Entrepreneurs in Iowa have long told us that finding help to start or expand their business is very difficult. From business intelligence and market research to connecting with service providers or their peers, entrepreneurs have asked for a simpler way to connect. With IASourceLink, a new collaboratively driven web portal, Iowa small business owners can access a variety of resources at no charge to help them start or grow their business. Included in this presentation is a tour of the IASourceLink site and an in-depth overview of our most popular service- the Iowa Business Concierge.
This presentation covers technologies that you can put to work in your business now! These applications and tools will save you time, streamline your operations, and boost your bottom line. Also included is an overview of some of the best free Google applications on the market, and how you can leverage them to make web surfing, e-mail, website analytics, and internet monitoring easy!
In many ways, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have become as important as having a website for your online marketing efforts. Through these channels you can promote events, engage with customers, connect with new markets, become easier to find by search engines, and increase sales- even globally- all for free!
A presentation explaining to younger employees the importance of planning for retirement.
A presentation on the College Hill Partnership and how they are working to enhance economic development while also focusing on developing the residential area.
The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation provides coverage protecting millions of Americans that are covered under defined pension benefit plans. Presently, PBGC is underfunded and will need to raise additional funds either through higher premiums or it's line of credit with the Treasury to shore up the shortfall. This presentation will explore what are the options to PBGC and the challenges in relation to current economic conditions.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are quasi governmental institutions that were designed to serve the mortgage markets in order to improving housing affordability in the US. Over the past decade the indiscriminate use of financial derivatives greatly contributed to the downfall of these governmental units and the financial markets. This presentation explores what lessons should have been learned from the earlier S&L crisis and what needs to be done to prevent further problems with derivatives and financial institutions.
Based on a presentation for the IATTO conference- discusses how innovations impact business relationships.
Session discusses the types of symbols (stories, rituals, etc.) that may be used to more effectively manage organizations and/or facilitate change.
Discussion on the technical, operational and managerial aspects of a telecommunications environment within corporations, universities and other businesses and organizations.
Topics range from state legislative & regulatory issues to federal & international issues regarding telecommunication legislation & regulation.
Many topics related to real estate, the industry and markets.
Presentation uses the physician/patient model as an analogy for public relations counseling and practice. This presentation is especially geared towards issues and crises management, new practitioners and students.
Intended for superintendents and principals. A fast-paced how-to approach to maintaining and increasing your market share.
General presentations about real estate, insurance and financial planning.
What obligations does a physician have when caring for a patient whose culture is fundamentally different than our own? What obligations do physicians have in providing medical translators? If dealing with a culture which believes that a patient should not be told when terminal, how can physicians negotiate this conflict? Presenter explores these issues using cases drawn from Bosnian immigrants.
A "real-world," "how-to" approach to developing and implementing a crisis communication plan that works. This approach works for any size business or organization. When a crisis hits, it's too late to figure out what to do; you need to know ahead of time.
Session addresses skills needed by managers and employees in the 21st Century.
Healthy business communication involves balancing the very different aspects of written and oral communication.
Presentation is geared toward community organizations and arts groups who have occasional needs to promote their activities. Focus is on maximizing opportunities for all forms of communication.
Identifies strategies that organizations and individuals can use to achieve work-life balance.
Review of the elements for developing a found financial plan and carrying on a fruitful discussion among family members about financial planning topics.
Basic concepts for accumulating retirement funds and incorporating an estate planning process that will preserve retirement income to retirees.
Fundamental principles for evaluating and deciding on a suitable investment, basic ideas about investment diversification, 5 myths of investing and how to create a set of investment guidelines.
Presented by David Else