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Categories: Business, Communication, Family

Review of the elements for developing a found financial plan and carrying on a fruitful discussion among family members about financial planning topics.

Categories: Business

Entrepreneurs in Iowa have long told us that finding help to start or expand their business is very difficult. From business intelligence and market research to connecting with service providers or their peers, entrepreneurs have asked for a simpler way to connect. With IASourceLink, a new collaboratively driven web portal, Iowa small business owners can access a variety of resources at no charge to help them start or grow their business. Included in this presentation is a tour of the IASourceLink site and an in-depth overview of our most popular service- the Iowa Business Concierge.

Categories: Business, Communication, Motivational

Session addresses skills needed by managers and employees in the 21st Century.

Categories: Business, Communication

Healthy business communication involves balancing the very different aspects of written and oral communication.

Categories: Business, Cultural Studies, Ethics, Health and Well-Being, Human Rights, Politics

What obligations does a physician have when caring for a patient whose culture is fundamentally different than our own? What obligations do physicians have in providing medical translators? If dealing with a culture which believes that a patient should not be told when terminal, how can physicians negotiate this conflict? Presenter explores these issues using cases drawn from Bosnian immigrants.

Categories: Business

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are quasi governmental institutions that were designed to serve the mortgage markets in order to improving housing affordability in the US.   Over the past decade the indiscriminate use of financial derivatives greatly contributed to the downfall of these governmental units and the financial markets.  This presentation explores what lessons should have been learned from the earlier S&L crisis and what needs to be done to prevent further problems with derivatives and financial institutions.

Categories: Business

Based on a presentation for the IATTO conference- discusses how innovations impact business relationships.

Categories: Business

General presentations about real estate, insurance and financial planning.

Categories: Business, Family

Basic concepts for accumulating retirement funds and incorporating an estate planning process that will preserve retirement income to retirees.

Categories: Business

Fundamental principles for evaluating and deciding on a suitable investment, basic ideas about investment diversification, 5 myths of investing and how to create a set of investment guidelines.

Categories: Business

Many topics related to real estate, the industry and markets.

Categories: Business

A presentation explaining to younger employees the importance of planning for retirement.

Categories: Business

In many ways, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have become as important as having a website for your online marketing efforts. Through these channels you can promote events, engage with customers, connect with new markets, become easier to find by search engines, and increase sales- even globally- all for free!

Categories: Business

The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation provides coverage protecting millions of Americans that are covered under defined pension benefit plans.  Presently, PBGC is underfunded and will need to raise additional funds either through higher premiums or it's line of credit with the Treasury to shore up the shortfall.   This presentation will explore what are the options to PBGC and the challenges in relation to current economic conditions.

Categories: Business, Communication, Technology

Topics range from state legislative & regulatory issues to federal & international issues regarding telecommunication legislation & regulation.

Categories: Business, Communication, Technology

Discussion on the technical, operational and managerial aspects of a telecommunications environment within corporations, universities and other businesses and organizations.

Categories: Business

This presentation covers technologies that you can put to work in your business now! These applications and tools will save you time, streamline your operations, and boost your bottom line. Also included is an overview of some of the best free Google applications on the market, and how you can leverage them to make web surfing, e-mail, website analytics, and internet monitoring easy!

Categories: Business, Communication

Session discusses the types of symbols (stories, rituals, etc.) that may be used to more effectively manage organizations and/or facilitate change.