Kelly is a native Californian and Marketing Operations Consultant living in Lausanne, Switzerland. She helps global brands in Europe with the planning and implementation of pan-European marketing platforms, programs and digital transformation.
For the past 20 years Kelly has held roles spanning large account sales, customer development, and technology for fortune 500 companies and startups in retail, and low-tech and high-tech industries.
In her former role as Head of Content, Communications and Community Development at Paper.li, Kelly was tasked with building customer-centric organization from the ground up. She built multiple communities simultaneously to support Customer Service, Marketing, and Product Development with the goal of increasing brand awareness, reducing churn, driving growth and innovating product. But most importantly, created a place called home for more than 500,000 end-users and 6 million monthly visitors.
After leaving Paper.li, Kelly started CommunityWorks, a strategic social media and audience development agency, to help marketers, business owners and entrepreneurs integrate digital community building into their business strategies.
Kelly is also the founder of #DropinDigital, a Saturday morning free social business consulting service for solopreneurs, and vice-president of Women in Digital Switzerland, a networking and knowledge sharing platform of more than 1500 women in six cities across Switzerland.
The Geneva Communicators Network is pleased to announce our next lunchtime seminar on Friday, 31 March 2017.
Your hidden secrets – communicate with power and influence
We all know that when it comes to effective communications it’s important to know your audience. But when it comes to successful personal communications, it’s also important to know yourself!
Do you ever find that people do not listen to you?
…or don’t respond to you the way you expected?
Mahima will share secrets that will help you solve this problem.
Mindful Communications is the new soft skill that’s making better communicators and better leaders.
In this lunchtime presentation, Europe’s number one self-mastery and leadership mentor, Mahima Klinge, will explain how you can make a real impact by understanding the simple truth about what people listen to.
You’ll also learn the secrets to communicating with power and influence by being authentically you.
Date: Friday, 31 March 2017 Time: 12h30 to 14h00 Location:The Swiss Press Club, Route de Ferney 106, La Pastorale, 1202 Geneva. Fee: CHF 30.- per person includes drinks and snacks
For those of you who cannot make it to the event this time, we will be BROADCASTING our lunch seminar LIVE ON FACEBOOK starting at ~12:40 until ~13:45 on Friday, 31 March. Join us remotely!
About Mahima Mahima Lucille Klinge is Europe’s #1 Self Mastery Mentor and Leadership Trainer, International Bestselling Author and Award Winning Speaker.
Mahima is the founder of Love Silence and The Mahima Mindset self-mastery platforms that empower business professionals to find clarity about their Purpose, Mission and Vision. Her systems help people to increase passion, stay focused and connect with and achieve their inner potential.
Mahima’s Mindset training strategies, used by thousands of top performers globally, enable people to discover the essential keys to influence and impact their environments more effectively.
On Friday, 10 February, GCN welcomed Leyla Alyanak, a freelance writer, journalist, corporate communicator and public relations consultant for the lunch seminar at the Swiss Press Club. In her spare time, Leyla runs the highly popular Women on the Road, one of the world’s Top 100 Travel Blogs.
45 participants in the room along with a few members joining remotely via Facebook Live enjoyed a very instructional and entertaining seminar “Blogging for organisations: are you doing it right?” and noted down a long list of tips and tricks to implement in their organisations’ blogs.
A recording of the live streaming is now available for everyone who couldn’t make it to the event.
The Geneva Communicators Network is pleased to announce our next lunchtime seminar on Friday 10 February 2017.
Blogging for Organizations: Are You Doing It Right?
Until recently, many organizations considered blogging suspicious, subversive even. Now, everyone is rushing to get a blog. But what exactly is a blog, and how does it differ from other web content? Who should be posting on your blog? How do you attract more readers and make sure you stand out from the crowd? Does your organization even need a blog?
Date: Friday, 10 February 2017 Time: 12h30 to 14h00 Location:The Swiss Press Club, Route de Ferney 106, La Pastorale, 1202 Geneva. Fee: CHF 30.- per person includes drinks and snacks
For those of you who cannot make it to the event this time, we will be BROADCASTING our lunch seminar LIVE ON FACEBOOK starting at ~12:40 until ~13:45 on Friday, 10 February. Join us remotely!
Leyla Alyanak is a freelance writer with more than 40 years’ experience as a journalist,corporate communicator (UNFPA and UNAIDS) and public relations consultant. In her spare time she runs the highly popular Women on the Road, one of the world’s Top 100 Travel Blogs.
In the ever-changing media milieu within which we work, do you question whether your organisation’s media relations are on track? Do you wonder if there is more you could do to get better coverage? Or are you satisfied with your visibility in the media, but your management wants more? Do you have best-practice tips to share?
Whatever your questions, come and discuss with like-minded communication professionals at our lunchtime discussion forum in the spirit of exchange to help all our organisations improve their visibility and be better heard in this age of social media.
We are delighted to have an expert on the subject, former BBC correspondent and communications consultant and trainer, Claire Doole, moderate the discussion, as well as provide her own perspective. Attendees will be divided into discussion groups to address several questions and report back to the wider group. We will distribute a summary report to all participants after the event.
Being heard in the age of social media: Are we on the right track?
Date: Thursday 8 December 2016
The Geneva Communicators Network is pleased to announce our next lunchtime seminar on Friday 14 October 2016.
From spokesperson to rockstar Being a spokesperson is a challenging and risky role. How can you be comfortable, authentic, engaging when representing your organisation or company? Tony Johnston will share insights and practical tips from his career in broadcasting and communications.
Date: Friday 14 October 2016
Time: 12h30 to 14h00
Location: The Swiss Press Club, Route de Ferney 106, La Pastorale, 1202 Geneva.
Tony Johnston is an accomplished broadcast journalist with 30 years of TV and radio experience. He is a regular program contributor to World Radio Switzerland and creates media content for international organisations, including Nespresso, Accenture and HSBC Private Bank. Career highlights include; moderating the Sydney 2000 Olympic flame arrival program, broadcasting from the top of an active volcano in the South Pacific and interviewing world renowned business motivator, Robin Sharma. More information: www.tonyjohnston.tv
Thanks to all the GCN members who attended the lunchtime seminar at the Swiss Press Club last Friday. Thank you also to GCN co-founder Glenn O’Neil who shared very interesting insights about “challenges and complexities of communication evaluation”.
Attendees will receive a copy of the slides this week and we have added a few images to our photo stream.
Our next events will be include a 10 year anniversary end of summer apero as well as another GCN Workshop day to be held in September.