The promises we make to ourselves

The promises we make to ourselves

As entrepreneurs, we are experts at investing in our businesses; always leaving ourselves for last. I, too, fall into this trap of fulfilling everyone else’s needs first. Suffering from a life-threatening chronic illness, I struggled further with the guilt of not always being able to be there for my husband, my children, and my business. After a surgery in 2015 that left me hospitalized for more than fifty days, I promised myself that I would take the next opportunity to invest in myself. I was totally unsure when I bought my ticket to last year’s Leadership Summit. I lived in a state that didn’t even have legal cannabis businesses yet. I didn’t know how I’d fit into the cannabis industry, much less into this crowd of over a thousand women. It turned out that in a community of women brave enough to break federal laws, it wasn’t about fitting in. Everyone stood out! I met a unique assortment of women from all over the country. Women with decades of career experience and college graduates just getting started. Women leading huge cannabis businesses and women doing their first weekend of research. Women with huge networks and women–like me–who came on their own. All the women at the Leadership Summit had one thing in common. We had all realized that in order to serve our communities, we had to serve ourselves first. We were there to invest in our knowledge, our professional network, and our personal support systems. I thought the content was going to be the most valuable part of the Summit. This was one of the only ways to learn about launching a cannabis business…there were no college classes. The content was incredible–but the inspiration was...
Join Cannabis Cultural Association And Etain: Get Your Questions Answered About The Compassionate Care Act, the MMJ Act in New York

Join Cannabis Cultural Association And Etain: Get Your Questions Answered About The Compassionate Care Act, the MMJ Act in New York

Please join the Cannabis Cultural Association (CCA) as we kick-off the New Year with “The Compassionate Care Act: Where Are We Now 2 Years Later?” We have invited all 4 registered medical cannabis organizations (dispensaries), and the New York Department of Health (DOH), to share their trials and tribulations of the past and present, and hopes for the future. CCA will also be announcing a new spring/summer community health and wellness program, done in conjunction with the dispensaries, targeting the elderly population to help bring in more patients.

News Release: Women Grow to Host Third Annual Leadership Summit Feb. 1-3, 2017 in Denver

News Release: Women Grow to Host Third Annual Leadership Summit Feb. 1-3, 2017 in Denver

DENVER — Women Grow, LLC, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, will host its third annual Leadership Summit in downtown Denver, Colo, with Title Sponsor Supernatural Brand. From Feb. 1-3, 2017, the Women Grow Leadership Summit returns to Denver’s Ellie Caulkins Opera House for a three-day event designed to provide attendees with the knowledge and connections they need to join the cannabis industry or take their career to the next level.

⚡ Great Leaders Create Leaders ⚡ 2017 Leadership Summit Tickets Now On Sale!

⚡ Great Leaders Create Leaders ⚡ 2017 Leadership Summit Tickets Now On Sale!

2017 Leadership Summit Tickets Now On Sale! Confirm your spot and save 20% on registration before January 1st! Once a year, thousands of current and up-and-coming industry leaders committed to creating a diverse, inclusive cannabis industry come together in Denver to get connected, educated, and empowered. Women and men from across the world share their stories and insights during three intense days of learning, inspiration, and networking in the Mile High City. This February 1st – 3rd 2017,  we’re returning to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House & The Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver, CO to host the Women Grow 2017 Leadership Summit. This is our biggest national event of the year. Early bird tickets are just $597. Register now and save 20% before prices increase to $750 January 1st. Want your business to succeed in the future? Invest in your employees and their professional development! In the cannabis industry, If your business isn’t learning, then you’re going to fall behind. And a business learns as its people learn. Your employees are your principle business asset. Invest in them thoughtfully and strategically, and you’ll reap rewards that pay off now and for years to come. This is a crucial step for your business success and a key element in building the new cannabis industry as we shift the paradigm. At the Leadership Summit, we place a very heavy emphasis on nurturing current and future leaders. We are challenging today’s leaders with powerful conversations around diversity, social responsibility and corporate culture in the cannabis industry as the end of prohibition occurs across the nation. The Leadership Summit is a place where we cultivate and inspire leaders to drive the future. We hope you’ll take advantage of the reduced ticket pricing this year as well as the additional savings of 20% if you register before January...
Join Us For Dazed & Amused: Voodoo Lounge Party In Las Vegas Nov 17th

Join Us For Dazed & Amused: Voodoo Lounge Party In Las Vegas Nov 17th

  On Thursday, November 17, Sensi Mag is joining forces with Women Grow, Mason Jar Event Group, Neos, Endoca, and CannaBrand to honor the work of SSDP Students for a Sensible Drug Policy—during a very special evening at the Rio Hotel and Casino. You can join in the fun with just a recommended donation of $50 per person, with all proceeds going to SSDP. In exchange for your donation, you’ll receive special poker chips at check-in, which can be redeemed for cocktails throughout the evening. And as an added bonus, DJ Lord of Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage fame will be providing the entertainment for the event. The RSVP list is nearing capacity quickly, so if you’ll be in Vegas and you want to come toast to the high life with us, you’ll want to move fast. RSVP now – Hope to see you there! Thursday, Nov. 17 at Voodoo Lounge at the Rio. RSVP HERE Use Promotion...