Webinars & Workshops
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 11 ... Upcoming "Live" Webinars   (View All)
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 211 ... Additional Business Resources > GO
 November
21
11:00 AM
Central
FREE
Management Skills for New Managers   (Management & Leadership)
Discover Key Skills Managers Need to Succeed ..... Get a powerful introduction to the highly popular hands-on American Management Association seminar, Management Skills for New Managers. In this complimentary online session, you’ll hear about the skills and know-how you’ll need as you transition into your management role.
Literally thousands of managers have taken this seminar for help in effectively delegating work, motivating employees, and keeping them engaged and on-track to meet performance goals.
If you’ve ever wondered what you needed to learn to effectively face the duties and challenges of leading employees, take advantage of this introduction to a solution from the world’s premier management training organization.
What You Will Learn ..... What the real role of the manager is in today’s organization ..... Adding value – How to move from being a contributor to making everyone better ..... What it takes to be effective as a manager – The Management Effectiveness Formula© ..... Why and how your Managerial Mindset affects what you accomplish as a manager ..... 3 key steps to managing performance : A Blueprint for getting things done through others ..... How to plan performance and create mutually aligned expectations ..... How to provide performance feedback in a way that actually creates change ..... How to conduct Alignment Conversations to reinforce and sustain team member performance.
While attending this program is FREE, reservations are required.
21
11:00 AM
Central
FREE
How to Choose and Execute the Right Strategy   (Management & Leadership)
Executives are bombarded with best-selling ideas and best practices for achieving competitive advantage, but many of these ideas and practices contradict each other. Should you aim to be big or fast? Should you create a blue ocean, be adaptive, play to win—or forget about a sustainable competitive advantage altogether?
In a business environment that is changing faster and becoming more uncertain and complex almost by the day, it’s never been more important—or more difficult—to choose the right approach to strategy.
In this live, interactive HBR webinar, Martin Reeves will discuss his research into designing and choosing the right strategy for your company. He will help you learn how to assess your business environment, choose the right approach, and determine when and how to execute for maximum impact.
Join HBR and Martin Reeves on November 21 for more insight into choosing and executing the right strategy for your business.
21
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
4 Ways to Market Your Business Locally   (Sales & Marketing)
Need tips on how to make your small business stand out in your neighborhood? Get insider marketing tips and inspiration from Amanda Brinkman, Chief Brand Officer at Deluxe and creator and co-host of the acclaimed series, "Small Business Revolution – Main Street."
In this webinar, you’ll learn how small businesses like yours have reignited the spark that drives their success. Whether you own a brick and mortar business or operate out of your home, you’ll learn how to: ..... Create a website with purpose to generate more sales ..... Increase your odds of getting found online in local directories ..... Cost-effectively connect with your most valuable customers ..... Build an identity to match your unique story.
28
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
Key Steps to Develop and Evaluate Your Business Idea   (Entrepreneurship)
Do you want to start a business but not sure if your idea is feasible? Or do you need help gathering your thoughts into a viable business idea?
During this webinar, you will learn the essential steps of developing and evaluating your business idea, including how to: ..... Make your business idea into reality ..... Conduct preliminary research ..... Use a one-page tool to evaluate 8 aspects of your company, including customer, cost, pricing and marketing.
28
1:00 PM
Central
FREE
Low Cost and No Cost Marketing Tools You Can Use to Grow Your Business   (Sales & Marketing)
Increase your sales with targeted, low cost/no cost marketing tools. You will learn how to develop simple and inexpensive marketing strategies for your business.
At this webinar, you’ll learn: ..... Basic marketing rules you need to know. ..... How to identify your ideal target market and ways to engage them. ..... How to understand your market and know your customer. vHow to identify your key differentiators. ..... How to develop a simple marketing plan. ..... Effective online and offline marketing tools you can start using today.
Attend this webinar to learn how to get big results from a small budget.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
30
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
5 Marketing Moves You Can Make Now To Increase Your 2018 Revenues   (Sales & Marketing)
2017 is nearly over, and smart business people are already looking ahead to the next year. They’re making investments, planning out their next moves, and creating strategies to grow both sales and profits in the months ahead. Hopefully, you’re doing the same.
