ProphetAbility Bounce Back Summit Live
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Join us April 16 at 9am to 6pm Eastern for the live broadcast.
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9:00 – 9:30am EDT
OPENING: Conquer Overwhelm So You Can Bounce Back
Betsy Westhafer and Tony Bodoh
Overwhelm will stop you in your tracks. The triggers of overwhelm are everywhere today as people panic when they should be pivoting in their businesses and lives. In this session, Tony and Betsy will welcome you to the Summit and help you understand how to identify what’s triggering your overwhelm. Then, they’ll show you exactly how to conquer the emotions that are keeping you stuck.
9:30 – 10:00am EDT
Leading ProfitAbility in Chaos: Principles for Dealing with Disruption
Mark S. A. Smith
These are weird times, my friend. In weeks, we’ve gone from the best economy of all time to the worst economy any of us can remember. We’ve experienced unthinkable disruption to life, business, family, and friendship. How can you pilot through the chaos to not only make it through, but be in a stronger position when this insanity subsides?
In this enlightening and entertaining 60-minute conversation, Mark S A Smith shares insights from 40 years of business cycles, 30 years of business development, and 20 years of working with executives to grow their companies. You’ll leave this session with a check list of universal leadership action steps to take that you can use now and for the rest of your life.
Understanding the situational impact on you, your customers, and your team
Triage principles: where to focus and what to ignore
Key leadership principles for dealing with crisis
What to work on now, high gain actions that impact your future
Surviving the downturn, positioning for the upturn
10:00 – 10:30am EDT
Delivering 5-star Experiences with a 3-Star Budget
Creating experiences that evoke admiration, awe, and gratitude in your customers is the key to loyalty and viral word-of-mouth marketing. While analyzing tens of millions of customer comments, Tony discovered what really drives customers’ decisions to buy and recommend a product, service, or brand. In this session he will share the factors of the Admiration Equation and give you practical tips for applying it in your business to increase sales immediately with little or no impact to your budget.
10:30 – 11:30am EDT
KEYNOTE: Significant Leadership – The Level Beyond Success
In this trying time of change Dan Clark will focus on the universal truths that never change – that allow us to build lasting, unshakable cultures of Significant Partner Leaders – in our huge companies, small businesses, sports teams and in our families.
11:30 – 12:00pm EDT
Digital Transformation – The Customer is Key
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We exited the Industrial Age and entered The Next Age™ 10-20 years ago. Yet as we moved into the 2020s, many businesses were not very far along in transforming from an Industrial Age ‘Traditional Business’ to a Next Age ‘Digital Business’. The current global crisis has been a major kick for Traditional Companies. At the same time, companies already running Digital Businesses have bounced back quickly. It’s not too late to plan for a bounce back! The time to move to digital is now, but what exactly does this mean?
In this 30 minute session, you will learn:
• Important insights into evolutionary transitions
• 5 aspects of a Digitally Expanded Mindset™
• How to use the Digital Flow Framework™ to accelerate the move to Digital Business
• Why Extreme Customer Centricity is the most important factor in conducting a Digital Business
12:00 – 12:30pm EDT
Aaron has made it his life’s work to arm business owners with success formulas that immediately provide exponential growth and protection. Fully embodying the concept of the unshackled business owner, he inspires others to do the same by empowering them to build strong companies while proactively protecting their dreams.
12:30 – 1:00pm EDT
Reprogramming our DNA and the DNA of our businesses to make change profitable
Facilitator: Betsy Westhafer
Panelists: Dr. David Gruder, Mark S. A. Smith, Tony Bodoh, Mark DiMassimo
Our panel of change agents share their perspectives on how the world pandemic has fundamentally changed business and how we can build or rebuild profitable businesses now and into the future.
1:00 – 1:30pm EDT
Helping Your Team Members Through Personal Financial Crisis
With this world transition that we are currently experiencing, leaders have the opportunity to help their teams not just professionally, but personally as well. This includes helping them learn to navigate their financial futures by exposing them to resources that can help them with the knowledge they need moving forward.
Financial illiteracy is the lack of education about money and finance-especially personal finance. Throughout the world, it is chiefly knowledge that separates those with advantages from those who are taken advantage of. This session will help guide leaders on how they can help their employees gain the personal finance education they need to emerge in the best financial position possible.
