Meeting Information
Enhance your networking, particularly in job interviews
Tuesday February 9, 2021
7:30am - 10:30am
Speaker: Jeff Ash, a professional business coach with Southwestern Consulting

Meeting capacity:


Suggested Donation:


The FENG Chicagoland Chapters are delighted to have Jeff Ash, a professional business coach with Southwestern Consulting in Glenn Ellyn, IL, and he comes to us courtesy of our executive recruiting sponsor and strategic partner of The FENG, SALO LLC (thanks Jim Doyle!).

Jeff will lead a productive session with unique content with a creative spin of improv (yes, believe it or not, improv skills can enhance your networking, particularly in job interviews).

Topics will include:
1. Attitude of saying yes, assuming a positive outcome and the power of storytelling.
2. Are you listening to respond or are you listening to learn/change?
3. Find a way versus find an excuse.
4. Setting goals, planning, taking action and getting results:
a. Law of Diminishing Intent (LoDI).
b. Creative avoidance.
c. Procrastination

About Jeff Ash
As mentioned above, Jeff is a professional business and sales coach at Southwestern Consulting. In addition to that, he is the owner of Westside Improv b in Wheaton, IL (since 2014) and owner of Westside Studio, focusing on organizational growth through the use of improvisation. Jeff has used his unique approach with diverse organizations all over the world including Law Enforcement agencies, Nokia, and the U.S. Army. Jeff is a graduate of Michigan State University and spent his pre-coaching career in corporate treasury in the automotive industry, and as director of sales in the solar industry.

Additional meeting details are as follows:
(1) Please login to the Zoom Link URL that will be sent separately by 715a CST so that the zeeting can begin promptly at 730a.
(2) Dress code: Business Casual with from the waist up (or as far as your video camera can capture).
(3) Coffee and Donuts/Bagels/Pastries (or something stronger/less light) will be served by you and you alone.
(4) Parking – Your parking lot, driveway or garage is the best option.
(5) Suggested donation: $0.00 (for this event; see below for supporting The FENG in general).
(6) Bring 0 printed copies of your resumes/handbills/business cards but have them ready electronically for subsequent distribution.
(7) Be sure you can modify/edit the name that appears in your video window so that we can refer to you by your preferred name rather than, “Dad’s Cell Phone,” “iPhone 10XR,” or “,” or whatever the default name of your device is when logging into Zoom for the first time.’
(8) Structured networking will follow the formal presentation; be sure to use your well-crafted, practiced and perfected 2-3 minutes effectively (from a professional standpoint – who you are, where you are headed and specifics regarding your target companies/contacts).

This meeting is virtually sponsored by SALO LLC (our special thanks to them!):

James Doyle
Sales Director
o: 312.834.7256
m: 312.371.9024
SALO | Let’s get solving.®
For meeting information, please contact:

Steve Eschbach
(312) 550-9965
Please login/register in order to RSVP and see the participants list.