Goering Center News December 2023

In This Issue

As we wrap up this year with our December thought leaders, we are happy to announce that 2024 is "Goering" up to be an insightful and educational year. This month, leaders from Plante Moran and RiskSOURCE Clark-Theders share great information on cybersecurity to ensure you are protected and know how to minimize exposure.

From Our Thought Leaders

Wrongful Collection of Data: Reduce the Risk

Jonathan Theders, Chairman & Chief Growth Officer, RiskSOURCE Clark-Theders

With cases of lawful collection and utilization of personal data on the rise, businesses are facing both financial and reputational damage. Familiarization with the evolving regulatory landscape is crucial. Jonathan Theders explores strategies to help mitigate here: Read full article

Is your personal data protected? Six tips for stronger cybersecurity

Joe Reich, Senior Manager, Plante Moran

From phishing attacks, malware, account hijacking, denials of service, and intellectual property theft, cybersecurity incidents are constantly evolving, with the impacts and fallout becoming more severe. Joe Reich explores preventative measures and safe practices to limit your exposure. Read full article

Nominate Your Rising Leader

From October 2023 to June 2024, nine Rising Leader Finalists will be selected from a pool of nominees by an independent panel of judges. All nominees are on a leadership or succession track of a family or private business, and have successfully advanced one or more of the 10 Best Practices of Family and Private Businesses. Nominate a Rising Leader today!

Rising Leader Finalist for December

We are happy to announce that Jeannette Schmidt of HLLC Rental Services, Inc. is our November rising leader. Looking forward to the competition this year, and keep an eye out for our January 2024 finalist!

Leadership Development Institute™ (LDI™)

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Whether you currently lead a business, a team, or aspire to both, the Leadership Development Institute™ will help you maximize your effectiveness. Guided by an expert facilitator, you will focus your learning on multiple leadership disciplines: understanding self, working with others, building teams, and problem solving.

Sessions are challenging, clear, interactive and practical, leaving you energized to inspire others.

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Upcoming Events

January 25 / Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. / Negotiations: Turning Them into Win-Wins / In-person / Register

Discover the key strategies to navigate complex deals while fostering positive relationships with clients, colleagues, and partners. Learn from seasoned negotiators and industry experts as they share their insights, real-world experiences, and practical tips for achieving mutually beneficial outcomes.

February 7 / 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. / Leadership Development Institute(LDI™) Overview / In-person / Register

The Overview is an opportunity for leaders and future leaders to explore the Leadership Development Institute™ and determine if the program is right for you and your team members. LDI™ consists of 10 half-day sessions. The concepts covered build upon each previous session and provide continuity for development in multiple leadership disciplines.

February 8 / 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. / Principles Course / In-person / Register

Learn how to make the most of your Goering Center membership and be sure to bring along key employees and/or any family members working in the business. This 90-minute program is more than an orientation to the Center and its core offerings, it is your opportunity to meet other new members, build your network, and become part of our business community.

March 6 / Multi-day series: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. / Leadership Development Institute™ (LDI™) / In-person / Register

This comprehensive, ten day workshop program offers the opportunity to develop and train your leadership team to gain insightful knowledge and leadership techniques, maximizing their potential.

Keep an eye on our website for the 2024 events calendar!

Welcome To Our Community

Anchor Fluid Power, Peter Coffaro - Core Member

ArkMalibu, David Qu, Director - Associate Member

Associate Premium Corporation, Lauren Ficke-Graden, CEO - Core Member

Pelz Gear, Amanda Engel, CEO - Core Member

Interested in joining the Goering Center? Learn more about our community, networking and educational offerings on our webpage, or reach out to David Miller at mille5dd@ucmail.uc.edu for more information!

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