September  2018
WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST CHALLENGE AS A LEADER?
 
Whatever of your answer is, Q4 has been designed to help you reach your goals! HTG welcomes back Dr. Larry Little for another Transformational Leadership session. Catch a glimpse as to how Q4 will transform your leadership and discover the greatest asset a leader can have. 
 
JOIN US IN CHICAGO  FOR 
OUR FIRST M&A PEER GROUP!
 
This peer group will meet face-to-face four times per year starting this October. Pick from two bootcamp
experiences - buying or selling. Program content includes: 
  1. Are we ready? - Checklist and plan
  2. Financial Performance
  3. Target Clients/Market & Agreements
  4. Organizational Structure & Culture
  5. Valuing a Business
  6. Deal Structure
  7. Due Diligence
  8. Integration & Announcement Planning
BRING YOUR IDEAS TO LIFE AT PitchIT
By Kevin Gibson, Director Transformational Services - HTG Liaison
 
Are you looking to add new or enhanced products or services to your lineup? If you have an innovative concept to share, then IT Nation 2018 is your chance to do so. Be selected to pitch your next business expansion idea to an expert panel of judges, and you could walk away with up to $100,000.
 
How does it work?
Tell us which Technology Team your new offering fits in and the resources you need to make it come to life. Three finalists will be chosen to pitch their idea in person at IT Nation in Orlando. Industry-expert judges will choose a winner, who will receive funding to carry out their business plan. Winners will have the chance to share their progress along the way, keeping the rest of The IT Nation inspired to dream big!
 
Winners will receive:
First Place: Up to $100,000 to implement plan, 10 hours of consulting with a ConnectWise business consultant
Second Place: Up to $50,000 to implement plan, 10 hours of consulting with a ConnectWise business consultant
Third Place: Up to $25,000 to implement plan, 10 hours of consulting with a ConnectWise business consultant
 
Make your mark in ConnectWise history and grow your business with help from our Envision Fund. Apply now!
HTG SALES COST ANALYSIS
Confidential - Active HTG Members Only - September 2018
 
What Are Top-Growth HTG Members Spending 
on Sales and Marketing Cost?
In this month's article, we will look at HTG member revenue growth performance in relation to how much they spend on Sales and Marketing. This will enable you to make more informed decisions about your Sales and Marketing investments. Before we do, however, it's worth briefly recapping our August 2018 article ("Results of HTG Sales Model Analysis").  Continue reading...

 

Don't Risk M&A Failure. 
We Can Help You Succeed.

M&A opportunity is ripe for solution providers, but being unprepared puts you at tremendous risk for failure. ConnectWise is committed to helping you grow or sell your business through a successful M&A strategy, which is why we've developed a special IT Nation spotlight on the education and tools you need to make it happen effectively. 
Learn from M&A Experts in Sessions Including:
  • The Strategy of Growth and Legacy Through M&A
  • Dream or Dilemma - What Buying a Business is Really Like
  • To Sell or Not to Sell - What are My Options?


Breath of Fresh Air 

 
Our team has the privilege of serving as the leadership consultants for a large organization comprised of brilliant entrepreneurs. This week we have been with these entrepreneurs, talking about leadership.  Continue reading..
 
Whether you want to fuel growth through acquisition, or implement that exit strategy you've been planning, IT Nation presents a unique setting to meet  buyers or sellers face-to-face and explore your options at our first M&A Deal Crawl. 
 
Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2018

LOOKING AHEAD...
 
HTG - NORTH AMERICA  



October 15-19
HTG empower: Service | Register here



Global Q4

North America | November 12-16

APAC & EMEA | 10-14 November 

HTG empower | engage | 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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in business, life, leadership and legacy.  

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