Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinar: Re-Inspired Networking – How To Network And Become A Magnetic, Irreplaceable Resource Within Your Professional Network.

Title: Cyber Fortress – Data Protection For Your Business

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Presenter: Will Barfield, CEO of Barfield Revenue Consulting
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates
Cost: FREE, compliments of Technology Associates

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Upcoming Webinar: Cyber Fortress – Data Protection For Your Business

Title: Cyber Fortress: How To Protect Your Data Empire
Date and Time: TUESDAY, November 13, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Michael DePalma, Channel Development Manager, Datto Inc.
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Data Protection In Your Business

The holidays are almost here, and you can probably already feel the excitement stirring. Before you run out of the office to celebrate with family and friends, make certain you’ve put smart measures in place to protect your business this holiday season. 

Protect Your Business This Holiday Season

Unfortunately, the holidays are a prime target for criminals to hack and steal from businesses who are out of office. You won’t want to miss this insightful discussion around data protection and disaster recovery, featuring Michael DePalma, Data protection expert of Datto, Inc. who’s spoke alongside members of the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and Cyber Security Experts to ensure you’ve got the right protection in place for your business this holiday season.
A thought from Michael on this upcoming conversation: “I have been fortunate to present alongside members of the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and Cyber Security Experts, and I’m very excited to share what I’ve learned.” 

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Previous Webinars

Webinar Recap: Cyber Fortress – Data Protection For Your Business

Title: Cyber Fortress: How To Protect Your Data Empire Date and Time: TUESDAY, November 13, 2018 Presenter: Michael DePalma, Channel Development Manager, Datto Inc. Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates In this webinar: How to safeguard your business with a secret weapon in the war on cyber extortion. Simply, securely, and automatically maintain control of your business data. Cyber Security…

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Webinar Recap: The Patient Organization – Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Company

Patient Organization Recap Walt Brown

Title: The Patient Organization: Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Company
Date and Time: WEDNESDAY, October 3, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Walt Brown, Full Time Entrepreneurial Operating System® Implementer
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

You won’t want to miss this webinar, featuring Walt Brown, as he dives into The Patient Organization; his dynamic approach to eliminate dysfunction within organizations while achieving significant organizational loyalty and improvement. Walt is seven for seven for launching and growing companies. During the last decade, he has helped transform the culture of more than 135 organizations across the country through patience and best-practice exercises.

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Webinar Recap: Essential Leadership Traits Needed For Long-Term Success

Cindy Anderson Webinar Leadership Traits

Title: Essential Leadership Traits Needed For Long-Term Success
Date and Time: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Presenter: Cindy Anderson, Managing Partner of Thinc Strategy
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Whether you are striving for the next promotion, standing in the infancy stage of business, or sustaining an established brand, your leadership style will leave a lasting impact on the success of your business and your employees. Join Cindy Anderson, managing partner of Thinc Strategy, to discover the most overlooked leadership traits. You’ll learn how to lead with or without authority and the fundamental traits to shift your leadership style from good to great.

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Webinar Recap: The Growth Trap–How To Shift From Working IN Your Business To Working ON Your Business

Title: How To Shift From Working IN Your Business To Working ON Your Business
Date and Time: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Presenter: Will Barfield, CEO of Barfield Revenue Consulting
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

“I can’t step away.” – How many times have you secretly thought this to yourself? If this describes you, I’m guessing you:

  • Have a finger in every pie: You feel you have to be involved juuuuust a little bit in every department’s projects to make sure they’re doing it right.
  • Find yourself bringing on “good enough” staff to alleviate surface level solutions to deeper needs within your business. No, that new hire isn’t quite what you were looking for, but they’ll do for right now…or will they?
  • Always have to be “on” – even when you’re not at work, you’re at work. Anxiety and concerns from the office creep into your downtime with your family and friends.  You can never be fully away. Your greatest fear? Like Atlas, if you shrug, the weight of your business (and your whole world for that matter) are going to come crashing down on you.

What’s worse is that you know that if you go on in this way, the pace isn’t sustainable. You are likely to fail in multiple areas, including letting down your team, your clients, and even your family.

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Webinar Recap: How To Avoid Falling Victim To An Email Phishing Scam

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Title: How To Avoid Falling Victim To An Email Phishing Scam
Date and Time: Tue, June 12, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Email Phishing Scams represent the single largest threat to your businesses Cybersecurity stance. By the time you realize you’ve fallen victim it is too late to do anything about it – putting at risk your customer’s data and your business’ reputation. By the way, traditional defenses such as anti-virus/anti-malware, security patches, and anti-spam software, while foundational to a proper security stance, often fail to stand up to the onslaught of today’s hacking methods.

