Agenda

25 Sep 2019

Welcome Remarks

Introduction to the 2019 WiBN Leadership Conference and how we will #FindYourGRIT throughout the day.
Ann Riegle-Crichton
Melissa Cutcher

That’s What She Said: Making Our Internal Dialogue our Biggest Cheerleader

Whether or not we recognize it or hear it, we have this voice in our head: the voice in our head that tells us we’re not ready. The voice in...
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Jess Ekstrom
9:45 am-10:15 am

Break: Networking & Vendor Village

Break-Outs 1

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Session 5

Website and SEO Best Practices

Most prospects use the web...
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Lisa Couture

#SquadGoals – When Women Help Women, We All Succeed 

Recent statistics show that while...
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Dr. Melinda G. Hubbard

No Grit, No Problem: How To Persevere When You’re NOT Type “A” 

For high achievers, grit seems...
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Christy Shell, M.Ed

How to Become a Top Sales Performer

“The toughest sales job I...
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Brenda Aveyard
25 Sep 2019
11:30 am - 11:45 am

Break: Networking & Vendor Village

11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch

The Magic of Being A Connector 

We will explore the magic of connecting others and how it can help you gain more than success. We have some surprises in store to refresh your attitude and make...
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Valerie Smiley
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Networking & Vendor Break

Break-Outs 2

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Session 6

Self-Leadership: Finding Purpose Amidst Uncertainty

Self-Leadership: Finding Purpose Amidst Uncertainty
Nancy Viramontes

How To Keep More of Your Profits & Give Less To Uncle Sam

Brought to you by: Buckingham Advisors Making money is typically the goal when starting your own business. Learn strategies and ideas to help keep more of those profits in your...
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Jessica A. Distel, CPA, MBA

Discipline is the Deciding Factor

How to Build the Muscle of Your Mind to Do More, Live More, Be More Most people have a poor attitude toward discipline. That’s because discipline has always been associated...
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Teresa Zumwald

Entrepreneurs – Want To Build And Scale Your Business?  Start Downtown

The fast-approaching launch of the Dayton Arcade as a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship will mark the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Dayton’s startup community. This session will...
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AJ Ferguson

Explode Your Sales: A Marketing System for Successful Retailers

  Year after year double-digit sales increases are not pie in the sky fantasy. In this session, learn how to dramatically increase foot traffic, solidify customer loyalty, and turbo charge...
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Danielle Fritz

A look at resources for improving business operations

In this talk, Alex will share five resources and tools for improving business operations. These tools and resources are used for social media, scheduling meetings, and creating designs. Many of...
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Alex Perry
25 Sep 2019
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Break: Networking & Vendor Village

Breaks-Outs 3

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Are You Prepared For Your Financial Future?

Brought to you by: Buckingham Advisors Do you lay awake worried if you are prepared for what may happen? Statistics show that by age 85, women are more likely to...
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Nicole T. Strbich
Carrie Cook

Entrepreneurs—How to Turn Your Small Business into Big Business

Brought to you by: PNC Bank Ever wonder what bankers know that could lead your organization to more success? This panel will discuss Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls for Entrepreneurs; How...
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Todd Crawford
Caitlin Krebs
Carrie Webb
Nan Reed
Andie Doller

Selling Your Story

Storytelling is no longer for the classroom, library or back porch. Major corporations have resident storytellers for a reason, because frankly, stories sell. Corporations like Walt Disney, Fedex, Whirlpool, Ford,...
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Mike Staffan

The Feminine Leader  – Leading from the Inside-Out

Today, more women are seeing themselves as catalysts and leaders in helping humanity navigate a new way of living, including everything from how to conduct business to how to build...
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Rebecca Victor

Utilizing Your Sales Strengths to Close More Deals

This presentation provides you with the tools you need to effectively communicate, persuade, and influence others. You will discover keys for how to adapt your selling style to meet the...
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Tywauna Wilson

Using Business as a Force for Good

We are born with a desire to work and not just any work, but to work with a purpose. Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew...
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Kelly Dolan
25 Sep 2019
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Break: Networking &Vendor Village

Ready, Set, Grow!

We all attend conferences and hear at least one great idea that we cannot wait to implement. Then, we all return to the “real world” and set those ideas down...
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Janet Jackson

Closing Remarks

Ann Riegle-Crichton
Melissa Cutcher