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The CEO and Entrepreneur Boot Camp: The Art & Science of Business Design - executive training seminar.
The Most Comprehensive Strategy Level Training Seminar Available Today. Learn to Develop Your Company or Idea into a $100 Million Business From Someone Who Has Done it Twice!
This Strategy Seminar is a Comprehensive and Practical Executive Training Program in Extreme Entrepreneurship. You Will Learn An Integrated System For Starting and Running High Growth Businesses Developed Over the Last 15 years By A Successful CEO and Serial Entrepreneur.
Bob Norton, the developer of this program, and author of four books on entrepreneurship, has grown two businesses from $0 to over $100 million in sales, and also generated over $1 Billion in shareholder value for his investors. This comprehensive senior strategy training is available nowhere else.
This strategic level management training and entrepreneurship boot camp will turn entrepreneurs into more successful CEOs and raise the performance and success levels
of any CEO, or senior executive, to a world-class level. Over a dozen systems will be taught at this strategy training seminar, crossing all the major business disciplines
including sales, marketing, finance, operations and product development. Systems and tools are also taught for strategy, hiring, management, employee development,
risk management and corporate vision development.
These entrepreneurship systems are the "best of the best" distilled down from 23 years experience and over 1,000 business books and integrated into a system
and philosophy that can grow any business into a $100 million entity more quickly and smoothly...
Currently Scheduled Dates: April 12th to 14th 2006 in Massachusetts
May 24th to 26th Sedona, Arizona
November 14th - 16th 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia
Call (508) 381-1450 for all dates and details.
100% of past graduates have said what they learned would significantly improve their business within the next couple of months! What is that worth to you?
The Entire Seminar Group Testimonial
Who thinks they got their money's worth attending the Entrepreneur & CEO boot camp?
You should get an ROI of over 100 times your investment within a year of attending!
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Dear CEO, Entrepreneur or Senior Executive,
magine if a very successful serial entrepreneur, who had grown two companies to over $100 million in sales, had worked for years to painstakingly document the
most important business models, systems, ideas and lessons he had learned during his 23 year career. What if he had also collected ideas from over 1,000 top business books read over 15 years while he was a CEO?
Imagine the impact such knowledge could have on your business and your career. Well, we have just the entrepreneurship strategy training seminar for you. The Art and Science of Business Design incorporates
everything I wish I had known when I founded my first business in 1989.
During my career, I have been intricately involved in entrepreneurship and the success of two multi-billion dollar corporations and eight startups, and I've learned
lots of hard lessons along the way, too. At one point, I was creating and launching a new product and business each year and achieving eleven times the industry average productivity in product development.
When CEOs and entrepreneurs take on the responsibility of running an entire business, they need to know how to design, plan and manage each of the enterprises
Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Product Development. You must know how they interact and compete. You need to know how to recruit, hire, motivate
and manage the best people in each discipline. You must also know how to get people and departments to work together, so that everybody is on the same page
When I first became a CEO, I began reading
ve and even six business books a month. I subscribed to books on tape. I attended management trainings, executive trainings and seminars of all kinds
� to say nothing of workshops, boot camps and other executive forums. However, I never found a good entrepreneurship training program of any kind.
And then I began to notice something. All these trainers and authors were experts in only a single discipline. They could never tie everything together in a framework that would promote success and growth across the entire organization. In any real-world business, all these disciplines are tightly interconnected. Yet very few people have had the broad scope of responsibilities to understand
them all and integrate them effectively, never mind high-growth experience in all size businesses, from startup to to multi-billion operations. This can
only be gained after many years experience as an operating CEO!
With that unique perspective I knew I had to create a new kind of CEO and Entrepreneurship Boot
Camp� The Art and Science of Business Design. The framework we have designed draws on everything I have learned over the course of my 23-year career as a VP, CTO and CEO. You will learn a comprehensive system for designing, developing, improving and running businesses, spanning the high level of all the major business disciplines.
Even though I already had many years of business experience in senior management roles, nothing ever fully prepares you for stepping into the role of CEO. If you are a CEO, GM or COO, or
are close to launching a company of your own, you really can't afford to miss this unique event.
We firmly believe that attending this seminar will allow you to save, or make, at least an extra $100,000 for your company in the following year. Enrollment is limited, so I urge you to register now.
I hope to see you there!
P.S. If you are still on the fence, feel free to call me at my direct line: (508) 381-1450 to discuss what you can learn by attending, or what we can do to help groom your best executives
for world-class performance. We only want to accept people who are ready and can really benefit from this advanced level training.
"It's a great course - very comprehensive. I think it can really help people look at their business in a new way. I can tell you it gave me new vision. Bob teaches practical lessons people can actually apply."
This senior management training seminar is designed for CEOs, senior executives and entrepreneurs who wish to broaden their experience and skills in business by learning a practical framework, with superior methods and approaches to designing and running businesses for high growth and profit. This could be called just a "CEO Boot Camp
" but the ones we have seen are so much less, because they are mainly anecdotal, not a complete framework for success. This is a complete system that teaches you how to design and manage departments for all the major business disciplines.
The Art and Science of Business DesignTM is strategic and high level, so you will learn to design departments, and to set up and manage these business functions successfully. This is the 20,000 foot strategy view for running your business. This seminar will allow you to architect and improve your business model and performance immediately. You will be taught to use 12 different entrepreneurial business design tools that will improve any size business, and many shortcuts that will save you hundreds of thousands of dollars. This is not just a list of things you need to learn or do, but a series of proven models, methods and systems compiled from decades of experience, plus the best ideas from over 1,000 top business books.
This executive level strategy seminar is an investment in your abilities and skills that will last a lifetime and can literally generate millions in extra profits for you and/or your company. If you are a CEO, or want to be a CEO, or a General Manager, of a significant business, or if you are thinking of launching a company, this will be the best investment you ever make. You will learn practical "How To" techniques that will build any business faster and more profitably. This executive strategy training seminar will also help you design, launch and improve any new products or businesses by broadening your executive skills and becoming more fluent in the business areas you are not expert in today.
Bob is one of those rare people who can rub two sticks together and create a company.
� Senior Partner, Charles River Ventures
"I thought this seminar was appropriate for any senior level executive to get on the same page strategically with their team and boost
their business. I feel I greatly underpaid for the value delivered." � John Edmond, President
Angel Data Networks
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Most people will NEVER figure this all out for themselves �EVER� even with 10 years in a rapid growth CEO position. This
system contains the combined wisdom of some of the top thought leaders in business over the last two decades. What I have done is combine and integrate these
ideas into a framework that can work in any size business.
Here are just some of the strategic and entrepreneurship models, tools and systems you will learn:
Designing and positioning a business for sustainable competitive advantage
Optimizing your business model for minimum risk and capital investment
Figuring out the exact skills you need and selecting your management team and other employees and interviewing for skills you do not have yourself. Most businesses require 20 skill sets to be really successful on a large scale
ou will learn these and how to figure out which you have and which you don't.
Raising capital in any market from the best sources (angels, VCs, banks, alternative sources)
Developing a marketing, communications and messaging plan and department that is accountable to a return on investment
Designing and positioning your brand with a step-by-step system to develop your brand, brand personality
and USP that will make your growth faster
Developing and validating a better vision and business plan that works in the real world and attracts and excites investors, employees and customers
Planning, designing and managing a sales department and selecting strategies, tactics and channels that will work for your business
Hiring the best people in every area and understanding the personality types that work best in each discipline
Designing a "Dashboard" for running your business that will give you more distant vision and focus employees on key objectives
The list of 11 things a CEO should never, ever do that most CEOs do not know
The strategies you can use to grow ANY business to over $100 million in revenue
And much more . . .
"In building First Call Corporation, Bob Norton, was my secret weapon in getting a really audacious job done not only on time and under budget,
but done so well that it revolutionized how equity sales was done on Wall Street. His abilities to understand complex requirements, to synthesize
elegant solutions, and then to manage a team to get it done, are still the best I've ever seen."
� Jim Rutt, ex-CEO Network Solutions, The Internet Registration Company
"Way to go! No question about value delivered."
