Recording of the CIPS Jan 10th 2017 Webinar: “TECHNOLOGY IS EATING THE WORLD! AND STARTUPS ARE LEADING THE WAY”
RYAN POISSANT, SR. DIRECTOR – COPORATE ENGAGEMENT, MaRS DISCOVER DISTRICT
Marc Andreessen famously noted that Software was Eating the World. Half a decade later, we are seeing new business models emerge, powered by advances in technology, that are systematically unbundling traditionally capital intensive industries such as banking, insurance, automotive and hospitality. And the majority of this change is being driven by startups. Can corporations create the same outcomes as startups? Ryan will share insights on the mindsets, tools and methodologies that startups utilize, and highlight the stark contrasts between startups and corporates. Includes case study on new approaches to ideation, validation and product launches, leading to better outcomes.
Recording of the CIPS Jan 24th Live Webinar:“How to Turn 3-Minute Conversations Into Relationships, Referrals and Revenues”
FACT: Networking has evolved from a “nice to do” activity to a required professional competency. In today’s complex and competitive business environment, the scope and diversity of your network often determines both professional and personal success.
Unfortunately, for over 90% of business professionals, it is also a misunderstood and abused business strategy.
This webinar addresses the most common networking myths, explores secret network principles and supplies success strategies for creating and leveraging a network of relationships.
Here’s what you will learn:
6 hidden networking trigger points and how to leverage each.
5 networking payoff areas that multiply your results without extra effort.
4 strategies to maximize your impact and build trust during an initial contact.
During this session, participants will discover how to maximize every networking contact. As a result of participating in this program, you will have the ability to build more productive and profitable relationships.
Presenter: Michael J. Hughes, North America’s Networking Guru
Michael specializes in helping professionals increase results by improving their ability to develop and leverage relationships. Building on his successful 23-year corporate career, he has invested the last 25 years relentlessly researching networking as a business strategy and professional competency.
Recognized as an international networking expert, he now coaches business, corporate and sales professionals on how to achieve better results by improving networking skills.
His client list includes names like Dell, Staples, Project Management Institute, Sunlife, Alcatel-Lucent, Workopolis, Ball State University and the University of Ottawa’s Telfer EMBA Program.
Michael’s most unique characteristic is that he has built his company from an idea to a six-figure speaking and consulting practice using networking as his sole marketing strategy.
Michael has a unique ability to inspire minds and initiate change!
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