Thurs Sept 25, 2014 – EDTx Gathering
a FREE Interactive Program


Location: Ayres Hotel & Suites, Costa Mesa, CA

Time: 3:00pm – 8:30pm, with optional lecture 9:30-11pm

EDTx = Entrepreneur Dialogue & Training with X-tras (always something X-tra relating to living a whole life…mind, body, & spirit)

Business trends are moving faster than ever. As an entrepreneur it’s important to keep up-to-date and ahead of the curve. Please join this interactive program hosted by Coach Mina Watkins and CEO Darlene H. Grimes for a very special collaboration to learn about Authentic Selling, Social Media for Business, and the Fundamentals of a Successful Business, plus more! 

During this FREE event you will learn:

  • How to effortlessly attract more clients
  • Cause-based Marketing & Other New Trends
  • Authentic Capital Raising
  • Brand Consistency
  • How to Maximize Social Media for Greater ROI
  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Implementing the Right Action Plan
RSVP NOW – CLICK HERE limited seating, save your spot now

Also join us for the DINNER NETWORK FOR BUSY PROFESSIONALS (dinner and networking you won’t want to miss) as well as the optional “What’s the big deal about Shades of Grey?” lecture by Adalaide Foster. Click on link to get more details and RSVP.

6-7:30PM Thursday Sept 25 – arrive on time
for Happy Hour Specials! At Le Chateau Restaurant inside the Ayres Hotel

Come join us at the Ayres hotel in Costa Mesa (South Coast Plaza Area) for a no host dinner and FREE structured networking opportunity, the first of a monthly program. For the busy entrepreneur who wants to connect with others who resonate with a collaborative model of capitalism. For start ups or established businesses… join us! We all have something valuable to offer each other. There are no monthly dues, just the cost of your meal if you’d like dinner.

The agenda: How to network with collaboration in mind for mutual benefit, with guided networking activities, followed by a dialogue on trends in business how to be ahead of the curve in how you operate and promote your business.

At Le Chateau Restaurant inside the Ayres Hotel, order from the Happy Hour Menu (until 6:30) or the regular priced menu. Offering food with an international flare, their award-winning restaurant combines flavors and dishes from around the world, ensuring every palate is pleased and every taste bud tickled.

The Best Happy Hour in Costa Mesa is at Le Chateau from Monday – Friday 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Guests enjoy draft beers from $3.50 and wine by the glass for $4, and $5 well cocktails.

Dinner Networking for busy professionals is presented by Life and Business Coach Mina Watkins and Business Start Up C.E.O. Darlene H. Grimes, Dinner Networking for Busy Professionals is part of an afternoon and evening program of completely free workshops for entrepreneurs, followed by the next morning paid workshops for in depth implementation.

Fri Morning Sept 26, 2014 – Workshop Conscious Entrepreneur

Location: Ayres Hotel & Suites, Costa Mesa, CA

Time: 8:30-11:30am

Fee: $37 pre-registration, $50 at the door


This is all about Implementation – you will create a plan, work on documents and social media, and receive life and business coaching. Taking action on your plan for both start-ups and for business expansion.

Goal Setting: Create a Killer Project Plan (Mina Watkins)
Walk away from this workshop with your entire plan to achieve the goal of your choice, complete with a Clear Objective, Resources, Milestones and Action Steps that will fully support the progress and results you want. No more confusion about what’s missing, or lack of focus. You will know exactly what needs to happen, to have the clarity to confidently move forward. This proven formula will support you to set clear goals and to actually achieve them.

Implementing the Killer Project Plan For Your Business (Darlene Grimes)
Now that you have your plan, what documents, resources and supplies do you need to start or grow your business? You will work with Darlene and Mina to create the actual documents, marketing materials, and social media accounts/profiles that will get your Project Plan off to a great start. Maybe it is as basic as business cards and a Facebook Profile or more detailed like a strategic plan or executive summary, or start a complete rebranding plan for your company.

Leveraging Joint Venture Partnerships to Grow Your Business (Darlene and Mina)
Learn how to expand your reach through joint venture partnerships to generate more business. Understand what you need to know to develop a strong and mutully beneficial relationship.

Managing Self-Sabotage and Overcoming Limiting Beliefs (Mina Watkins)
You will get coached through your fears and limiting beliefs that are getting in the way of your success. Mina will masterfully coach you plus give you tools you can keep. Create real shifts to eliminate self-sabotage and develop an entrepreneur success mindset.


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