The Portrait System’s New Accountability Group

Early this 12 months, The Portrait System launched a brand new accountability group that gives members with ongoing, face-to-face enterprise assist. The brand new group has its house within the “On the Hook with Kevin and Angie” Facebook Group. Along with being a spot the place members can examine in with one another just about, the group can also be a focus for sharing details about bi-weekly Zoom conferences facilitated by Kevin Conde and Angie Whitten.

Each Whitten and Conde have been mentors with The Portrait System for a few years, however inside this new group, they each think about themselves facilitators for the hive thoughts fairly than consultants. The format of the Zoom conferences, which happen on Thursdays at 10 a.m. PST and Fridays at 3 p.m. PST, permits particular person queries to be addressed and group knowledge to emerge. Individuals are inspired to carry to the group no matter points are developing for them, and options to these issues are sourced from the knowledge and expertise of those that are current.

Along with providing open-ended enterprise conversations, the group additionally offers a spot for individuals to formulate and share their quarterly enterprise targets, breaking these targets down into smaller steps which can be obtainable within the brief time period. The Zoom calls additionally present a spot for members to examine in with one another on these targets and supply assist to one another in attaining them.

Whitten says, “There are plenty of frequent issues that occur whenever you’re beginning out, and plenty of us have been by means of them. We simply got here by means of that fireplace, and we all know methods to navigate it. . . and generally individuals will carry up one thing that different individuals didn’t understand that that they had that query, too, till we begin speaking about it.”

On this manner, the accountability Zoom periods can present priceless guideposts for individuals who are new or seeking to degree up their companies. It additionally offers a spot for individuals to ask questions and get directed to assets from among the many a whole bunch of movies on The Portrait System website. And, the group hosts visitors and mentors from the neighborhood, like Ashleigh Taylor Henning, Kitti McMeel, Felicia Reed, Tammy Zurak, Hadonica Murphy, and Bethany Tubman Johs.

As a mentor, Conde acknowledges the worth in sharing one’s enterprise experience. He says, “Whether or not you’ve been in enterprise for per week or 20 years, you’ll present worth and achieve worth.” For Conde, the enterprise facet of the group is simply as necessary because the neighborhood facet. He says, “the setting that Angie and I create is so lighthearted and welcoming and pleasant . . . that you just need to be a part of it . . . not just for the enterprise info, however for the neighborhood.”

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