International Club of Berne

Entrepreneur Meeting

Tuesday, 19th August 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Chemineeraum at the Bruder Klaus Church

This event is in the past.

Contact: Graham Tritt

All members interested in starting or running their own business are welcome to exchange ideas.

Meeting of anyone interested in starting or running their own business or talking to others who already are. You are welcome to exchange ideas.

We have something like the following format between 7 and 9 pm:

  • networking to get to know each other,
  • short presentations 2 minutes each,
  • a presentation on personal skills with question and answer (20 minutes),
  • snacks drinks and talk,
  • a presentation on a business theme (Adrian) with question and answer
  • networking and planning the next meeting

The cost is 10.- per person to cover room and snacks.


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Graham wrote
at 12:49pm on Thursday, 21st August 2014
From Adrian

Thank you Graham for the organisation and all attendees for your input.

I just uploaded the slides of the Escape Manifesto to the Yahoo group:

Feel free to contact me regarding follow-ups on the topic.

Some other links worth mentioning:

Matt Trinetti and his motivational blog about career change: -

TED talk by the author:

The following are all authors recommended by Matt Trinetti in a brief email exchange we had related to entrepreneur in general and authors who are self-published in particular.

The art of innovation TED talk by Guy Kawasaki:

Charlie Hoehn's (author, entrepreneur) blog:

The author's experiences on self-publishing with detailed sales per week in the first month of launch:

Ryan Holiday - Meditations on strategy and life:

Tim Ferriss blog, author of The 4-hour workweek:
(I personally dislike this guy but I guess he qualifies as an example of successful innovator and entrepreneur)

Graham wrote
at 8:47am on Wednesday, 20th August 2014
Next event: "Career Navigation: mid-career and after 50"
a presentation by career coach and consultant Lisbeth Hurni, Wednesday September 17 at 19:00, at Falkenplatz 1, 1st floor (next to the Restaurant Athen). Organised by
Graham wrote
at 11:53pm on Tuesday, 19th August 2014
11 attendees who explained their businesses and plans. Lots of discussion and networking. Information on Escaping - leaving a boring job to do what you want and making a life out of it.
Graham wrote
at 11:23pm on Sunday, 17th August 2014
Adrian Tineo (our Qigong coach) will talk about The Escape Manifesto: the book, the website and the culture:

We are not in the Chemineeraum but in the Ostring room.
Graham wrote
at 3:28pm on Tuesday, 5th August 2014
We have about ten or twenty International Club members who are independent consultants, coaches, artists, and / or have small businesses. Please indicate your interest by the RSVP, by mail to me, or by mail to . If you are not already a member of this mailing list, send an email to

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By Graham on 14th January

Friday 17 Basel Museum Night

Saturday 18  all day - Tour to la Chaux de Fonds

Saturday 18 from 18:00 Singing Spiritual Songs with Stefan

Saturday 18 from 19:00 Wine  - Wine Tasting - The Southern Hemisphere

Monday 20 at 6:30pm - Burns Night at the Pickwick  - Sorry the pub is full, and also on 27 January. Next year I must remember to try to book 2 months in advance. Reserve by 16 January for the Burns Supper of the Swiss British Society (CHF 50) which is on Saturday 1 February.

Instead, on Monday 20, attend the Light Festival of Murten. Meet at 6 pm at the Berntor gate of the town (30 minutes by train from Berne) and at 6:30 pm for an Apero on a boat in the lake. For details see

Tuesday 21 at 7:30pm - Art Museum Tour contact Gary

Thursday 23 at 10:00 am at the Theater am Käfigturm, a performance of the French play M.Ibraham et les Fleurs du Coran. Then at 3:00 pm and 7:00pm - Theatre: "Free Mandela"

Wednesday 29 at 18:00 pm,  Sophie Book Group discusses the book "Becoming" by Michelle Obama. Open to all members;  contact Graham of you are interested.

See page 6 and 7 of the Newsletter about joining the different activities which we organise throughWhatsApp.


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