July 2017
PLANNING - ARE YOU PUTTING PEN TO PAPER? 
By Brad Schow, COO, HTG
 
In my work with hundreds of owners, entrepreneurs and fellow leaders refining their business plans and ideas, I've found there are a few conclusions that apply to every situation.  One is that communicating what you're thinking is much harder than it seems.  Read more...  
MEMBER HIGHLIGHT: Zaun Bhana, HTG21

LIFEPLANS ARE LIFE-CHANGING! 

Did you know HTG's LifePlans are for couples too? APAC's HTG member, Zaun Bhana, recollects how life-changing a LifePlan was for both him and his wife. Watch the video here (approx. 2 mins).

ConnectWise - BREAKING NEWS! 
By Kevin Gibson, Director Transformational Services - HTG Liaison
 
Attending the Q3 empower meetings in Denver? Don't miss Wednesday's Community Day! The morning will be filled with valuable Leadership and Sales information as well as our "ConnectWise - What's New and What's Coming" presentation at 8AM. You won't want to skip this session as we are going to be making a very special announcement for all empower member companies. We've been looking forward to the Q3 meeting for months and are sending a huge team out to make this announcement and get to know you during the week. Continue reading... 

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Why Charging for Assessments Helps You Grow Faster and Make More Money, and How to Do It
Confidential - Active HTG Members Only - July 2017
 
The Service Leadership Index® shows that, in each of the ten Solution Provider Predominant Business Models©, those in the top quartile of bottom line profit [1], earn about 2.5 times higher profit percent than those at Median profitability for the same business model. They also grow about 40% faster.
 
A key aspect of Operational Maturity Level is how the Solution Provider approaches doing the necessary technical assessment to produce a scope of work (SOW) and bill of materials (BOM or list of needed hardware and software), to deliver a given solution or service - such as a Managed or Cloud Service - to the customer.
How High Performing Partners Position Technical Assessments...
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Life-Cycle Management: The Art Of The Curve Jump by Pete Sorensen

HTG's own Pete Sorensen was featured in the first issue of Channel Executive Magazine! Read his musings on the intricacies of business transformation and how to maneuver curve jumping in your own business.  

Check out the online version of the article here and get signed up to receive a free subscription! 


Have you seen the latest article highlighting HTG Peer Groups? Joe Panettieri shares his story about how he exited his previous company and the legacy plan he didn't have in place.  

Click here to read, "Exit Strategies, Legacy Planning, Business Valuations (And Your Values)."
SAVE THE DATES! - North America 

LOOKING AHEAD 2018: 
Q1 Jan 29- Feb 2, 2018
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, Phoenix, AZ
Q2 Apr 30-May 4, 2018
Renaissance Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX
Q3 Jul 30-Aug 3, 2018
Denver Marriott Tech Center, Denver, CO
Q4 Nov 12-16, 2018 (tentative)  
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, FL

LOOKING AHEAD 2019:
Q1 Jan 28 - Feb 1, 2019
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, Phoenix, AZ
Q2 Apr 29-May 3, 2019
Renaissance Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX
Q3 July 29-Aug 2, 2019
Denver Marriott Tech Center, Denver, CO
Q4 Nov 11-15, 2019 (tentative)
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, FL
 
LOOKING AHEAD...
 
HTG - NORTH AMERICA
August 7-8  
Q3 HTG empower: UC (UC groups only) |  Broomfield, CO  |  Register here 
 
August 7-11 
Q3 HTG empower & engage | Broomfield, CO |  Register here
 
August 8
Open House for HTG members   | eFolder HQ Register here        
 
August 15-16 
Q3 HTG Vendor Peer Groups  | The Farm (HTG HQ) Register here
 
September 13-14 
HTG Legacy Summit  |  Omaha, NE  | Register here  
 
 
HTG - APAC 
22-24 August  
Q3 HTG empower | Natadola, Fiji | Register here  
 
 
HTG - EMEA
21-25 August
Q3 HTG empower  |  Liverpool, ENG  |  Register here
PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS LIST
New and prospective members for HTG empower and HTG engage groups are now listed on the HTG HUB. As outlined in our Membership Agreement, HTG members at large have 48 hours following this email to communicate concerns to Connie Arentson.  

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