US Builders Review (Ken Gruskin, Gruskin Group) Click here to read more.
What my dad taught me about sales and life (Caryn Kopp, Kopp Consulting) Click here to read more.
Rutgers student wins regional Global Student Entrepreneur Awards competition Click here to read more.
Thank you to our generous Lead Sponsors, Award Sponsors and judges!
Can Accenture Take Over Advertising? (Denise Blasevick, The S3 Agency) Click here to read more.
Lawline Featured in New Book for Entrepreneurs (Michael Michalowicz, Profit First Professionals) Click here to read more.
How Ad Agency Life Has Changed from the Golden Age to the Digital Age (Denise Blasevick, The S3 Agency) Click here to read more.
Employees are talking, are you listening? 5 tips for fostering a culture of open communication (Denise Blasevick, The S3 Agency) Click here to read more.
Hollister employees volunteer at FoodBank (Hollister Construction, Kieran Flanagan) Click here to read more.
How to set your small business apart (Michael Michaelowicz, Profit First Professionals) Click here to read more.
SmartCEO is now accepting nominations for the inaugural New Jersey Corporate Culture Awards!
The Corporate Culture Awards program honors companies that foster a creative, collaborative workplace culture to enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. Smart leaders understand that culture is a company’s greatest asset, driving performance and growth. What’s more, a successful culture is actively and intentionally cultivated and developed.
Winners will be chosen by an independent committee of local business leaders, profiled in SmartCEO magazine, and celebrated at a high-energy awards event in December! Check out the 2015 Greater New York Winners
DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 24th
Who should apply?
How to apply or nominate:
How you are selected:
Upon completion of the application, applicants will receive notification that their application has been received and is under review. All applicants will be evaluated by an independent panel of local business leaders and assessed strictly based on the information provided in the application.
Executive Education Updates
1) EO/Wharton Partnership We are joining forces with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania to offer a 3 day finance- and operations-focused seminar. Fast facts:
2) EO/London Business School Growth Forum – Round 2! The very popular and highly-rated EO/LBS program will be offered for the second time in 2016. Fast facts:
3) EMP – Applications for the EMP Class of 2018 will go live on 23 October (and close 1 February 2016). Fast facts:
Banff Global University – Registration is open
Ground control to space and EO-ers everywhere: Canadian Astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield, called the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong, has just been confirmed as a 2016 EO Banff Global University keynote speaker. Like no other astronaut before him, Hadfield has found a way to humanize space travel both on and off the stage, but is most known for doing so through one of the most unique musical videos ever made. Check out Hadfield’s quite literal remake of “Space Oddity” and be sure to register for the 2016 EO Banff Global University to see and listen to him in person! Banff, Canada is a truly one of the most remarkable places on earth: towering mountains, hot springs, glorious lakes and miles of astonishing scenery all offer a beyond inspiring experience.
Path of Leadership – Applications open
Interested in applying to join the Regional Council or a Global Committee? Apply online at http://pol.eonetwork.org/. Applications are due by January 15th (Global Board, Regional Director & Committee Chairs are due October 1st).
EONJ Sponsor, Mike Goldman, Performance Breakthrough, has launched a new book: Performance Breakthrough: The Four Secrets of Passionate Organizations
Revised and enhanced from the popular first edition, Performance Breakthroughreveals the four secrets for creating a more passionate, productive, and profitable organization. These ideas are not expensive. In fact, you can execute many without spending a dime.
This book’s message is communicated in the form of a fictional story to help make these ideas real and implementable, as opposed to fuzzy concepts. Augmenting the story are valuable new case studies, summaries, checklists, and other tools that will help you create positive energy, find passion, and achieve your own Performance Breakthrough!
It takes a great deal of both individual and collective energy to have a successful year in an organization like ours. Thank you for a successful year. I’m looking forward to another year of excitement and opportunities at EO New Jersey.
As the year comes to a close, the holiday season offers me special opportunity to extend my personal thanks and very best wishes. Wishing you the best for you, your family and business in 2015.