Sharpen the Saw

Take an hour to Sharpen your Saw.


Your Superpower: Finding Your Unique Edge with Ellen Rogin

January 2022 

Clients are no longer compelled to work with professionals who are physically close now that video conferencing has become so mainstream. Which means it’s more important than before to stand out from your competitors. If you’ve ever felt it was a challenge to differentiate yourself from the competition… identifying your superpower will change everything.

You’ll learn: 

  1. How to identify a superpower that sets you apart from the rest.
  2. How to focus your team to find their superpowers.
  3. How to use your superpower to grow your practice
    Putting the social in social media: How to create an engaged community with Jordin Jewell

    February 2022 

    In this session, Jordan Jewel shares:

    1. 10 tips for creating an engaged community
    2. Must-have tools to help you achieve social media success
    3. 3 post ideas for everyone to use this month
    Curating Your Digital Presence with Rebecca Adler

    March 2022 

    Rebecca’s an Instructional Designer who helps entrepreneurs like us pitch themselves and their services in a manner that allows potential customers to understand, absorb, and retain key information about you. I’ve been working with Rebecca for years and can tell you from first-hand experience – this is going to be game-changing.
    Minimalist Leadership for Maximum Results: Four practices to double your team’s performance without doubling your effort with Danny Hadas

    April 2022 

    What we used to call “leadership” is no longer serving us, and The Great Resignation is all the proof you need. The pressure to achieve results has never been greater, but the current landscape around workplaces everywhere is tense: you never know when someone is going to leave and when they do it can be disastrous. The common refrain: how do we LEAD effectively and achieve the results we want without burning out?
    In this session, discover four Minimalist Leadership practices that will empower you to double your team’s performance without doubling your effort. Leave with the tools to transform your leadership, your team, and your bottom line.
    Be Your Own Best Brand Consultant with Amanda Wurzbach and Scout Driscoll

    May 2022 

    Have you ever admired our Purse Strings branding or messaging? Well, we’re spilling all of our secrets at our Sharpen The Saw on May 12. We will be welcoming Scout Driscoll of DesignScout and Amanda Wurzbach of Total Dish to share some branding best practices with you. This dynamic brand duo specializes in Brand Evolutions – helping small businesses who are ready to start looking and feeling, like big businesses. I am super excited to make this introduction.
    10 Easy Things You Can Do to Be More Productive with Brook Borup

    June 2022 

    What to do? Work smarter not harder, they say. So, for this month’s Sharpen the Saw educational event, I’ve invited Brook Borup, Owner and Founder of My Clone Solution to talk to us about 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Be More Productive. Brook swears by her simple strategies to help you automate, delegate, and cut way down on the busy work. All you need to get your time back for some fun in the sun!
    Scaling YOU: Optimize your Finite Time with Elizabeth Eiss, Founder and CEO of ResultsResourcing

    July 2022

    Your time is finite and valuable. You only have so many hours in the day to deliver value to your clients, build your business, and take care of yourself and those important to you.
    Join us to discover how you are investing OR spending your time. Gain a fun, easy but objective tool to evaluate and calculate the ROI of your time. The session will help you uncover changes you could make to optimize the ROI your time — and scale YOU.
    This is for our professionals who are looking to grow and scale but don’t have enough time to get it all done or want to hire freelancers but don’t know if they can afford it.
    Certified Retirement Coaching with Bob Laura

    January 2023

    Join us as Robert Laura shares information about being a Certified Professional Retirement Coach and how it can help your business. 
    Reach out to Robert for a discount on your certification.
    Motivity Care

    April 2023

    We make it a point to introduce you to new resources or tools that could prove valuable in your own world. It’s a great opportunity for you to build your breadth of professional knowledge and experience. This month’s edition will feature Motivity Care. This group is one that we’ve had our eye on for a while! It’s a tech enabled, concierge service that works collaboratively with financial advisors to make sure that aging clients and their families are prepared for the now and for the future. Removing the complexity from the late-in-the-game decision-making, giving clients vetted resources and services, and making sure that all decisions are documented and updated as needed, are only the start of what Motivity Care can do.

