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Ricardo (Dick) Albu of Albu Consulting LLC is a member of XPX Fairfield County

Here we go again…supply chain challenges continue to cause shortages driving costs up; tightening labor markets are pushing wages higher; global energy prices are at new highs due to geopolitical disputes; and these external factors threaten to push the economy toward a recession. We are in another challenging business cycle that demands changes to how…

Dan Kaplan of Confident Communicators, LLC is a member of XPX Maryland

A traveler came upon an old woman selling vegetables by the roadside. “Grandmother, what sort of people live in the next town?” asked the stranger. The old woman looked at the traveler. “What were the people like in the town you just came from?” she asked him. “Oh, They were a bad lot. Troublemakers, and…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

This XPX New York program discusses savings vehicles and gift giving strategies to reduce state income tax burdens including: i) Non-Grantor Incomplete Gift Trusts, ii) Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts, iii) Business Interest Discounts, and much more. Our Speaker: Steven HoltPartnerMandelbaum Barrett Steven A. Holt is Chair of the Firm’s Taxation, Trusts and Estates and Charitable…

Dominick Wallace of Wallace Capital Funding, LLC is a member of XPX Atlanta

Starting a business can be hard. From managing your supply chain to hiring staff, it is not cheap or easy. And it’s important for small business owners to have the support they need. Wallace Capital Funding, LLC serves this role as we ensure businesses get the support they need through financing and guidance. This is…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Are you looking to broaden your reach in the community? Whether you’re new to XPX or a loyal veteran, volunteering is a great way to increase your visibility and strengthen relationships with fellow members. Our local chapters are always looking for experts like you to step into leadership roles and showcase your background. Each committee…

Marc Kramer of Stress Free Family Business is a member of XPX Philadelphia

Date: May 19, 2022 (Thursday) Start Time: 12 p.m. EST End Time: 1 p.m. EST Question: Chat Zoom Link: Bobby KlinckOnly 20% of emails are read according to the Email Marketing Benchmarks Report, so learn how to double it. About this event Email marketing sucks…at least the way most marketers do it. Conventional advice tells you to always be selling—or…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Program produced by XPX South Florida. This is the second installment of our 2022 in-depth seven-part “Lunch and Learn” series, where our Chapter’s professional advisers discuss the exit planning strategies to be employed by a middle market software development company with $50 million in annual revenues. In this second session, we focus on calculation and enhancement of…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

One of the topics I talk about most with business owners is accountability. Each situation is different, but rarely do I have a client that doesn’t struggle with accountability at some point over the course of owning their business. One client right now has run a very successful company for over 48 years. But when I…

Yvonne Levine of YGL Enterprises, Inc is a member of XPX Charlotte

Simply put, a predictable revenue model is a framework for consistency that provides business growth data based on a formulaic process. Think, forecasting. Implementing a predictable revenue model provides business owners an understanding of average revenue over time, including leads (MQL and SQL), sales growth, cost of customer acquisition, and more. In this new blog,…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

One of today’s biggest business challenges is based around talent. Leaders are attempting to overcome employee turnover and a finicky talent pool. The hiring process can be tedious and owners have a tendency to short-cut the effort by talking with colleagues and networking to get a great referral. This is not a good option for…

Marc Kramer of Stress Free Family Business is a member of XPX Philadelphia

    Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Sign On Time: 11:50 a.m. EST Start Time: 12 p.m. EST End Time: 1 p.m. EST Questions: Chat Zoom Link Click Here: Mark Harris It’s that special something that motivates you. It’s your uniquely individual perspective. It’s an authentic catalyst that drives you to do and be better. It’s your Magic Dust . ….

John Spencer of Clear Direction Sales Development is a member of XPX Austin

90%-No sales process! It’s everyone for themselves at a lot of companies. Each person conducting trial and error, and nothing gets written down. No way to forecast, no way to determine a repeatable process, no way to determine a failing process. Just endless, random acts of commercial theater until time or the cash runs out….