In this webinar, national small business columnist Gene Marks will share the marketing moves you can do right now to profit next year, including: ..... Investing in customer relationship management: What apps they’re using and what pitfalls they’re avoiding ..... Creating more online content: The best practices for starting your own video or podcast series ..... Revisiting their website and social media: The latest SEO and advertising tools and how they’re working with consultants ..... Moving towards marketing automation: The latest marketing automation technologies and how they’re generating leads ..... Establishing metrics: How data is driving their decision making and what metrics are most useful ..... And, you’ll walk away with great ideas and concrete strategies for creating a 2018 marketing plan specifically for your business.
 December
6
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
Trends in Family-Focused Benefits   (Human Resources)
An in-depth look at solutions that support employees during leaves of absence and lapses in child and adult care. Over the last three decades, LifeCare has recognized that both employers and employees have been increasingly faced with disruptive challenges that affect productivity and, in turn, organizations’ bottom lines, including: ..... Employee absences due to breakdowns in care ..... Financial burdens of child and adult care ..... Managing work-life needs ..... Poor focus and increased presenteeism ..... Decreased loyalty and high turnover.
In this informative session, attendees will learn about the challenges facing employees and employers today and the growing need in the marketplace for enhanced benefits that support employees with two critical professional and personal needs: ..... How to give employees the personal support and tools they need to successfully transition to and from a leave of absence. Topics will include: ... Individual, personalized one-on-one coaching ... Support for employees facing any type of leave ... Support for managers as part of the leave process ... Education and tools including support of complementary benefits.
..... How to help employees find and secure reliable temporary care when their regular care plans are disrupted. Topics will include: ... The benefits of, and need for, flexible plan options ... Personalized assistance whenever employees need it ... Comprehensive solutions for the whole family ... Hassle-free access to achieve greater utilization.
Industry expert Chris Burki, with over 20 years of experience, will discuss how he’s seen the need for family focused benefits escalate dramatically over the past two decades. He will cover best practices being used by top organizations to keep employees loyal, engaged and productive and share examples and case studies of successful benefit programs.
7
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
Advocate for your Business   (Government)
Small business owners must perform countless tasks, but many forget to advocate for their businesses. Government officials make decisions that impact your ability to conduct business, so shouldn’t you be involved in advocating for your company?
In this session, Joy Lutes, Vice President of External Affairs at NAWBO National (the first advocacy organization founded to represent all women business owners), will discuss how to engage in business to government advocacy efforts that will strengthen your business.
You’ll learn: ..... How decisions made at all levels of government can affect how you conduct business ..... How to assess advocacy opportunities that exist for your business and integrate them into your plans ..... How to communicate with your employees, customers and other stakeholders about the actions you take in the advocacy arena.
13
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
4 Smart Ways to Find and Win New Clients   (Sales & Marketing)
Are you frustrated with your sales results, even though you have put a lot of time, money and effort, your heart and soul into growing your revenue? Looking to grow your sales, quickly and effectively, but also prevent buyer’s remorse and keep your clients loyal?
This webinar will help you identify new ways (that you can start using right away!) to find, engage, win and keep new clients.
Here's what you will discover:
1.FIND: How to find new clients who are in the market today
2.ENGAGE: How to connect with them instantly and engage into a dialogue
3.WIN: How to remove any resistance and win new clients
4.KEEP: How to prevent buyer’s remorse and keep your clients loyal
14
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
Are You Paying Your Employees Correctly?   (Human Resources)
Is your small business compliant with employee payment laws?
In this webinar, Jessica Hubbard-Davis and Julia Darcy of Paychex will cover the most critical aspects of paying your employees, including: ..... The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) ..... Employee classification ..... Regular and overtime rates ..... Tax deposits & returns ..... And more.
15
12:00 PM
Central
FREE
SCORE ExpertAnswers- How to Write a Business Plan   (Entrepreneurship)
A Google search for "write a business plan" yields more than 50 million results, each offering resources, advice, templates and more. If that leaves you overwhelmed and confused about how to tackle this important undertaking, please join us for this SCORE LIVE Webinar.
SCORE mentors will offer "ExpertAnswers" to audience questions submitted by phone, email and chat. You'll have a chance to speak with SCORE mentors about how to write your business plan - and to hear how other entrepreneurs are doing the same thing.
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