Lunch and Learn: Keys To Great Strategic Planning

A Special Program with Michele Mattoon and Jim McKean, for all Bloomington Area Business and Organizational Professionals

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Lunch and Learn: Keys To Great Strategic Planning is a special 2 hour interactive live event that will be held March 25th, 2014 from 11am-1pm at the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington, Indiana. Lunch will be provided. The program is free, but advance registration is required.

To insure a high quality experience and individualized attention for all participants, attendance will be limited to 50 people. Registration is offered on a first come basis. So if you’d like to attend, don’t delay! Call Derek Richey at (812) 345-9712 or contact us for more information. See below for a description of this event. Click here to register now.

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What is Your Company or Organization’s Strategy?…

An important part of successful strategic planning for your business or organization is strategy development. But what does a good strategy look like? How do you know your strategy will work? And what are the crucial elements of strategy development that businesses and organizations often overlook? Join us on March 25th to explore these questions and more!

Senior Consultant Jim McKean has been involved in strategy development, strategic planning for businesses and organizations, and developing career strategies for individuals since the 1980’s. In this very personal talk, you’ll learn many of Jim’s most important insights into personal and corporate strategic development.

Don’t miss this powerful and engaging program for all Bloomington Area Business and Organizational Professionals. Join featured speaker Jim McKean and expert facilitator Michele Mattoon on March 25th and discover the Keys To Great Strategic Planning!

In this workshop you’ll learn:

  • How to Identify a Good Strategy

  • Keys to Developing Personal Strategies (and Why You Need Them)

  • Steps You Should Never Ignore When Developing Strategies

  • How a Bad Strategy is Like a Snail’s Shell

Don’t let strategic planning mistakes undermine your organization, your business, or your career! Come join us on March 25th for this exciting program.

To insure a high quality experience and individualized attention for all participants, attendance will be limited to 50 people. Registration is offered on a first come basis. So if you’d like to attend, don’t delay! Call Derek Richey at (812) 345-9712 or contact us for more information.

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More info on our featured speaker and our facilitator:

JimMcKean-SAE_7833_300xJim McKean – Coltrain Group, Senior Consultant

Jim McKean is a coach, writer and consultant, based in Bloomington, Indiana. He is known for his group facilitation skills and his deep insights into business models and leadership. He is a trusted adviser to company leaders and skilled at helping leaders map new directions, at designing measurement systems to track progress against goals, identifying key leading indicators to increase the probability of success, and conducting risk analysis to lower the probability of failures in human and technical systems. Jim earned his M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Management and Decision Information Sciences. He completed the Six Sigma Belt training at Motorola University in Chicago and is a certified practitioner of the Franklin Covey 4 Disciplines of Execution and Vital Smarts Crucial Conversations. As Manager of Research for the IU Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Jim led dozens of management consulting projects for privately held companies in the Midwest, including manufacturers, professional service companies, distributors and transport companies.

Jim McKean has worked with the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Pratt Visual Solutions, Bloomington Tech Partnership, Indiana Health Information Exchange, Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Voice Program, Kieffer Paper Mills, NorCote, Inc, Personnel Management Company, Kocolene Development Corporation, Indiana Youth Institute, Lilly Endowment, IU Health, WFYI, Hanapin Marketing, and JGA Associates.

GWP_MicheleMattoon_3041_sRGB_300xMichele Mattoon – Coltrain Group, CEO

Michele Mattoon is chief executive officer of Coltrain Group LLC, and director of the non-profit National School Reform Faculty. She works with businesses, organizations, and educators around the world in professional collaboration groups, strategic planning sessions, conflict resolution, mediation and other work related to collaboration and communication. Michele is also trained in the teaching of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and regularly teaches groups techniques for managing stress. Before Michele began training and consulting, she was an educator for 26 years. She received the Hoosier Educator Award in 2000 and the Dorothy Johnson Award for Excellence in Education of Young Children in 2001. She earned her B.A from Indiana University and is a long time resident of Bloomington, Indiana.

Michele Mattoon has worked with clients from a variety of businesses and organizations, including the American Museum of Natural History, Indiana University, the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, The Deborah Meier Institute, the National School Reform Faculty, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the VOICE youth smoking cessation program, West Palm Beach State College, and the New York City Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

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Sponsored by:

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Coltrain Group LLC