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It’s Okay Mr. Crenshaw, I’ve Got Your Back

I pity Dave Crenshaw.

He’s going to be a featured speaker at LTB 2014 and will be flying into JFK from far-flung Utah.

The man will spend five hours sitting in a narrow economy-class seat surrounded by violent turbulence, screaming babies and frazzled parents. He’ll then be forced to take off his shoes and socks while passing through TSA security as a group of giggling Japanese tourists look on gleefully. He will cap off his ordeal by dragging a bulky American Tourister suitcase through a maze of endless terminals and hallways in search of the elusive Budget Rent-A-Car desk.

But that’s not why he’s earned my sympathy.

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The 3 Things You Need to Know to Get the Most Out of LTB 2014

It’s game time. #LTB2014 is quite literally just around the corner.

In addition to producing second-to-none work for our clients, the Ptex Group team is in overdrive doing everything in our power to make LTB 2014 bigger, better and bolder than last year.

And yet, I managed to do the impossible.

Somehow – amidst the craziness that is planning a 600-person premiere Jewish business summit – I was able to sit down with the captain of the ship and CEO of the Ptex Group, Meny Hoffman.

Why did he make the time?

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Learn to Sell Like A Pro at LTB 2014

Still haven’t signed up for #LTB2014? Then you’ve probably got one of these excuses:

“I’d love to go, but I’m so busy I can barely see straight….”

“I need to get my sales up this month, I can’t justify taking a day off…”

“I’m not much into motivational speakers…”

Does this sound like you?

We don’t blame you. Crazy busy? We can definitely empathize! Haven’t yet hit your sales quota for the month? We hear you.

But here’s the thing: Our speakers aren’t fluffy.

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Meet LTB 2014 Emcee Charlie Harary, Esq.

If you don’t know him personally, you’re missing out.

Charlie Harary’s an attorney, professor, business founder and owner, investment adviser, renowned lecturer, and community leader.

But what do we love most about Charlie? He’s a real class act.

That’s why we’re excited to have him back at #LTB2014 as the official Emcee. He did a stellar job last year. Implementing the business strategy, “If it ain’t broken, don’t fix it,” we asked him back.

And despite his jam-packed schedule, he said YES!

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Spotlight On The LTB 2014 Gold Sponsors

Without sponsors, a Jewish business summit on the scale of LTB 2014 would be impossible.

The support of  our sponsors has given us the resources we need to make LTB 2014 BIGGER, BETTER & BOLDER than last year. Register NOW to secure your spot.

Meet 2014’s Gold Sponsors:

Riverside Abstract

Riverside Abstract offers you the very best in title insurance services. Their team’s proficiency and personalized approach is unmatched in the title industry and has garnered accolades from influential businesspeople across the region. Join Riverside’s thousands of satisfied clients – including prominent attorneys and law firms – and be a part of the Riverside experience. Click to visit the Riverside Abstract website.

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The Myth of Multitasking: How “Doing it All” Gets Nothing Done

If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, then you’ve probably worn all the hats and been the Jack (or Jill) of All Trades. You’ve worked the impossible hours, forgotten the meaning of “work-life balance”  and juggled never-ending to-do lists with the hope that the hard work would pay off and translate into a plump bottom line.

So, how do you break the vicious cycle and achieve success?

Successful business owners come to the realization that trying to do it all will get you nowhere – or at least nowhere special – fast.

But the most successful business owners take that realization to the next level by asking: “What action steps can I take to break the cycle and leverage my team and resources for the best results?”

A sought-after author, speaker and business coach, Dave Crenshaw is the master of helping business owners triumph over the chaos holding them back from reaching the goals that they work so hard to achieve.

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LTB 2014 Title Sponsor: Fidelity Payment Services

Amex, Visa, MasterCard…these are synonyms for “convenience.” Customers love the convenience of credit cards, and so do you.

Joining us once again as Title Sponsor at the upcoming LTB 2014… is the legendary Fidelity Payment Services. Heralded as one of the largest electronic payment providers in North America, Fidelity Payment Services are in the business of convenience.

Fidelity has garnered a sterling reputation for providing an array of different payment services that go well beyond typical credit card processing.

Ask a Fidelity agent what truly distinguishes the company and the reply will be instantaneous: “We’ve got your back.”

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Meet The Launch Pad™ Sponsor: Brooklyn Financial Group

After the overwhelming success of The Launch Pad during last year’s event, it was no surprise that we’d be enthusiastically greeting our returning sponsor – the renowned Brooklyn Financial Group. You probably know them as BFG.

BFG has once again pledged to throw their support behind The Launch Pad™ at LTB 2014.

The difference?

They’ve now helped us up the game from a sizeable $100,000 investment to a whopping $1,000,000 investment opportunity.  That’s right, BIG money.

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