Business Workshops

Prosper Jefferson 2020: Strategic Planning & Time Management


As we launch into a new year – and a new decade – it is important to consider what you and your business would like to achieve within the next twelve months and beyond. Establishing goals and developing measurable actions to realize them are great ways to set your business up for success in the New Year. With big visions the future of your company, it is also important to develop a strong sense of time management in order to bring all of your big ideas to fruition.

As our first 2020 Prosper Jefferson seminar of the year, JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber have teamed up to bring you a seminar all about Strategic Planning & Time Management. Our experts will help you get organized, balanced and focused in 2020. We invited Ronnie Slone & Diane Jackson, SHRM-CP, of The Slone Group to share their tips and techniques to ensure long-term success for your business. Topics include:

  • Setting Goals & Sticking to Them
  • Identifying & Tackling Time Wasters
  • Creating Boundaries & Balance
  • Time Management Tools
  • Getting Organized in the New Year
  • & Much More

Ronnie L. Slone, President
The Slone Group

Ronnie is the founder and president of The Slone Group, an organizational development and training consulting firm based in the Greater New Orleans area. Ronnie has over 30 years of experience in operations, management, human resources, training and professional staffing with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. He is also a faculty member of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Delgado Community College and the national cohorts at Babson College. His areas of expertise include organizational development and training, executive coaching, operations and business development, and facilitation. Ronnie’s ability to challenge the way people think and behave has made him a sought-after keynote speaker and facilitator.

A passionate community leader, Ronnie strives to develop organizations, supports a ready workforce by preparing youth for life after graduation and helps to create communities where citizens can live, work and raise a family. He has contributed to numerous organizations in the Greater New Orleans area as a community volunteer including Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, GNO, Inc., City Park New Orleans, CASA Jefferson, River Region Chamber of Commerce and Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry. Most recently, he served as the interim director for Trinity Community Center located in Hollygrove in New Orleans.

Diane Jackson, SHRM-CP, Director of Curriculum  & Programs
The Slone Group
Diane is the Director of Curriculum & Programs for The Slone Group, an organizational development and training consulting firm based in the Greater New Orleans area. Diane develops, coordinates and manages all programs and projects for The Slone Group, ensuring the delivery of high quality and impactful outcomes for their clients.  Her expertise includes research, data collection, project administration and coordination, logistics, evaluative services, curriculum development and delivery, relationship management and human resources consulting.

Diane is an active community leader in the Greater New Orleans area, contributing her time and talent to the betterment of the community. Her civic leadership activities include Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson RISE Charter School (Board Chair), and most recently, the Secretary for the River Region Chamber of Commerce and the Program Coordinator for Leadership River Region.

8:30 am - 10:30 am
Location JEDCO Conference Center
701A Churchill Parkway
Avondale, LA 70094
Hosted By JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber