Sep 5, 2017
TOM CLEMENTS - BACKGROUND
- Serial Entrepreneur – successfully transformed 2 separate
private small businesses into lucrative, public companies.
- Chairman and Founder of one of the country’s first, prosperous
internet endeavors back in the mid 90s.
- Sold that company, Conduit Software for $70 million.
- Founder of the 1st Catholic college in the state of
- Author of How to Run a NonProfit
- Deliver value to customers. One way Tom does is is by figuring
out how his product/solution helps customers cut costs in
quantifiable dollars and cents.
- Key Challenge in Business – build a sales model that is
replicable and not overly customized so it can’t be scaled.
- Get creative. Don’t rely on a budget to produce results.
Sometimes when you are forced to think creatively it produces the
- Don’t be afraid to ask for something. Asking just 1
question made Tom $10 Million in just 1 hour.
- Key Takeaway = Provide value to others in whatever it is that
- Searched for happiness for many years and NOTHING made him
happy, except 1 thing.
- Find out how Tom starts his day and his main tip for practicing
- On living his faith in the business world…What happens when you
say something a certain way to a customer and you know they might
not continue doing business with you as a result?
- Find out what Tom learned after 39 years of marriage.
- Humility and it’s essential role
BOOK – How to Run a NonProfit
- The book is really Complete A to Z Guide that is even
applicable to someone starting or running a for-profit business
without a business background
- My favorite part, Tom gives specific guidance on how to put his
advice into practice.
- Many questions an executive director or president must ask. If
Tom had to pick just 1 thing for them to focus on, what would it
be? Listen to find out more.
- Is X the greatest and highest use of our resources. Find out
THOUGHTS ON ACHIEVING REAL SUCCESS
- Life is not a Win Win. Life is about selflessness. Love
- Real JOY comes when you aren’t looking for the win for
How to Run a Nonprofit – by Tom Clements
The Brothers Karamazov – by Fyodor Dostoyevsky