Series to help businesses grow successfully


The link, Sapna Foundation and Point Northeast are offering a new Business Workshop Series, designed to help business owners and leaders to build and grow the business of their dreams.

The topic of the first workshop is: “Create a Vision: How to Align Your Team on a Strategic Plan.” Sara Frasca, Michael Smith and George Randle will be the instructors.

The workshop brings deep experience and fresh perspectives to help participants propel their businesses to its next stage of growth. They will learn to assess the situation, enhance team dynamics and map a path to achieving measurable results.

It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29. To register, go to

The link and the Sapna Foundation have partnered with Point Northeast for this workshop series. They are the catalyst for helping leaders achieve business results and outcomes beyond their expectations. Their experience, with more than 300 businesses in the United States and Canada, provides the expertise to assist any organization with any issue.

Follow-up workshops will focus on: “Talent Management: How to Hire, Retain and Build a Team to Soar”;  “Alignment & Accountability: How to Leverage a Proven Process for Success”; “Drive Revenue & Create Healthy Financials: How to Build & Sustain Business Development and Build a Scorecard to Measure, Track and Predict”; “Creative Problem-Solving: Fresh Approaches to Growth, Innovation and Transformation”; and “Strategic Life Planning: How to Create Meaningful Results in Your Life.”

Business leaders and their team of trusted executives/leaders are the intended audience for this series.

Here’s a look at the instructors:

  • Sara Frasca: With the curiosity of Galileo and the tenacity of a street fighter, Frasca is an innovation and business growth expert. Leveraging her experience from serving in senior leadership roles in both corporate America and the world of startups, she helps leading organizations solve complex problems to drive business growth.
  • Michael Smith: Smith’s executive management and business consulting career spans more than 40 years. His depth of experience, sage advice, range of strategic thinking and corresponding wisdom make him a version of "Yoda" for Point Northeast advisors and their clients.
  • George Randle: Randle is an experienced talent executive, veteran, coach and leader known for selecting, building and reorganizing teams to reach their full business potential. He has more than 20 years of Fortune 100 and Fortune 1000 global human resources and talent acquisition experience building and coaching elite teams.

The series will be presented in six monthly workshop sessions of four hours each. Session dates are April 29, May 27, June 24, July 29, Aug. 26 and Sept. 30. All session times are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Each session will feature an experienced instructor, all materials and facilitated workshop breakouts for your team.

All sessions will be hosted both in-person at the link, 425 Town Plaza Ave., Ponte Vedra Beach, or via Zoom.

The cost is $5,000 for the entire series for up to four members per company, or $1,500 per session.

To register, go to

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