May 11th HOPS® Food for Thought Luncheon Features Queen City Angel John Habbert

HOPS® power lunch series designed to inspire, energize and enhance personal and business performance
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May 5, 2011 - PRLog -- CINCINNATI –  HOPS Technology Inc. (HTI) is hosting the fourth of its power lunches, HOPS® Food for Thought Series, at 11:30 a.m., May 11, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza North in Cincinnati.  The series combines a networking opportunity with local Keynote speakers and a lunch inspired by the presentation theme.  John Habbert, Treasurer of Queen City Angels, will be May 11th’s Keynote speaker and he will talk about The Art of Intelligent Persistence, a common denominator that applies to every successful business equation. The lunch will be moderated by Doug Bolton, former Publisher of the Cincinnati Business Courier and current Managing Principal with Cassidy Turley.

Registration for the event is open through May 9, 2011 and can be completed online at or by calling 513-588-2808.  Registration is $50 per seat. Pricing is discounted when multiple events are booked.

“I initiated HOPS® Food for Thought Series this year to inspire, energize and provide attendees with expert insights to improve their personal and business performance,” said Pamla Winther, Founder/CEO of HTI. “We refer to the Series as Lunch with a side of inspiration!. It is this same energy and focus – on individual contribution for collective optimization (team genius!) – that is the formula behind HTI’s successful approach.  We help corporate teams communicate and articulate their best work in ways that enable highly effective workflow and collaboration. We created this series to subtly demonstrate what HOPS® is about, and what HTI is capable of, showcased through our trusted Partners, the Keynotes.”  

Winther added, “Each of the Keynote speakers was invited because of their proven successes, personally and professionally. Their presentations include practical insights to enlighten, motivate and enable attendees to make immediate changes that benefit their life and business approaches. Regarding May’s address,  John Habbert’s reputation at P&G; his home run with Crane Connectors; and his few dozen start-up investments in the angel investing world qualify him to speak about how success is most often achieved and the part ‘intelligent persistence’ plays in that success.”

“Everyone knows that persistence is an important attribute for success in business and personal life,” stated Habbert. “In my talk, I'll present many examples of persistent behavior, and we'll examine why some approaches are more likely to be productive. People should leave with a new perspective on the old adage, ‘If at first you don't succeed...’”

HOPS® Food for Thought Series kicked off in February 2011 with Ed Burghard, Executive Director of the Ohio Business Development Coalition; followed by award-winning author, John Mariotti on March 11th; and Wood, Herron and Evans Partner Tom Humphrey on April 11th.  Future presenters include Karen Carnahan, Chief Operating Officer of Cintas’ Document Management Division; Margo Springs, CIO for the City of Cincinnati; Bob “Mitch” Mitchell, Vice President of Sales for Cintas;, and Pamla Winther, Founder/CEO of HTI.

For more information about HOPS® Food for Thought including registration and a calendar of future events, visit

About John Habbert
After completing a bachelor’s degree at Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA at the University of Michigan, Habbert began his career at Procter and Gamble in Cincinnati.  During a period of twelve years, he rose through the ranks of the organization with a variety of positions in both manufacturing and product development.  With a desire to apply his large company experience to a smaller company setting, Habbert left P&G to join Crane Connectors, a bankrupt start-up company. He led the company to profitability within two years, with a staff of over fifty employees and an international customer base.
Since 1998, Habbert has been an active small business consultant and Angel Investor; a Shareholder in more than twenty-five small companies, and currently Board Member of six.   He is an active member of the Queen City Angels and is Director of the QCA First Funds, three small, state-sponsored technology validation funds that make seed investments in very early-stage companies.

About HOPS Technology
HOPS®, which stands for Hands On Proactive Strategy, was made official in 1996 as Winther registered the name and began seeking proprietary rights to the Methodology she used with success for her clients  (via Consultancy, TRI.PARTNERS, Inc.);  thereafter, HOPS Technology Incorporated was initiated from October 2004, to develop the software that would embody the HOPS® Methodology and make use of it easier across whole organizations.  Now, HOPS® - Strategy + Software - helps organizations standardize recurring, business critical processes and communications; it improves the quality of both; and it enables greater work efficiency and collaboration. For more information, visit
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