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ABOUT THE CLASS ...

ABOUT THE CLASS
This class will walk you through the do's and dont's when looking for core team members. Learn how companies with a strong company culture succeed in finding great talent and how small startups can achieve the same affects. Understand the importance of advisors, mentors, board members and cofounders. You will walk away with ideas on how to create a strong company culture and understand why that will benefit an entire organization as a result.

THE TAKEAWAYS
To obtain a basic understanding of finding and hiring a successful core team for a given company.
To understand the important elements that make a strong team and how to attract the right people for the team. (this is focused around cofounders, advisors, mentors, and board members)
To establish a clear formula founders can follow to become good, effective leaders.
To highlight methods a company can take to create a positive environment that inspires productivity and loyalty from employees.
To understand the importance that creating a good culture for your advisors and employees.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR, Jason Illian
Jason Illian is the Founder and CEO of Bookshout!, a dynamic social e-book company which focuses on connecting people around books. With more than 10 years of technology and executive experience, Illian is a visionary in the mobile and social new media space. Having raised over $35 million for new business ventures, Jason has a passion for taking great ideas and making them businesses. His strategic thinking has helped corporations, organizations, non-profits, churches, and leaders be more innovative. He is the former CEO of Big Jump Media (godtube.com), a Christian video network that had over 3 million monthly users.

PRESENTED BY, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) is an entrepreneurial support system dedicated to bringing together the resources, support and opportunities that Dallas-area entrepreneurs need to start, build and grow their businesses. Launched in 2013, the DEC connects entrepreneurs, corporations, investors, educators and other business and community leaders in order to advance the economic interests of the Dallas community. Learn more at thedec.co.

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  • Contactinfo PResentation: Jason Illian Jason@bookshout.com CEO, BookShout (Dec Advisor) Hosted: Trey Bowles trey@thedec.co Founder, DEC