The second half of the 2014 AultCare Fast Break Breakfast Series season has been announced. The Canton Regional Chamber's monthly AultCare Fast Break Breakfasts are held the second Friday of each month, where guests hear compelling speakers, meet new business contacts and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Plus, through exciting icebreakers, each attendee has the opportunity to network and promote their business. AultCare Fast Break Breakfasts are open to the public and held at the Courtyard by Marriott, 4375 Metro Cir. NW in Canton, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., with registration beginning at 7 a.m. Members can attend for $18 per breakfast; non-members for $25. July-December 2014 AultCare Fast Break Breakfast Lineup: July 11: Create, Communicate and Innovate Jon Washington, The Innovation Garage Many organizations struggle with how to define innovation, capture value, and measure results. Come and learn the three key lessons that will drive successful innovation and growth of your company. Jon will teach you about solutions that will solve customer problems, help you leap ahead of the competition, and further your business and influence. August 8: Intentional Communication: Changing the way we see and interact with people! Carolyn Santos, Santos Coaching Communication! We talk all the time, but do we REALLY understand and connect with people? We take all kinds of assessments, but do we know any more what to do with and for people than before we took them? Carolyn Santos is changing the way we do communciation training and understand people - professionally and personally. It's easy, intuituve, and profoundly effective. September 12: Leadership: The Difference Maker Maria Stevens, Stevens Coaching & Consulting, LLC Why do some businesses fail, while others grow? Why are some companies able to handle change successfully, while others get stuck? Why do some organizations struggle with uncommitted employees, while others thrive with a winning culture?The answer is leadership. Leadership is the difference between struggle and success and between winning and losing. It’s very simple, but it’s not always easy. October 10: The 5 Rules of Engagement - How to Motivate Your Employees Philip Kim, Walsh University Do you have a motivated and fired up workforce? Do they love your business as much as you do? If you're like most small businesses, probably not. Currently, seven out of every 10 U.S. workers are dissatisfied with their jobs. 40% or more are disengaged with their work. What's the deal? You pay them a competitive wage already, so what else do you need to do? You need to engage them. Research continues to show that truly engaged employees are more likely to be self-motivated, positive, and focused. You don't need to re-structure your whole day on pampering your employees, but you do need to create an environment of engagement. Find out how the best companies do this, and steal from them to implement your own 5 Rules of Engagement. November 14: Ready, Set, Plan! Tom Scully, Sandler Training Do you ever wonder why it takes you so long to finish a project, realize a goal, or make a change. It’s all about the plan. Learn to implement a specific plan of action for personal and professional goals. Create a consistent daily behavior designed to eliminate mediocre prospecting and follow-up. And, develop a formula for success and understand goal setting. December 12: Digital Brand – You. Understand - Support - Amplify. Shon Christy, Proximity Marketing Everyone understands the concept of a brand but often overlooks the brand that is most important - THIER OWN! This presentation will explore your brand and how to leverage it in the social media universe to help you stand out and get the attention you deserve. You will walk away completely understanding the value of your digital brand, how to support it and how to amplify to the right audience. Visit CantonChamber.org to purchase tickets, or contact Monique Thompson-Kennedy, events assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (330) 458-2070 for more information.