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  1. 1. North Texas: Wide Open for Sustainability & Growth Using the Triple-Bottom Line of Profit, People & Planet <ul><li>Wednesday, November 18, 2009 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast Open </li></ul><ul><li>8:00 a.m. Welcome: Tom Pryor of SBDCEE & Janie Havel, North Texas Regional Rep of the Governor </li></ul><ul><li>8:15 a.m. Opening Address : Balancing Economy & Ecology , Richard Greene </li></ul><ul><li>9:00 a.m. Break </li></ul><ul><li>9:15 a.m. Profit 101 : If you’re not meaningfully unique, you’d better be cheap. Instructor: Tom Pryor </li></ul><ul><li>10:30 a.m. Break </li></ul><ul><li>10:45 a.m. People: Creating a Culture for Sustainable Improvement Instructor: Jack Howe </li></ul><ul><li>Noon Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 p.m. Keynote Address : Accidental Branding , David Vinjamuri </li></ul><ul><li>1:45 p.m. Break </li></ul><ul><li>2:00 p.m. Go Green to See More Green Instructors: Kurt Middelkoop & </li></ul><ul><li>Dana Weddle </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 p.m. End of Conference </li></ul>
  2. 2. States renamed for Same-Size Country Gross Domestic Product
  3. 3. ARRI Extension Centers
  4. 4. What is the SBDC for Enterprise Excellence? <ul><li>SBDCEE helps North Texas entrepreneurs and existing small businesses achieve sustainable growth by focusing on their PROFIT , their PEOPLE and the PLANET. </li></ul><ul><li>We provide One-on-One Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>We provide Onsite Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>We help Prioritizing Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>We provide Training, Workshops & Special Events </li></ul><ul><li>www. SBDC </li></ul>
  5. 5. Housekeeping <ul><li>Restrooms are on the left as you </li></ul><ul><li>leave this room, go past the </li></ul><ul><li>Microfactory and elevator. </li></ul><ul><li>Please use the recycle bins for your waste. </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies used today are biodegradable – corn plastic cutlery, sugar cane plates and cups. </li></ul><ul><li>Water fountains on each floor. </li></ul><ul><li>No smoking in the building. </li></ul><ul><li>The only entry to this building is through the front doors. </li></ul><ul><li>We will be collecting your name badge holders to reuse at future events. Please put your name badges in the box on the registration table outside this room before you leave today. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Big Doors Swing on Small Hinges <ul><li>The opposite of Wide Open is Completely Closed. </li></ul><ul><li>Write “ Big doors swing on small hinges ” + your e-mail address on the card. </li></ul><ul><li>Stand if you or your organization wants or needs to grow. </li></ul><ul><li>Find someone standing and exchange cards. </li></ul><ul><li>Write on your card at least 1 good idea from each of today’s speakers. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your ideas via e-mail with your new growth partner tomorrow. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Richard Greene <ul><li>Mr. Greene most recently served for six years as the presidentially appointed regional administrator to the Environmental Protection Agency. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to the EPA he was elected to five terms as mayor of Arlington, and is currently an adjunct professor teaching environmental courses in UT Arlington’s School of Urban and Public Affairs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Features are What? Benefits are Why? Features Benefits Fast shoeshine 2-Minute shoeshine Durable finish Armor shine lasts 7 days Protects shoes Salt guard protects shoes from winter damage All shoes shined Gentle care for delicate women’s shoes One stop shoe shop Special anti-slip sole treatment
  9. 9. Jack Howe <ul><li>“ Jack Howe is one of those consultants who makes you proud to be a member of the profession. His knowledge is broad. His experience is global. His delivery is both content-filled and compelling. And he adds his special brand of down-to-earth humor. The result of participation in one of his programs--such as his new Income/Outcome simulation--is true understanding of the metrics that count in a business today.” LO </li></ul>
  10. 10. David Vinjamuri <ul><li>David Vinjamuri is adjunct professor of marketing at New York University and president of ThirdWay Brand Trainers, a leading brand marketing training company. </li></ul><ul><li>David has more than 18 years of marketing and management experience. He started his marketing career at Johnson & Johnson and later worked for Coca-Cola and DoubleClick. David is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy. </li></ul><ul><li>He is editor and lead reviewer for the </li></ul><ul><li>ThirdWay Advertising Blog and has been </li></ul><ul><li>a featured guest lecturer on the Queen Mary 2. </li></ul><ul><li>David’s book on entrepreneurs, </li></ul><ul><li>Accidental Branding : How Ordinary </li></ul><ul><li>People Create Extraordinary Brands was </li></ul><ul><li>published in 2008. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Possible target for David’s next book?