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WithIt Annual Professional Conference for the Home and Furnishings Industries




    Friday, June 26, 2020
9:30 am
  Welcome and Kickoff
9:45 am-10:30 am
  "COVID 19: What Did We Learn and Where Do We Go From Here"

If we had to go through a global pandemic, we might as well learn from it! This session will pull together the lessons from our experience so we can use it to make us better, faster and stronger. We’ll discuss not only what was learned about work, but also what was learned about life. And we’ll generate ideas for moving forward. We will prevail!

    Denise Ryan, Firestar Speaking
10:35am - 11:20am
  "Leading With the Power of Connection"
    Today’s digital revolution has left many of us lacking the skills needed to create powerful connections. And yet, if we’re unable to create meaningful relationships our personal and professional lives will suffer. This signature talk is ideal for those looking to honor relationships through the power of connection.
    Holland Haiis, Human Connection Expert
11:30am - 12:30pm
  Roundtable Meetup Discussions

Since we can't be together in person, we need to see each other and exchange ideas. Join a group to discuss how to grow your business and how to make the most of your connections.

Our HopIn platform will let us get into groups and connect face-to-face for connections that are almost as good as being there.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  Break for Lunch
1:30 pm - 1:40pm

Welcome Back

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
  "Taking the Lead"

Every interaction presents the opportunity to lead and have a positive impact on others.  Great leaders are not only able to motivate, inspire, and bring out the greatness in others, but also in themselves.  The question is not whether or not you are a leader; the question is...how will you lead?


Your style of leadership affects the decisions you make and the actions you take.  Your business, as it is now, is a result of the decisions you made 3 hours ago as well as 3 years ago.  In order to grow your business and grow as a leader, it’s important to understand where you are now, so that you can determine with clarity, where we want to go and grow. 


What you will gain:

  • Clarity around your reactions to stress as well as how to lesson and manage those reactions
  • Increased Clarity and Focus around your vision and goals
  • Uncover the unsustainable patterns that are keeping you stuck, lead you to burnout, and keep you from making effective decisions.
Clarity around the leader you currently are as well as around the leader you want to become
    Ginna Christensen, GC Collaborative
2:35 pm - 3:15 pm
  HopIn Networking
    HopIn has a fantastic networking feature that will randomly create groups for attendees to meet and connect face-to-face.
3:25 pm - 4:00 pm
  "Radical Resilience for Remarkable Times"

Did you know we are all hard-wired to be resilient?  Did you know that we were actually made for these times? With our current climate, how do we tap into that well of resilience to find strength, emotional agility and equanimity?  Lisa Kahn will lead us on a journey to understanding the pillars of finding sanctuary that will help us re-enchant our relationships with our world, our businesses and our lives.

Don’t miss this inspirational close to our conference that give you takeaways for moving forward in times of uncertainty.



Lisa Kahn Allen, Lead Designer & CEO, Lisa Kahn Designs, Naples, FL

Founder & Creator of Finding Sanctuary

4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  WithIt Zoom Social Hour - Destination Sisterhood
    We have lots of fun activities planned to celebrate together via ZOOM.
    DJ Jana Platina Phipps (aka Trim Queen) will help us celebrate together vitually.




















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