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Answering the Call of Leadership

Shift To
Tomorrow

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A Program Of Conversations & Classes

Shift To Tomorrow

Join us over the next five weeks for a program of FREE, elective Sunday conversations and Wednesday deep dive webinar classes focused on shifting to tomorrow.

It’s time to shift our lens from merely making it through this COVID-19 pandemic, to coming out stronger on the other side.  This will require a spirit of optimism, clarity of purpose, new thinking, and a willingness to change the rules. 

Our series of Sunday conversations, what once started out as an idea, has turned into rock-solid commitment.  For five weeks, beginning Sunday April 19 through the week before Memorial Day, we will continue our Sunday conversations with wicked smart thought leaders and add a series of deep dive and practical Wednesday webinar classes, covering specific topics geared towards shifting yours and your team’s focus to tomorrow.

Register anytime during the five week program! 

Register just once to access all 10 live sessions and the recordings of each one.  Don’t miss this insightful program!

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Dirk, your words of wisdom and encouragement are helping me more than I can begin to describe. This is going to be a tough climb out so I appreciate the positive notes and messages. Thank you for inspiring me to be a strong leader when, at times, I want to crawl into a hole and wait until this is all over.  Appreciate you Dirk!

Chris Phillippe | Contractor Sales Manager, Viking Electric
Thank you for rallying during this crisis and offering your Sunday chats to Distribution leaders.  I came to you as an Equipment Dealer through AED – and am glad I did! The information I gleamed from those sessions – was most valuable and comforting to help lead my business through these unprecedented times.

Jeffrey Scott  |  Scott Machinery/Intermountain Bobcat

Wow…  Thanks Dirk and your team for the commitment to your network of distributors. Your Sunday sessions have been terrific and incredibly helpful. Looking forward to learning more and the support your team provides to help Shift our business to tomorrow. As crazy as this sounds, its energizing and exciting of where we can go!  All the best to you, your team, and your family!

Jim Banovich  |  CEO, Marsh Electronics, Inc.

Week 1

CONVERSATIONS:  SUNDAY, APRIL 19

2:30 PM

Dirk Beveridge
Founder, UnleashWD

Session Title
Shift To Tomorrow

3:00 PM

Monte Salsman
President, Winsupply Acquisition Group

Session Title
Now’s The Time To Demand The Best Of Yourself

3:30 PM

Liz Richards
CEO, MHEDA

Session Title
How Our Members Are Shifting To Tomorrow

4:00 PM

Patty Olinger
Executive Director, GBAC

Session Title
COVID-19:  Fundamentals - Infection & Contamination Control Measures

DEEP DIVE CLASS:  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

Rallying High Achievers To Drive Transformation And Come Out Stronger On The Other Side

Brendan Deely
CEO, Banner Solutions

Dirk’s Premise To Be Explored
It is possible to use the COVID-19 Crisis as a lever to not only transform your business, but to also change the rules of your industry.

Why Brendan Deeley
Brendan was CEO of L&W Supply during another black swan event directly impacting the building materials distributor - the housing collapse and financial crises in the late 2000s.  As Dirk wrote about in his book INNOVATE!, Brendan used the crises to challenge his high performing leaders to come out stronger than they went it, think big, and change the rules of the industry.  The transformation is a case study we must all quickly learn from.

Week 2

Innovation Premise To Be Explored This Week
Leaders can and should use the COVID-19 pandemic as a launchpad to strategically analyze their business model, and in many cases accelerate business model innovation.

CONVERSATIONS:  SUNDAY, APRIL 26

2:30 PM

Michael Werner
Founder and CEO, HomeX

Vincent Payen
Co-Founder and President, HomeX

Session Title
Moving From Crisis To Opportunity In 30 Days

3:00 PM

Randy MacLean
President, WayPoint Analytics

Session Title
Why You Never Want To Go Back To Normal

3:30 PM

Brant Cooper
NYT Bestselling Author and Founder, Moves The Needle

Session Title
Testing and Validating Your Business Model During Crisis

4:00 PM

Ranga Bodla
VP, Field Engagement and Marketing - NetSuite Global Business Unit at Oracle

Session Title
The New Reality: Adapting Business Models To Build Resilience

DEEP DIVE CLASS:  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

Using The Pandemic As A Launch Pad For Business Model Innovation

Saul Kaplan
Founder and Chief Catalyst, Business Innovation Factory (BIF)

Dirk’s Premise To Be Explored
Leaders can and should use the COVID-19 Pandemic as a launch pad to strategically analyze their business model, and in many cases accelerate business model innovation.

