ROGERSVILLE, Mo.- Ellen Rohr, president and founder of Bare
Bones Biz, and Roofing Contractor's Small Shop Talk columnist, joined keynote presenter Barbara Walters, ABC News correspondent and co-Host of "The View," as a featured business panelist at Office Depot's 5th annual Success Strategies for Businesswomen Conference-Connectivity: People. Ideas. Opportunities.
Rohr was a featured panelist during a business session entitled, "Growth Secrets from Sales Divas." Rohr, along with other female business owners on the panel, shared their secrets for successful prospecting and strategies for closing the sale. This is a strategy Rohr has mastered, as she is the successful author of numerous business basics books, including: Where Did the Money Go?-Accounting Basics for the Business Owner Who Hates Numbers and How Much Should I Charge- Pricing Basics for Making Money Doing What You Love.
Other keynote presenters and panelists included: Kathy Ireland, chief designer and CEO of Kathy Ireland Worldwide (KIWW); Maya Angelou, poet, author, educator and activist; Debbi Fields, former chairman and founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies; and Anne M. Mulcahy, chairman and CEO, Xerox Corp.