Free Business Topics in Chicago

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  • The Creation of a Legacy: Good or Bad?

    Harry McCabe, Exit Planning and Succession Expert, Harry McCabe Advisors

    Harry’s deep experience with the well-to-do and those aspiring to gain ‘Upper Class’ status is gracefully delivered during this presentation. Commenting on legacy plan creation in his open flowing style brings excitement to the audience. Their imagination will have expanded and been affected with delight, fear or both when Harry wraps up this presentation. MORE >

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  • Is Your Business A “Digital Disaster”

    Jody Jankovsky, Founder and Managing Member, Black|Line Consulting

    Black|Line's "Digital Disaster" presentation explains how many businesses are failing to create and maintain some of their most valuable assets, their digital ones. Mr. Jankovsky explores what "Digital Assets" are, why they are important to a business/organization and how to avoid becoming a "Digital Disaster". The presentation can be made to fit a 30-60 minute format and can be tailored for your organization or business. MORE >

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  • The Attraction Principle: How to Shift from Working to Get Clients to Attracting Them Effortlessly

    Tom Kelly, Business Coach, Potential In Motion

    If you are looking to dramatically increase your sales, make more money with less effort, and build a sales system that produces predictable results, then this presentation is for you! In this presentation, Business Coach Tom Kelly covers the 5 shifts that you need to make in how you approach your business so that you can attract what you want, as opposed to chasing it. MORE >

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  • Management Training

    Bryan Krup, Founder and Principal Consultant, Krup Consulting

    The purpose of this session is to help equip managers to lead their teams in an effective and legal ways. The Training touches several areas including hiring, performance management, legal considerations, conflict resolution, and having critical conversations.

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  • Entrepreneurship: Will it flourish?

    Harry McCabe, Exit Planning and Succession Expert, Harry McCabe Advisors

    Larger corporations acquire companies or merge others for every conceivable reason. The larger organization releases talented employees of all levels due to the economy of scale. Many former employees starts their own business. With this true to life background, Harry engages his audiences from a new perspective.

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  • Masterful Networking – How To Create Massive Amounts of Business From Your Networking Efforts

    Tom Kelly, Business Coach, Potential In Motion

    Are you a small business owner or professional that struggles with networking? Are you tired of attending networking events, and walking away empty handed? Are you starting to think that networking events are a complete waste of your time? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this presentation is for you! MORE >

    In this presentation, Professional Certified Coach Tom Kelly will teach you the shifts that you need to make with respect to networking that will enable you to easily turn networking events into the #1 way you generate business!
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  • Togetherness: Achieving Sales and Marketing Alignment

    Jeff Davis, Sales and Marketing Alignment Expert, The Sales and Marketing Alignment Summit

    Aberdeen Group estimates that companies with poor sales and marketing alignment experience an annual 4% revenue decline. In today's B2B business environment sales and marketing can no longer operate in silos. We must find a way to create "Togetherness" and use the collective knowledge of each team to win. MORE >

    The goal of this presentation is to achieve making CEOs and other customer-facing executives think differently about how sales and marketing should interact. With increased scrutiny for marketing to prove ROI on their activities and it becoming increasingly hard for B2B salespeople to even get in front of customers, the old way of doing business is no longer an option. This presentation focuses on using evidence-based research and empirical knowledge to propose real-world strategies that work.

    The key objectives of the presentation are to:

    * Establish an understanding of the detrimental effects that occur by not aligning sales and marketing
    * Explore the key reasons why this relationship continues to be a challenge for most organizations
    * Examine strategies and tactics to promote cohesiveness between these two functions that will lead to
    improvements in achieving revenue targets.

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  • E-Commerce Success – Beyond The Technology!

    Tim Campbell, CEO,

    There are literally millions of websites and e-commerce companies that flood the web. Most fail, however some have enormous success. Find out how Tim Campbell, partners, and team built to be one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States in less than five years. MORE >

    Tim Campbell is the Founder and CEO of He started the company with a single product he invented, and today his company develops and distributes over 2,500 items in the dynamically growing e-cigarette industry. Find out how Tim and team built a leading brand that now ships over 15,000+ items a day to consumers and brick and mortar retailers throughout the United States.

    As much as technology, SEO, and a robust web platform have contributed...Tim attributes his company's success to other factors such as integrity, service, culture, passion and market timing! This is an inspirational story that shows that the American Dream is still alive and well!

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  • Why Your People Work

    Bryan Krup, Founder and Principal Consultant, Krup Consulting

    Do you wonder what motivates your team? Or maybe why a low-performing employee isn't productive compared to your superhero employee? Explore the "why" of people at work during this presentation referencing popular research and real world experience.

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  • Millennials Matter…Everyone Communicates Few Connect

    J. Israel Greene, Certified Speaker, Teacher, Coach, The John Maxwell Group

    “Only One Thing Stands Between You and Success. It Isn’t Experience. It Isn’t Talent. If you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people."-Dr. John C. Maxwell MORE >

    Combining the content of Dr. John Maxwell's book, 'Everyone Communicates Few Connect" and through years of real world experience leading millennials, this particular track focuses on how to effectively coach and lead millennials. And while many may think it is no different than managing any other demographic, the reality is they could not be more wrong. In Millennials Matter...Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, I will share the Ten Principles and Ten Practices to develop the crucial skills of connecting, along with key tips to drive sustaining change and get the most out of your millennial workforce including:

    Breaking Resistance
    Building Rapport
    Increasing Efficiency
    Driving Effective Change
    Sustaining Change
    Finding Common Ground
    Keeping Your Communication Simple
    Capturing People’s Interest
    Inspiring People
    Staying Authentic in all of Your Relationships

    The ability to connect with others is a major determining factor in reaching your full potential. It’s no secret! Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional, and family relationships- and you can start now by taking this course!

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