Real Talk — Real Results Mastering the Sales Cycle

Lisa Adkins

In our dynamic world, whether we realize it or not, we are all engaged in sales in some way. At times, this process may seem mysterious, but fear not! Embracing the Sales Process and understanding its core components can make it a seamless and enjoyable journey. Throughout this series of engaging workshops, Barbara Dawson will invite you to explore the …

The 5 Essential Business Systems that Transform Your Productivity

Lisa Adkins

A framework for making sure things don’t fall through the cracks. You are great at what you do but what about the other things that go into running a business. It’s easy to ignore things when we aren’t good at or don’t know enough about. How do you find the time to do all the things that go into running …

Leadership Series: How to Bring Effective Challenge

Lisa Adkins

Bringing effective challenge is hard. For some of us, we may struggle with having critical conversations with those around us. Even when bringing challenge comes easier, however, we can ultimately minimize our influence by approaching it the wrong way. How do we create team cultures where conflict is resolved in a healthy manner? How do we fight against drama and …

Leadership Series: Powerful Self Check-In Tools

Lisa Adkins

How are you doing? That’s a common question we are often asked that typically falls short of gauging where we truly are at the moment. Some better questions are… Is what you are doing in line with who you are? How much peace do you have right now? Is your current pace sustainable? Are your key relationship in sync? Are …

Leadership Series: What’s holding you back?

Lisa Adkins

Who or what is keeping you from being the leader you’re capable of being? Chances are, if we are honest, the real “who” is ourselves and the “what” can be hard to put our finger on. Even with the best of intentions, we can still struggle to have significant influence in the lives of those we work and live with. …

Leadership Series : It Begins With You (Leading Yourself First)

Lisa Adkins

Leaders who fail to regularly and intentionally take time to better understand themselves and others are not the leaders who will bring out the best in themselves or their teams. Self-awareness can be a difficult path. Learning to hold up the mirror in front of ourselves and be brutally honest with what we see doesn’t come naturally to most people. …

How to Give Feedback to Employees!

Laura

How to Give Feedback to Employees! Learn the process, pitfalls and problems of providing feedback to employees. Even if you only have one or a few employees, you need to manage their performance and provide both positive feedback and feedback for improvement. A performance management process is only as good as your ability to give employees feedback. Find out how …

Hiring Right w/ Keystone International Inc.

Laura

A good hire can make the difference between success and failure in a small business. And, if you hire the wrong person, you may spend more time (and money!) fixing the situation than if you were doing the work yourself. This informative workshop will give you tips to help you make your first or your next employee the right one. …

Women Enteprenuers-Women Entrepreneurs are the WE in WE Source — your source for all things small business

Laura

What is the stage of your business? Dreaming? Launching? Growing? Connections to help you move forward: From individual consulting to crowd-sourced wisdom, WE Source provides connections to the people, products and professional services you need. Opportunities to build your network and business are right here and waiting for you. Funding-The Basics Questions about business funding can cause hand wringing and …

How to Make Your Business Resistant to Recessions

Lisa Adkins

* Understand what your bank doesn’t want you to know about your business loan and savings account. * Learn how billionaires of today protect their finances from recession risk in ways that you can afford. * Discover how prominent entrepreneurs avoided laying off employees during recessions of the past. * Case study: Learn how a family owned movie store in …