1:30 – 2:00pm EDT
Your Brand is Your Lifeboat: How to tap your identity to overcome fear, gain market share and come back stronger than ever
Fight for your business. Fight for your brand. Fight for your career. Fight for your significance. Come out of this stronger and better.
A serial entrepreneur who founded a NYC advertising agency to study visionary entrepreneurs up close will share what he’s learned from these business artists about building brands, businesses and movements in and through crisis.
• The SINGLE most powerful concept in marketing and sales.
• How to use this master key to inspire yourself and others to creative action in the face of fear.
• How to get through this crisis without doing “desperate awful ordinary things.”
• How to use this time to make your brand – whether for your business, not-for-profit or your own professional identity – stronger than you ever imagined.
“Inspiring Action” is Mark’s mantra, and you’ll come out of this session ready to take inspiring action for your brand.
2:00 – 2:30pm EDT
The Five Steps to Creating the Ultimate Customer Relationships
In this session, Betsy will walk you through a five-step process for building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with your customers that lead to increased revenue, increased retention, and an ongoing system for ensuring your company can always bounce back from adversity.
In this session, you will learn:
- Why companies with a formalized customer engagement strategy always come out on top
- How to build a system for engaging customers to create trusting relationships that last
- How to incorporate technology in building your customer relationships
2:30 – 3:00pm EDT
How to Run Your High Tech Home Office Just Like Your Corporate Office
There is no doubt we are living in trying times. But there is also no rest for the ambitious. Your work still needs to get done but your company has told you to not leave your house. Well now what do you do?
I’ve been working from home for almost 22 years. I’ve learned the pros, cons, and the tools you need to look professional even though you only walked 20 feet.
We are going to focus on IT security, infrastructure, and the other items you need to consider to make sure you stay productive and secure while working from the extra bedroom. I plan to review topics like – how to look great on zoom meetings, how to install a desk phone at home, file and project collaboration, and how to make sure hackers can’t get into any of it.
3:00 – 3:30pm EDT
Authority & Credibility Brand Awareness
The strongest brands have multi-level and multimedia ways to communicate, connect, and provide products and services to clients and consumers. For speakers and entrepreneurs we call this having a power platform. For corporations, it is multi-channel or omni-channel. There are key success factors to building a multi-channel platform that has trust, credibility, and brand authority – this needs to happen digitally as well as personally. Tracy will discuss the characteristics and benefits of a service-first power platform that gets you seen, heard, and found by your ideal client or consumer.
3:30 – 4:30pm EDT
KEYNOTE: Communication Strategies for Ever-Changing Environments
In this one-hour session, Joe will provide us with proven communication techniques which have been effectively tested to resolve thousands of volatile crisis situations. He has the unique ability of transforming hostage negotiation techniques into business strategies. This is a fundamental course for all levels of leadership and a skill that can easily be mastered by anyone who is willing to implement this simple framework.
4:30 – 5:00pm EDT
The Psychology of Keeping Your Business in an Upward Gaze During Times of Upheaval
Dr. David Gruder
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During times of upheaval, how can you best keep yourself centered, your personnel engaged, and the businesses you serve delighted? Mastering the psychological keys to doing this a huge growth edge for most leaders and decision-makers. Dr. David Gruder, a 12-award-winning Leader & Culture Development Psychologist, will illuminate four crucial things that resilient businesses are focusing on to nimbly re-craft themselves during our current upheaval while other businesses flounder.
5:00 – 5:30pm EDT
Making Sales in Chaos: What to Say When No One’s Buying
Mark S. A. Smith
Unless you’re in specific markets, you’ve seen your business all but dry up and blow away. How can you reverse this trend? What are the right sales actions to take? How can you ask about business without seeming insensitive to your customer’s chaos? In this 30 minute session, Mark S A Smith shares principles of selling remotely in challenging times. Based on his book, “Guerrilla Tele Selling” coauthored with Jay Conrad Levinson and Orvel Ray Wilson, Mark details how to create meaningful remote relationships.
Understanding the real impact of your sales actions, present and future
How to respond when customers say, “All budgets are frozen right now.”
How to conduct conversations that advance your relationship
How to prioritize your day and know exactly what to do next
5:30 – 6:00pm EDT
CLOSING: Creating Your Bounce Back Action Plan
Betsy Westhafer and Tony Bodoh
You will have lots of notes, ideas, an
insights. You will be inspired to act. But, you will need a plan. In this session Betsy and Tony will take you through a process that gets you clearly focused on your next steps and gets those steps on your calendar. s