Upcoming Events

Leigh works primarily in-house with groups facilitating meetings and trainings crafted to each group’s specific objectives. She holds a few public events each season. Below are upcoming events:

Where am I Headed? A Workshop for Entrepreneurs

This four-hour in-person workshop designed for business owners and entrepreneurs will help you to clarify where you want your work to be headed. We will explore different aspects of creating a vision and look at how this can practically inform your work, day in and day out. Leigh is thrilled to once again be collaborating with the CEI Women’s Business Center to offer this workshop.

This event is sold out. Click here to learn more and join the waitlist.


FocusME2FocusME – Women Entrepreneur Peer Groups – September 2021

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter collaborate to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. Leigh facilitates these groups.

The next groups begin this September. These groups are currently held virtually.

To learn more about the Tuesday 11am group and to register click here.

To learn more about the Wednesday 8:30am group and to register click here.

To learn more about the Wednesday 11am group and to register click here.

To learn more about the FocusME 2.0 group and to register click here.


Time Management for Entrepreneurs

As business owners, we are constantly prioritizing our work and managing our time. This 3-session course is designed to look at how we approach time management, and explore different techniques that will provide us with new ways of thinking about our time, workflow, and prioritization strategies.

To learn more and to register click here.


Recent Events

Below are recent public events Leigh offered or helped facilitate:

How Do You Decide? A Workshop for Entrepreneurs

This four-hour in-person workshop for business owners and entrepreneurs will help you to articulate your core values and utilize them to shape your business. Leigh is thrilled to once again be collaborating with the CEI Women’s Business Center to offer this workshop.


FocusME2FocusME – Women Entrepreneur Peer Groups – Ongoing

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter collaborate to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. Leigh facilitates these groups. New cohorts begin every fall, winter, and spring.

Click here to learn more.


A half-day workshop designed for participants to learn and utilize techniques that help in shaping their stories, practice telling engaging stories, and learn from one another what is effective in their storytelling. Leigh is thrilled to be collaborating with the Good Medicine Collective to offer this storytelling workshop.

To learn more click here.


HCC_logo_rev1An Evening of Howard County Storytelling – November 8th, 2019

Community Storytelling Workshop – November 9th, 2019

Leigh works with the local land conservancy in her home town in Maryland every year training and coaching community members to share personal stories of sense of place and community. These stories are shared at an evening performance. The conservancy also hosts a storytelling workshop facilitated by Leigh that is open to the public.

For more information please contact Leigh or the Howard County Conservancy.


FocusME2FocusME – Women Entrepreneur Peer Groups – September 2019

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter collaborate to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. Leigh facilitates these groups. The next groups begin this September.

To learn more about the Early Stage Peer Group click here.

To learn more about the Growth Stage Peer Group click here.


Women’s Strategic Planning Retreat – March 4th and 21st-22nd, 2019

A day and a half retreat designed for women business owners and entrepreneurs to support you in clarifying, articulating, and mapping out where you are headed with your work and how you intend to get there.

This program is full. Please feel free to write Leigh to learn about future retreats.


Women’s Storytelling Retreat – October 19th-21st, 2018

A three-day retreat for a small group of women to explore the art of storytelling through looking at how we shape and share stories from our lives. Click here to learn more.

This program is full with a waitlist.


HCC_logo_rev1An Evening of Howard County Storytelling – November 9th, 2018

Community Storytelling Workshop – November 10th, 2018

Leigh works with the local land conservancy in her home town in Maryland every year training and coaching community members to share personal stories of sense of place and community. These stories are shared at an evening performance. The conservancy also hosts a storytelling workshop facilitated by Leigh that is open to the public.

For more information please contact Leigh or the Howard County Conservancy.