Right now, every organization has experienced some level of interruption to its normal business activity. As the economy continues to reopen, businesses need to take a hard look at their situations and start to plan for what’s next. What will the economy look like? How will industries be reshaped? How will customer expectations shift?
Business Forward is a virtual event series that will help answer these questions by sitting down with some of the brightest minds around. They’ll join us to give fresh ideas, prescriptive advice and maybe even some cheat codes to help you accelerate your plans.
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Stephen Dubner Goes Freakonomics on COVID-19: What Happens to Business When the Economy Re-opens?
In our inaugural event, Stephen Dubner, co-author of the legendary book and now podcast, Freakonomics, will present findings from his research on the impact COVID-19 is having on business and the economy. Especially how it’s changing the manufacturing, distribution and supply of goods.
Secrets of Rockstar CFOs When the Music Matters Most
CFOs have never worked harder. They’re steering their organizations through the most difficult conditions businesses have likely ever faced by pulling financial and operational levers they never thought they’d have to pull, including ones they didn’t even know were there.
Join us for a special presentation of "Secrets of Rockstar CFOs," in which CFO Leadership Council Founder Jack McCullough shares his perspective on how CFOs can deliver value and lead through good times and bad.
Customer Love in a Time of Coronavirus
The coronavirus will be with us for the foreseeable future, so what will it take to thrive? As businesses begin the march back, they must reexamine what it means to be customer-focused. Christopher Lochhead and Eddie Yoon think they have the answer.
Join us for a special presentation by these two creative thinkers.
Sales & Marketing Advice That Will Outlast Coronavirus
The best way to recover from the coronavirus haymaker? Customers. But you won’t win and retain them using your old marketing and sales playbook. Now is the time for laser focus on the customer experience, stronger reliance on ecommerce and social selling, and data-driven customization.
Join Janet Schijns the CEO of sales enablement consultancy JS Group and a longtime Fortune 500 executive. She knows how to win customers and influence markets.
Golden State Warriors President and COO Rick Welts on a World With and Without Sports
The NBA is about to resume the 2019-20 season amid continued concern for team health and safety and the growing conversation around diversity and inclusion. The Golden State Warriors, dominant champions over the last six seasons, have had to quarantine but stay ready, join the national and NBA conversations about race, and continue to recover from devastating injuries and departures of star players.
Join us for this fireside chat with Golden State Warriors President & COO and longtime NBA executive Rick Welts.
How Adversity can Strengthen Your Business
The economic crisis is forcing every business to work differently. As we all know, this is creating disruption in many ways. Yet, for every challenge you face, there is a corresponding opportunity. How can you turn a negative into a positive and achieve success?
Learn transformative tactics from Mike Schmidtmann who has led IT sales teams for over 20 years, working with organizations nationwide to boost their recruiting and development.
A VC Explains What She’s Looking for Right Now
Venture firms, private equity and other investors are currently sitting on piles of cash. They’re waiting for markets to settle, surprising new ideas to emerge, or perhaps a little of both. In short, there’s funding to be had—if you've got the right story to tell.
Get an insider’s take in this fireside chat with Deborah Farrington, co-founder and general partner of StarVest Partners, one of the largest women majority-owned venture capital firms in the U.S.
Recession-Proof Tips for Business Success
Join USA Today columnist and author of the recently released book, “The Sh*t’s hit the fan… NOW WHAT?! 99 Recession-Proof Tips for Small Business Success,” Rhonda Abrams for an exclusive discussion on: