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As an outspoken weekly columnist for the New York Times, Forbes, Inc.com and The Huffington Post and a frequent guest on Fox, Fox Business, MSNBC and CNBC, Gene brings a perspective to a business audience that is unique and refreshing...and entertaining.

 

Gene's presentations are for the owner, executive and manager working in an established business that is looking forward. He (or she) isn't thinking about next week or next month. This person is looking out over the next few years.

 

Gene does not just talk about the economy. He talks about how changes in the economy will affect your business and what actions you need to take to prepare. His non-partisan approach to the political scene helps his audience to understand the facts, without emotions, so they can make the right decisions for the long term. He discusses trends in technology, management themes, healthcare reform and the latest tools and services available for business executives to help grow their companies. Gene runs his own ten person consulting firm outside of Philadelphia. He is a business executive with thousands of clients and a columnist with hundreds of thousands of readers. He asks his audience: what decisions should we making now now that will affect our companies in the future?

 

Because if you're not generating a sufficient number of leads today you're not going to be able to fund your company tomorrow. If you're not thinking all the time about ways to increase revenues and grow your business then there probably won't be any business some day in the future. If you think that your employees are as happy and productive as they'll ever be then this is where you'll always be. If you're not always wondering about ways to reduce overhead and lower your costs then someday someone is going to come along and outthink you. If you're not managing your cash the right way today then you'll be missing a bunch of it when you'll one day really need it.

 

If you're not keeping up with technology then you're going to fall behind. And if you're not keeping up with what's going on in the world around you, the political environment and economic cycles then how will you be able to manage in the dark? What will you do when interest rises or inflation jumps? How does the Fed impact your business? How can the nation's budget deficit potentially cripple you? What are you doing today to minimize your taxes a few years from now?

 

"This is why we make BIG bucks, right? We're supposed to be navigating the ship, looking ahead, watching the horizon for potential storm clouds and reacting appropriately to ensure that we stay on course. This is the essence of my presentation."

 

PRESENTATIONS: The Next Two Years

1. Your Growth and Opportunities / The Next 2 Years:
The Latest Political, Economic, And Technological Trends That Will Dominate Your Business Through 2017
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2. Your People / The Next 2 Years:
The latest trends, techniques and tools for finding and motivating your very best people
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3. Your Cash Flow / The Next 2 Years:
How smart business people will double their cash through 2017
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4. Your Technology / The Next 2 Years:
The latest technologies and tools that will significantly impact your company through 2017
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5. Healthcare Reform / The Next 2 Years:
The Latest Issues Right Now and How They Will Impact Your Company and Employees
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6. Your Exit / The Next 2 Years:
How smart business owners are rapidly building their organization's value
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testimonials...

image Gene, It was pleasure meeting you as well. Plus a Philly boy to boot! We had our follow up board meeting earlier today. With the education side, every single board member had extremely favorable comments and easily felt the consensus was that you had stolen the show. I can't thank you enough for the dynamic speaking engagement you put on for SEVA. We would absolutely have you back at some point and would strongly recommend you to any other organization. It's special guests such as yourself that help us to grow and maintain the member numbers our association is privileged to have. Thanks again. John!
-- John Eastlack, District General Manager, Canteen Vending, Office Coffee & Micro Markets

 

image Dear Gene: On behalf of the members of WWEMA, I would like to express our sincerest appreciation for your taking time out of your very busy schedule to speak at last week's WWWEMA 39th Washington Forum. Our members were extremely enlightened by your remarks and insights into the economic and political drivers impacting their business today and into the future. You have an amazing gift of being able to deliver useful and timely information in a most entertaining fashion. Needless to say, you were the hit of the Washington Forum. Our members have already asked if we can get you back on the program again. Thank you, once again, for joining us and helping to make our event a complete success!
-- Dawn Kristof Champney, President, Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association

 

image It is a challenge to find great speakers that engage and excite our audience, but we hit the jackpot with Gene Marks. The information he presented resonated with our contractors and the comments I received were glowing! It was a professional experience working with both Gene and his staff in preparation for our event.
-- Liz Evans, Associated General Contractors of Washington

 

image Gene expertly translated today's economic and business trends into everday language and applications that helped our members answe the question, "So what does this mean for me?" It was a pleasure to work with someone who showed a genuine interest in our group ad in making sure his presentation was informative, relevant, and delivered with a generous dose of humor. He said his goal was to make sure every person in our group left with at least one new idea to help make their business more profitable in the coming year — and he more than deliverered. I was stopped over and over again by attendees who said, "What a great speaker." 
-- Betsy McGill , Executive Director, Florida Sod Growers Cooperative

 

We have countless more testimonials and references on request.
Please email Caryn for a list of other places Gene has recently spoken at as well as references.

    

 

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Growth and Opportunities / The Next 2 Years
Your People / The Next 2 Years
Your Cash Flow / The Next 2 Years
Your Technology / The Next 2 Years
Healthcare Reform / The Next 2 Years
Your Exit / The Next 2 Year