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Event 5


May 5, 2024

Poplar Union, London


How do I run my business?

How do I run my business?

At this event, our guest speakers were Lily Hodge - Dancers Network, Ayo Oyebade - Crownking Accounting, and Dannielle Rhimes Lecointe. We focused on navigating a self-employed dance business. We received practical knowledge about the legal aspects of our work and important guidance about our finances. We finished the day by reassessing our mindset about money and new, reinforcing beliefs on this topic.

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The sessions will be run by specialists with dance career backgrounds, as well as accounting, laws and policies, finances, social media, and business. We'll end the workshop part with a Q&A session. You’ll leave this day with the fundamental knowledge to run your business successfully and efficiently. 


In this talk, we'll delve into the intricacies of a successful career as a dance artist in the industry. From dissecting essential contract clauses to mastering negotiation tactics, we'll equip you with the knowledge and confidence to navigate your career path effectively.

11:30 - 12:00pm - Q&A with Dancers Network Team

12:00 - 12:15pm - BREAK

12:15 - 1:15pm (Interactive lecture) - NAVIGATING SELF-EMPLOYMENT with Ayo Oyebade from Crownking Accounting

In this session, you'll gain a better understanding of the journey and implications of being self-employed. From the perks to the challenges, you'll gain practical insights into navigating your tax, expenses and long-term finances. Following the talk, the floor will be open to an interactive Q&A session, welcoming inquiries and fostering discussion on the intricacies of self-employment. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or exploring the idea of working for yourself, join us for an informative and engaging session.

1:15 - 1:30pm - Q&A with Ayo Oyebade

1:30 - 1:45pm - BREAK

1:45 - 3:15pm (Interactive Lecture) - MONEY MINDSET FOR CREATIVES with Dannielle 'Rhimes' Lecointe 

In this enlightening session, you'll embark on a journey to unravel the intricacies of your current money story, gaining valuable insights that pave the way for financial empowerment. 

Discover the keys to building unwavering confidence in your ability to attract and manage the money you desire.

Delve into the transformative process of deeply connecting with the outcomes of wealth, liberating yourself from the shackles of anxious money worries and setting the stage for a more prosperous and secure future. 

3:15 - 3:30pm - Q&A with Dannielle 'Rhimes' Lecointe

3:30 - 4:00pm - Free space for talks and networking.

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