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Successful Tech Transfer and the Entrepreneur

Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurship and our national laboratories are an extraordinary source of innovations.  Unfortunately most of this innovation is locked within a system that entrepreneurs find nearly impossible to navigate and restricts lab tech transfer professionals from reaching out to them.

John Freisinger examines the history of Technology Transfer from the Department of Energy perspective and offers strategies to entrepreneurs seeking to license technologies from federal labs and solutions for tech transfer professional on how to understand and accommodate the needs of the job creators in our economy, the entrepreneur.

Audience: Tech transfer officials from federal laboratories, entrepreneurs seeking to license technology from federal labs, economic development professionals working with national laboratories.

Time: 60 – 90 minute keynote

Introduction: Click here to download (Word.doc)

Materials:

PC Laptop compatible projector
Screen
Amplification as necessary, lavaliere microphone preferred

Sacred Messaging: The Secrets of
Extraordinarily Effective Ecclesiastics

You have been entrusted with the most important message mankind has ever received.  But God’s word keeps getting lost in the secular noise created by the world in which it is being proclaimed.  The problem is not the message but the messenger.

In this seminar, Lost in Translation, participants will learn the secular marketing techniques used by the media and how to implement them into your ecclesiastic message for maximum effectiveness and competitiveness.

Audience: Clergy, lay ministry, people trying to promote a Bible-based message

Time: Offered as a 45-minute overview and / or full-day workshop

Introduction: Click here to download (Word.doc)

Materials:

Bible
Draft sermons

Why You Suck at PowerPoint:
And How to Suck Less

PowerPoint has become the language of ideas. It is used by corporations, churches, and countries to communicate ideas that are critical to their success. But very few people have ever taken the time to study the language of PowerPoint — and even fewer people have become fluent in software’s beautiful phraseology.

Why You Suck at PowerPoint will help you instantly improve your presentation skills and learn to be more comfortable and more effective with all presentation software including PowerPoint, Keynote and the new interactive Flash programs such as Prezi. Participants will learn how to connect, engage, and enthrall audiences and create message that truly suck less.

Audience: Presenters that frequently use visual media such as PowerPoint and Keynote. Industry specific modules for sales professionals and small technology-based business owners seeking equity funding.

Time: Overview of basics in 30 or 60 minute keynote. Also available in a 2 – 6 hour workshop. Industry-specific modules are 45 minutes each.

Introduction: Click here to download (Word.doc)

Materials:

PC Laptop compatible projector
Screen
Amplification as necessary, lavaliere microphone preferred

Executive Speaking: I’m the Boss!
Why Isn’t Anyone Listening?

Corporations spend millions of dollars annually training their executive managers in sales, management, accounting and product marketing but overlook the most important management skill, communications. It is often assumed that since managers are always talking they must be good at it, but no one ever asks, “Are the employees listening?”

Designed to be an intensive immersion experience, Executive Speaking helps managers learn to craft and deliver their messages for maximum impact and retention by using John’s unique “Speak Less” techniques. Workshop participants can expect to leave with 5 methods of creating messages that are succinct, understood and actionable thus maximizing investment already made in each executive.

Audience: Executive managers, newly promoted managers, employees on management track.

Time: Offered as a 60-minute keynote and / or 4-hour workshop.

Introduction: Click here to download (Word.doc)

Materials:

PC Laptop compatible projector
Screen
Amplification as necessary, lavaliere microphone preferred


Professional Speaker

Known as the 'Orange Tie Guy,' John's animated style, humor, and widespread experience in the business world makes him the perfect speaker for your organization or conference.

Click here to get in touch with John and discover he can help make your event — and you — a grand success!

Public Speaking Trainer

Leaders are supposed to have a powerful stage presence which exudes confidence and professionalism when they deliver critical messages.

What happens when you don’t?

John can help you polish your skills in private or small group sessions.

Messaging Strategist

Translating an idea into an impactful message is difficult. With extensive work in entrepreneurial, corporate and religious organizations, John under-stands the complexities of creating a concise, yet actionable message. His broad experience in finance, marketing, operations and sales will help you create a messaging strategy for communicating your critical ideas.