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Inspiring Growth-Minded
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Middle Market Thought Leader is about inspiring business leaders to take a leadership leap by opening a new chapter of growth for their middle-market companies. We know that by learning from the failures, Ah-ha! moments, and successes of other middle-market business leaders,
you can take inspired action.

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069: Why Talent is Always Personal

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Reducing The Risk of A Cyber Attack For Your Mid-Sized Business

With recent news involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation and its data war with Apple, cyber security is at the forefront of an ongoing 21st century privacy discussion. The rise of the World Wide Web has made managing daily tasks easier; it allows for more efficiency in the workplace and has created new ways for […]

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Eliminate Toxic Employees to Keep Your Innovative Edge

In a middle-market company, one of the primary challenges is to retain that innovative startup feel within a larger company context. The key to preserving this is your people. If any of those people are toxic, then they’re your No. 1 threat to innovation. Toxic employees hinder innovation — period. They don’t want the company to be successful and will […]

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Six C-Suite Steps to M&A Success

The merger and acquisition failure rate is so high—anywhere from 50 to 85%—that the very phrase “M&A failure” may seem redundant. But why is the demise of mergers and acquisitions not only extremely common but also vexingly persistent? One answer lies in a single word that is ignored all too often: culture. Most due-diligence and […]

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068: Selling Advice for a Piece of the Action, Joe Bizzarro, CEO, Vizant

While the system of management known as gainsharing comes in many flavors, few businesses have used the approach to disarm its traditional competitors as effectively as consulting disrupter Vizant. Join us when Vizant CEO Joe Bizzarro shares his unique consulting mind-set and explains how his firm is driving growth by redefining client relationships. Over the…
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067: Turning Parking Lots into Fields of Green, Kirsten Dolan, COO, One Parking

Focused on maximizing the revenues of parking lots across the country, One Parking likes to say that it helps owners to recognize the revenue potential of their parking assets. Join us when Kirsten Dolan, COO, One Parking, explains how very often "parking assets" are an undernourished source of recurring revenue. Over the next 12 months, what…
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066: A Middle-Market Firm With the Heart of a Start-up, Chris Sullens, CEO, WorkWave

How does a 30-year-old middle-market firm recast itself inside the hypergrowth, talent-hungry, cloud solutions arena?  Join us when Chris Sullens, CEO of WorkWave, explains the mind-set of a company with both start-up smarts and deep middle-market roots. Over the next 12 months, what would be your top priorities for this middle-market business? Chris: Our top…
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065: A Marketplace Where Voices Are Bought & Sold, David Ciccarelli, CEO, Voices.com

The digital economy has made even remote talent highly accessible, but it seems that no two talent platforms operate the same.  Join us when David Ciccarelli, CEO, Voices.com, explains how a number of strategic insights helped to propel the digital platform to become the undisputed number one marketplace for voice talent. Over the next 12…
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064: Mining SMB’s Energy Savings Sweet Spot, Daniel Gold, CEO, Future Energy Solutions

  Join us when Future Energy Solutions CEO Daniel Gold shares his middle-market mind-set as he pulls back on the reins of his fast-growing energy start-up just long enough to prep the firm for its next chapter of headstrong growth. Over the next 12 months, what will be your top priorities for this middle-market business?…
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063: Rob Bohorod, CFO, Yuengling’s Ice Cream

What is the most promising business idea that you have failed to act on? Or have there been so many that it's difficult to single out just one? Join us when CFO Rob Bohorad recalls the idea that just wouldn't stay put and led him to the door of David Yuengling — a member of…
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