business, mindset or productivity book that has helped you in your life and business that you’d like to share? 

Running a business is both professional and personal. Lately, my favorite book has been The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins. This book has helped me push past fears of visibility and leadership. In fact, applying her 5 second rule helped me exercise the courage to be the keynote speaker for NAWBO’s Fall Expo in 2017!

June 5 Networking Mixer

Join local women business owners and their advocates and partners at NAWBO South Jersey’s networking mixer. This monthly event is a way for NAWBO members, prospective members, businesses and community leaders to develop connections, leads, and partnerships. Come learn more about NAWBO South Jersey and the women and men who support this organization.

This event is free for NAWBO members and a great way for prospective members to to learn more about NAWBO.

DATE: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

TIME: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

LOCATION: Heart House/ Rothmann Building, 999 NJ 73, STE 205, Marlton, NJ 08053

This month’s mixer is being sponsored by Annie M. Peter, M.D., F.A.C.C. of Heart House-Marlton.

The Rise of Feminine Leadership After #MeToo

The following article was written by NAWBO South Jersey member Valerie Schlitt, Founder and CEO, VSA Inc.

In the wake of the “Me Too” movement and Oprah Winfrey’s rousing “Time Is Up” speech at the Golden Globes, it seems that a rise in feminine leadership is not only imminent, but necessary as a way to move collectively forward.

And by this, I don’t just mean more women leaders, although more of us are certainly needed. But, it’s also about male leaders embracing the traits of feminine leadership alongside us. It’s going to take all of us to create the change we seek – those who lead thousands and those who lead just one.

READ MORE…

NAWBO Circle

The 2018 Circle Program is Launching… Step into the Circle

 

An Exclusive Program for Members with Million Dollar and up Businesses

The NAWBO Circle is a specialized program exclusively for women who own businesses with more than $1 million in annual revenue — offering connections, access and learning opportunities above and beyond premier NAWBO membership. 

The Circle participants represent a critical voice of multi-million-dollar women-owned businesses. In the U.S. only three-percent of women owned businesses reach annual revenues over $1 million.

NAWBO has made it a top priority to ensure these women are supported in their accelerated business growth across all industries, as well as benefit from peer-to-peer personal connections.

Besides exclusivity, some of the other benefits of belonging include: 

·         Meet-and-greets with keynote speakers at the National Women’s Business Conference October 15-17 in Minneapolis

  • Private tours of woman-owned businesses and discussions with founders

·         Mastermind groups share ideas, offer support during challenges and move each other forward

·         Private receptions with National Sponsors

·         Two one-day retreats each year include workshops, premier speakers and excursions

·         Invitation to NAWBO Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C. on June 19, 2018

·         Virtual Business Book Club

·         And more…

For more information or to apply contact Lynda Bishop at lbishop@nawboinstitute.org

The annual Circle fee of $2,500 includes registration to the WBC, two retreats, and covers all Circle activities and benefits. Participants are responsible for their transportation and lodging.

The NAWBO Circle program is brought to you by the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development, a 501(c)(3) that has provided expert professional training for established women entrepreneurs resulting in positive growth outcomes for NAWBO members.