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Business Luncheon - Details Matter - Knowing Your Numbers

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Name: Business Luncheon - Details Matter - Knowing Your Numbers
Date: August 1, 2019
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM MDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Topic: Details Matter - Knowing Your Numbers
Speaker: Steven Olson
Author Stephen Covey would often use an exercise in which he placed rocks in a jar.  The purpose of the exercise was to demonstrate that one must begin with the big picture items or risk getting lost in details and minutia.  In the exercise he would begin by placing large rocks in a glass jar.  He would then ask the audience if the jar was full.  The audience would enthusiastically answer “yes”.  Stephen would then dump a container of pebbles into the jar, filling the spaces between the large rock.  Again he would ask if the jar was full. The audience was beginning to catch on and would give mixed responses.  Then He would add sand and finally water and the audience would agree that the jar was full.   The point of the exercise was to demonstrate that one must begin with the big picture items or risk getting lost in details and minutia.  This example has relevance to the topic for the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn - Details Matter - Knowing Your Numbers.
            The ultimate measure of business is in dollars and cents.  But just like the large rocks in Stephen Covey’s exercise, various size categories (rocks) are established to give meaning to the dollars flowing through the business.  Join us on Thursday, August 1st at the Berthoud United Methodist Church at 820 9th Street to explore why “Details Matter” and why “Knowing Your Numbers” is important to maximize success in your business.  Arrive around 11:30 for a bit of networking.  The luncheon begins at 11:45 and the presentation will begin around 12:20. 

Sponsor: Berthoud United Methodist Church
Caterer: Methodist Ladies

Your Speaker: Steven Olson
Steven D. Olson, CPA, has extensive experience in a wide range of leadership, management and advisory positions.  He has been a Partner in B2B CFO® for over 12 Years.  
B2B CFO provides Execution Management Services to owners of privately held companies.  We focus on increasing cash, improving company value and achieving operational excellence.  Our services include improvements in finance, accounting, operations, company growth as well as helping owners to transfer or sell their companies.  As a professional advisor I work directly with business owners, on-site.  Steve is supported by over 200+ professionals who bring 25 plus years of senior-level experience.  With a nationwide presence, B2B CFO is the largest company of its kind in the United States.  Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, B2B CFO has ranked in the Inc 5000 several times and was recognized in 2018 as one of Forbes Magazine’s “Small Giants.”  For more information please view www.b2bcfo.com

His success as an advisor to business is built on a foundation of considerable leadership and management experience obtained while serving in the U.S. Navy.   As a Naval Officer, he held a wide array of leadership positions in the health care delivery field.  He gained extensive experience in budgeting, operations, system design, data base management, financial management and others.  

Steven is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He is on the Board of the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, and volunteers with Northern Colorado Chapter of the American Red Cross.  He has taught a wide range of business and accounting subjects as an adjunct professor for the University of Phoenix, the Monfort School of Business at the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado Christian University and Front Range Community College in Northern Colorado.  His University teaching experience enables him to continually bring added value to his business and financial consulting. 
 




 
 
Location:
Berthoud United Methodist Church
820 9th Street
Berthoud, CO 80513
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, August 1, 2019
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Contact Information:
Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce
Fees/Admission:
$12 Chamber Members
$15 Non-Chamber Members

Please note that we cut off registration on the Monday before the luncheon to get the count to the caterer. So to make sure you get a spot please register before this time. Thank you.
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