I've been there many times...have you? It can happen when I first commit to starting a new business. Or, when I launch a new product, or even commit to a significant financial commitment in my business. I feel it in the middle of the night or sometimes when I'm busy working. I'm talking about this thing called FEAR. This session would explore why we experience fear storms and how to recognize and deal with them effectively. ...more »
Topics for ICT breakout sessions
You've got the business plan, maybe even the financial backers. You may already be in business and are ready to grow to a new level of success. How do you find the talent and build the right team to make your business successful? What can be learned from others that have built great teams and have had huge success?
Most business people do not realize that to replace one $50,000 salaried employee can cost well over $75,000 to the bottom line. And it is a cost that is typically not realized until it is too late. So how do you growth partner with a hiring professional in order to save your company’s profit and retain quality employees!
What type(s) of insurance does my small business really need?
How does my small business keep with the State and Federal filings with limited time and resources?
Launching a startup, a new product or just have news to share? What's the best tactics and suggestions for finding local and national media and how can your startup gain attention to develop new customers?
We all know today's youth are tomorrow's leaders, so how can we work with the youth in our city to develop and grow them into the future we see for Wichita? We need to give them the skills and resources to learn and prepare for the future and then find incentives to keep them working and growing the Wichita entrepreneurial economy.
How do I find the right people at networking opportunities? What are ways to weed people out I know aren't a right fit? Would like to learn how to develop goals for networking events i attend and then best ways to follow up and improve my networking relationships.
There are more women entrepreneurs then men - but that's if you include mom & pop shops, daycare businesses, small shops out of the home and other lifestyle businesses. when looking at scalable businesses, women founders are harder to find. How can we increase the opportunity for women to start their own successful businesses? Let's talk about ways to support them and each other.
Company culture and employee morale are important to attracting and retaining talent. I'd like to discuss tips and tricks to building a successful company culture from the beginning to the end of my business through. Would love to hear some good and bad stories!
I'm interested in getting a mixed group of people from a variety of backgrounds together in a session to discuss lessons learned from mistakes made in the building of their business. This group will need both experienced and budding entrepreneurs and innovators. Who will join me for a valuable discussion?!
It is our cour com pendency, we are known around the world as the "Air Capital Of The World" Let's create a community of innovators with great technologies in aerospace and put Wichita on the map again.