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April 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Problem: You’re confused, disappointed, unclear on the next step in your career…

The Worse Problem: You’re comparing yourself to others, causing a “comparison coma” and not leveraging your actual brilliance in the career you’re hoping to love.

Maybe you’re thinking, “Well, how happy is a person supposed to be?” and “Everyone hates their job” and “This is the real world…”

Join Northwestern University Entertainment Alliance West and the Northwestern Alumni Association in a conversation and workshop in Los Angeles around overcoming expectations about your career of life post-graduation that aren’t being met.

Two Northwestern alumna, Christine Hassler and Samantha Bennett, will lead you through this “Expectation Hangover” and help you gain the confidence to overcome those obstacles and “Get It Done”.

All attendees will also receive copies of Christine Hassler’s book, Expectation Hangover, and Samantha Bennett’s book, Get It Done (a $30 combined value!!) included in the registration price.

Be prepared for a transformational experience–not just “inspiration” but actual, hands-on change.


Details of Event

Monday, April 20, 2015
8:00pm -10:00pm

7:30 – 8:00pm: Check in
8:00 – 9:30pm: Workshop with Christine Hassler and Samantha Bennett
9:30 – 10:00pm: Continue networking


Pacific Design Center
Red Seven Room
8687 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069

$20 for members of NUEA-West
$25 for non-members and guests
Includes heavy appetizers, beer/wine/soda and a copy of Christine Hassler’s book, Expectation Hangover, and Samantha Bennett’s book, Get It Done ($30 combined value)

About the Speakers

Christine Hassler (full bio can be found here) 

Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about . . . but it did not come easily. After being inspired by her own unexpected challenges and experiences, she realized her journey was indeed her destination. In 2005, she wrote the first guidebook written exclusively for young women, entitled 20 Something 20 Everything. Christine’s second book, The 20 Something Manifesto written for men and women stems from her experience coaching twenty-something’s. Her newest book Expectation Hangover: Overcoming Disappointment in Work, Love and Life is the guidebook for how to treat disappointment on the emotional, mental, behavioral and spiritual levels.

Samantha Bennett

Originally from Chicago, Samantha Bennett is a writer, actor, teacher and creativity/productivity specialist and the author of the bestselling, “Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day” (New World Library).

She is the creator of both www.TheOrganizedArtistCompany.com andwww.TheOrganizedEntrepreneurCompany.com, organizations dedicated to helping creative people get unstuck, especially by helping them focus and move forward on their goals. Along the way, she has become an award-winning small-business marketing, branding and Infusionsoft Certified Consultant.

Now based in a tiny beach town outside of Los Angeles, CA, Bennett offers her revolutionary work to overwhelmed procrastinators, frustrated overachievers and recovering perfectionists everywhere.


Alumni Career Services


April 20, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
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