Track 4 (Professional)

Professional (Day 1 – Track 4)

Business Development – Track 4

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see Productivity Summit’s 2019 Schedule. We will be updating it as soon as anything changes throughout the virtual conference, and we’ll push notifications here within the Summit platform.

At or before the time of each session, click on the image for that session to launch the presentation.

8:45 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Opening Remarks

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

9:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Create Your 6 Figure Business Plan

DeDee Cai | Fit to Profit

Facebook | LinkedIn

Description: A business plan: You envision a 100 page document with numbers, graphs and jargon that you don’t understand. Besides tactics and strategies, what is needed to run a successful business are those soft skills that are not traditionally discussed. This workshop is designed to help you create a 6 Figure Business Plan that align with who you are, your purpose and values while generating tangible results.

10:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

The Replaceable Founder: Optimize, Automate, and Outsource Everything in Your Business

Ari Meisel | Less Doing

Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Medium | Twitter

Description: If you want to know the focus, flexibility, and freedom of being a Replaceable Founder, you’ll need to master three concepts:

  1. Effective Communication 
  2. Project Management
  3. Perfect Processes

Each of these tenets incorporates specific accelerators that when accomplished, will get you where you need to go, faster. The bonus part is you can do it without the overwhelm and frustration so many successful entrepreneurs face when their business is booming, but they just can’t scale. 

11:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

How Podcasting Unleashes Your Productivity

Steve Orr | Steve Orr Media

Twitter | LinkedIn

Description: Are you looking for new ways to become a “thought leader” in your field, attract new clients and boost your productivity?

Join Steve Orr, co-author of the forthcoming book, Podcasting for Small Business, for an hour-long workshop where you’ll learn:

  • Why podcasting is an ideal medium to increase your productivity
  • How hosting your own podcast makes you more productive
  • What show formats you should consider

Noon EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Lunch


12:45 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Panel Discussion: The Future of Productivity Technology 

Ted Roden | Fancy Hands

Troy Christmas | TaskClone

Michael Sliwinski | Nozbe

Christina Willner | Amazing Marvin

Andrew Malcolm | Evernote

Description: Are you ready to learn about what the future has in store for productivity technology? We invited some of the brightest minds leading the way in productivity technology to sit down with Productivity Summit host, Ray Sidney-Smith, to answer questions and discuss what technology will help make you more productive in the coming years. This is a must-attend event of the Summit. Bring your questions as we’ll let the panel answer a few questions from the live audience!

2:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Hack Your Focus: Make Every Day a Winning Day!

Joseph Varghese | Success Circles

Twitter | Facebook | YouTube

Description: Each year, half the population sets New Year’s resolutions. With this half, by June only 40% will be somewhat on track with their resolutions. The other 60% will have dropped off. In fact, 25% will have dropped off by the end of the first week of January. This may be a wake-up call for you.

We want each of you to have a kick butt and ridiculously amazing 2017 so that each of you can be the change you want to see in the world.

On this Live Class, you will:

  • Learn the power of the 90 Day Year and how to frame your goals so that you are winning the next 90 days. Imagine if you could achieve a year’s worth of goals in 90 days with less stress, more fun, and more certainty.
  • How to re-up your energy when you don’t feel up to it.
  • Learn how to bend time so that each moment you invest in your life moves you forward.
  • Learn how to recalibrate every day so that you are more consistently on target with your gameplan. Having a gameplan is levels beyond goal setting.
  • Learn how stacking positive references is the key to being unstoppable. Success builds on success.
  • How to minimize distractions with your own personalized rules of engagement.
  • Learn how to create an environment that pulls you forward toward your dreams. Learn the biggest breakthrough against the “Law of Diminished Intent.”

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

How to Get Published

Thomas Umstattd Jr. | ThomasUmstattd.com

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn  | YouTube

Description: Nothing establishes your credibility like having a book. Being a published author makes it easier to get booked as a consultant and allows you to charge higher fees. A book also opens doors into the speaking and podcasting world. But how do you get published? In this talk, former literary agent and current host of Novel Marketing (the longest-running book marketing podcast in the world) Thomas Umstattd Jr. breaks down the two ways to get published: traditional and independent.

4:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

The Importance of Outbound Sales in the Internet Era

Steve Dunn | Frontline Sales Advisors

5:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Mega Productivity Networking Event

Join your fellow Productivity Summit 2019 attendees to network, share what the most important thing is that you learned or realized today, and make new friends! We’re testing the boundaries of video technology today to bring you all face-to-face for some mega productivity networkingRSVP here. We’ll be announcing our giveaway prize winners at the end of the event; you must be in attendance to win!

Professional (Day 2 – Track 4)

Business Development – Track 4

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see Productivity Summit’s 2019 Schedule. We will be updating it as soon as anything changes throughout the virtual conference, and we’ll push notifications here within the Summit platform.

At or before the time of each session, click on the image for that session to launch the presentation.

8:45 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Opening Remarks

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

9:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Sharpening Your Entrepreneurial Mindset – Even if You’re in a 9-5!

Nicole Chamblin | Visions Productivity Solutions

Facebook | Twitter

Description: Whether you’re in a 9-5 or you’ve taken the leap of faith, developing an entrepreneurial mindset will get you to conquer new challenges and improve your productivity. It just takes learning to think and take action in a new way. In this session, we’ll talk about the 10 traits of a successful entrepreneur and the not so easy “soft-skills” you’ll need to master them.

Learn how acting like an entrepreneur-even in your day job, will help you build stronger teams, improve your leadership skills and make you a stronger collaborator.

10:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Using Automated Email Marketing Sequences

Rene Morozowich | ReneMorozowich.com

Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram

Description: Looking for a way to engage and nurture your audience? Consider email marketing automation. Creating workflows that automatically send emails to your subscribers at specific points is not only easy but extremely effective. In this presentation, we’ll discuss three types of email automation that your business can use today as well as the specifics of implementing each.

11:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Keynote: The Biggest Cover Up In Productivity History

Demir Bentley | Lifehack Bootcamp 

Facebook | YouTube | Instagram

Description: Most people have the misconception that mastering their time is 1 skill, when really it’s about mastering 4 interlocking skills – Focus, Attitude, Stamina AND Time. This is something Demir Bentley calls the FAST Time Mastery Method. Without these 4 skills, you’ll find that reading all the productivity books in the world won’t truly change your productivity.


Noon EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Lunch


1:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Showcase Your Expertise FAST Using Video 

Cheryl Tan | Cheryl Tan Media

YouTube | Podcast

Description: Turn your knowledge into a scalable way to reach more people and create a greater impact in your community.

Every video marketer out there will tell you that your business can’t afford to wait. In fact, video maker Animoto says 93% of businesses reported gaining a new customer as a direct result of a video posted on social media.

That means you HAVE to get started.

Right away.

But where do you start?

What do you say?

Who will watch?

How can you get more people to join them?

It boils down to a simple formula I will share in this presentation.

The No-Fail Video Formula.

2:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Getting More Done: The Art and Science of Personal Productivity

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

Description: Most people are thinking about being productive from  top-down or bottom-up approach. And, while that’s good for getting things done, it’s not in Ray Sidney-Smith’s perspective, the right view (pun intended). So, what is? After a 20-year journey studying over 400 books on personal productivity and related genres, hundreds of scientific studies, and working with productive professionals in many facilitation capacities, Ray thinks he’s devised a framework that prepares you to get more done.

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

3:30 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Discover 5 Keys to Position Yourself as an Expert Productivity Consultant So You Can Go from Struggling Generalist to Six-Figure Specialist™

Andrea Anderson | Productive Environment | Become a Specialist

LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook  

Description: A generalist is defined as “a person who knows something about a lot of subjects”. A specialist is “a person who has special knowledge and skill relating to a particular job or area of study” (and who typically makes more money in less time than a generalist). Join Andrea Anderson, President of Productive Environment Institute, in this session to discover the 5 keys to position yourself as an expert productivity consultant so you can go from struggling generalist to six-figure specialist even if you have no professional experience.

4:30 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

5:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Mega Productivity Networking Event

Join your fellow Productivity Summit 2019 attendees to network, share what the most important thing is that you learned or realized today, and make new friends! We’re testing the boundaries of video technology today to bring you all face-to-face for some mega productivity networkingWe’ll be announcing our giveaway prize winners at the end of the event; you must be in attendance to win!

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