kevin harrington

KEVIN HARRINGTON  – Original Shark from Shark Tank, Creator of Infomercials and Pioneer of As Seen On TV

An original “shark” on the hit TV show Shark Tank, the creator of the infomercial, pioneer of the As Seen on TV brand, and co-founding board member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization—Kevin Harrington has pushed past all the questions and excuses to repeatedly enjoy 100X success. His legendary work behind-the-scenes of business ventures has produced well over $5 billion in global sales, the launch of more than 500 products, and the making dozens of millionaires. Twenty of his companies have each topped $100 million in revenue.

“You only stay in front by coming up with ideas your new competitors haven't thought of yet."

-Kevin Harrington
Ford Saeks

FORD SAEKS – Marketing Guru, Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker Hall of Fame and Patent Owner

Ford Saeks has redefined the formula for business success. His efforts have helped companies generate a total of over a billion dollars in sales worldwide. From start-ups to Fortune 500s, Saeks is widely recognized as a Business Growth Innovator. With over 20 years’ experience (ranging from retail to wholesale), he has founded over ten companies, authored four books, secured three U.S. patents, and received numerous industry awards. Tenacity and innovation are what fuels this revenue-generating powerhouse. From grassroots to Google, Ford provides his clients with fresh perspectives and doable tactics to resolve marketing, operations, and growth challenges. As President and CEO of Prime Concepts Group, Inc., an integrated marketing services firm, Ford specializes in helping businesses attract loyal and repeat customers, monetize social media, and ignite innovation. His practical approach and proven strategies have been applied across a variety of industries, and his real-life insights are delivered through entertaining, interactive and customized presentations.

“If I went back to college again, I'd concentrate on two areas learning to write and to speak before an audience. Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively."

-Ford Saeks
Michelle Poscente

Michelle Lemmons-Poscente  – CEO/Founder of Global Leaders Organization, #1 Business in America (Sprint), Top Female Entrepreneur (Bank One), American Inventor – Coach

Michelle Lemmons-Poscente is CEO of Business Finishing School and Founder/CEO of the Global Leaders Organization, (GLO). GLO is a global membership platform made up of thousands of CEO’s, Entrepreneurs and Investors that learn, network and do business with one another. GLO has fully compliant investment portals allowing the members to raise capital and to invest in one another’s businesses.

"Strong women make for a strong world!"

-Michelle Lemmons-Poscente
Rock Sapio

RICK SAPIO  – Founder, Business Finishing School

Rick Sapio has founded more than 20 companies and since 1994, Rick has been the founder and CEO of an investment holding company which has made more than 100 investments. Since 2003, Rick has been a co-founder and general partner of Mutual Capital Partners, a PE firm with three funds. He co-authored the best-selling book, Who’s In Your Room: The Secret to Creating Your Best Life. He launched the term Catalyzing Statement™ in his TEDx Talk in Italy.

"Simplicity, probability, and leverage are my operating values."

-Rick Sapio
Vince Poscente

VINCE POSCENTE  – NY Times Best-selling Author, Olympian, Speaker Hall Fame

Vince Poscente is a New York Times bestselling author of eight books and has been an in-demand keynote speaker for over two decades. He is an Olympic competitor, expedition leader in the Himalayas, and inductee into the Speaker Halls of Fame in Canada and the USA. His repertoire of keynotes delivers energy, humor, and practical, take-home tools. He was rated by MPI/eSpeakers as the top ten motivational speakers in North America and Meetings & Conventions “Meeting Planners’ favorite speaker.”

“Do what the competition is not willing to do."

-Vince Poscente

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN AT THIS EVENT

VALUES-BASED DECISION MAKING
You will learn one of the most important “rules” regarding long-term business and personal success, i.e. how to institute a “values-based culture”, in order to create a sustainable business. This lesson will show you how to leverage yourself and your business so that you can accomplish more, with less investment of time and resources.

WHAT MAKES A GOOD “PITCH”?
Need to raise capital, attract new investors or sell your product into a large retailer? Learn what makes a good pitch, what investors are looking for, and what big-box retailers need. Learn the do’s and do not from legendary Shark from Shark Tank.

