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212 Bay Street

Brighton, VIC 3186


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Your Time Matters SO…

'Networking With a Twist' Helps You Get Maximum Mileage Out Of Your Business Networking Investment

Enjoy the warm, friendly and supportive environment, as you experience a combination of -

  • Open networking
  • Strategic introductions
  • Insights to challenge your thinking and refine your business
  • Expert speaker or panel with ideas and practical tips on relevant business issues
  • Multiple conversations with likeminded others
  • An event designed to help you build relationships and transform your business, through opportunities where you engage and connect
  • A networking experience that has you leave feeling enriched, personally and professionally ..and motivated to make some changes in your business to grow.
  • an event, unlike any other!


BONUS INSIGHT: 5 Key Steps to Reduce Stress in your Business

Running a small business can be very stressful, whether it is as a startup or a more established business, as there are many challenges. You may find yourself often worrying about your finances and your business, reacting to decisions without taking actions to support them better or feeling overworked and worn out. If this stress is not addressed and you do not take time out to look after yourself, it can lead to serious health problems and impact negatively on your productivity and ability to grow your business.

The good news is that it does not have to be that way because it is how you perceive a potentially stressful situation or event that will determine how much stress you actually experience. Mindfulness will help you manage stress more effectively in order to improve your productivity and health and wellbeing.

In this workshop, Dr Lise Saugeres will take you through a five key step process that will enable you to reduce the amount of stress that you experience in your lives. You will also have the opportunity to practice mindfulness techniques to help you manage and reduce stress so you can improve your productivity in your business as well as your overall health and wellbeing.


Dr Lise Saugeres - Mindfully Serene

Dr Lise Saugeres has a PhD in the Social Sciences from the UK. She is a Mindfulness Consultant and the founder and Director of Mindfully Serene. Lise teaches the Inner Peace Formula through one on one coaching/mentoring and group training so you can have more calm, peace and joy in your life. For over 20 years, Lise suffered from depression and anxiety and experienced considerable amount of stress in her life, mindfulness has enabled her to find peace and joy within herself that she would have never thought possible.

Lise is an experienced and inspiring speaker and workshop facilitator. Over the past 3 years, she has delivered many talks and workshops at public libraries, community centres, and business networking groups and conducted mindfulness training in businesses. She has also run several mindfulness courses in the community. She has delivered presentations at many national and international conferences in the past and she is giving a plenary session at the 2018 Conference on Positive Psychology and Mindfulness in New York in May.

Part Two: YTM Networking With a Twist

We divide the group and "match" you with appropriate people. You will find that our unique conversation cards help you to explore, and explain your business. As you listen to other business owners do the same, you’ll find that asking and answering questions helps to generate thought-provoking conversations that feel natural from the start, and will continue long after the event.


Why is it called 'Networking With A Twist'?

We call it, 'With A Twist' because it’s different to what you’re used to. Our events aren’t just about shaking hands and exchanging business cards. We find out about you and your networking goals. So, from the moment you arrive, you’ll be welcomed and introduced to relevant and related people.

As business owners ourselves, we know that time is a scarce and non-renewable resource. That’s why we’ve designed a different type of networking event that delivers maximum value, in minimum time, with personal, as well as professional rewards.

"The networking was brilliant, not only the idea but the tips and how to approach it with no ‘sales pitch’ or ‘elevator pitch’ was very refreshing”. - M.Dulberg, WebbyWeb Designs

Your Time Matters is dedicated to helping individuals, business owners, and corporations develop the networking skills and business knowledge they need to accelerate their growth and achieve their goals, making businesses bigger and better.

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What Happens at a 'Networking With A Twist' Event?

• 2 1/2 hours of open networking and matched conversations giving you plenty of time to talk and listen to others

• 2 x tables of 6-8 strategically matched, like-minded business owners to have timed discussions with (so no one monopolises the conversation)

• YTM’s UNIQUE Conversation Starter cards to create meaningful discussions (great for improving conversation skills)

• You learn more about yourself and your business as well as about others

• An informative and relevant speaker to provide ideas and guidance for your business

What's included?

  • There is always some refreshments. Perhaps a delicious shared cheese platter, or a variety of dips, or similar. You are able to purchase your own drinks at bar prices, this keeps the ticket price down.
  • The valuable insight.
  • The strategic matching for conversations to meet your needs or with people who share similar customers and may have connections for you or opportunity to collaborate.

Why are Bookings Essential and Close 24 Hours Prior to Event?

Because we take time to strategically match you with other guests at tables, and line up suitable introductions for you when you arrive.

“Your Time Matters’ events are about connecting, engaging, building relationships and seeking opportunities to grow yourself and your business… Not selling!”




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What some of our past participants say:

Wonderful. Met relevant business contacts. Following up with at least three. I have attended networking groups for years, yours was the first group to give real contacts and with you knowing and making introductions was great”. F. Pappa

"YTM events always run like clockwork. I have found them to be extremely beneficial.
I have made some amazing connections, not only for people who have booked me in for my organising services, but also for meeting some fantastic and professional people to affiliate my business with, and have even made some good friends. Highly recommend!" Sue Glasser - Paperclip Professional Organisers

Fantastic night. Great bunch of people, and a bit of fun too” Stephen Read, Stephen Read Landscape Design

“I enjoyed my interaction and participation in these activities, as they were always very well run and organised. I met open-minded people who came to the functions with the same view, to meet other like-minded people and develop a solid business relationship. What else would you want from a networking event?”, Ronen Atzmon, Atzmon & co, Solicitors

A note from our organiser, Kerryn Powell

"Having attended numerous networking events, I have found that the events I enjoyed the most, have been where I come away feeling I have learnt something, connected with like-minded people, and felt I have not wasted my time. This is an opportunity for all business owners, both men, and women.

There is so much knowledge and experience to share!

With our events, it does not matter if you know very few people, or are new to networking, or find it overwhelming, as with the format we have created, it is easy to have a good conversation, where everyone is involved and makes new connections.

Our events run throughout the year, we look forward to connecting more business owners and helping them find the opportunities that will assist them to achieve their desired outcomes. Our events are not only insightful but fun!

YTM supports the not-for-profit organisation, Fitted For Work, who have assisted 24,000 disadvantaged women, in seeking employment over the past 5 years.

I look forward to meeting you, remember to come prepared with lots of business cards!

Please do not hesitate to contact me, if you have any questions

Kerryn Powell
0414 856 616


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Brighton, VIC 3186


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