Helping the Entrepreneur – Educational Series

Starting a new business or trying to expand your business is challenging.  Especially given the recent events that are going on in our country.  Uncertainty in the decision-making process can stall the growth of any business.   Wouldn’t it be easier if you had the proper tools to become more confident in your ability to monitor the health of your business or better understand your customers?

Well guess what, H.O.M.E. is where you need to come because we are making it easy for local business owners and entrepreneurs.   Helping the Entrepreneur Education Series (HTEES) was developed; to help small business owners, like you, build the confidence to strengthen and grow their businesses.

Our education series offers a variety of ways for you to engage with successful business people and resources.  No matter what challenges you may be facing, we can connect you to the help needed.  HTEES is a partnership of business leaders committed to ensuring the success of small business in Delaware.  HTEES provides business consulting, individual counseling, marketing strategies, education in the form of topical workshops and classes, and technical assistance in a variety of areas and subjects.

Our Mission:

  • Promote the professional development of small business owners and entrepreneurs through educational programs.
  • Provide an organizational structure which promotes networking and peer interaction.
  • Inform members about legislation that impacts small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Now is the time to make your dreams come true and what better way to achieve this than by coming to H.O.M.E!

Upcoming Events:

  • December 10: Become a Doctor of Sales  – Frank Cerniglio

  • December 16: Holiday Party – Helping One More Entrepreneur

  • January 14: TBA – Kiera Smale & Bruce Rushton

  • January 28: TBA – Rod Hausmann & Richard Engle

  • February 12: TBA

  • April 24: Business Symposium – Full Day Event

December Events

Become a Doctor of Sales- Increase Sales by 100%

December 10, 2020 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Close 100% More Deals by Becoming a Doctor of Sales

The normal sales world is hard enough for business owners, add Covid-19 restrictions and you have challenges no company has ever encountered. Limited person to person contact, face masks and the prospect of selling by Zoom.

Questions for you and your business:

  • Are your sales dropping?
  • Are your existing clients slowly evaporating?
  • Do you find yourself getting anxious about the future?

Then you will want to understand the Secret of Pain in Closing

Speaker: Frank Cerniglia – Stone House Marketing Group

Stone House Marketing Group was founded over 20 years ago and has slowly evolved into a multi dimensional company that offers unique marketing concepts ranging from full blow advertising, sales training workshops & branding campaigns built on proven ideas that reach clients customers and potential prospects.

We combine cutting edge graphics along with custom designed videos and sales training to help clients in sales and the finalizing of agreements. This makes Stone House Marketing Group a powerful and diverse company We treat clients like family, ensuring a long lasting relationship and our future growth in today’s highly competitive marketplace.

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Headline Speakers

Bruce Rushton
Growth Coach

Kiera Smale
Ignite Leadership360

Steven Dow

Steven Dow
Relasio Consulting

Ayanna Khan
Khan Consulting LLC

Rod Hausmann
Financial Coach

Previous Events

Embrace: The Woman’s Way of Living a Life of Passionate Purpose!

September 24, 2020 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Too many women these days are feeling lost, and that something is missing in their life. They feel like they want to make a more significant difference in the world, but don’t know where to start. Too many of us walk through our lives, feeling numb and desperate for a deeper connection but don’t know how to get it.

This workshop is designed to help you awaken your true purpose In Life and live a life full of passion!

Here’s what you’ll discover inside this workshop:

  • What exactly purpose is and the difference between your purpose and your goals.
  • Discover the keys to finding your passion to start living the right way.
  • Learn how to set personal goals that will fuel your purpose and allow you to live a more fulfilled life.

Speaker: Kiera Smale – Ignite Leadership360

As one of the leading east coast master life and leadership coaches, Kiera Smale and her team bring clients a wealth of skills and experience. As a master influencer, she has personally helped transform the professional development of over 8,000 people at global Fortune 500 apparel retail companies like Ann Taylor & The Gap, Inc. to thousands of individuals in coaching & seminars regionally. Having managed businesses for nearly 20 years, as well as creating & managing her own brand, she knows first-hand the challenges individuals & business professionals face. Her team delivers unique and highly effective tools to supercharge your success. Whether it’s companies like Apple Computers, Ethan Allen Furniture, Steinway Piano, ADT, GE Capital, Home Depot, Venture Capital firms, professional sports teams or major financial institutions, she and her coaches have worked with and served some of the most influential companies in the world, having trained over 100,000 individuals in personal, small business and corporate environments.

  • Certified Coach Personal & Business Coach
  • DiSC Behavioral Assessment Practitioner
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming-NLP Practitioner
  • Certified Leadership Coach
  • Master FIREWalking Empowerment Instructor
  • Delaware’s #1 Life and Business Coach
  • Empowered Working Mom of 5
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Vision, Strategy, and Execution:  The Foundation of Business Success

October 8, 2020 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Often times, business owners and managers do not spend sufficient time upfront designing the business and lifestyle they want. They have a business and personal life by default, not by design. If you are not intentionally planning for growth, you are unintentionally planning for decline.

This workshop is designed to help business owners, executives, and managers create a vision for the company, reflect on strategies necessary to bring the vision to pass, and learn new ways to execute better.

Join us for this free workshop. Light refreshments will be served.

Speaker: Bruce Rushton – The Growth Coach

Bruce Rushton is the owner and CEO of The Growth Coach of Northern Delaware, a business and sales coaching company serving Delaware and the surrounding areas. Bruce is certified in The Strategic Mindset business coaching process, which adheres to the standards, practices and policies that the International Coaching Federation has set forth in their Code of Professional Standards and Ethics.

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Building a Financial Plan & The Impact of Credit

October 22, 2020 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Financial planning is an ongoing process that will reduce your stress about money, support your current needs and help you build a nest egg for your long-term goals, like retirement. Financial planning is important because it allows you to make the most of your assets, and helps ensure you meet your future goals. And to better plan for your financials you’ll also have to understand the huge role credit plays into your financial life. They help lenders decide whether you’re a good risk. Your score can mean approval or denial of a loan. It can also factor into how much you’re charged in interest, which can make debt more or less expensive for you.

So in this class you’ll both:

Steven Dow

Steven Dow
Relasio Consulting

Speaker: Steven Dow – Financial Guide for Relas.io Consulting

After studying Business Management Technologies, Steven went on to spend 10 years in the Delaware financial services industry fulfilling his passion for seeing his neighbors succeed. Having taken his own journey to credit improvement he understands that every situation is different and that people are more than their credit score.

Speaker: Rod Hausmann – Financial Coach

Rod Hausmann has been with financial industry since 1990. He is currently operating an office in Dover, Delaware. He is licensed in 17 states and enjoys adding new clients.

Rod Hausmann
Financial Coach