Side Project Sessions: Peer-pressured productivity for your labour of love

October 26, 10:30am - 2:00pm EDT. Hosted at Based In

About this FieldTrip

PLEASE NOTE: This FieldTrip will be held in the beautiful 6th floor lounge and cafe of Based In. Please expect to use the stairs, it is worth the trek.

Side Project Sessions is a regular event series designed to help people put their labour of love – and themselves – first.

Sometimes the work is creative but scary; sometimes it’s necessary but a little bit boring. Whatever the block, our “peer-pressured productivity” format helps you create focus for the important work that can easily fall to the bottom of the to-do list.

Whether it’s writing a novel or a resignation letter, starting an illustration series or sending one email, Side Project Sessions welcomes any project, task or idea – big or small!

Join creator and host Madeleine Dore for a three-hour work session where you’ll learn to celebrate the process as much as the outcome, the break as much as the flow, and the solitude as much as the connection.

→ When: Saturday 26 October Doors open 10.30am for a 11am on the dot start Finishes at 2pm

→ Where: Based In 49 Elizabeth Street, 6th Floor Cafe New York, New York United States 10013

→ What to expect
-Prompt start time with a short and sharp welcome speech with tips, inspiration and a rundown of how the sessions work

-To-do lists to help you plan, prioritise and beat overwhelm

-Distraction-free work sessions to help you start, finish or make way on your project or task

-All important breaks to rest, refresh and sustain your work

-The chance to meet and mingle with fellow attendees (without the pressure to share your work, or any forced networking exercises – eep!)

-Bottomless coffee, tea, and morning snacks to ensure you maintain your energy and focus

→ What to bring: Laptop, charger, headphones, notebooks, pens, pencils – anything you need for your project, tasks or work!

→ Read more: Find out more at

Find inspiration, advice and more at @sideprojectsessions on Instagram

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