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Data-driven decisions and accountability
Data-driven decisions and accountability
Data-driven decisions and accountability
Data-driven decisions and accountability
Data-driven decisions and accountability
Data-driven decisions and accountability
Data-driven decisions and accountability

Thank you for considering me as a speaker for your upcoming event. I would like to ensure that I am the best fit for your event in order to deliver the most effective presentation possible. Please browse the topics below, if you feel like one or more of my speaking topics aligns with your organization’s mission let’s talk!

Tara’s Event Topics

Escaping the Trap of Vanity Metrics

If your marketing team or agency is trying to sell you on the ROI of brand awareness, we need to talk. Marketing KPIs are more than fluff and vanity metrics, they can and should be directly tied to profitability. This talk covers the breakdown of the marketing budget by metric category, quality, and profitability metrics that matter, and how the right metrics drive accountability in marketing spend and increase revenue with less waste.

Audience: Executives and managers who are ready to hold marketing accountable.

Time: 20-minute highlight & 60-minute Keynote

 

Breaking Through Growth Barriers

Running into barriers is a natural part of growing a business. However, most businesses don’t break through those barriers; they either “flatline” or go out of business. Your ability to see beyond your current state, take calculated risks, and inspire your team to overcome these obstacles will determine your fate. This talk provides tactical measures to help you break through barriers and win as a team.

Audience: Anyone in Business, especially Founders, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Startups & Small Business Leadership Teams

Time: 20-minute Highlight & 60-minute Keynote

Spend Less Get More Happier Customers

When was the last time you looked at your customer acquisition process? Do you truly understand the journey from prospect to customer in your own company? In this session, learn how the right analysis of your customer acquisition process allows you to make decisions that will drive down your costs while increasing the number of new, happy customers who love what you offer and refer you to others.

Audience: Small business owners and their management teams.

Time: 30-minute Keynote

 

Founder Flaws, Fantasies and other "F" Words in Business

For as long as business data has been collected – despite the economy, war, globalization, and inflation – 50% of small businesses with employees fail within 5 years. The only commonality in this Failure is another “F” word, Founders. Learn how to avoid the 10 common pitfalls of Founder Fails and other “F” words that could turn you and your business into a statistic and put those who depend on you at risk.

Audience: Business Owners, Startup Communities, Innovation Conferences, Founders

Time: 30 or 60-minute Keynote

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Better Data, Bigger Budgets, and CFO Love...You Can Have it All!

In this keynote, we discuss tactical-level, managerial-level, executive-level, and board-level metrics, and why the wrong metrics in the wrong hands cause problems and lower performance. You will learn data process, data culture, data automation, and how proper data supports budgets and gets your executive team to understand the importance of investing in your marketing and sales initiatives. The right data leads to bigger budgets and CFO love!

Audience: Marketing (CMOs, Managers, Leaders, GoGetters, Innovators)

Time: 30 or 60-minute Keynote

Measuring ROI on Marketing and Sales Spend

How do you right-size your marketing and sales budgets and measure what’s working and what’s not? Do your marketing and sales budgets align with your strategic plan? Are your teams accountable for performance? In this talk, these questions are answered as you learn how to manage the right initiatives at each level of your organization so you CAN achieve your goals and optimize your Revenue Return on Investment.

Audience: CEOs, CFOs, Marketing Leaders, Sales Leaders, Private Equity Managers, Accountants, Finance Leaders

Time: 2 hours or half-day Workshop

Controlling Your Professional Destiny

It’s time to recognize that you add value. That you can control your work product and expand your expertise on your terms. In fact, if it’s not in your control – then who has it? Learn how to actively improve outcomes, push progress, and advance your career and do it with diplomacy, even in the most trying of times. You CAN do what’s right for you and take back your power.

Audience: Young Professionals, Emerging Leaders, Women / Minority Empowerment, Motivation/Inspiration/Vision

Time: 30-minutes, 60-minutes, or 3 hour Workshop or Keynote

Tara’s Other Speaking Topics

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Empowering Self-Managed Teams

 

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Business Profits due to the Gig Economy

 

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Budgets, ROI, and Metrics for Business Growth

 

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Revenue Operations: Uniting Marketing, Sales & Customers

 

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Accountability & Expectations for Marketing Agency Relations

 

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Success Requirements for Channel Sales & Partner Programs

 

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