Well, several years later I’m now an ASCA accredited Energy Therapist, working in Geneva. I started my business from having 0 clients to now having seen hundreds of clients. I have been running successful meditation groups and classes for over 2 years, as well as teaching Reiki to the Expat Community, so they can keep themselves and their families balanced and healthy.
However, I would never be where I’m today without having networked in Geneva. Building synergies with other therapists, attending wonderful expat events and joining the many inspiring networks on social media is what made all the difference.
Expats Thriving Connect (ETC)
Since then she organised monthly meetings, with guest speakers and hundreds of expats attending who originated from all corners of this world.
The meetings typically start with half an hour to network and get to know each other, followed by 2h workshops led by different guest speakers, who all share their personal stories, as well as teach different skills. Be it tools to increase everyone’s energy, or coaching exercises, or how to communicate effectively. Each event has its own theme.
Through these meetings I have met wonderful entrepreneurs and also other therapists with whom I have created joint-workshops. Recently I was one of the guest speakers, and even though speaking in public is one of my biggest fears, in the end I was very happy I did it. It definitely pushed my boundaries and taught me that it’s ok to be shy and to be visible at the same time. When we speak from our heart, the audience will love us no matter how nervous we are!
Many times our biggest fear is to grow and the accompanying visibility and responsibility it brings with it. Thanks to ETC I have met wonderful people, and it allowed me to constantly grow on a personal, as well as on a professional level: combatting my fears and daring to be more visible. As I said during my last speech - My motto nowadays is:
“Dare to be you. Step into the spotlight. Your message matters.”
Why not join our next meeting on October 13th at 6:30 pm - 9 pm? For more info click here.
To sign up email: email@example.com
Yoshiko Kuwata Luebke
Yoshiko is an organisational talent and wonderful woman. We met at one of the ETC meetings. She is also the one who created the La Côte Women’s Fair where many women could exhibit their products and services a few months ago.
She is now organising a winter gift fair on November 7/8 at the Beau Rivage in Nyon. So, if you have anything to sell, she is the one to contact!
The only thing Yoshiko needs now is to find funding for a 30.000 Chf deposit. So please, if you are an investor or know anyone who would be interested in investing, please contact Yoshiko at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join her Facebook page: La Côte Women’s Fair
Join the Geneva Womenpreneurs on Facebook.
Denise Nickerson has a passion for education, guidance, coaching, social media for positive change and connecting.
She also has a large education newtork and has been hired for communications projects when people, orgs, etc want to reach educators - in Swirtzerland and world wide.
Her consultancy website is:
At the moment she is helping to promote this conference now:
Geneva Expat Expo
This Expo takes place every year in Geneva and other cities in Switzerland. If you wish to exhibit you can contact them here:
Nowadays I use it mainly for business purposes and it has brought me many clients over the last few years. All for free.
I created a group: The Geneva Self-Development-Group where I can post my events and workshops. I also created a Business Page where I can receive testimonials and often people came to me because they found my great testimonials online.
To create your own business page: http://www.glocals.com/guides/geneva/ and then click on add Business or Service
Brits in Business
Taken from their flyer:
“Brits in Business is a dynamic networking group where individuals help each other to generate business opportunities and offer advice and assistance on how to set up or develop new enterprises.
It focuses on British entrepreneurs but is open all Anglophones inbusiness.