According to 57.5% of CEOs, personal tech is helping the quality of interpersonal relationships and culture at their company—42.5% say it’s an impediment.
Todd Piett, CEO of Rave Mobile Safety, says in this day and age, investments into safety aren’t just about doing the right thing, they are about avoiding the astronomically high cost of failure.
Aslam Khan, CEO of TGI Fridays, came to the role needing to understand the challenges facing the company itself and a struggling casual dining industry at large. He used hospitality training, tech investments and people skills to get it on the right path.
Is one face-to-face conversation better than 34 emails? Dan Schawbel, workplace guru and bestselling author, seems to think so. He says CEOs need to make sure their employees feel connected.
Myomo CEO Paul Gudonis has been at the forefront of cell phone and internet technology. His next chapter is medical robotics for people with neurological disorders.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining continues to represent a growing opportunity for semiconductor manufacturers, with more big players entering the space to manufacture mining processors that are faster and use less electricity.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has shrugged off widespread accusations that the company’s lucrative smartphone business may have peaked, while revealing plans to set up a new “deep engineering” facility in Japan.
CEOs like Document Management apps the most when it comes to mobile apps they use to keep up to speed and run their business.
Employees don’t typically get excited about workplace training. It is perceived as a burden that employees dread and postpone them as long as possible until they have to endure lengthy, boring webinars.
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.