Connecting & Collaborating
Driven by her passion for helping people and businesses thrive, Cindy Byrd, a dedicated business educator and thinking partner, is excited to offer Business Minds as an intentional platform where you can learn with and from others in a live, interactive business coaching and social learning format. Social learning is proven to enhance your ability to retain information and increase the likelihood of applying the newfound knowledge. Business Minds connects you with business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and forward thinkers for thought-provoking collaboration that builds relationships, uncovers dynamic solutions, and promotes business growth.
Join the Business Minds community of learning Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. to bring fresh perspectives and engaging vitality to your Tuesday lunch time, as Cindy and her guests explore “What’s on your business mind?”
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Teaching and inspiring others how to bring their best self and best thinking to all they do fuels Cindy’s passion for improving quality of life. As a branding and leadership development specialist, educator, and public speaker, she helps individuals and businesses develop the kind of mindset and leadership that optimizes their potential to...
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Tuesdays at 11:30am
Part 2 of a special series in April featuring experienced business owners and professionals answering the question, "What do you know now that you wish you'd known then?" Cindy welcomes special guest, Julie Drake, solutions provider and founder of Jewel Team, to share her unique perspectives and business experience.
Topic: Part 1 of a special series in April featuring experienced business owners and professionals as they answer the question, "What do you know now that you wish you'd known then?" Cindy welcomes special guest, Chris Heine, marketing expert and founder/owner of Ideas+Logic, to share her unique insight and business knowledge.
Cindy and Melissa welcome Brian Anderson, founder of Notionovus, who is seeking advice about identifying and approaching that "ideal" first customer.
Cindy and Melissa coach Anita Cook, co-owner of D-N-A Unique Designs, about pricing strategy for her custom hand-crafted jewelry and other accessories.
Business Minds: Cindy shares how any type of business or organization can use feedback, mentoring, and communities of practice to engage employees, increase application of learning, and improve performance.
Cindy and Melissa discuss five challenges that most small businesses face at one point or another. They share practical solutions they've implemented in their own businesses or developed for their clients, along with advice from other small business owners.
Cindy and Melissa close out their February theme, “Infusing Heart into Your Business,” with special guest, Theresa Genusa, a life coach and core well-being dynamics specialist, who shares how she helps clients Lead with Presence by developing action plans and intervention strategies that lead to high energy and create an ideal state of well-being.
Workplace Civility: Cindy and Melissa share some unsettling statistics about the prevalence and impact of incivility in the workplace, what causes incivility, how to recognize and correct incivility in one's own behavior, and how to encourage and sustain a company culture of civility.
Cindy continues the theme for February, “Infusing Heart into Your Business,” with a look at the relationship of organizational culture and workplace well-being. They share perspectives about the difference between culture and climate and offer suggestions for understanding and evaluating how your company culture is currently functioning.
In honor of American Heart Month and to highlight topics that support individual and workplace well-being, Cindy and Melissa introduce their theme “Infusing Heart into Your Business” for the month of February and share some startling statistics about job stress. They discuss interesting findings about the influence of perception and thoughts on stress levels and talk about their personal experiences in using neuroscience and mindfulness meditation to manage stress.