Why Saul Kaplan?
Saul is a self described innovation junkie who with his team at BIF helps makes transformation safer and easier to manage.  Their roadmap for transformation provides the next practices of human-centered design, rapid prototyping, and storytelling into a four-phase framework that will guide you through business model innovation.

Week 3

Innovation Premise To Be Explored This Week
Companies don’t change, transform, and innovate, people do.  In that light, it is the human spirit that creates all value in the world and in our businesses.  Leaders will accept the calling of unleashing the human spirit so that each employee grows, flourishes, and shines.  When they do, their business does as well.

CONVERSATIONS:  SUNDAY, MAY 3

2:30 PM

Lori Dipprey
Chief People Architect, Pariveda

Session Title
Aligning the Enterprise Around People & Purpose, Post COVIDA-19

3:00 PM

Tara Furiani
Former Chief People Officer, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Session Title
Organization’s Transform Through Its People: What You Should be Focused On Now

3:30 PM

Steve Riddell
Head of Customer Experience, Better.com

Session Title
Success Equals Being in a Continuum of Improvement

4:00 PM

Kelly Jones Ph.D.
Director of Learning & Program Content, NAED

Session Title
The New Relationship In Distribution Post COVID-19: Manager to Employee

DEEP DIVE CLASS:  WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

Demand the Best of Yourself: How to Develop Inner Strength in the Harshest Conditions

Monte Salsman
President, Winsupply Acquisition Group

Rachel Hanfling
Emmy Nominated TV Producer

Dirk’s Premise To Be Explored
Companies don’t change, transform, and innovate, people do.  In that light, it is the human spirit that creates all value in the world and in our businesses.  Leaders will accept the calling of unleashing the human spirit so that each employee grows, flourishes, and shines.  When they do, their business does as well.

Why Monte & Rachel
This crisis will bring unprecedented challenges, but one thing remains the same - our personal strength will determine our outcome. Join Winsupply President Monte Salsman and Elite Communication Trainer Rachel Hanfling for the proven plan that will lift you up and position you to thrive.

Week 4

Innovation Premise To Be Explored This Week
This pandemic will change society, and how we work, live, and play in untold ways. Leaders must develop their strategy foresight capabilities to clearly understand what products, services, and experiences will be valued on the other side of this pandemic.

CONVERSATIONS:  SUNDAY, MAY 10

2:45 PM

Rick Fantham
President and CEO, Hajoca

Session Title
Case Study: How I’m Framing Decisions For Recovery

3:15 PM

Joseph Nettemeyer
CEO, Valin

Session Title
Case Study: How I Cultivate Information To Formulate Strategy

3:45 PM

David Houle
Futurist

Session Title
Short-Term Probabilities and Long-Term Possibilities: A Futurist’s View

DEEP DIVE CLASS:  WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

We’re Only One Percent In. Can you Imagine What Comes Next?

Nancy Giordano
Founder & Strategic Futurist, Play Big, Inc.

Dirk’s Premise To Be Explored
This pandemic will change society, and how we work, live, and play in untold ways. Leaders must develop their strategy foresight capabilities to clearly understand what products, services, and experiences will be valued on the other side of this pandemic.

Week 5

Innovation Premise To Be Explored This Week
Our customer is learning how to do business in different ways during the pandemic. We must use this moment to reimagine and reinvent the customer experience.

CONVERSATIONS:  SUNDAY, MAY 17

2:30 PM

Caroline Wright Berith
Sr. Director, Field Marketing & Demand Generation, Infor

Session Title
How Your Customers Can Lead You To The Future

3:00 PM

Rachel Hanfling
Emmy Nominated TV Producer

Session Title
Speak To Your Customers Mind And Heart: How To Communicate In A Crisis

3:30 PM

Alex Goldfayn
CEO, The Revenue Growth Consultancy

Session Title
Selling to Fearful Customers

4:00 PM

Katie Poehling Seymour
COO, Kitchen and Bath Stores, First Supply LLC

Session Title
Customer Obsession, Before, During, & After COVID-19

DEEP DIVE CLASS:  WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

The Future Customer Is Already Here:  Are You Ready?

Shawn DuBravac, PhD, CFA
President, Avrio Institute

Dirk’s Premise To Be Explored
Our customer is learning how to do business in different ways during the pandemic. We must use this moment to reimagine and reinvent the customer experience.

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