CEO Next – 06.18.20 Recap

Maximizing Enterprise Value for Entrepreneurs – Looking to the Future The recent CEO Next Forum panel discussion explored succession and exit planning challenges at a time of market uncertainty influenced by COVID-19. CEO panelist shared personal stories and insights related to the fundamental business elements required to maximize enterprise value. Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation. Click here to view the 06.18.20 presentation Zoom recording. Click here (Members-only) to access related...

Innovation at a Time…

Innovation at a Time of Great Uncertainty As we continue to face down the reality of a global pandemic and mounting social unrest, we are all experiencing a level of stress unknown and uncharted in recent memory. For business owners, this stress is compounded by the challenge of balancing the evolving and often competing interests of staff, customers, family and community. The discomfort forged by these forces is palpable. To adapt and compete in such challenging times, business owners must learn to effectively embrace and engage the discomfort of the moment according to Jim McKelvey. McKelvey, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Square (a successful mobile payments company), recently sat down with a writer from Forbes to discuss innovation. Click here to read more in the Forbes article. Click here to access to the 2020 member conference presentations and related content on this...

CEO Next – 05.21.20

CEO Forum – May 2020   Leadership & Business Growth Series   Speakers:     David Grossman, Insperity     Dave Bell, CEO – Phygen     Teresa Thompson, Fredrikson & Byron Thursday, May 21, 2020 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm12:00 pm CT to 1:00 pm CT – Speaker presentation and Q&A Zoom Video Conference David Grossman David Grossman is a Performance Specialist with Insperity where he consults with small and medium-sized businesses to help them implement proven people and organization development strategies. David supports Insperity clients through various approaches, including coaching, training, facilitation, assessment, and performance improvement. He specializes in helping business owners and leaders strengthen organizational culture to drive desired business results. David has earned Insperity’s prestigious annual Chairman’s Excellence Award for outstanding contributions to improving client performance. He has a BA in Communication from Stanford University and an MA in Speech and Interpersonal Communication from New York University. David Bell David Bell has dedicated his career to taking engineering ideas and new products to market in multiple industries. He has founded two companies that are on the front lines of service responding to COVID-19. He founded Sterilucent, Inc. which has a disruptive and exciting new approach for sterilizing surgical medical instruments. Bell also founded Phygen Coatings, Inc. which is a provider of nano thin film coatings that provide greatly improved wear and corrosion resistance. Teresa Thompson Teresa Thompson – As the Chair of the firm’s Employment &amp Labor Department, Teresa partners with clients to navigate employment disputes at the advice and litigation stages. Teresa works with clients in many industries, including health care, mental health, disability and aging services, legal, staffing, retail/service, and manufacturing, with a...

CLF Webinar – 04.30.20

How to Reform, Perform & Find the Energy to Lead in Chaos! The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of daily life around the world. The Family First Act, The CARES Act, the PPP Program, business triage strategies are on everyone’s mind and part of our daily conversations. Time is of the essence for current news and information from our leading experts in Central Florida. Where can you turn? Look to us. Grennan Fender will be joining several other business leaders in the Orlando area to share insights on “Getting Back to Business” and ideas on how we can come back event stronger. Please see the invitation to our video conference event scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at 12:00 pm. This is part of an ongoing weekly webinar series co-sponsored by our firm designed to bring you the latest news and strategies to help you and your businesses during these tenuous times. Speaker Panel:   • John Will Tenney – The Administrator – EmployerNomics   • Lee Zerivitz, SIOR, CCIM – Managing Partner – CIT Commercial   • Doug Foreman – President, CLU, ChFC – Fringe Benefit Plans, Inc.   • D. Paul Dietrich II – Managing Partner – Swann Hadley Stump Dietrich & Spears, P.A.   • Aimee Collins Hitchner – Senior Associate – Swann Hadley Stump Dietrich & Spears, P.A.   • Steve Hogan – CEO – Florida Citrus Sports Click here to view the flyer. Click here to...

CLF Webinar – 04.23.20

How to Reform, Perform & Find the Energy to Lead in Chaos! Our excellent panel of speakers addressed important strategies and tactics as well as practical considerations to take as leaders to be proactive in their businesses during these uncertain times. Speaker Panel:   • Nicole McMurray – Regional Manager – Apple One Career Services   • Jeff Condello – CEO – RANDALL Construction   • Sean McDermott – CEO – RedMonacle LLC   • Sean Meder – Vice President – Bci Capital   • Lillian Moon, JD – Partner – Ackerman LLP   • Alonzo Williams – CEO – Zerion 360 Click here to download a PowerPoint presentation from the webinar. Click here (Members-only) to listen to the 04.23.20 presentation audio...