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Managing vendor expenses can be a daunting task for businesses. In this 30 minute speech I cover a variety of qualitative and quantitative things a business can do to manage their vendor expenses. Topics included, but are not limited to, how to negotiate better rates, the best way to accept credit card payments, how to manage fuel costs, mobile device insurance advice, and things to consider when paying for waste removal. MORE >
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.
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 >
The real estate market continues to defy odds and logic. The market in and around Indy is changing quickly and we have to change with it. Couple that with the fact that many people are looking for a way to "get rich" either flipping or building real estate, and it can be tough to navigate the waters.
Greg has over 20 years experience as a contractor, home inspector and Realtor...mostly in the downtown Indy market. This talk will take you on a deeper dive into the reality of real estate, home flipping and building in Central Indiana.
It's not about getting rich, it's about building our city with a mix of affordable housing, green housing tech and luxury homes that are built well and built to last. MORE >
Have you ever wondered why some business owners are calm, confident, and cool while their profits are soaring, their business is running smoothly, and they have tons of time to spend doing the things they enjoy? The secret these successful business owners employ is detailed planning. In this fast-paced presentation, business owners uncover the potential in their business by completing the Single Sheet Business Plan, then, break it into quarterly, monthly, weekly, and daily goals, getting a line-of-sight from daily tasks to their 10-30 year purpose. MORE >
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 >
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
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
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.
Taking business owners, leaders and everyone else why defining your unique value proposition matters, to themselves, their business, their leadership team, their family, their community and the rest of the world.