Book Exchange at the Grain Exchange

Tuesday, October 31, 9:00am—10:30am

Minneapolis - Downtown

Join us for coffee, networking, and a new book. You know that book that changed the way you think about business, taught you a new skill, or brought you back to the basics? Maybe you’ve read about someone else’s experience and it changed the way you were dealing with your business challenges? Or perhaps you just plain enjoyed the writing. Regardless, we want you to share!

Here’s how it works. Just show up with your book of choice. We’ll have you write your name in the front cover and why the book had an impact on you. Everyone will give a mini pitch about their book and we’ll open up the floor to grab your new book. You’ll be tasked with seeking out the original owner of the book and chatting about it.

We’re putting on monthly business skills presentation focused on bringing you the tools you need to push your business to the next level. We bring you a presenter that will educate you on relevant topics to help you grow your business and career. The series is free for COCO members.

Startup Grind Minneapolis with Tyrre Burks of Player's Health

Monday, November 13, 6:00pm—9:00pm

Minneapolis - Downtown

ABOUT – Player’s Health is an interactive mobile platform designed to allow coaches to quickly and easily document any injury that occurs during practice or games. This promotes real-time communication between coaches and parents to best care for the health and wellbeing of youth athletes. Our HIPAA compliant interface simplifies the flow of youth athlete health information between coach, parent, and healthcare provider. Player’s Health fosters a personalized network of care for each youth athlete.

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. This month we’ll hear from Tyrre Burks, founder of Player’s Health.

MISSION STATEMENT – Player’s Health, connecting parents, coaches, and healthcare providers by mobilizing youth athlete health records.

PROMISE – At Player’s Health, we know that a single undiagnosed injury can threaten the life and well-being of an athlete. What we know makes us stronger. Player’s Health puts essential health care information at the parent and coaches fingertips. With real-time communication between coach and parent, we strive to eliminate injuries that slip through the cracks. This means more comprehensive and more immediate documentation of injuries, strengthening the channels of communication between parent and coach, and putting the responsibility for the care and wellbeing of youth athletes back into the hands of the parents. With Player’s Health, no child should re-enter the field, rink, or court without the express consent of the parent.

Coffee & Closers: Learn from Local Sales Leaders

Tuesday, November 14, 9:00am—10:00am

Minneapolis - Downtown

If learning how to increase revenue and make more money for your business is a skill you’ve been looking to acquire or fine-tune, please join us at 9 a.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at COCO Downtown Minneapolis. The goal of this gathering is for attendees to authentically receive process design, tools used, and tips on what works to successfully grow revenue. This is a natural interview style format that will give you a peek into some of the top sales minds that propelled the growth of companies like When I Work, Fision, Infor and more.

Our desire is not only to create an inspired networking environment but also provide tangible knowledge that can be applied the second you walk out the door. This series for entrepreneurs, small businesses, intraprenuers, solopreneurs, nerds, creators, inventors & everyone in between!

This Month’s Speaker: Ali Farnsworth, VP Sales at Technology Solutions Group, LLC
Ali started her sales career slinging Betty Crocker casserole. She now runs a celebrated sales company which she founded in 2013, Technology Solutions Group (TSG). TSG has taken companies like SportsEngine, MentorMate, TrustSphere from good to great. Her strength is resourcefully guiding C-level leaders in drawing straight lines between business pain points and efficient tech solutions.

Because of her experiences, she knows the ins and outs of every side of sales; she is an innovative entrepreneur, outstanding business leader, community leader, mentor, and mom.

Bring your questions and join us for a cup of coffee and conversation with this NAWBO (Women Business Owner) Award Winner as we tackle diversity in the sales field, revenue growth, and more.

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