Thursday February 13, 2020 Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen at Downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535 for Entrepreneur Social Club with host Michael Scott Novilla

Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen

It’s Thursday, February 13, 2020, and I’m feeling better after missing last week. February 6, 2020 was hosted by tech guru Chris Jenkins. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at our glorious ESC HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and for honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight we discuss conflict resolution, so let’s Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen. (more…)

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Overflowing with Entrepreneurs

It’s Thursday, January 30, 2020, and I’m feeling more “in the grove” as I’m back at the helm of our weekly ESC meeting after a wild adventure through the “STANS”. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at our glorious ESC HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and for honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Good thing I’m in the groove, as tonight as we are Overflowing with Entrepreneurs! (more…)

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Happy 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

Back for More

It’s Thursday, January 23, 2020, and it feels great to be back at the ‘helm’ of the ESC, that’s Entrepreneur Social Club’s [tm] massive meeting table. It’s big. I’m settling in, getting ready for the randomness of meeting new humans, fellow Entrepreneurs, business owners, creators and dreamers. Watching them stroll in, solo or with friends. Of course we’re here at our HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535, in beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. USA.  Each week from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, we gather for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Let’s see who’s Back for More! (more…)

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Happy 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club

It’s Thursday, January 16, 2020, my first ESC meeting after returning back to the USA from another EPIC travel adventures. Republic of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and South Korea. Then landed into Las Vegas for CES 2020, where I spent a few days with ESC pal Seth Mattox. Wow! My head still spinning, I find myself back here at our HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], aka the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. As 2020 is now upon us, let me offer up a Happy 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club to us all! (more…)

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Community Cafe needs our help

“It’s not competition. It’s ‘Co-opetition’” – Christopher Tolisano

It’s Thursday, November 7, 2019, our first ESC meeting after Novaween 13. We’re here at our HQ, the historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], aka the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. This week our ESC founder and author of It’s 5 AM Go Home, globetrotter Michael Scott Novilla is out of town in Canada spreading the good word of our group, while Entrepreneur Seth Mattox joined us as guest host.

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Entrepreneurs Galore

Entrepreneurs Galore

It’s Thursday, October 24, 2019, our last ESC meeting before Novaween 13. We’re here at our HQ, the historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], aka the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Since there are so many new faces, personalities, ideas, pitches, and passions here each week, this blog seems aptly titled, Entrepreneurs Galore. (more…)

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Entrepreneur Social Club at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

So Many New Faces

Wow, Time Flies. “Tempus fugit is a Latin phrase, usually translated into English as “time flies”. The expression comes from line 284 of book 3 of Virgil’s Georgics, where it appears as fugit inreparabile tempus: “it escapes, irretrievable time.” {Wikipedia} It’s almost unbelievable that we are here, in downtown St. Pete, again on Thursday night. It seems like just yesterday, que the music. Here at my historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight Thursday, October 17, 2019, there are so many new faces to learn, connect with, mentor and enjoy. (more…)

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Mimi Wants Dinner at Brick and Mortar

Rinse and Repeat. We’re back to Thursday night. Here at my swanky downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Social Club of Entrepreneurs, the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. A time after our meeting for building deeper connections and friendships, for creative expressions, plus time to blow off steam. Of course, some of us focus more on the dinner part of the night, some members in particular are seemingly fixated on it. Tonight this member in particular, her name is Mimi. Once again, unabashedly so, Mimi Wants Dinner at Brick and Mortar. (more…)

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An Insightfuli Maria Garces hosting the Entrepreneur Social Club at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

An Insightfuli Maria Garces

The sun rises as expected, Thursday, October 3, 2019, and I awake somewhere in Denver. I escaped the Florida heat for a bit, flying out to the Rocky Mountains, to explore. After speaking with tech guru Seth Mattox earlier in the week, he’s agreed to take over the hosting role for me, and I’m most appreciative. However when I awake today, 2 hours behind Florida, Seth’s cold has turned much nastier. So he needs to bow out; no point in spreading his flu around. So I’m left scrambling to find a replacement. Chris Jenkins is on a rare, and much deserved vacation. I briefly consider flying home, but that’s way expensive and an insane super stressor. So after speaking with some qualified peers, Maria Garces, the founder of Insightfuli, happily agrees to host for us. Hence our blog title, An Insightfuli Maria Garces. She takes over here at our ESC HQ, my downtown St. Pete venue, NOVA 535. Gracias Amiga! (more…)

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