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Strategic Planning & Implementation Insights

When: Friday, December 4, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Where: Webinar

Cost: No Cost for Members

To register click here



The exhilarating journey from Vision to Milestone

Strategic planning is vitally important in building a sustainable business enterprise. It is also one of the most widely misunderstood and underutilized business practices. There are two key aspects of strategic planning; building it, then executing upon it. Sadly, few companies do both well.

Join us to Learn:

  • Why well-formulated strategies still fail?
  • What is your OWN organization’s effectiveness?
  • Five vital instruments required to achieve your vision.
  • 3 tactical takeaways to improve your company’s effectiveness
  • The baseline for a great 2021 plan  

Why Planning fails?

Elements of the plan:
BUILD IT: 8 questions you need answered
EXECUTE: the magic of alignment, accountability and feedback 

You will be introduced to five foundational tools upon which to build and manage your plan during a 60 minute virtual meeting.

The plan document:  a simple template that creates a concise 2 page plan
Functional Accountability Chart:  Create a functional organizational chart.  See who fits
“Rocks”:  the 5 mission critical achievements this quarter
Meeting Rhythm:  The missing link
Scorecards:  what matters most

About Don Hahn

Donald J Hahn


Chief Growth Officer

Ignition Life Solutions

Don Hahn is Chief Growth Officer of Ignition Life Solutions. An experienced EOS Implementer™, executive coach and sales trainer. Don has worked with hundreds of businesses and thousands of professionals in creating change-ready organizations. Don delivers a blended learning experience including strategic planning and implementation, talent management, leadership workshops, and executive coaching — all of which serve as the foundation for top performing companies.

Don’s no-nonsense approach gets results. He does not teach theory, he teaches proven, real world applications that produce sustainable results. Don lives in Buffalo with his wife of 40 years, Debby. His outside interests are golfing, reading, writing and gardening.

Employment Law and Labor Policy What to Expect from a Biden Administration

When: Friday, December 4, 2020, 8:30am - 10:00am

Where: Webinar

Cost: No Cost for Council of Industry Members - and Mid-Hudson SHRM Members

To register click here

As President-elect Joe Biden selects members of his Cabinet and prepares for his transition into the presidency, he and a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives may pursue a number of significant pieces of federal workplace legislation. Many of these employment law measures successfully passed the House in 2019 and 2020.

Topics will include:

  • The ACA
  • Arbitration
  • Government Contracting
  • Immigration
  • Independent Contractors
  • Minimum Wage
  • The NLRB
  • Paid Leave
  • And More

Learn how these changes might effect your business, which will require legislation to change and what can be done administratively.  Also learn how possible changes will interplay with New York State law and regulation.

Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Update

When: Monday, December 7, 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where: Webinar

Cost: No Cost for Members

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PPP Webinar email JGS







The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is one of the most highlighted areas of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Most banks and lending institutions are now accepting forgiveness applications and supporting documentation.  Join JGS, CPA Managing Partner Jason Giordano as he presents an in depth look at the loan forgiveness rules and application. We will cover the tax deduction for PPP Loan expenses, commonly asked questions, along with the identification of areas where guidance may still be needed.

CEO Roundtable with Dutchess County Executive Molinaro

When: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Where: Online Discussion

Cost: Invitation Only - Contact Harold for Information