Emerging Path

The Emerging Path

The Emerging Path is designed for the woman entrepreneur who is curious about applying the Ellivate approach to her business. Our approach focuses on Ellivate’s four core principles: Self, Connection, Harmonious Systems and Prosperity.

The Emerging Path is designed for the woman entrepreneur who:

  • May be in the early stages of her entrepreneurial journey, creating and building her new business.
  • Wants to align her business with who she is and gain clarity on her purpose, vision and unique gifts.
  • Is experimenting with designing, pricing and selling her offerings to determine what works best for her.
  • Wants to create a simple sales and marketing strategy, including building a strong website.
  • Is building her brand from scratch.
  • May need help creating and managing a financial budget.
  • May be feeling overwhelmed and wants to create an operating strategy to direct her time and energy.
  • Wants to understand her legal risks and protect her intellectual property.
  • Needs to set up or strengthen processes and infrastructure to run her business smoothly.
  • Wants to make space for a fulfilling life, even though she is investing significant time, energy and resources to build her business.

Women on the Emerging Path receive:

  • A holistic overview of the components necessary for a conscious, strong business in alignment with Ellivate’s four core principles
  • Guidance from the collective wisdom of Ellivate’s founding members
  • Opportunities to practically apply what you’re learning to your business and move it forward in a tangible way
  • Connection with other women through intimate Collaborative Circles so you can tackle your challenges together, in a safe and supportive environment

Please note that we no longer offer the Ellivate Immersion program because that powerful content is infused into this Emerging Path.

Do you want to build your business in a more conscious way, but not sure how to do it? Sign-up for our December 8 Curiosity Session to learn more! 

The Emerging Path includes:

  • On-demand content. Each quarter, you’ll receive an on-demand learning module centered around a specific Ellivate core principle, so you have the flexibility to complete it at your own pace. (You can find our programming for Q3 and Q4 below.)
  • Hands-on support. Each quarter, you’ll have a virtual, 3-hour quarterly infusion session centered around a specific Ellivate core principle. You’ll receive hands-on support from our instructors to help you practically apply what you learned in the on-demand module. (You can find our programming for Q3 and Q4 below.)
  • Peer mentoring. Each month, you’ll connect with 3-4 other women in a Collaborative Circle facilitated by an Ellivate founding member to help one another integrate and apply what you’re learning.

PLUS: You’ll still receive all the amazing benefits of Ellivate membership:

  • Monthly connection. A virtual, 1-hour member meet-up each month for all Ellivate women to connect with one another and share celebrations and challenges.
  • Support in making social change. Ellivate Aware: In Practice, where we meet once a month to explore how we can integrate what we’re learning about social justice into our day-to-day lives and support one another in making change.
  • Quarterly well-checks. During these quarterly, 90-minute interactive workshops, we’ll guide you through a process to check on the health and well-being of yourself and your business using the four core Ellivate principles.
  • Unlimited learning. Access to our Emerging on-demand content library, which includes the content from our quarterly infusion sessions, plus 50+ Office Hours sessions led by Ellivate experts.
  • Access to our private online community, where you can connect with other members, ask questions and share resources.

All this, for only $99/month!!**

**We offer scholarship opportunities for women on the Emerging Path. [Click here to apply]

“I promise you, it is one of the best investments you will ever make in yourself and your business. The small investment will have a return on each dollar times 100. Not only will you have access to people who are experts in their field, you will have a network of women entrepreneurs to turn to when you need help as you grow, learn, and thrive. Hands-down, there is no other investment I would recommend with so much love and belief in what it will do for you in the first year. Make the commitment to yourself – show up, share, and receive. I guarantee you won’t be disappointed. I am so excited to meet you.”

— Robina Bennion, Founder of Robina Bennion

“This is your chance to learn all the moving parts and entrepreneurial mindset you want to be aware of to start your journey right! Think of it as getting an MBA in entrepreneurship, supported by the kindest professional women you could hope for! There’s nothing like it anywhere!”

– Mariette Martinez, Founder of Master Your Books

“I have not only learned so much about the back-end of running a business, I have the genuine support of others who are rooting for me to succeed.”

Leandra Blei, Founder of Leandra Blei Photography and B&L Creative

“Entrepreneurship can seem so lonely — but the Emerging Path gives you the structure and support you need to feel like you’re working for yourself, but not by yourself!”

