Learn how to transform the way you work. Manage like you mean it.
Overwhelm is the #1 killer of small businesses. In Susan Fennema’s highly regarded keynotes, you’ll learn how to put chaos to rest so you can propel your business forward.
Hear from the expert on these topics:
- Project management
- Small business operations
- Small business and virtual business life
The key audiences Susan is best suited to speak to include:
- small business owners
- contractors/freelancers in the professional service industries
01. Structure Sets You Free
Control your time and be free to do what you actually want to do! In other words: why structure matters, the difference between process, policies and procedures, and which systems and SaaS tools are a must.
02. Project Management 101
The basics for small businesses to better manage projects with their clients and their teams. What is project management? And what is it not? What special skills do project managers bring to your project that others cannot?
03. Talking Money with Clients
Talk about money early and often! This topic helps business owners and contractors get comfortable talking about money. For example: ballparking estimates, negotiation skills, how to avoid working for free, managing project changes, invoicing and setting terms, and making sure you ask for what you’re worth.
04. 3 Ways to Control Chaos in Your Small Business
All business owners want to manage their business well, but are you managing yours with intention? A plan? Is there a method to the madness? In addition, you can download her ebook on this same topic.
05. Virtual Business Life
How to manage employees and contractors remotely. How to build a team environment and how to be present while not actually being present.
Previous speaking engagements include:
Additionally, see more examples of her speaking appearances at Beyond the Chaos’ YouTube channel.
About Susan Fennema
Susan Fennema, Fractional COO, Chaos Eradicating Officer (CEO) and owner of Beyond the Chaos, is available to speak on your podcast, radio/TV show, webinar, panel, or conference. Beyond the Chaos is a consultancy helping overwhelmed small business owners simplify their operations and manage their projects so they can grow their businesses and get their lives back.
With 30+ years of operations/project management experience in professional service industries, Susan is on a mission to improve American society exponentially by reducing overwhelm from small business owners’ lives. When not making multi-course dinners, she enjoys Texas A&M football games and Blackhawks hockey. She lives and works from her home in McKinney, Texas, with her husband, dog, and cat. Read her full bio here.