Events Calendar

Past events are archived and available for purchase by non-members.

February 6, 2019 – 10:00am PT

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Alan Weiss: Getting Out of Your Own Way: The Top Obstacles Preventing Consultants from Achieving Greater Success

Million Dollar Consulting Guru Alan Weiss will discuss the biggest obstacles he sees preventing consultants from being even more successful. Hint: It’s not clients or the economy.

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February 7, 2019 – 10:00am PT

SAC PRACTICUM Webinar Series
Anne Janzer: Writing to Be Understood – Effective Writing for The Rest of Us

Effective writing builds your authority and expands the reach of your business.  Yet many consultants are too busy meeting their clients’ needs to do the writing they want or need to do.

In this webinar, we’ll look at ways to streamline your writing through careful planning, and how to strengthen your written voice to enhance credibility and authority. You’ll learn which parts of the work you can outsource, and how to get the most from the time you invest in writing. Join us.

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March 13, 2019 – 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Dorie Clark and Alisa Cohn: How to Build a 7-Figure Consulting & Coaching Practice

It’s not easy to build a one-person, million-dollar consulting business – but Dorie Clark (author of Entrepreneurial You and Stand Out) and Alisa Cohn (executive coach for prominent startups) have both done it.

In this webinar, we’ll talk detailed numbers and tactics for how to escape the mid-six-figure plateau that ensnares many practitioners. We’ll discuss how to build your brand and platform so that high-quality opportunities come to you, as well as specific sales techniques to close more deals and insinuate yourself more deeply inside the companies you serve. You’ll leave the session with dramatically increased clarity on how to:

  • Command the respect of your ideal clients
  • Charge premium rates without pushback
  • Build a thriving and lucrative business

About the Speakers

Dorie Clark is the author of Entrepreneurial YouReinventing You, and Stand Out, which was named #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, she teaches at Duke and writes frequently for the Harvard Business Review. Dorie was selected by Marshall Goldsmith as a member of his 100 Coaches Project.

Alisa Cohn coaches senior executives to help them create permanent positive shifts in their leadership impact and the results they achieve. She also works with founder/CEO’s of startups and other high growth companies to help them lead for scale Inc. Magazine named Alisa one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018. She was selected by Marshall Goldsmith as a member of his 100 Coaches Project. She writes for Inc.com, Forbes.com and Worth.com and has lectured at Harvard and Cornell Universities and the Naval War College.

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March 27, 2019

Regional Event with Alan Weiss
Location: San Francisco Bay Area

Breaking Through: Taking Your Business to New Heights

Featuring Alan Weiss

How do you take your business to the next level? Can you continue to grow without increasing your labor intensity? Do you have the courage to break through to a higher level of success?

If you’re a consultant, coach, or in a related professional services field, you will not want to miss this conference.  Mark your calendars now and reserve a spot for March 27, 2019 in the San Francisco Bay Area for the SAC Regional Spring Meeting. Learn more.

Fees:
SAC Member – $245
Partners  – $345
Non-members – $395

Early Bird Registration- Sign up by December 31, 2018 and save!
SAC Member – $199
Partners  – $249
Non-members – $299

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April 5, 2019

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Marshall Goldsmith

Topic TBA

Registration link coming soon.

May 15, 2019 – 10:00am PT

SAC PRACTICUM Webinar Series
Dan Weedin: Navigating the Insurance Maze: A Consultant’s Guide

How do you protect your consulting practice and your lifestyle from the unexpected? Do you know what business insurance policies a consultant should have to protect property, brand, and liability?

In this webinar, insurance expert Dan Weedin will guide us through the maze of various insurance coverages, including errors & omissions, general liability, property, cyber, life, disability, and long-term care. You’ll learn why third parties require certain insurances and how to know if those policies are really relevant. Dan will also discuss how to protect the personal wealth accumulated by consulting through insurance that can be purchased by your company.

About The Speaker

Dan Weedin is in the unique position of having over 30 years experience in the insurance and risk management industry– as both a consultant and an insurance broker. He speaks internationally on this topic and has two courses available on LinkedIn Learning. Dan resides near Seattle, WA with his wife Barb and two canine companions, Captain Jack and Bella.

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May 29, 2019

Regional Event with Alan Weiss
Location: Boston, MA Area

Breaking Through: Taking Your Business to New Heights

Featuring Alan Weiss

How do you take your business to the next level? Can you continue to grow without increasing your labor intensity? Do you have the courage to break through to a higher level of success?

If you’re a consultant, coach, or in a related professional services field, you will not want to miss this conference.  Mark your calendars now and reserve a spot for May 29, 2019 in the Boston area for the SAC Regional Spring Meeting. Learn more.

Fees:
SAC Member – $295
Partners  – $345
Non-members – $395

Early Bird Registration- Sign up by January 31, 2019 and save!
SAC Member – $245
Partners  – $295
Non-members – $345

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June 11, 2019

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Robin Farmanfarmaian: The Thought Leader Formula: How to Strategically Leverage Your Expertise to Drive Business

People don’t pay for content; they pay for packaging. But how do you package yourself, in a way that is accessible, relatable, and can be heard above the noise when you, as a consultant, are the company?

In this webinar, Robin Farmanfarmaian takes us from zero to blastoff. She’ll guide us through the how of thought leadership, explaining what needs to be done to create an ongoing impact, as well as helping us establish the why–your fundamental truth–to build your launching pad for success.

About The Speaker

Robin Farmanfarmaian is a professional speaker, entrepreneur, and angel investor, who drives high-level business development for cutting-edge medical and biotech companies poised to impact 100M patients. She’s educated audiences in 12 countries on technology, the future of healthcare, patient empowerment, building thought leadership, and more. Robin also works with entrepreneurs and executives who want to become thought leaders in order to accelerate their career and business goals. She is the author of two books, The Patient as CEO: How Technology Empowers the Healthcare Consumer and The Thought Leader Formula.

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August, 2019 – 10:00am PT

Exact date TBA.

SAC PRACTICUM Webinar Series
Brian Reider: Keeping it Legal – What Consultants Need to Know

Description coming soon.

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September 17, 2019 – 11:00am PST

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Jeff Hayzlett

Topic TBA

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November, 2019 – 10:00am PT

Exact date TBA.

SAC PRACTICUM Webinar Series
Michelle Johnston, CPA: It’s Not What You Make, It’s What You Keep – Financial Literacy for Consultants

Description coming soon.

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November 5-6, 2019

Annual Meeting
Location: New York City

More info TBA

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