The American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) will be featuring three innovative speakers to headline the 2005 Management Clinic to be held February 2–5 in Louisville, Ky. The Management Clinic is the only event exclusively dedicated to developing the business skills of owners and managers who represent the future of the green industry, according to ANLA.
The first keynoter, with a Ph.D. in psychology, Tom McDonald has one mission: to get business people to ask new questions, think new thoughts and do new things. In this opening session, McDonald will ask attendees to unleash their individual and collective potential and focus it on the specific challenges and opportunities they are facing in business today.v
The second day of the event will start off with Joel Zeff, a former newspaper journalist and public relations executive, who creates a positive and comfortable environment for his audience that allows them to take risks and explore their creativity.
Tim Sanders will complete the trio of headliners on Saturday morning. A seasoned sales professional, Sanders is the former Chief Solutions Officer of Yahoo! who will discuss “the L-factor,” or one’s likeability factor. Sanders outlines how likeability is the key to health, wealth and happiness. Author of the best-selling business book Love is the Killer App , Sanders is working on a new book, The L-Factor, to be released in 2005.
In addition to these high impact sessions, the Management Clinic offers attendees 72 businesses changing programs in nine categories: Retail Business Basics, Retail Business Management, Landscape Business Management, Design/Build, Grower Business Management, Landscape Distribution, Personal Growth, Human Resources and Finance and Team Building.
For more information visit www.anla.org .