PROOF in the News…

Published - Jeffrey Byrne + Associates

8-17-17 Jeffrey Byrne + Associates features “Is Your Ask Using the Right Emotional Messages?”  A piece written specifically for the non-profit sector.

Nomination - Grant Gooding was nominated for KC Business Journal NextGen Award!

4-24-17 Grant Gooding was nominated for the 2017 Class of the Kansas City Business Journal’s “NextGen Leaders” program.  The program identifies those in the KC business and civic community who are beginning to exert their influence through leadership at their companies, nonprofit boards and through community involvement.

iXL launches new position, look

1-4-17 iXL sports drink owner, Mark Davis, discusses the release of the new brand and new brand position after working with PROOF.

Published - Startland News

5-23-16 Startland News posted article “Stop Drinking the Competitive Advantage Kool-Aid” by Grant Gooding

READER’S CHOICE

5-4-16 Startland News posted most popular stories of the year and Grant Gooding’s article “Is that a lion?  Yes, and it’s keeping your business from growing” was the 6th most popular article of the year.

Published - Startland News

3-2-16 Startland News posted article “Is Your Pitch Getting Emotional?  Because it Should Be.” by Grant Gooding

Published - Startland News

1-18-16 Startland News posted article “Is that a lion? Yes, and it’s keeping your business from growing” by Grant Gooding

Published - Startland News

12-14-15 Startland News posted article “Subjective Language is Making Your Elevator Pitch Completely Forgettable” by Grant Gooding

Published - Startland News

10-20-15 Startland News posted article “Create Your Own Market – Don’t Compete in Someone Else’s” by Grant Gooding

Quoted - Northland News

9-23-15 Grant and Proof mentioned in Northland News story about Northland CAPS hosting the MECA Challenge.

Thinking Bigger

9-29-15 Grant Gooding and Proof Positioning was selected as a 2015 class HEMP Mentee.  The Helzberg Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program selects entrepreneurs who have been in business at least three years, have five or more full-time employees, have annual revenues of at least $1 million and want to grow their businesses. They also must serve as the sole ultimate decision-maker in their businesses.

Startland News

9-29-15 Grant Gooding and Proof Positioning selected as a 2015 class of HEMP Mentee.  The program matches entrepreneurs with mentors, inspired by Barnett Helzberg Jr., the former owner and president of Helzberg Diamonds, who developed a 23-year-old mentoring relationship with Ewing Kauffman.

KC Sourcelink

9-29-15 Grant Gooding and Proof Positioning selected as a 2015 class HEMP Mentee.  The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program announced its 2015 class, along with three new mentors. HEMP has helped more than 300 entrepreneurs over two decades and currently has more than 36 active mentor/mentee pairs.  HEMP is designed to be a three-year, facilitated program beginning in the latter part of each year.

Post ECJC Seminar Blog

8-27-15 A local blogger attended one of Grant Gooding’s seminars and discusses his takeaways regarding business vs. brand decisions.