Greetings from a packed and thrilling kick-off day for the Second Annual Otion Soap Intensive Weekend. We have a full class with 12 students who have flown in from all over the nation to learn from the best soap and business minds in the nation.
Today, we did a mini business boot camp taught by Ron Huntington, from Executive Mentors and Trainers. He covered important business basics such as:
Determining Annual Priorities
Defining your Values
If you’d like to learn more about what he covered, buy the book “Mastering the Rockafeller Habits” by Verne Harnish. It’s a great primer for all businesses.
Then tonight, we started work on two very special episodes of SoapQueen.TV with special guest Debbie Chialtas from SoapyLove. She’s up here for the Soap Intensive Weekend (to teach her original Plaid Soap project and Jelly Donut Soap project). While she’s here, we started brainstorming on how we can bring more of the Soapmaking Weekend Intensive to you. Last year, you asked for a way to bring more of the classes to you and I think we have a great solution.
Shhhh … I’ll let you in on a BIG secret: we’re going to do a super duper, awesome, incredible paid tutorial fusing the best of ‘Let’s Get Soapy‘, SoapQueen.TV and SoapQueen.com Expect a the details and sign up to start the first week of August.
I can’t wait to start TwitPic’ing photos tomorrow from The Soap Intensive Weekend at Otion. Be sure to check the blog or my TwitPic stream for lots of fun photos from the day. And, of course, there will be a blog round up tomorrow night (late) after the classes and clean up are done. Until then, happy soaping!
Hi Anon – We'll toss you an email when the dates have been finalized. We normally finalize dates mid-November and start to work on the schedule then. The class is limited to 12 people and typically runs $350 for the entire weekend. You can check out http://www.otionsoap.com for updates in the fall and can email them to get on the waiting list now to make sure you have your spot saved. =)
How can we be a part of the mailing list for the next intensive weekend? I would love to be a part of it.
Very exciting. Sounds like a great opportunity for those of us who could not be there.
Yay!! I'm so excited to have an opportunity to participate in something like this!!