"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you...

and it will change your life." - Amy Poehler



Takes you from pre-contemplation to decision

Have ideas for a packaged food, drink, body care or supplement product? Are you drawn to products with purpose that are sustainably sourced? Curious about the first steps of launching a CPG (Consumer Packaged Good) brand?


Over 6 weeks, Victor Willis, an entrepreneur and consultant for sustainable CPG brands and Kristin Schuchman, career strategist for creative and mission-driven professionals, will provide structure and support to your ideas and vision.


In this virtual mastermind you will:

  • Assess your entrepreneurial personality chops.

  • Gain clarity about your product idea and more fully develop your concept.

  • Learn how to gauge its market viability.

  • Determine a realistic timeline and budget.

  • Discover tools to generate and sort through your ideas.

  • Decide if you want to fully commit to develop and launch your product.


At the end of this 6-week “pre-incubation” mastermind course you will walk away with a One-Page Business Plan OR a clear decision not to pursue your idea further.


Who: Victor Willis of Campbeltown Consulting and Kristin Schuchman of Spark a Career

What: Mastermind for potential food, drink, body care or supplement entrepreneurs

When: Six Tuesdays, May 29 to July 10 (No Session on July 3)

Early Bird Pricing: $395  Pricing after May 19: $425

Why: To decide if you want to launch the next Honest Tea or Herb Pharm product line

How: Online Mastermind Group via Zoom



You've got to fight for your right to write

Looking for a place to write with others in an attractive, inviting atmosphere?


Join us for this FREE* all-day writing retreat that includes:

  • Breakout sessions

  • Multiple private writing rooms

  • Gathering room with media

  • Coffee and snacks

When: Sunday, June 3 from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Drop-ins welcome, but registration is required)

Where: Brightside Coworking, 6018 SE Stark St.

Why: To find community with other writers and discuss your writing during one of two break-out sessions.

Drop in when you can or start out with us at 8:30am and stay until 4:30pm. We'll brainstorm topics for breakout sessions in the morning in which you can engage in deeper discussions about topics likes character development, screenwriting, poetry, memoir writing, among others.


Light snacks and refreshments include:

  • Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins

  • Bagels and cream cheese

  • Salad rolls

  • Coffee, tea or water

*RSVP by June 2


8:30am to 9am


Mix and mingle

9:30am to 11:30am

Quiet Writing Time


11:30am to 12pm

Breakout #1


12pm to 1pm



1pm to 1:30pm

Breakout #2


1:30pm to 3:30pm

Quiet Writing Time


3:30pm to 4:30pm

Wrapup / Readings

Drop in as you like and enter quietly if you arrive during Quiet Writing Times.

Registration required.

I want you to be secure in your choice of me as a career counselor or business coach. That's why I offer a free 30-minute session to see if you and I are a good match. We can conduct the session over phone, and I'll send you a brief exercise so we can make the best use of our time. Want to know more about me? Check out my About Me and feel free to seek me out on LinkedIn.



Spark Business Coaching

516 SE Morrison St., Suite 202

Portland, OR 97214

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