2016 – Power Track
A high-level track for executives, CEO’s and established business owners.

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Permission to Thrive – Masterplanning Your Business to Mirror Your Life

Francisca Alonso

Presented by Francisca Alonso, Co-founder and CEO, AV Architects + Builders

The ultimate reality check for busy women in business! Successful entrepreneur Francisca Alonso will challenge and inspire you to masterplan your business for success. Her proven approach to blending work and life will give you a new perspective and reveal that you really can have it all. In this informative and entertaining session you’ll learn to grow your business at your own pace by letting your life lead the way. Give yourself the permission and the freedom to thrive. You deserve to have it all!


  • Compelling examples of how to mold your business to mirror your life and find fulfillment at every stage of life
  • Action steps you can take immediately to start masterplanning your business for success
  • A renewed sense of purpose and passion knowing you have the formula to thrive and have it all


Chief Executive Owner: How to Build a Valuable Business That Can Truly Set You Free!

Shye Gilad

Presented by Shye Gilad, Principal, Creating Lift Leadership

Is your business serving your life?
What if you could build a business that could truly set you free?

In this fast-paced session, learn how to transform your lifestyle from overworked entrepreneur to professional business owner, by dramatically increasing the value of your business to create wealth, security, and time to do the things that matter to you most.

The difference between success and failure in business is knowing what to focus on, and eliminating everything else. Discover the 8 key performance indicators that have helped thousands of business owners maximize the value of their companies, and learn how you can apply these proven strategies to get the most from your business, and live life on your terms.

During this session, we’ll look at how to structure your business to maximize its value by:

  • Differentiating your business using the same methodology Warren Buffet looks for in the companies in which he invests
  • Accelerating the pace of positive word-of-mouth for your business, using the same techniques as companies like Eventbrite, Intuit, Google and Apple
  • Minimizing your company’s reliance on your personal involvement using some of the strategies Tim Ferriss employs to reduce the time spent in his business to just four hours a week


Avoiding Legal Landmines: The Top Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Nancy Greene

Presented by Nancy Greene, Attorney, Land, Carroll & Blair PC

Legal Landmines exist in today’s marketplace. Business owners, top level executives, and entrepreneurs turn to DIY resources because of the expense of legal advise. But, what you don’t know can kill your business. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to protect your business. Learn the top 5 mistakes you’re making right now that will drive your business over a legal landmine and how to implement policies to protect your business from them.

You’ll take away:

  1. The ability to detect the top legal landmines before hitting them
  2. A better understanding of how to leverage your contracts to protect your business
  3. Best practices for salaries
  4. Best employee management practices and policies


How to Build and Lead a High-Preforming Team That Delivers Results

Ellyn McKay

Presented by Ellyn McKay, Founder and CEO, CEO Vision, LLC

Better leaders. Better teams. Better results. Want a High-Performing Team that delivers big results? Then YOU need to be at the top of your leadership game – to be an inspired, inspiring and confident leader. It’s the Ripple Effect…As you get stronger, so will your team.

How do you get there?

During this interactive and illuminating workshop, you will begin to:

  • Uncover and celebrate your natural leadership style and strengths
  • Clarify your envisioned future (for yourself as a leader and for your team)
  • Develop an actionable plan that builds on your natural leadership strengths and your envisioned future…and then cascades to your team

If you want to be at the top of your leadership game and get better results from your team, start here!