ACCELERATE SETBACKS FOR BREAKTHROUGHS:
Practical Takeaways to Overcome Obstacles and Maintain Resiliency The Solution Loop: Collaboration is a function of internal and external alignment. It is triggered by looking outside yourself a different viewpoint, Curiosity towards limitless possibilities of what a new reality looks like. Creativity to narrow-in on the best options that work best for those involved.

MARKETING WITH YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT
Driving traffic and building your online reputation to grow your business. Critical components to monetize your efforts, even with limited resources. New social media insights to build relationships, insider secrets to get top search engine rankings and enhancements for inbound lead generation. Plus secrets of success on YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

HOW TO HIRE & ATTRACT TALENT
There are universal principles around attracting talent that are often overlooked by over-committed small business owners. Learn insights about the difficult task of recruiting and interviewing potential employees that you’ve likely never heard before. Many entrepreneurs and business owners don’t realize how much poor talent is holding them back in business.

NETWORKING UP
Deep dive into the 5 ways to connect above your weight class. We’ve all heard the advice: “you become the people you hang out with”. This means that you need to surround yourself with successful people (however you define success). Plus, you also need to be networking up to raise the bar for yourself over time. Remember that if you’re always the most successful person in the room, you’re hanging out in the wrong rooms. We’ll teach you how to start “networking up” to the right rooms.

HOW TO MAKE MORE PROFITS
This program will help you to replace the old mentality of first spending money in your business, and then waiting for revenue and potential profit to come later. It focuses you on your four Ps – Profit, People, Planet, and Purpose. on the left side of the equation; and increasing recurring revenue, lowering fixed expenses, and creating variable expenses on the right side.

YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS INDEX
BFS has created a simple quiz for you to discover how you score on delegation, leadership, strategy, accountability and more. We use this tool to measure the current health and probability of future success of your business. We’ll deep dive into how you can improve your score. We have observed that each legitimate 10-point increase equates to a 50% increase in the annual, top-line revenue of your company.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

NEW BUSINESS OWNERS 
Anyone interested in amplifying their success and scaling up their businesses via a proven course trajectory.

SEASONED BUSINESS OWNERS
Lifelong learners and those hungry for best practices and cutting edge thought leadership. 

ENTIRE TEAMS & STAFF
|To maximize results and return on investment, we encourage leaders and teams to attend together. Invest your staff!Twitter.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

WORK ON YOUR BUSINESS
Not in your business. Breaking out of the office, sitting in a new space can spark us to new approaches that will grow our businesses.

NETWORK WITH LIKE-MINDED INDIVIDUALS
You may make a connection with the perfect provider or prospect, or find yourself sitting next to your next customer or mentor.

ACTIONABLE TAKEAWAYS
Learn steps to put on the ground first thing Monday morning. You’ll leave with a plan for immediate changes that will make a big difference for your life and business

OVERVIEW OF EVENTS

After you check into the beautifully renovated downtown Adolphus Hotel, join our Meet and Greet with fellow entrepreneurs and business leaders at the legendary Governors Ballroom on top of the world.

The entire day will be stacked with the top thought leaders and best-selling authors to help you grow your business.  We will have a “pitch-off with the original Shark from Shark Tank, Kevin Harrington.  That night, the Leaders 50 Gala, where #1 selection will be announced and presented.  Dinner and dancing to live music afterwards.

This is a full day of work.  Roll up your sleeves and get busy implementing the principles of Business Finishing School.  We will have Rick Sapio there to help shepherd us through the content.  Plus, many more leading experts to help you in your quest to implementing the BFS “Operating Principles” of Simplicity, Probability and leverage with your personal and business life.

We will wind up the morning with creating our roadmap for our business and personal life.  We want to hit Monday morning working our MBO’s (Management by Objectives).

EVENT AGENDA

TICKET INFORMATION

General Admission

Three Day Summit
$ 599
  • 3-Day Access to Boot Camp
  • Network & Connect Event
  • Meet & Greet/Book Signing with all Speakers
  • Refreshments and Meals Throughout the Weekend
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch

VIP Admission

All GA Perks Plus
$ 1298
  • Early Admission / VIP Reserved Seating
  • Exclusive VIP Dinner
  • 2 Drink Tickets - Network & Connect
  • VIP Access to GLO Leaders 50 Event
  • VIP Access to Leaders 50 Gala & Awards Presentation
  • $100 Future Boot Camp Ticket Voucher
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