Displaying items by tag: leadership
The Dangers of Owner Dependency
If you’re a business owner, avoid the catastrophe of making your company depend solely on you. This session is designed to help leaders share power, plan for the future, and welcome healthy debate from their staff.
Presented by: Bruno Teixeira
Successful Leadership Starts at the Top, But Resonates Throughout
Are you ready to lead? Leadership is the foundation to the structure of any organization. Your company’s growth and success are directly correlated to your ability to provide direction, support, and management to various departments and employees. Learn from Las Vegas Metropolitan Deputy Police Chief Andrew Walsh how to communicate goals and expectations to everyone on the team and how effective leadership can trickle down and enhance every part of your business.
Presented by: Deputy Chief Andrew Walsh of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Lead Smarter By Letting Go
As a business grows, it becomes increasingly difficult for an owner/operator to effectively focus on growth while juggling the many day-to-day responsibilities of a luxury ground transportation company. This session will equip you to be a more effective and efficient leader and give you tools to build a smarter and more-engaged team around you. By being deliberate about where you spend your time and energy, you can develop your team to be more engaged, entrusted, and accountable for the results your business needs today and in the future. Leading smarter by letting go requires you to know WHY you must let go, WHAT you must let go of, WHO you must let go to, and WHEN the right time to let go is. By the end of this session, you will have the answers to all four questions for your own business.
Presented by: Dean Ash, Co-Founder of 360 Consulting and Jolynda Ash, SVP of Human Resources for Gold’s Gym
Values-Led Leadership: Driving Your Operation Straight to the Bank
How do you know if you are in a values-led organization, and why should you care? Learn all about the rewards of leading with integrity and the signs to look for—and why you can’t afford to lead any other way. This session will offer immediate takeaway that you can use to make sure your leadership style, business, and values are all in alignment for the best long-term results.
Presented by: Kristen Carroll of The LMC Group and Kim J. Dolniak of BEST Transportation
Fine-Tuning Your Onboarding & Training Practices for Greater Success
In many ways, your company is only as good as its employees, but finding—and keeping—the best of the best is a challenge faced by many operators. This session will help you improve your employee success rate and retention by improving your processes and procedures every step of the way. Our seasoned presenters will guide you through the hiring process and share valuable HR tips, such as the use of low-cost recruitment tools and the proper techniques for onboarding new staff. You’ll also benefit from an overview of useful interviewing techniques as well as insight into training new employees for long-term success.
Presented by: Christina Davis of The LMC Group and Clayton Dennard of Going Coastal
Seizing Opportunities With Millennials,
Hospitality & Tourism
Temple University's School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management
Millennials are quickly accounting for a significant portion of the workforce, and understanding them will become increasingly important over the next decade, both in terms of employment and marketing your company to the societal shift their lifestyles present. You’ll also learn about the impact their increased professional presence will have across the globe, how to harness their social media savviness, branding the hospitality industry accordingly, and the Millennial thought process itself. This session will leave you with a strategic outreach plan and a better understanding of how this generation is changing not only the workplace but also overall expectations.
Safeguarding Your Company From Sexual Harassment
Current events and the enduring power of the #MeToo movement have brought the difficult topic of sexual harassment to the forefront, and our HR and legal experts—Brooke Keil of Emerson Hospital and Ann Plunkett of Workplace Partners, respectively—will make sure you leave this session understanding why it’s such an important topic. With trade shows, home offices, driving teams, and meetings being among the developments blurring the lines between what does and doesn’t constitute the workplace, these are rough seas to navigate your business through. This session will also help you and your staff protect yourselves from making any accidentally offensive remarks or moves, brush up on behavior befitting professional environments, identify the difference between harassment and abuse, and prepare for day-to-day interactions that respect social boundaries both in the work space and outside the office. Even those who feel they’ve been spared major problems so far would benefit from this primer on how to deal with claims of abuse and harassment, how to keep avoiding them, and respectful procedures for dealing with victims.
Business Development: Thriving Through Growth
Most CEOs drive company sales, but every member of the team is a potential sales touchpoint for clients. Using these two successful models, speakers will share how to create a structure where everyone sells and how even traditional non-sales positions can be critical for the overall sales effort. It will also include how to create KPIs that focus on conversion rates, track sales and accountability, mentor your existing staff, and build an effective sales team.
Presented by: Dave Reinhart of TBR Global and Wayne Knaub of RSM Maintenance
Leading Your Team, Living Your Corporate Culture
Every workplace has its own groove and set of principles that govern it. Our speakers will present ideas for defining, building, and embodying your corporate culture and making the critically important distinction between leadership and management. The role that effective communication—starting at the top—plays in consistent management and reinforcement will also be explored.
Presented by: Kristen Carroll of The LMC Group, Tracy Raimer of Chicago's Transportation Group, and Joey Allen of Kings Worldwide Transportation
Defining, Driving & Leveraging Your Company Culture
Royal Coachman Worldwide
The culture of an organization drives your overall performance, successes, and failures. All companies have a culture—whether planned or a result of natural evolution—and this session will explore how to define and assess it, redirect or enhance your current structure, ensure all employees and leaders are integrated within it, and leverage it to your competitive advantage.