The Interview

Ann Prenatt presents “The Interview”. One of our most underutilized and underrated business communications tools is the interview. We will introduce and review best practices with the goal of improving participants’ effectiveness.

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Are You Missing Potential Customers?

In this presentation,  “Are You Missing Potential Customers“, e4e partners Bill Higley and Cesar Keller discuss the topic of Web Accessibility and Compliance Standards. Sharing how businesses are taking steps so that everyone, regardless of their condition has access to a great online user experience.

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Growing Through Alignment

Growing Through Alignment

In this presentation,  “Growing Through Alignment“, e4e partner Karen Fox  shares her 5-step program for helping you identify and hire people who share your values, your interests, and your desire for success.

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Choosing Direction

In this presentation called, “Choosing Direction”, e4e partner Dale Furtwengler discusses how to discover techniques for overcoming the three challenges that make it difficult for business owners to set a direction for their business.

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Power & Path to Self-Management & Shared Leadership

In this presentation called, “Power & Path to Self-Management & Shared Leadership,” e4e partner Les Landes explains a new method of employee management. He advocates for giving workers more freedom of self-management and dismantling some of the traditional power structures in today’s businesses that get in the way of productivity.

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Wisdom of the Community: Don’t Wing It! Design Your Negotiations

In this Wisdom of the Community Workshop called, “Don’t Wing It! Design Your Negotiations,” e4e partner Glenda Woolley leads a discussion about how business leaders can plan their negotiation and difficult discussions. She describes key turning points in her own development as a business professional and team leader. E4e members and guests also contribute and…

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When Do You Cut the Cord, and Let That Prospect Go?

In this presentation called “When Do You Cut the Cord, and Let That Prospect Go?,” e4e partner John Eyres discusses the results of a survey answering that exact question. He offers different strategies for following up with prospects and explains how they might work differently in different industries. At the end of the presentation, John…

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Every Challenge Has a Solution

In this presentation called “Every Challenge Has a Solution,” e4e partner Cathy Sexton describes her four step process for overcoming challenges in the workplace. She explains how to identify a problem, find the core causes, brainstorm solutions and how to implement one specific solution.

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Do Only the Strong Survive?

In this presentation called “Do Only the Strong Survive?,” e4e partner Mary Kutheis leads a discussion about the assumptions we make in the workplace. She stresses the importance of questioning assumptions and the ability to change your own perspective.

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The Power of Strategic Alliances

In this presentation called “The Power of Strategic Alliances,” e4e partner Lisa Oxenhandler heads a discussion that offers advice on finding the best strategic business partners. Understanding core criteria for prospective partners, properly communicating with partners and finding partners who align with your business’s values are all topics that are covered.

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Do You Know Who You Are Working With?

In this presentation called “Do You Know Who You Are Working With?” e4e partner Ann Prenatt explains the importance of professional relationships and how they relate to success. She introduces three core principles of building positive relationships between coworkers and business partners.

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Using the Phone to Connect with New Business Leads

In this presentation called “Using the Phone to Connect with New Business Leads,” e4e partner John Eyres describes three core principles of successful telemarketing and teleprospecting. His presentation teaches you how to build and use multiple calling lists, how to develop a winning script and how to make yourself a better caller.

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Getting Paid

In “Getting Paid,” e4e partner Brian Rogers explains how to avoid bad debt and the importance of managing the three steps of customer relationships.

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Marketing Mistakes Owners Make That Torpedo Their Efforts

Successful marketing requires addressing top priorities first Adwords specialist and marketing advocate Adam Kreitman opens his presentation with a case study describing a marriage counselor who had a technically sound GoogleAds  strategy and campaign. Still she was not getting good volume or quality leads. Instead of taking over the campaign, he worked on the foundational element of effective messaging to better support…

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Business APProved

Using apps to support your business is crucial to your success. SEO and email marketing expert Will Hanke takes apps seriously and commits to bring a variety of apps to the e4e community so they can leverage technology on a regular basis to improve productivity and collaboration. Apps reviewed in this panel discussion include: Trello, an…

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How to Launch Your Business

Putting together a new business doesn’t require reinventing the wheel. Don’t fly alone. Together you will soar higher, faster. Brian Lunt, a former bank VP who is a master entrepreneur, business leader and consultant to others, leads a panel of experts in answering questions related to the social, legal and financial conditions needed to effectively start and…

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