September 28, 2023


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The Portrait System’s New Accountability Group

Earlier this 12 months, The Portrait System launched a brand new accountability group that gives members with ongoing, face-to-face enterprise assist. The brand new group has its house within the “On the Hook with Kevin and Angie” Facebook Group. Along with being a spot the place members can verify in with one another just about, the group can also be a focus for sharing details about bi-weekly Zoom conferences facilitated by Kevin Conde and Angie Whitten.

Each Whitten and Conde have been mentors with The Portrait System for a few years, however inside this new group, they each think about themselves facilitators for the hive thoughts slightly than consultants. The format of the Zoom conferences, which happen on Thursdays at 10 a.m. PST and Fridays at 3 p.m. PST, permits particular person queries to be addressed and group knowledge to emerge. Members are inspired to deliver to the group no matter points are arising for them, and options to these issues are sourced from the knowledge and expertise of those that are current.

Along with providing open-ended enterprise conversations, the group additionally supplies a spot for folks to formulate and share their quarterly enterprise targets, breaking these targets down into smaller steps which are obtainable within the quick time period. The Zoom calls additionally present a spot for members to verify in with one another on these targets and supply assist to one another in attaining them.

Whitten says, “There are quite a lot of frequent issues that occur while you’re beginning out, and quite a lot of us have been by them. We simply got here by that fireplace, and we all know how one can navigate it. . . and generally folks will deliver up one thing that different folks didn’t understand that that they had that query, too, till we begin speaking about it.”

On this means, the accountability Zoom classes can present worthwhile guideposts for many who are new or seeking to stage up their companies. It additionally supplies a spot for folks to ask questions and get directed to assets from among the many lots of of movies on The Portrait System website. And, the group hosts visitors and mentors from the neighborhood, like Ashleigh Taylor Henning, Kitti McMeel, Felicia Reed, Tammy Zurak, Hadonica Murphy, and Bethany Tubman Johs.

As a mentor, Conde acknowledges the worth in sharing one’s enterprise experience. He says, “Whether or not you’ve been in enterprise for per week or 20 years, you’ll present worth and achieve worth.” For Conde, the enterprise side of the group is simply as necessary because the neighborhood side. He says, “the atmosphere that Angie and I create is so lighthearted and welcoming and gratifying . . . that you simply need to be a part of it . . . not just for the enterprise info, however for the neighborhood.”

Be taught extra concerning the “On the Hook with Kevin and Angie” accountability group.