2009 Session:

Session Description – 7 Critical Mistakes Business Owners Make . . . And How to Avoid Them!

You will learn what these mistakes are and to what extent you may be making them. You will be offered a straight-forward process for identifying and avoiding these prevalent mistakes in your business. Business men and women who have participated in this insightful workshop have come away inspired, motivated, and filled with practical ideas for how they can strengthen their business, take it to the next level and develop a viable personal and business vision.

About the Speaker

Richard Balius

Intergistic Solutions, Partner

Richard is currently a partner with Intergistic Solutions, a business and management consulting firm. He is a TAB® Certified Facilitator and a Strategic Business Leadership® Coach. As well, he is a licensed practitioner in all of the the following: Insights Discovery System, UnCommon Sense Sales System, Get Client's Nowtm, and the Quest Selling System. Richard is skilled in all aspects of business development including prospecting, presenting and account management. A former US Marine and Austin police officer, Richard has applied this disciplined lifestyle to the discipline of selling. His unique combination of vision, management, business and communication skills allows him to effectively coach individuals and businesses in the area of customer acquisition.

Richard’s competencies and professional experiences include:

U.S. Marine Corps--learned his most valuable management lesson: Effective organizational power comes from the alignment of a vision and a mission executed by a team of capable people.

Austin Police Officer—learned to deal with people in crisis and use of available resources to bring conditions that are out-of-control into manageable situations.

Successfully providing services to many of Austin’s largest companies including AMD, Sematech, Applied Materials, PPD, UPS, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, and Solectron.

Proven effectiveness in consulting with sales teams as well as coaching individual sales people.

Richard earned his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice with a concentration in forensic science at the University of Southern Mississippi.