Introduction to No More Feast or Famine at The Dalles Chamber of Commerce - Power Breakfast

What: Many business owners are so busy doing work for their existing customers that they don’t have time to cultivate new business. When the work is done, they are in a panic to get new customers. At The Dalles Chamber of Commerce “Power Breakfast”, Stephanie will present her Intro to No More Feast or Famine, sharing her model that really works. She will introduce the “pyramid”, a model for a sustainable schedule of customer work and marketing.

When: Friday, March 4, 2016; 7:00am-8:00am

Where: Cousin’s Restaurant, 2114 W. 6th Street, The Dalles, OR

CLICK HERE for registration and additional information:  The Dalles Chamber of Commerce website.


Communicate with Confidence


What: In this interactive class, participants will learn some of the Psychology behind communication, and they will walk away with tips for improving their communication skills with customers, employees and business partners.

“I had many “aha moments” in Stephanie’s power-packed 3-hour communications class. I left feeling better equipped to handle both personal and professional situations more effectively!” Mary Bokovoy - Hood River ReDesign

“Stephanie brings great insight and experience to her classes and connects really well with her audience. She delivers corporate-level tools and ideas in ways that make them accessible to small businesses.” Faith Keolker - Hearts of Gold Caregivers


March 8, 2016, 9am - noon, Catalyst Office: 202 Oak Street, Suite 100, Hood River, Oregon   (March 8th Class - SOLD OUT!)

March 9, 2016, 9am - noon, CENTRL Office: 1355 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon

Cost: $90 

Register for classes in 2 steps:

1) Complete the registration form through this link

2) Pay with check or Paypal. Registration is not complete until payment is received. Mail check to 202 Oak Street, Suite 100, Hood River, OR 97031


Learning to Slay Your Dragons. Practical tips for a thriving mediation and conflict resolution practice.

When: Early April 2016

Where: University of Oregon School of Law

Stay tuned for details.


Own Your Future, a Strategic Planning Retreat

Your business is surviving, but at what cost to your mind, body, and relationships? A catalyst enables a significant business reaction to proceed at a faster rate or under different conditions than otherwise possible. Are you ready for a catalyst in achieving an amazing, not too distant future?

What: “Start to finish” 2-day Strategic Planning workshop for a fraction of the cost that big businesses pay for this exact program. You and your business thought partner will develop a compass for running your business. 

  • Clarify your IDENTITY
  • Analyze the CURRENT STATE
  • Set near-term GOALS
  • Select STRATEGIES to achieve them
  • Create an ACTION PLAN with tasks and dates

First time participants will have support to create work products from scratch. Past participants will revisit and refresh their work products and get additional content.


  • January 10 & 11, 2017 (Version 2.0 for returning participants only) 
    • Day 1 will be strategic planning
    • Day 2 you will begin working towards your near term goals. This will include product and pricing updates, implementing time management improvements and marketing planning for the year.
  • January 26 & 27, 2017 (for new or returning participants)

The Historic Balch Hotel in Dufur, Oregon

Cost Per Business: 
Earlybird price $395 (Register by 12/1), Regular price: $475. 

Includes tuition, breakfast, lunch, & overnight accommodations (1 traditional Queen room) at the Balch for up to 2 people per business. Upgrade to Queen with private bath for $40. Additional Traditional Queen room is $75.

Register for classes in 2 steps:

1) Complete the registration form through this link

2) Mail check to 202 Oak Street, Suite 100, Hood River, OR 97031 

Registration is not complete until payment is received.