As part of our initiative to support entrepreneurs, startups and business owners – we actively put on and seek out the best local events for entrepreneurs.
“You don't know what you don't know until you know it”
Events serve to educate and support entrepreneurs through their startup Journey. Any experienced entrepreneur knows that it can often be a long and lonely road to success, this coupled with the need to perform roles outside of your area of expertise can lead to an overall daunting and difficult experience.
Coming along to events ensures that you are up to date with current trends across various industries, meeting people in similar circumstances and also taking advantage of opportunities that can go a long way to helping your business.
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When it comes to business, we’re all just people trying to grow, expand and learn – so we may as well be nice about it.
About this Event
BEING’s team members have put together a variety of topics on what it means to be human in business. Learn how you can live by these methods to grow your client base and establish stronger, longer, more authentic relationships.
PART ONE: 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Facilitated by BEING CEO and Strategist Siebert Neethling.
The psychology of business decisions, presented by Siebert Neethling
There’s science behind ‘people like doing business with people they like’ and it’s not always obvious or logical. Siebert incorporates psychology, behavioural economics, case studies and anecdotes from unlikely sources – as well as from business ventures around the world.
Responsible memory making, presented by Kerry Neethling
Creating brands that stand for something is vitally important. Brands have the potential to influence decisions and shape one’s outlook on the world from a very young age. Kerry outlines brand significance, and how, through the right advertising, positioning and marketing, a brand becomes synonymous with broader society.
It’s not about you, it’s about them, presented by Chris Croker
A common mistake many businesses make in branding is not acknowledging their audience – rather focusing on themselves. Chris discusses the power of focusing on your audience, and how optimising your branding can attract more people you want to do business with.
Subjectivity vs. objectivity in brand design, presented by Bastian Storch
There’s often a distinct difference between what a client thinks they need and want, versus what their product, service or business needs in order to appeal to the target market. Our challenge is to navigate the fine line between the two. Bas reveals design isn’t just graphic, it’s the architecture around that; the way a brand behaves and speaks, an understanding of customers, and most of all, connection.
Talk like a human: user experience for your client, presented by Karven Kwan
Not all clients are engineers or technical product managers, so don’t speak to them like they are. Karven explains how UX strategies can be applied to client interaction and management.
We’ve all got a story, presented by Emily Newberry
Every brand has a story as unique as the people behind it. Emily draws on some useful similarities between written and visual media – from developing a brand personality to crafting an engaging video narrative – to help you tell more compelling, human stories.
PART TWO: 7:15pm – 7:45pm
Panel-style question time for audience members to ask questions and interact with the team.
PART THREE: 7:45pm – 8:30pm
Networking and drinks. BEING will provide branded cupcakes, a grazing table and merchandise for attendees.
A bit about WeWork
WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide beautiful workspace, an inspiring community, and meaningful business services to tens of thousands of members around the world. From startups and freelancers to small businesses and large corporations, our community is united by a desire for our members to create meaningful work and lead meaningful
lives—to be a part of something greater than ourselves. Co-founded by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey in New York City in 2010, WeWork is a privately held company with over 3500 employees.