On Monday June 10th, Urban Campfire hosted a tweetchat for audiences to connect and chat with the speakers of the August 13th event. Not all the speakers were able to attend, they do have busy schedules after all. But we lucky enough to talk with Shasta Nelson (@girlfrndcirles), Maria Ross (@redslice), Jennifer Louden (@jenlouden), and Danielle LaPorte (@DanielleLaPorte).

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Here is a brief recap of the conversation:

QUESTION ONE:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
Well, let’s get started! A bit broad but a good jumping point Q1: What are you looking forward to most about #UrbanCampfire?

Maria Ross @redslice
Looking forward to irresistible stories & sage advice from rockstar women! #UrbanCampfire

Shasta Nelson @girlfrndcircles
Q1 for #UrbanCampfire: I’m looking forward to women sitting around campfires sharing. Their hearts. Their hopes. Their honesty.

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
@Urban_Campfire Q1: Truth telling. Dance! Being in person. New friends. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
I’m loving the idea of women SHARING & HELPING each other, not tearing them down like on “reality” TV! #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION TWO:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
On the topic of campfires… Q2: Why do you think gathering around the campfire helps generate meaningful conversations? #UrbanCampfire

Danielle LaPorte @DanielleLaPorte
Gathering evokes meaning because you assign meaning to the gathering. always arrive wanting to know. #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q2: Because it’s safe, time out time, conversations in the dark, it’s primal. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Something about sharing around a flame, lit up by the glow, seems primal and honest. Can’t wait.

QUESTION THREE:
Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
I have a ?: what is authentic conversation? How do you know it? #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
@jenlouden Ooh…great Q! I think when you can focus on the other and not yourself or your persona. #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q3: I know it because I can be vulnerable. #UrbanCampfire

Shasta Nelson @girlfrndcircles
When 2 ppl can show up with less filter… less image protection. Q3: what is authentic conversation? How do you know it? #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION FOUR:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
Q4: Describe your relationship with mentorship. Are you a mentor, do you have a mentor?#UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q4: I have never had an official mentor. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q4: I’ve had many mentors in my life. They should ebb & flow as you change & grow. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q4: I actually look to many of my biz colleagues & peers as mentors. Sometimes I’m a mentor to them. #UrbanCampfire

Danielle LaPorte @DanielleLaPorte
Q4: My “mentors” are my peers. #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION FIVE:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
Moving along, Q5: Why do you think women working together is so powerful? #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q5: (Many, not all) Women seem to collaborate in a more raw, honest way. Willing to admit mistakes. #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q5: to model and articulate the healthy feminine, to bring it back into the world. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q5: I’ve found that confident, strong women collaborate openly. Those who won’t are often wounded. #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION SIX:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
@DanielleLaPorte @redslice @jenlouden @girlfrndcircles Q6: How do you hope to inspire others at Urban Campfire? #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q6: True stories, embodying wholeness, details of how I do what I do, shining juicy aliveness. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q6: Hoping to inspire w. lessons learned from a near-fatal brain aneurysm. How we define ourselves. #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q6: And how we can reframe and reboot our lives when crisis knocks us off our feet! #UrbanCampfire

Danie
lle LaPorte
@DanielleLaPorte
Q6: I’m doing live Q&A August @urbancampfire event. Anything goes = lotsa magic. And utility. #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION SEVEN:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
Q7: EXTREMELEY important question: how many s’mores do you plan on eating at #UrbanCampfire?

Maria Ross @redslice
RT @urbancampfire Q7: Don’t want to commit myself to a number! #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q7: whatever the number, will savor completely. #UrbanCampfire

Melody Biringer @melodybiringer
since we will have more than 1 kind of s’more, i will have one of everything please. #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION SEVEN:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
Great question to end on: Q7 RT @redslice: What is igniting your passions these days #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
Q7: I’m developing a new Mastermind course to help entrepreneurs fall in love with their biz again! #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Q7: novel writing, articulating ontology of wholeness & getting married (4 days after Urban!) #UrbanCampfire

QUESTION EIGHT:
Urban Campfire @Urban_Campfire
Well the chat is coming to an end. Do the speakers want to share any closing thoughts?#UrbanCampfire

Danielle LaPorte @DanielleLaPorte
want what you want with all your heart. your heart is a magnet. xo #UrbanCampfire

Maria Ross @redslice
I can’t wait for this inspiring and collaborative event. Wisdom lives in sharing. #UrbanCampfire

Jennifer Louden @jenlouden
Looking forward to dancing into something new! #UrbanCampfire

A big thank you to everyone who participated! You can catch up on the entire conversation over at the #UrbanCampfire twubs. Continue to follow @Urban_Campfire and #UrbanCampfire for updates and all news related to the upcoming event.