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Saturday, November 7 • 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Power in the Pivot: Taking Charge, Embracing Change and Doing What You Can

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Hear Laura Beck, Carla Birnberg and Karen Greenberg  talk about what prompted each to launch her own business. They will discuss the advantages and pitfalls of going it alone professionally and how they survived professional break ups. The session will cover how their business ventures affected their personal lives as well as how their families and friends influenced business decisions. Laura, Carla and Karen will also share their perspectives on managing growth and knowing when it's time to cash out.

Speakers
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Laura Beck

Chief Shortie, Too Short Industries
@laurabeck | | Laura Beck is a 20+ year public relations and marketing vet who worked for 18 years with big agencies, including opening up and growing Porter Novelli's Austin office to $3M billings. On the brink of turning 40, she threw caution to the wind and left it all to start stripedshirt, a business dream of nearly 20 years. Literally, really, stripedshirts, for women, kids and babies. $100K+ investment and thousands of shirts later, she... Read More →
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Carla Birnberg

Speaker
@carla_birnberg | | Carla Birnberg’s health philosophy (and life motto) is: Fitness isn’t about fitting in. She believes we may all share the goal of a longer, healthier, more vibrant life, yet it’s okay (even encouraged) to carve a unique path there. Her site's tagline “unapologetically myself” has inspired thousands to pursue goals in their own way.  She launched her popular blog, MizFitOnline, in 2007... Read More →
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Karen Greenberg

Speaker, MadCaps Salon
@MadCapsSalon | | Karen Greenberg is a Family Nurse Practitioner who jumped off the hamster wheel 4 years ago to start her own business. She has been an RN in the Austin community for over 25 years. She co-founded MadCaps Lice Removal salon in 2012 and has created a fun, stress free, welcoming environment for families dealing with the inevitable scourge of head lice. MadCaps has grown by over 25% per year of  operation. | | After losing... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Continental Ballroom-BREAKOUT

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