February 11, 2017

Journey to the Top – What, Why and How of Scaling: Lazaridis Dean Mike Kelly & CATA CEO, John Reid Invite You to Attend a Special Presentation

Dear Community members
Please join Kirk Dando for an exclusive presentation on the “What, Why and How of Scaling”, targeted specifically to CEOs of Ottawa tech companies. The presentation takes place on Thursday, March 2nd from 5:30 – 9:00 PM at the: Canadian Museum of Nature (240 McLeod St, Ottawa ON (map)

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Please register as our guest today at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/journey-to-the-top-the-what-why-and-how-of-scaling-tickets-31754816511

Our exclusive session is presented by the Lazaridis Institute Scale-Up Program, a unique national program for Canadian tech CEOs who are in the process of scaling their companies. Following Kirk’s presentation, network with other CEOs and founders from across Canada as well as with other members of the Ottawa tech community over food and drinks.

Presentation Overview:
Kirk will discuss the predictable three stages that every business goes through as they grow and the 12 warning signs that your high-growth company may be close to stalling. This talk is short on theory and full of real-world practical solutions and stories Kirk has gathered from helping thousands of growth-hungry leaders like you.

dandoAbout Kirk Dando
Business leaders find a “friend in the foxhole” with Kirk; he helped scale and sell a billion-dollar company. As a C-level executive, he walked the lonely road of leadership and worried himself to distraction, but learned a lot. He has worked with over 7,000 successful leaders around the world getting them to real growth – growth that leads to increased profits, happy employees and leaders in their sweet spot.

His bestselling book, “Predictive Leadership: Avoiding the 12 Most Common Mistakes that Derail Growth-Hungry Companies,” shows execs how to predict and prepare for the issues that growth and success cause. Kirk will help test, validate and confirm your assumptions about growth and leading a successful high-growth business.

About the Lazaridis Institute Scale Up Program
Companies in the Scale-Up Program expand and refine their unique roadmaps for growth while base-lining core areas needed for their next round of financing.  Find out more at www.scaleupprogram.com

Interested? then Check the box during registration to let us know you’re coming and we’ll make sure we connect you with one of our current Scale-Up Program participants at the event.

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The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. (No Tech Firm Left Behind) Contact: John Reid at jreid@cata.ca