Eric Hobbs, President of Technology Associates, outlined the methods all users should be aware of to avoid falling victim to a scam, including;

  • Current Statistics On Phishing Emails
  • The 4 Most Common Tactics Hackers Use
  • Why Phishing Attacks Work
  • The Most Successful Email Phishing Templates
  • The Most See Email Phishing Templates
  • How to Spot Phishing Emails
  • BEC / Spear Phishing
  • Prevention Tips
  • What To Do If You Fall Victim

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Webinar Recap: The Fundamentals of Cybersecurity and Risk Dissected

Title: The Fundamentals of Cybersecurity and Risk Dissected
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Presenter: Stuart Powell, Risk Management and Insurance Consultant
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

You’ve heard it before and you’ll continue to hear it again – everyone (no matter your industry, business size or brand visibility) has either been impacted or will be impacted by a cyber security attack. The question then becomes, how should businesses mitigate risk, if the inevitable is bound to happen?

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Webinar Recap: The Employee Exit, How To Fire As Gracefully As Possible | Part 3 Hiring Top Talent LAW 101

Title: The Employee Exit: How To Fire Gracefully  | Part 3 of 3 Hiring Top Talent LAW 101
Date and Time: Tueday, Apr 10, 2018
Presenter: Mimi Soule, Managing Partner at Soule Employment Law Firm
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Welcome to Part 3 in this 3 Part Series around Hiring Top Talent Law 101: where we break down how to hire top talent safety in the eyes of the law. Today’s topic? How To Fire Gracefully (Or as gracefully as humanly possible!) Technology Associates is pleased to feature Mimi Soule, Managing Partner of Soule Employment Law Firm, who specializes in simplifying employment law compliance for business owners.

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Webinar Recap: W2 Employee or 1099 Contractor? Worker Classification: Feel Confident You are Getting it Right | Part 2 Hiring Top Talent LAW 101

1099 or w2 employment law classificationWebinar Recap: W2 Employee or 1099 Contractor? Exemption Versus Non-Exemptions?

Title: Employee or Contractor: Feel Confident You are Getting it Right | Part 2 of 3 Hiring Top Talent LAW 101
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Presenter: Mimi Soule, Managing Partner of Soule Employment Law Firm
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Welcome to Part 2 in this 3 Part Series around Hiring Top Talent Law 101: where we break down how to hire top talent safety in the eyes of the law. Technology Associates is pleased to feature Mimi Soule, Managing Partner of Soule Employment Law Firm, who specializes in simplifying employment law compliance for business owners.

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Webinar Recap: Do’s & Don’ts Of Recruitment And On-Boarding | Part 1 Hiring Top Talent Law 101

hiring recruitment and onboarding top talentTitle: Do’s & Don’ts Of Recruitment And On-Boarding: Tools To Ease The Hiring Process | Part 1 of 3 Hiring Top Talent LAW 101
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Presenter: Mimi Soule, Managing Partner of Soule Employment Law Firm
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Welcome to Part 1 in this 3 Part Series around Hiring Top Talent Law 101: where we break down how to hire top talent safety in the eyes of the law. Technology Associates is pleased to feature Mimi Soule, Managing Partner of Soule Employment Law Firm, who specializes in simplifying employment law compliance for business owners.

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Webinar Recap: Your Successful Business In 2016: Top Priorities for Small to Medium-Size Businesses

SMB Success Raleigh BusinessTop Priorities For Small To Medium-Sized Businesses In The Raleigh Area

Title: Your Successful Business in 2016: Top Priorities for Small to Medium-Size Businesses
Date and Time: February 5, 2016
Presenters (An All-Star Local Line Up!):

In this webinar we’ve gathered some awesome local business leaders and executives in the Raleigh area to shed light on the top priorities business owners need to think about and stay on top of for 2016.

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Webinar Recap: Employee Career Management: Tips For Long Term Employee Retention

Invest In Employee Development Career ManagementTitle: Employee Career Management: Tips For Long Term Employee Retention
Date and Time: September 1, 2015
Presenter: Stan Kimer, Founder of Total Engagement Consulting
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Stan Kimer of Total Engagement Consulting presents “Invest in your People! Employee Career Management and Skills Development”

Most leaders may not realize that its largest expenditure is not in inventory and buildings, but instead in “people costs.” Therefore it makes sense that this important investment needs to be leveraged and protected by engaging employees in skills development and longer term career management.

What’s In This Webinar?

This session will cover several topics including:

  • Compelling business rationale for investing in talent development
  • Important concepts of career development
  • Innovative career mapping approach
  • An introduction to mentoring.

This presentation is part of the Expertise in Business webinar series hosted by Technology Associates and sponsored by Rich Commercial Realty and Insperity.

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