Find Fortune in the Follow-up…what will you do with today’s business card collection?
Imagine what you’ll do with the pile of business cards you collect at The Power Conference. Will you be a Woman Doing Business, or a Woman with a Stack of Cards and No Follow-up Plan? In this rapid, engaging keynote session, award-winning author and Follow-Up Expert, Sharon Weinstein shares essential best practices and strategies that will improve your follow-up, starting with this conference. The fortune is in the follow-up; it’s high time to learn how to reap those rewards!
Creating a customer community boosts loyalty, initiates a movement around your business and increases revenue by 19 percent! Your business simply cannot afford to ignore the power of community building. You’ll learn the difference between growing an audience and building a community, get a clear understanding of why community is crucial, and learn the three steps to building a community that sustains your business. Rita Goodroe is an international speaker and business strategist helping women entrepreneurs take bold actions to realize BIG results in business so that they make more money in less time in ways that are fun and in alignment with their values.
Explore how easy it is to use Census Bureau statistics for small business owners to make data-driven decisions and stay ahead of what is going on in your community. Nesreen Khashan, Data Dissemination, Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau, helps business owners analyze community dynamics using publicly-available data: www.census.gov Nesreen Khashan is a Maryland-based data dissemination specialist who provided presentations and trainings on how to access and understand Census Bureau data. She is also a lead media liaison for the Census Bureau and serves as a contributing writer for America Counts, the Census Bureau’s story-telling portal (census.gov/AmericaCounts). Her career with the Census Bureau began in 2009, when she served as a partnership specialist for the Philadelphia Regional Office.
Whether you are working at home or thinking about it in the future, here's your chance to learn practical tips for easy productivity. In this executive coaching session, work-at-home-veteran and coach Dana Theus, InPower Coaching, will give you simple and powerful techniques to help you stay top-of-mind with key company/client stakeholders, deal with distractions, avoid isolation and gain more energy. Dana is an executive and career coach specializing in helping business owners activate their highest potential and discover new levels of confidence and impact. Leveraging a 25-year career on the front lines of business, Dana has worked for Fortune 50 companies, tech startups, government agencies and non-profits, and she has taught graduate-level courses for several universities in the Washington DC area. She writes on multiple leadership sites to bring an INPowered voice to leadership development. https://inpowercoaching.com
Do you feel like you’re maxing out in your business? Stop playing small and take action to scale your business and your profits. Learn the five key steps to scale your way to a million dollar business without breaking the bank. Attendees will learn how to increase confidence, consistency, capacity and cashflow while building a business that serves them. Choose today to become one of the 4.2% of women-owned firms earning revenues of 1 million or more! Lisa Anderson is a Strategic Business Advisor and Virtual CFO with Anavo Transformation Solutions, an organizational development and financial management consulting firm founded by Lisa that specializes in helping small businesses get beyond the plateau and positioned for growth, scalability and profitability. With a dedicated focus on helping companies grow and maneuver their way through the maze of aggressively competing marketplaces, Lisa and her team have helped hundreds of companies scale. www.AnavoTransformation.com
Learn how to use Instagram effectively to attract the right audience and the right clients. Attendees will learn how to choose graphics and photos that will quickly boost their Instagram engagement. Instagram Stories and Instagram TV can boost your social media presence and grow and attract business—come learn how! Lisa Nicholls is the founder and CEO of Tira! Strategies, a social media marketing firm that specializes in creating an online presence for small and medium-sized businesses through the use of social media. http://www.tirastrategies.com/
Over the last year, hundreds of entities have issued “initial coin offerings” and created their own cryptocurrencies that make use of Blockchain and/or distributed ledger technology. Everyone’s doing it right? But is an ICO right for every business? Besides Bitcoin, what can blockchain technology do? Learn some of the many uses of Blockchain and distributed ledger technology and the factors to consider if you’re considering an ICO. Allison Baker Shealy, Shulman Rogers, combines her background in securities enforcement, white collar defense, and her many years as a Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to shepherd clients through the regulatory landscape as applied to virtual currencies, including but not limited to the launch of initial coin offerings and sale of virtual currencies.
Immigration is a hot topic in the business community. From an uptick in worksite immigration enforcement actions to tighter restrictions on visa adjudications, recent immigration policy changes rank as one of the most concerning workplace issues for employers. Alexandra Michailov, who leads the immigration practice at Shulman Rogers, will discuss what every employer should know about immigration. Alexandra Michailov is chair of the immigration practice at the law firm of Shulman Rogers. She represents corporate clients including large corporations, small businesses, non-profit organizations, and technology, start-up and emerging growth companies in a wide range of cross-border immigration matters. In her practice, Alexandra places an emphasis on personalized service, pragmatic approach and a timely turnaround on all cases. Clients note that Alexandra is a “fantastic, passionate, dedicated and knowledgeable attorney.” Her record of delivering favorable outcomes on employment-based immigration benefits, corporate compliance and family-based immigration matters has gained her recognition as a Rising Star on the list of Washington D.C. Super Lawyers.