    July 2023

    Join us as Cameo Roberson, founder of Atlas Park Consulting, shares 3 Surefire Systems You Need To Grow Your Business! Winning prospects, influencing your network, and normalizing referrals are interrelated parts to growing your business. What we don’t talk about but keeps us up at night is how to actually MANAGE the mechanics of business development. Beyond just showing up, how can you implement the right systems to make sure your efforts don’t fall flat? The W.I.N.G Method™ helps networking partners improve management of their business development energy, without feeling overwhelmed so they can implement repeatable systems to drive consistent revenue. Learn from Business Coach & Operations Strategist, Cameo Roberson about how you can apply a winning framework systematically to grow your business. The W.I.N.G Method™ is so much better than winging it!
    All about Enneagram 

    October 2023

    Did you know that just by understanding your Enneagram you can feel empowered to make more intelligent decisions and choices? It can even help you reduce stress, stay centered and manage your reactions to situations? 

    What’s Enneagram? It’s a system of personality typing that describes patterns in how people interpret the world and manage their emotions. And, as part of our Sharpen the Saw events, we are thrilled to have Chelsea Laub, Chief Enneagram Officer teach us how knowing our Enneagram can help us better understand ourselves and others and gain insight into motivations and behaviors.

    After attending this workshop, you will have:

    • Improved self awareness and emotional intelligence,

    • Concrete ideas for identifying and working with each personality type

    • And, insight into the core motivations and “why” for each personality type. 

    C&J Innovations: The Passport Package

    Janunary 2024

    Looking to Elevate Your Business in 2024? Join us for an exhilarating hour where Colleen Bowler, CFP®, who built her financial planning firm into a top-tier powerhouse, will unveil actionable strategies to supercharge your practice in 2024. As a financial professional, whether you’re an advisor, coach, or consultant, you know the landscape is evolving. The Passport Package™ (patent pending) is your key to navigating this change. Colleen will share the strategies that skyrocketed her firm from a modest beginning to the top 1% nationally, focusing on deepening relationships, boosting retention, and driving referrals and revenue.

    This Sharpen the Saw is an opportunity to expedite your learning curve, understand what truly matters to your prospects and clients, and walk away with tangible ideas to grow your value and firm. Imagine being equipped with insights that took years to refine – all distilled into an action-packed hour! Attendees will: Discover the transformative power of The Passport Package™. Gain from Colleen’s expertise and firsthand success story. Leave with practical, impactful strategies. Enjoy a dynamic Q&A session to address your specific challenges

    How to Activate Your 10x Future: Strategies to Unlocking Your Multiplier Thinking

    April 2024

    – Learn game-changing concepts to support your personal productivity so that you’re balanced, focused, and prepared.

    – Discover the key shift in your business that’s needed so that you’re continually focused on profitability and growth, no matter what else is going on in the world.

    – Uncover three proven strategies ANY business owner can use to multiply their thinking and multiply their growth

    Kristi Chambers has been coaching entrepreneurs and their teams since 2001. In her role as Program Advisor, she utilizes her experience and knowledge of Coach concepts and tools to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses, align their teams, achieve breakthroughs, and reach their goals. Kristi is a PRINT® and Kolbe Certified™ Consultant, and coaches The Team Tools® Programs, The Team Leader Program, and The Onsite Advantage™ Workshops. She loves bridging the gap of knowledge between entrepreneurs and team members and helping them create an environment where everyone can grow to their full potential.

    Impactful Networking with Jennifer Beale

    July 2024

    This month’s Sharpen the Saw session is with award-winning business networking expert Jennifer Beale. Her clients call her the “Queen of Connecting,” a “secret weapon,” and an “ace” at matching people. Jennifer’s connection strategies have helped hundreds of business professionals earn hundreds of millions of dollars!