Unshakeable: Jack Daly

There were lots of entrepreneurs who spoke at Unshakeable, but none characterized my thoughts on living through COVID-19 better than world-renowned sales trainer Jack Daly. He appeared just days after surgery with his head elegantly wrapped in gauze….. He understands that we have to both take care of ourselves and stay focused on our businesses. As he said, “I don’t have time to stop for a pandemic. I have things to do.”
To balance between life and work, we’ll need to focus exclusively on what we can control. That means preparation, not indecision. Jack’s optimism reminded me that there’s so much we can do with our time!
For instance, you can build a playbook of best practices, just like a sports team would. If you’ve already done that, try recruiting people to join your business, a timely tactic since so many are in need of jobs. Networking is everything in business, so this is a great time to reach out to clients, collaborators and investors too. By staying focused on the controllable things, I know I’m doing all I can for my clients, my family, my business, and myself.

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About Rochelle Friedman Walk, Esq.

Rochelle Friedman Walk, Esq. is an experienced, thoughtful and strategic attorney, business executive and neutral mediator. She has been court-appointed as a receiver and mediator, and is a member of the FINRA arbitration panel. She is known for her negotiating skills and the ability to bring parties together in win-win, creative solutions. She offers a practical and business-oriented approach to the practice of law. Her background in business enables her to relate well to clients and to quickly define the work and potential solutions. In her more than twenty-five years of business and legal experience, she has served as the chief restructuring officer, chief administrative officer, chief legal officer and Business Unit Manager to several national and multi-national business organizations. As an attorney, she has represented clients in a wide range of legal transactions and disputes including complex commercial, insurance coverage, real estate, construction, financial restructuring and employment matters. She has served as an ombudsman in employment, elder care, NAACP, creditor and shareholder matters and has worked with a number of different international unions to resolve concerns. Ms. Walk is a Martindale-Hubbell Preeminient (AV)-rated lawyer, has been named by Tampa Bay Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers in Tampa Bay (July 2010) and is included in Martindale-Hubbell's inaugural and subsequent editions of its Bar Register of Preeminient Women Lawyers (2011, 2012). A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Colgate University, she is a Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil and Appellate certified mediator, licensed to practice law in the States of Florida and Ohio, and is a member of the America Bar Association, Section for Dispute Resolution, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. She has been recognized by the YWCA as a Woman of Professional Excellence and the Tampa Jewish Community Federation as a Woman of Distinction.She volunteers for SCORE as a presenter on various business topics and serves on the Boards of a number of not-for-profit community agencies in the Tampa Bay area, including a community foundation and assisted living facility. Previously, she served on the Board of a Crisis Nursery.