How to Influence your Government
Friday, October 4th from 12-1 PM
Tired of Change.org petitions? Do you feel like emails to your elected representatives fall on deaf ears? Join public policy advocate Pat O’Malley at Bruno Works for a crash course on how to influence your government—and how to bridge between the issues that are important to you and the decisionmakers who affect our city, state, and country.
How to Make a Creative Environment
July 19th from 12-1 PM
Innovation is a growing global economic imperative. It calls for more people to be more innovative more often. There are hundreds of books that celebrate innovators and describe their traits — but how can individuals and businesses foster innovation? This talk looks at how to make an environment that fosters creativity and collaboration.
Learning to Pitch Yourself
Adam Paulisick, Data Driven Creative
May 17th from 12-1 PM
You may be good at selling a product, or selling your artwork, or selling information that you teach, but can you pitch yourself?
Adam Paulisick is a Pittsburgh native turned private equity investor who went on to lead a successfully-acquired startup and the parent companies’ international commercial strategy team. In this dynamic workshop, Adam will show you how to develop a commercial that is all about you. You’ll walk away with a message that helps you to stand out in a crowd and become the person that everyone notices.
Planning your first Bicycle Tour
Seth Gernot, Events Unlimited
April 26th from 12-1 PM
Soon the Great Allegheny Passage from Pittsburgh to DC will be completed. Few cities can boast of a 335 mile-long bike trail. Seth Gernot has spent years riding the trail, for enjoyment, as the event coordinator for both Venture Outdoors and Bike Pittsburgh and now as the owner of Events Unlimited, an independent bicycle tour planner and outfitter. He has organized and ridden in five 24-hour relays, over 50 bike tours, and ridden on the trail himself countless times. Let Seth show you how to plan your first bike tour.
Today’s innovation ecosystem thought leaders are reimagining business models, creating disruptive new products and services, and accelerating access to startup capital by sensing, translating and responding to market signals. At TrueFit’s Innovation Spotlight event, you’ll get to hear how these thought leaders are watching and responding to trends, behavior, technology and market signals—and what they’re doing with that information.
Once a month during the Friday lunch hour, Bruno Works pushes away the desks to make room for the Community Creative School, a learning hub for creatives of all sorts in our downtown loft. Here, we will present our Lunchtime Creative Sandwich: twenty minutes of creative learning sandwiched between networking and time for questions. Each one-hour talk starts at noon.
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