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Guest Speaker: Janice Porter
LinkedIn Training & Networking Coach

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

How to Network Effectively Online

Date: Tues May 12th

Time: 1:00- 2:30 PM Pacific

(zoom tips, intros, formal meeting, breakout sessions)

Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE!

Hosted by: Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt of Inspired Business Coaching and Susan Jarema of New Earth Marketing

Guest Speaker Janice Porter will present:

"How to Build Rock-Solid Relationships on LinkedIn for Networking and Business Building"

Our intention is to provide solutions to help you Connect, Create and Collaborate. Each meeting will combine online solutions for working and selling online as well as strategies to strengthen your capacity to grow your business.

Our next meeting is going to be full of value!

Susan is going to provide zoom tips, survey results, and tips from our members on how to network effectively online. We also very excited to have David Gouthro, President of the The Consulting Edge explore a new collaboration survey tool with us. He has set up a live "Thought Exchange" on Online Networking" for us to explore before our next meeting to help us prepare and plan topics to discuss. Check it out! IT'S VERY COOL!!!!

Janice Porter, our guest speaker will share her passion on how to build rock-solid relationships on LinkedIn for networking and business building. She will show us how to harness the power of LinkedIn to make meaningful and lasting connections.

Carolyn will focus on “The Fortune is in the Follow up” to build trust and develop strong relationships with prospects, clients and alliances. She will also guide you through the Mastermind breakout sessions on Zoom.

What's the Grand Connection About?

Susan and Carolyn were inspired to create a supportive business network while hiking in the Grand Canyon this past March as our normal was starting to change.

This facilitated group will provide the opportunity to be supported, guided and inspired to step up in our current reality and to practice collaboration online through breakout sessions. Our intention is to provide educational and resourceful solutions, connections and practical tools to help you adapt and grow in our New Normal. Each meeting combines business education, sharing and ample networking opportunities!

The Grand Connection Network meets every second Tuesday. Future meetings include practical business case studies, guest experts, software demos, facilitated breakout sessions and Q & A. There are opportunities to introduce your business, participate in chats and network in the breakout session.

Events are held Tuesdays 1:00 pm Pacific every 2 weeks.

Your Hosts, Speakers and Facilitators

Susan Jarema


Susan Jarema - New Earth Marketing
Susan is the founder of New Earth Marketing, a web agency with a technology focus to support businesses selling and generating leads online. Susan is passionate about marketing and small business. She has two degrees in marketing, over 25 years experience and has been selling online since 1994.

Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt


Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt - Inspired Business Coaching

Carolyn as your coach is a partner, advocate, mentor, and sounding board for your business. She inspires businesses to dig deep, define their value and provides solutions to expand their network. Assisting them in constructing a clear plan for business growth, and creating a space for accountability. With her guidance you will notice a shift in perspective, allowing you to grow personally and professionally. “Network with Intention – Live above the Line”. This concept is to identify the process of how to communicate with meaning and grow strong, trusted relationships.


Janice Porter

Janice Porter - LinkedIn Training & Networking Coach

Janice began her career as a teacher, was a corporate trainer and has now been in business for herself for several years. She found her niche coaching and training business professionals to network at a mastery level and turn their connections into new business. For Janice, it’s all about relationships! First and foremost is her family – she is very proud of her two daughters, and appreciates the support of her husband through all that she does.



Eileen Bistrisky 


Eileen Bistrisky - CEO Effective Leadership Consulting Ltd

Eileen helps small business teams with their systems and strategy. Her award-winning firm, Effective Leadership Consulting, measurably improves organizations and help teams become more effective through their Beyond the Plateau methodology. Eileen has an Executive MBA through Royal Roads University and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Outside of business, Eileen has a passion for mountains and remote, adventurous expeditions. She enjoys hiking, biking, camping, climbing, snowshoeing, paddling, and backpacking around the globe.


Mary Charleson

Mary Charleson - Marketing Educator, Speaker & Strategist

“Marketing thought leader” who blogs at She is the author of two books, Word of Mouth Mouse & Mobile and Five-Minute Marketing, each featuring tips for the time-starved business leader.

Need Some Help?

Receive a complimentary 30 minute Strategy Session from your hosts Susan and/or Carolyn.

Susan at New Earth Marketing: Selling and Working Online
Carolyn at Inspired Business: Shift Your Perspective and Network with Intention

We look forward to you joining us again!

Take good care,
Susan and Carolyn