Welcome to NAA Take 5! This is our post-show headquarters for content sharing, where attendees and those who weren’t able to attend can access some key tips and takeaways from popular education sessions. The 2016 NAA Education Conference & Exposition delivered a ton of immediately applicable insights and ideas, and we don’t want you to miss out!

1. Ideas don’t have to be big or groundbreaking.
2. Make a product without spending any resources to test its viability.
3. Have the tolerance to take risks.
4. You’re going to go through hundreds of ideas before the right one sticks, and even then the idea may positively or negatively morph.
5. Allow ideas to pile up and sift through the viable options.

1. High-value, professional equipment is underutilized.
2. Anything that’s vacant or unused is a revenue opportunity in the sharing economy.
3. Spacious restaurants are even turning into co-working spaces during the day and back to restaurants at night.
4. In the sharing economy, you can rent out art, your garden, living room, backyard, even solar panels to maximize value.
5. Communal assets, such as vacuums allow for higher efficiency and cost effectiveness.

1. Ask yourself: What does the change process look like?
2. Introduction to a Six Step Change Model
3. How do you manage internal resistance?
4. Tools to take away and implement in a major change initiative
5. Understand the emotional aspects of the transition process

Presentation Slides

1. Power comes from engaging and empowering consumers – both external AND internal. The priority is in the experience, not material items.
2. Google incorporates four fundamentals into their space:
– A Casual Collision of Ideas
– Physical Space Represents DIY Culture
– Data Rules “At Google, we have a saying ‘In God we trust, everyone else needs to bring data’” – Lee
– Build a Space Where People Want to Come to Work
3. Celebrate company and personal achievements and invest in your employees.
4. According to Forbes Magazine, 64% of millennials say it’s a priority for them to make the world a better place. 88% prefer a collaborative work culture rather than a competitive one.
5. Design your company culture around your ideals.

Presentation Slides

1. Know your numbers and understand the financial implications of the decisions you make on behalf of your clients.
2. Statistics show that leaders that have a high EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) get promoted more frequently than leaders with a high IQ.
3. Networking should be a lifelong commitment.
4. For the first time in our history, we have four generations working side-by-side in the work environment. Becoming a student of generational differences AND generational preferences is more important than ever.
5. Pay attention to your business attire and learn the fine points of business etiquette.

Presentation Slides

Handout

1. After pulling your data into a “warehouse,” determine all the other factors that could be affecting your price.
2. Create a data culture by training and guidance, then engagement with your peeps.
3. A slight incremental pricing increase or decrease can be combatted with some easy marketing tactics.
4. Pricing analysts should have a collaborative relationship with marketing.
5. Understanding your data can help you make the right marketing decisions in a cost-effecient way.

Presentation Slides

1. Be nice to yourself, you deserve it.
2. See everyone and respect everyone because they’re all valuable, accountable for how you feel that day.
3. You gotta learn to enjoy the smaller wins in between the bigger goals.
4. Make veterans feel like they have a place, like they’re home.
5. The scars that cut the deepest are the ones that make us who we are and help us to grow exponentially.

1. 13,700 students don’t have a home.
2. Florida is home to 18% of the homeless children population.
3. 1 in every 30 children will be homeless this year, mental illness being the biggest contributing factor.
4. Every year that a child is in a homeless environment they fall further behind their classmates in school.
5. Homelessness can be decreased and eliminated through the right leadership, engaged stakeholders, and knowledgeable preparation and planning.

Presentation Slides

Handout

1. First questions to ask yourself are: What happened? What are we going to do about it? What is the outcome of that story?
2. Identify one consistent spokesperson, every time you want to do an interview or want to make a statement.
3. Consistent messaging; stay on the core message. Do not let people dilute you from the root issue and message.
4. With social media, address the issues to the extent you feel comfortable until you’re able to offer a full statement.
5. Prepare yourself with internal Q & A ready-lists.

Presentation Slides

1. Our biggest mistakes can be our biggest assets.
2. Find balance in a business partner to overcome obstacles and maximize potential.
3. Support your significant other, be their biggest cheerleader.
4. If you don’t like something, change it.
5. When renovating, think about how to utilize each space, big or small.

1. Grow a community of supporters by going straight to the public instead of signing papers.
2. No more gatekeepers. Nothing standing in between your idea and the reality.
3. While analyzing donation patterns, Best learned that women give throughout the year, while men give on holidays.
4. A B C testing with emails is important to see if and why their audience donates and when.
5. Get to the heart of the issue and how to solve it from within, not always from the outside.

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