Dominick Wallace of Wallace Capital Funding, LLC is a member of XPX Atlanta

With so many options to choose, what sets Wallace Capital Funding, LLC apart? With an estimated 5,500 financial institutions in the United States, there are lots of options for you to choose from. Whether you need a rehab loan or you need financing on the purchase of an investment property, it is important to trust…

Lizabeth Wesely-Casella of L-12 Services LLC is a member of XPX DC Metro

According to the Microsoft report titled The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work 62% of all frontline workers say leadership does not prioritize building culture 53% of the workforce is prioritizing health and wellbeing over work than before the pandemic 3.5X – New hires whose managers played an active role were much more likely to say they were…

Adam Brier of USI Insurance is a member of XPX Long Island

USI reduces rising insurance premiums for an NYC middle-market law firm and saves over $250,000 while providing tax-deferred programs for their highly compensated employees. See the overview below.   https://www.linkedin.com/posts/adamjbrier_usi-helps-nyc-law-firm-reduce-premiums-by-activity-6927608012081647616-6Tiu?utm_source=linkedin_share&utm_medium=member_desktop_web

Marc Kramer of Stress Free Family Business is a member of XPX Philadelphia

Date: May 6, 2022 From: 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time End: 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time Platform: Zoom Questions: Chat Link for Zoom Ticket: Nova Lorraine author of “Unleash Your Supernova” Longevity is crucial for entrepreneurial success, and burnout is very real. Having a vision is the first step, but how do you follow it through to execution? How…

Manufacturers understand the critical importance of cash flows and margins. Yet, the majority of business owners don’t do enough to protect working capital, which is the combination of accounts receivable, accounts payable and inventory. According to a Crowe Horwath LLP study, 82% of U.S. manufacturing and distribution companies believe optimizing working capital is “extremely important”…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Program produced by XPX Triangle. Addressing the challenges of acquisitions: Integrating a new management team; integrating cultures; keeping key employees happy. Our Speakers: Nigel ElkanAction Coach of the Triangle I am a serial entrepreneur, consultant, and coach. I have founded and grown 5 businesses–three became $multi-million successes, market leaders, and achieved highly successful exits. I’ve…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Program produced by XPX Philadelphia. For our April program, we explore the challenges associated with negotiating working capital. Our panel discussion will provide insights from dealmakers, financial advisors and legal experts how to navigate the working capital negotiations both before and after the sale. The case study is based on a $40M, privately held, family…

David Fasi, CFP®, CEPA® of UBS is a member of XPX Hartford

A client recently sold his business and was looking for options to address a large capital gain as a result of the sale. We presented a number of solutions with support from his other advisors. One of the options we are implementing includes an investment in a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ). Opportunity Zones were born…

Ricardo (Dick) Albu of Albu Consulting LLC is a member of XPX Fairfield County

Strategic Thinking in Uncertain Times – Albu Strategy Management (albu-strategymanagement.com) Our businesses are entering new challenging times. Inflation is at a 40-year high, energy prices have almost doubled, material costs are rising, and the federal reserve will be taking steps to slow the hot economy.    On the heels of the pandemic, we now face new…

Bill McDermott of The Profitability Coach is a member of XPX Atlanta

Ryan Leo, Partner at Big Fish Technology, and Scott Siegel, Founder of Beacon Sales Advisors and Momentum CPG, joined host Bill McDermott on this episode of ProfitSense with Bill McDermott.  Ryan discussed managed service providers, how they came about, how to know when you need one, and the background beyond the Big Fish Technology name. Scott…

Matt Dimock of International Exit Planning Association is a member of XPX Greater Boston

Business owners typically think in ‘binary’ terms, believing that there are only two options for involvement in their privately held business, most commonly expressed as “I am either all in, or I am out.” Owners who experience an exit planning process expand this thinking to realize that a multitude of options exist, and moreover, many…

Marc Kramer of Stress Free Family Business is a member of XPX Philadelphia

Date: April 29, 2022 Time: 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time End Time: 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time Platform: Zoom Questions: Chat Link for Free Ticket: R. Dutt Iteration rules product development, but it isn’t enough to produce dramatic results. This book champions Radical Product Thinking, a systematic methodology for building visionary, game-changing products. In the last decade, we’ve learned…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

How a successful women-owned company gets its teams into positive gear every day. On multiple occasions, I have experienced something noteworthy, something different and real, a true and authentic sense of purpose about this owner and her partner. Their method of forming relationships has created business strength that withstands economic, social, and business shifts with amazing…

Stacey Gorowitz, CPA of SJ Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C. is a member of XPX Atlanta

In a recent episode of Atlanta Franchise Today, Stacey Gorowitz, CPA and founder of S.J. Gorowitz Accounting and Tax Services PC,  discusses the importance of how making decisions early on can impact the mid and longer-term success of your business. Stacey explains that when her team is talking to someone who’s anticipating starting a business, or…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

Program produced by XPX New York. During this interactive session tools are shared to identify potential gaps in your sales organization’s performance and better achieve defined goals and improve growth. Our Speaker: Danny WoodPresidentDanny Wood Enterprises / Sandler Training Danny is a nationally recognized business development expert specializing in executive sales consulting and sales productivity…

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