� Charlie Atkinson, Founder Whole Systems
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You will learn how to define and select a management team that can be more successful. Learn the 20 skills any company needs for rapid growth. This seminar will broaden any senior executive's business knowledge, far beyond their typical day-to-day specialty and their past career track, to prepare them to move up, or run any organization. The Art and Science of Business DesignTM is the only senior management and entrepreneurship training we're aware of that is will make you a world-class executive and/or CEO when combined with your management and industry experience.
Only experienced managers and entrepreneurs will be admitted, as this is an advanced, content � packed and fast moving course designed for people who already have management experience.
You will also do workshops to design and optimize your business.
Executives in larger organizations will learn to inject intrapreneurial spirit into their organizations and improve results. All sessions are taught by experts who have "done it before." Robert Norton, founder of C-Level
will teach most sessions in their entirety with several other expert guest speakers. Mr. Norton is a serial entrepreneur who has launched over 32 products and eight businesses successfully, as well as learned how to avoid many business missteps through a systematic business design approach he developed over the last 15 years.
Past Attendee Testimonial: "The boot camp gave me all the information I needed to fill in the blanks as I develop my new company. Even though I sold a large Inc. 500 company before, this gave me the models I needed to just drop things into place and greatly improve and speed up my business development process." � Susan Chandler-Duquette, CEO DEI Business Consulting
The wisdom of close to 1,000 business books is distilled down to the best ideas that work together in an integrated system. This is a highly pragmatic "How To" course that will give you a framework and all the tools you need to start and run a business. This is not just a seminar consisting of many industry luminaries, panels and CEOs waxing poetic on their past successes, or spinning entertaining anecdotes. These are valuable and fun too, but they do not present a unified and integrated framework for starting and running a business. This structured framework can be used to evaluate, design, improve and launch businesses in any industry. Typically these lessons are not taught, but learned through long, hard and expensive experience.
What else is included:
A 300+ page manual with all the slides, tools, diagrams and articles.
FREE bonus one hour consulting with Bob Norton at our offices, or by phone, using the business design tools to improve your business.
A CD-ROM with the business design tools, instructions and a key articles
Breakfast, lunch and snacks - We normally provide a continental breakfast and a 4 course lunch plus refreshments
"Master of Business Acceleration" graduation certificate (suitable for framing)
Networking opportunity with other many CEOs and entrepreneurs that can become resources for you
Your own personal company $1 million action plan, developed with help throughout the seminar
You can either be taught by someone who has done it already, or you can try to reinvent the wheel over many years. Don't miss this boot camp, as that mistake will definitely cost you millions in extra sales, company equity value and mistakes over the coming years!"
Several experts have told us we should be charging "at least $5,000" for this event and one even said $25,000 because of the huge value provided and the leverage
of using this information. We want to make it more affordable than that, so anyone who is serious can afford to attend.
"Don't Miss Out! We Promise This Will Be The Best, Most Valuable Seminar You Ever Attend, Because The Leverage In Improving Your Business Will Return 10, 20 Or Even 100 Times Your Investment In Additional Revenue and Cost Savings."
ATTENDANCE WILL BE STRICTLY LIMITED TO 40 PEOPLE.
A $500 refundable deposit will hold your seat until 30 days before the event. At that time we will charge the balance due to your credit
card so you get the early registration price.
Regular Registration: $2,195 Early Registration: $1,895
Must be paid in full at least 30 days before the event)
Special Rates: Two people registering together: $1,595 each Third Person, Non-Profit Executive Director or MBA Students
with 3 years management exp.: $1,495
So if you have read all this and are not totally convinced that this CEO & Entrepreneurship Boot Camp will greatly improve your chances of growing your business DRAMATICALLY,
AND that this event is worth many, many times the investment, then you must not be the kind of person who could benefit from this seminar, but
love to read. So thanks for stopping by and we wish you the best of luck in all your endeavors! If you know any entrepreneurs and CEOs who could use this training
please send them a link to this page by copying and pasting it into an email. And check out all our CEO & Entrepreneur training products at Startup Planet.
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