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“The best business leaders I know are always looking ahead. They are evaluating the political, regulatory and economic events happening now and making investment and spending decisions that will impact their businesses, their employees and their communities in the future.  My job is to share with you what they’re doing and what actions you should be taking.”

  • Should I cut product lines or double down on marketing?
  • How do I navigate higher interest rates and inflation?
  • What little known tax benefits am I overlooking?
  • Is an ESOP right for my business?
  • What is ChatGPT and how can I use it for my business now and in the future?

G ene speaks at over 70 live events per year — from Fortune 500 sales and executive groups, to large association conferences — his presentations are funny, energetic, and packed with valuable content. Through his keynotes and breakout sessions, Gene helps business owners, executives and senior managers understand the political, economic, operational and technological ISSUES AND TRENDS that will affect their companies and—most importantly — the ACTIONS they need to take to continue to grow and build a valuable company.

As an author, CPA, business owner, and national business columnist for The Hill, The Guardian, Forbes, Entrepreneur, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chicago Daily Herald and other well-known outlets, Gene has spent the past 25 years not only running a very successful business but interviewing and speaking with politicians, government leaders, business owners and senior managers in many industries. His role as a speaker is to be a vessel for your audience, reporting back to them what he’s learning and seeing all across the country so they can walk away with some good, tangible, actionable ways to navigate their companies around the challenges they face as they build value in their organizations.

Whether its navigating a slow economy, managing through inflation or finding and retaining the best talent, Gene shares what his best clients, readers and business leaders in his community are doing to build value and grow their companies each year.

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Tactics and Strategies The Smartest Leaders Are Making To Navigate And Grow in 2024 and 2025

  • An update on congressional initiatives that will impact your industry; 
  • Strategies smart companies are using this year to navigate inflation and supply chain issues; 
  • Tactics that forward-thinking leaders are using to not only retain their best employees during a downturn but to attract new talent that will be soon available; 
  • A look at a few little known metrics that give the best indication of our economic future; 
  • Cash flow moves managers are making now to ensure they have adequate reserves for the downturn; 
  • The latest technologies that are attracting investments from small and mid-sized companies and which are helping to keep overhead low and profits growing;
  •  How smart businesses are saving money even as healthcare costs rise.


How Smart Leaders Are Building The Best Workplaces

  • How trends and regulations in minimum wage, paid time off, and overtime will impact your ability to find and motivate employees. 
  • Innovative perks and benefits the big companies offer that you can too. 
  • The best places and tactics for finding employees and how to recruit them better than your competition. 
  • The newest and innovative cloud based technologies that are helping companies of all sizes recruit, manage, compensate and make them more attractive to work for 
  • A review of the most recent legislation regarding retirement plans. 
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Interview with Seth Rogan
Interview with Suzanne Somers
Interview with Senator Rubio
Interview with Senator Grassley
Interview with Isiah Thomas
Interview with Grant Hill

B est-selling author and a business management speaker at over 70 live events per year — from Fortune 500 sales meetings and corporate groups, to large trade association conferences — Gene’s presentations are funny, energetic, and packed with valuable content.

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