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He lectures around the world but now is here for you. From the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking, Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success. PAGE 2 GUEST EXPERT: Linda Lysakowski & Lynn Dean will share success tips for building a strong future for your nonprofit organization by developing a well designed nonprofit strategic plan. Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE is President; Linda Lysakowski, LLC Linda is one of just over one hundred professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In her thirty years in the development field, she has managed capital campaigns; helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and has trained more than 27,000 professionals in Mexico, Canada, Egypt, Bermuda, and most of the fifty United States. Lynne T. Dean, CFRE currently serves as Director of Institutional Advancement at Northwest Vista College, one of the Alamo Colleges in San Antonio, Texas. At NVC, she has led teams in two award-winning initiatives, an alumni project entitled Celebrate Vista, and the 2013 employee giving campaign, NVC Cares, I Care. She is immediate past president of the Planned Giving Council San Antonio Chapter of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
Today on What Keeps You Up At Night, host Brendan Major is joined by Ann Connor of AdviCoach to discuss the importance of things like strategic planning, smart goals and financial planning in your small business. Ann will be discussing why planning is the most important activity a business owner can do, and how you can do it most effectively. She’ll also talk about the importance of creating achievable goals for your business. Lastly, we'll dive into the financial side of owning a business, everything from balancing a budget, to cash flow and more!
About Our Guest
You can learn a lot about Ann Connor from her numbers. One example, in a down housing market, she helped a home inspector’s sales improve 25 percent and an architect’s sales soar 87 percent. “One of the smartest decisions I’ve made as a new business owner was to work with business coach Ann Connor,” one client glowed. She’s helped more than 100 small business owners and non-profit organizations identify their goals, steer them around a multitude of obstacles, and tackle their long-term challenges with a series of manageable steps.
Before running her own businesses, Ann learned from others, through management positions with Sam’s Club and C&S Wholesale Grocers. Her industry expertise includes strategic planning, profit and loss management, inventory control, product marketing and product development. Ann became certified as an AdviCoach in 2008 because it is the premier source for business coaching and advisory services customized for small to mid-size businesses.
What was strategic planning like in 1993? Before the internet, before email, we built our brands on solid planning. What did we miss in 1993 and what will we miss or hit in 2013. Join us to find out how to put on the best performance in 1993, 2013 or any year, including next year. This is the Power of Performance!
Every business must conduct strategic planning to be successful in business. Today we will discuss some of the tools that you can use in your small business to position yourself for more business now and long term.
Part of a series by Melody Campbell, founder of the Northwest School of Business.
Join me on Swamp Fox Radio Wednesday, June 19, 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -4) when I interview Christine MacNulty.
She has forty years experience as a consultant in long-term strategic -planning for concepts as well as organizations, technology forecasting, technology assessment and related areas, as well as socio-cultural change. For the last nineteen years, most of her consultancy has been conducted for the Department of Defense. She has also conducted projects for NATO ACT and NATO NEC, and the British Army’s Force Development & Training Command, and the German BBK. We will discuss strategic planning and defense acquisition.
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John Baldino @jbalive drops by @DriveThruHR to share his insights on Workforce Planning
DriveThruHR was designed to be a captivating and easy-to-digest lunch discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Each 30-minute episode features a guest speaker who shares her or his knowledge and experience in human resources. Our hosts and special guest cover a wealth of topics, including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR, every day at 12:00 pm Central Time. The radio program is hosted by @williamtincup, @Thehrbuddy @TheOneCrystal & @MikeVanDervort.. The #1 HR show, with amazing HR conversations and follow us on the twitters at @drivethruhr and #dthr.
You work hard in your business. You wear so many hats to keep things going, to keep customers happy, employees on target and engaged and manage all the back end .. not to mention your family and personal needs. Often entrepreneurs find themselves so deep IN their business that they don’t have time to work ON their business. You need to be able to see over the wall to the next level and target the next level. Part of that strategic thinking is around financial planning, maximizing tax situations for today and planning for your future. It is important to stop and take this long term view for a few moments to make some important choices today.
What you will learn:
What is financial planning, really?
What are the biggest mistakes business owners make in retirement options
How can planning for retirement can reduce current taxes
Sameer S. Somal is the Chief Financial Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth and Blue Ocean Global Technology. Prior to co-founding Blue Ocean Global Wealth, he was a Senior Investment Analyst at The Bank of Nova Scotia and a Financial Advisor and Intermediary at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch & Co. Sameer serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia/Tri-State Financial Planning Association (FPA), is senior financial services leader on industry roundtable discussions, and is an active volunteer at CFA Institute. He is also a Board Advisor and Managing Director of Institutional Education at the iPlan Education Institute in New Delhi, India. A member of the Speakers’ Series at the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, Sameer is a frequent guest lecturer on succession planning, business retirement, diversity, financial planning, entrepreneurship, and leadership.
Andrea Williams Jones is a native of Baton Rouge, LA and the mother of 3 girls (Danielle, Marchelle and Janelle). She is a graduate of McKinley Senior High and Louisiana State University. Andrea started her sales career upon graduation from LSU and has worked in the sales industry for the past 20 years with the last 12 years in the hotel industry. She has received numerous sales awards from her property management company and eventually turned the knowledge that she acquired from her sales training and experience into starting her business venture, Lagniappe Event and Meeting Planners, LLC. Her creativity and professionalism has made Andrea a sort after event and meeting planner.
Andrea has also expanded her talents to reach the community by utilizing her event planning experience to create special events for women to encourage, edify and strengthen them through their journey in life. She states, “It is important to give back because so much has been given to me." Lagniappe Event and Meeting Planners' mission is to create the ultimate experience for its customers. Professional, Prompt and Courteous Service is our guarantee
Some honors include:
2010-2011, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Baton Rouge Hotel Motel Association
2009, Recipient of the Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Baton Rouge, Sales Excellence Award
2009 & 2010, IHR(Interstate Hotels and Resorts) Sales Excellence Award Cruise Winner
Have you ever considered writing your own will? You may think, "I know what I want – how hard can it be?" Unfortunately, with DIY estate planning, you really do "get what you pay for." Heather Walser addresses the topic of estate planning and why using an estate planning attorney may save you time and treasure in the end.
This is the first episode ever for the ProGrow Show!
Who am I and why should you care? I'm the host, Melody Campbell, of CCSalesPro.com. At CCSalesPro we work with the independent sales professional representing merchant services, cash advance, point of sale, web design, and payroll services.
If you're an independent sales agent - this is the place to come for professional development - the skills that help you to perform at the top of your game. Tune in live to join in the conversation. Come back and listen to the archives anytime for a boost of "rocket fuel"!
Today's topic - Organized Planning.