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Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Periscope, Snapchat, Blogging, Email… You could go on and on with all the digital marketing mediums out there, but which one is right for your business? We all know how valuable our time can be and all too often marketing and advertising gets overlooked. During this interactive presentation you’ll be given an introduction to a variety of commonly used marketing mediums and shown where to focus your marketing efforts. MORE >Taking it one step further, you’ll be able to interact with other companies and, collectively, help each other build an easy, an effective, and an efficient strategy to maximize your time and efforts.
Having a presence on Facebook is no longer enough to effectively reach your target audience. Facebook has created a user-friendly platform for ad creation to help businesses move beyond simply ‘boosting’ a page or post. MORE >The digital experts at Element212 will walk you through the creation of an ACTUAL LIVE ad campaign. From ad type to creative and even demographic targeting, you’ll see just how easy it can be to start reaching your audience.
We will also share basic strategy options to help guide you in the direction that best serves your unique business needs.
I help businesses succeed online using the most effective and timely tactics to implement the best digital strategy for a business. I have clients in all areas of business: legal, contracting, interior design, retail, not-for-profit, event management and even a landscaping business. I have presentations for personal branding, social networking, digital advertising and marketing.
Whether you own or manage a $500K business or a $50 million one, there are great people out there that would be great assets for your company. You just have to find them. This presentation will walk you through the process of identifying the culture you want your small business to have, including your beliefs, values, and “why.” Then, you’ll create interview questions based on your culture components to help you uncover whether job candidates match your culture. The closer an employee matches your company’s beliefs and values, the happier they’ll be, the harder they’ll work, and the longer they’ll stay. MORE >
Natalie Menke, Inspire Results Business Coaching sales expert, will walk through how to identify your sales team’s development needs. She’ll talk about how to create accountability and ensure that your salespeople are engaged and organized, how to balance results goals with activities goals, and provide you with simple changes to implement, improving prospecting, sales, & growth & exponentially improving your bottom line. MORE >
Every business owner or leader who has to sell must actually MASTER sales or their business will perish in the process. Learn the top 3 things that every owner, business or new salesperson must do to master the sales process to produce real, lasting results.
There isn’t one among us who hasn’t put off or avoided a tough conversation that stems from an unmet expectation. You wonder if your zone of tolerance is too small or too large or maybe you just don’t know how to say what needs to be said in a way that will leave your team member feeling good. MORE >• Should you say something to the employee who’s 10 minutes late once a week or not?
• How long do you wait before addressing your salesperson who hasn’t met goal for 3 months straight?
• If you’ve already mentioned the confusing communications from your operations manager twice and the sales staff are still baffled by operations’ messages, do you ignore it or is it time to have that tough this-is-a-pattern talk?
• Do you ever get so fed up that you say something you regret? Do team members?
Achieving a culture of accountability includes setting performance goals, establishing regular meetings to monitor progress, and having accountability conversations along the way. There’s a process you can follow that will make accountability conversations easier… even natural and uplifting.
This presentation will help you decide whether you SHOULD speak up, how to get in the best mindset for it, and how to navigate the accountability conversation, including before the conversation, during, and follow-up after.
Cultivating Culture: A playbook for decreasing turnover, increasing productivity, and improving employee engagement
This presentation takes the framework used in my book titled "The Circle of Leadership" and provides an entrepreneurial playbook on how to create and leverage culture to sustain a competitive advantage. This presentation can cover the following topics: MORE >-Cultivating & Leveraging Culture
-Diversity & Inclusion
A practical guide to business trends important to successful entrepreneurship in 2016. Mark will identify these trends and teach how to use them to your advantage as a business owner. Highlights include: MORE >- identifying the state of entrepreneurship marketplace,
- evaluating the new business fundamentals and “profit models,”
- understanding the new strategies of business ownership,
- exploring the teachings of Shark Tank and The Profit, and
- discussing opportunities available for entrepreneurs in Indiana.
Discussing Undiscussables: Challenging, yet transformative conversations regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion
This presentation explores the uncomfortable yet important conversations that must take place in the workplace in order to foster a culture of inclusion while attracting and retaining diverse team members. This presentation can be used to explore topics such as: MORE >-Unconscious/Implicit Bias
-Police Brutality & Race
-How to increase diversity
-Fostering an environment of inclusion
-How to engage in challenging conversations