March 2017 Newsletter
Announcements & News
Why Work Anywhere Else?
Non-Profit Discount

Announcing new 50% discounts for qualified non-profit organizations!  Call today for more information at 508-202-1680


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CapeSpace has a Company LinkedIn Page
CapeSpace has a LinkedIn Company Page and we would love for you to follow us. We share interesting articles geared to business owners and managers, both our own and others that we find helpful.

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Meet our New Automatic Barista!

He can make your favorite coffeehouse drink in a flash with freshly ground Starbucks beans.  Come try him out!

One of our members suggested we Name our New Barista, so let's have a little fun!  

Email us your suggestions, we will choose the top three choices and put it out for a vote in next month's newsletter!
Winner gets a 10 Hour Bucket!
Try a Workation on Cape Cod This Summer!

By Robbin Orbison I have always been aware of the term "working holiday", but did not realize until recently that the working holiday is more than just a concept. It's an actual program that some countries offer, essentially an extended visa for...

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Robbin's Top 3 Productivity Tips

Put tasks, not just appointments on your calendar. Schedule time for everything, including projects, exercise, even breaks. It's amazing how much more likely you are to do something if it's on the calendar. I schedule an administrative hour every ...

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Take 10 Member Spotlight:  Gwen Dadoly

What is your name?  Gwen Dadoly

What's your current job?  Wealth Management Advisor for TIAA

What do you love most about it? I love learning what it takes to advise clients based on an in-depth understanding of their financial needs, wants, hopes and dreams. I diagnose and celebrate individuality. I love the fact that I can truly make a difference in my clients’ lives by simplifying their financial lives and help them identify and achieve their visions of their financial future.

How long have you been a member of Cape Space and what do you like most about it thus far?  I have been a member of Cape Space since August of 2016.  What I like most about CapeSpace is the team of Robbin, Anna, Jeffrey & Katelyn!

When not working, what do you like to do?  I love to run, bike, ski, play tennis and golf.  I also love spending time being a cheerleader at all of our daughters’ sporting events. 

Guilty Pleasure: What can you not live without? Summer wouldn’t be complete without an ice cream cone (or two) of Ben & Jerry’s Phish food ice cream. 

Favorite Movie? Titanic.  People on a sinking ship are presented with an ultimate test to determine what they are really made of-- 

Favorite Book? Moby Dick.  Perhaps growing up in New Bedford has given me a great appreciation of Yankee Whaling and this book for me stands as a historical reference to that era.

Favorite TV Show? Jim Cramer’s Mad Money. Boo-yah!

What is one thing that you would like people to know about you? I always focus on getting better, rather than being good at something. I have found that embracing the fact that I can change has allowed me to make better choices and reach my fullest potential.  It’s also helped me take difficulty in stride and appreciate the journey just as much as the destination.

Upcoming Events
Mindfulness & Meditation
 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Need to de-stress?  Join mindfulness instructor Caroline Paradis for a relaxing hour of meditation instruction and discussion. 

Register Here

Learn more about Caroline here

Card-Making with Jenn Shurkus

Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:30 PM

Find a creative outlet with a fun new craft taught by crafting expert Jenn Shurkus. Fees apply for this event.  

Information and Registration Here

CapeSpace Wine & Cheese Event
Thursday, March 23, 2017
CYBERSECURITY
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Hacking and cyber theft have become a global industry that is evolving by the day, but there are a few simple ways to dramatically increase the security of your digital information. Join us to learn how to protect yourself from cyber attack.

Jeremie is Lead Technician and co-owner of itWORKS!, a Managed IT service provider based in West Barnstable and serving a national client base. It is the goal of itWORKS! to help build a safer world for everyone who uses the web.  

Watch for the invitation.

Affinity Partner Spotlight:  
Beacon Financial Planning of Cape Cod

Michaela Herlihy is passionate about helping her clients evaluate their needs and establish sound financial solutions to help them realize their dreams.  In March 2016, Michaela was featured in the Wall Street Journal with an article on financial basics for new business owners.   

“There’s a great sense of satisfaction when clients share their confidence in the plan we have developed together, noting with their financial house in order they can focus on that which brings them most joy – their business, family, golf, or whatever it may be.”

Equally important to Michaela is being connected with her community. You may recognize her from her work on the Board of Directors of Calmer Choice and the Finance Committee of WE CAN.  Michaela is a graduate and Board Member of the Community Leadership Institute of Cape Cod.  In 2014 Michaela was recognized by Cape and Plymouth Magazine as one of the Top 40 Professionals under the age of 40. 

When she is not working with clients and engaging in volunteer activities, Michaela enjoys cooking for friends and family, practicing yoga, and exploring the Cape’s gorgeous beaches and trails.

At Beacon Financial Planning of Cape Cod, Inc we take a partnership approach to help you achieve long-term financial security.  We are a local, FEE-ONLY, independent advisory firm whom hold a high fiduciary standard. We specialize in comprehensive financial planning and investment solutions. We’ve learned that the best financial plans stem from a clear understanding of your personal situation and long term goals.  Simply put, we tailor your plan to manage all facets of your financial life so you can focus on that which is most important to you.  We work with clients whom have a minimum of $100K of investable assets.
Recent Events Held at Cape Space
CCYP Coffee Connect

On February 16, CapeSpace was delighted to host the February Coffee Connect event for the Cape Cod Young Professionals.  We all enjoyed a great breakfast and learned a lot about each of the attendees in a fun, informal discussion. 

Learn More about CCYP Here

CapeSpace Wine & Cheese Event:
Train Your Employees for Free
On February 23, Workforce Investment Board Executive Director David Augustinho educated us on the Workforce Training Fund – Free money from the state that all Massachusetts employers can apply for and use to train their employees.  David explained the different programs through which these funds can be made available and encouraged interested employers to contact him for more information and for assistance with the application process. The presentation was preceded by a little networking and refreshments.

Thanks so much to David for a great evening.
 
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