Ask anyone who’s ever heard of GirlCreative and they can tell you, one of my passions is connecting people — primarily women — to the resources and other human beings they need to succeed and make their dreams a reality.  And nothing energizes me more than meeting and getting to know other fiery female entrepreneurs!  Recently I got to spend the day with some boss ladies around a table full of delicious food, talking about our vulnerabilities as business owners, celebrating our successes, and sharing tips on how to run a successful company when you’re doing every little thing for yourself!

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EMPOWER: Pop-Up Workspace for Women Entrepreneurs was created by one fearless female entrepreneur I admire so much, Dana Cherie.  We first met when she needed head shots for her website, and she’s been a friend ever since!

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EMPOWER for Women Entrepreneurs was hosted at beautiful Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis, where our 5-hour long workspace flew by like 90 minutes at coffee with a good friend.

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The encouragement was as nourishing as the award-winning lunch — when it came time to offer advice to one another, this group didn’t skip a beat.  It felt so good to talk about what’s really going on in my business, with other women who can completely relate.  I was so inspired by the honesty in this group!

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All who attended left feeling empowered to focus on the needs of our businesses, and inspired to implement everything we had just learned from each other.  What could be better?

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LIVE YOUR FAVORITE LIFE is Dana’s credo, and until this event I wasn’t sure what she meant.  After spending an afternoon in such good company, I think I get it.

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To women helping women succeed!!

XO,

-Kylee

*All photos taken by Kylee Leonetti for Kylee and Christian Creative + Dana Cherie

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