Kim Barnes, Founder of Barnes Team Media

Our Q3 Infusion Session on Wednesday, June 29 (1-4pm Central)

Q3: Harmonious Systems

You should run your business (not the other way around!). Explore where you can simplify and outsource your processes, so you can spend more time in your zone of genius and run the business with more ease and grace. 

We will explore the building blocks of technology and legal matters, so you can build a strong infrastructure for a sustainable business. Then you will create an operating system to help you focus on what really matters.

Advanced Preparation: On-demand Learning

Prior to our time together, you will watch the following sessions in your on-demand Ellivate Learning Library. (Note: Total watch time is approximately 2.5 hours.)

Legal Structure and Risk Management by Jacqueline Rixen of Rixen Law (23:16)

Let’s dig into the specifics of building a strong infrastructure for your business to achieve operational excellence. Jacqueline provides an overview of what you should consider when you’re setting up the legal structure of your business and how to mitigate your risk.  

Contracts: Gain Power over Your Paper! by Jennifer Reck, Attorney at Law (42:52)

Jenn dives into her passion – contracts! She shares with us the importance of contracts and maintaining a contract management process – not only to protect you and your business, but to enhance your business relationships. 

IT Considerations for a SMB Owner by Nicole Linko of Exhale Technology Solutions (35:06)

Nikki helps us understand the basics of IT for a small business owner in plain English! She walks us through the basic IT components of hardware, software, data storage, websites and social media. 

Climbing Your Business Mountain by Megan Alarid of Heightened Leaders (56:15)

Megan will help you create an operating system to pull all of the learning together. Using this system, you can create an operating strategy that will move your business forward in a meaningful way. 

June 29, 2022 Live Learning Agenda

1:00 – 1:15      Welcome and overview (Sarah Elliott)

1:15 – 2:00      Office Hours with Shaina Jones Magrone, Esq.Bring all your legal-related questions to this session, so Shaina can provide you with some hands-on support! 

2:00 – 2:45      Office Hours with Sarah Elliott – Bring your draft Strategic Vision & Execution Plan to this session. Sarah will help you work through any challenges and questions real-time, so you can finalize your plan. 

2:45 – 3:00      BREAK

3:00 – 4:00      Collaborative Circles: Q3 Kick-off – We will wrap up this experience by connecting in Collaborative Circles to share our biggest takeaways from our day together and our plans for the upcoming quarter.

Our Q4 Infusion Session on Wednesday, September 28 (1-4pm Central)

Q4: Prosperity

Prosperity flows from the inside out when the previous three principles align. Gain clarity on your financial goals and identify where you can invest your resources more wisely to create more value and abundance for all.

Advanced Preparation: On-demand Learning

Prior to our time together, you will watch the following session in your on-demand Ellivate Learning Library. (Note: Total watch time is approximately 1.5 hours.)

The Path to Financial Confidence as a Small Business Owner by Mariette Martinez, EA (35:36)

Finance and Taxes can sometimes feel like an intimidating aspect of running a business, but it doesn’t have to be. 

Mariette will help you understand what you need to know to build your financial confidence as a small business owner. In her 2-part video lesson, she will share the importance of Unleashing the Financially Literate Entrepreneur from the Inside Out. Then, she will take you through a Financial Literacy Mini-Bootcamp to strengthen your confidence and skills around managing your books and taxes in real time.

The Path to Creating Work-Life Harmony by Amy Vetter (48:44)

One of the biggest challenges of business ownership is maintaining a balanced and fulfilling life at the same time! Amy encourages us to aim for work-life harmony, rather than work-life balance. She shares her B3 method to help you transform your business and your life. 

September 28, 2022 Live Learning Agenda

1:00 – 1:15      Welcome and overview (Sarah Elliott)

1:15 – 2:00      Office Hours with Mariette Martinez, EABring all your accounting and finance questions to this session, so Mariette can provide you with some hands-on support! 

2:00 – 2:45      Office Hours with Sarah ElliottSarah will help you uncover what prosperity means to you and how you can take small, tangible steps to create more value and abundance for all. 

2:45 – 3:00      BREAK

3:00 – 4:00      Collaborative Circles: Q4 Kick-off – We will wrap up this experience by connecting in Collaborative Circles to share our biggest takeaways from our day together and our plans for the upcoming quarter.

Tired of trying to figure it all out on your own? Sign-up for our December 8 Curiosity Session to learn more!