Entries by Lizeth Winkles

Plan Your Attack: 2015 is around the corner!

By Laura Wooten What are your goals for 2014? Increase your business by 20%? Launch a new product or service? Improve your public speaking skills? Whatever your goals for the new year, having a vital network is essential. That’s why Larry Fousie and I are hosting the next Networking Skills workshop on December 9 at […]

The Money’s Not Always in the Room

By Laura Wooten In a 1:1 with Kimberly Lay Martin, Chamber President, I was reminded of the value of consistency (see my last blog). As a commercial real estate broker, her sales cycle can be 3, 5 or 7 years, depending on the terms of her client’s lease. Kimberly said something I’ll never forget. “For […]

The Consistency Diet

By Laura Wooten There are no get rich quick schemes. No real business one-size-fits-all solutions to growing your business. Except for consistency. What do I mean, you might wonder? Consistency applied to the North Dallas Chamber means: Attending events regularly. The more people see your face, the more they will begin to know you, what […]

A Little Bit About Greg Farmer, Farmer Business Systems

By Laura Wooten, Wooten Communications The recent Business Toolbox Seminar on Implementing Your Business Plan held June 5 was chock full of information. Greg Farmer, a panelist in the session and owner of Farmer Business Systems and I chatted afterwards about how he started his business, where he learned about sales and how his experience […]

NDCC Rocking Programming the Result of Great Committee Meetings

By Laura Wooten, Wooten Communications One of the reasons I joined the North Dallas Chamber is the programming. Nearly every day of the week, I could attend an event that would give me insight into my business, my community and connect me with potential clients and partners. I peeked behind the curtain at today’s Small […]

A Frog for Breakfast

By Daniel LaBroad, Ovation Health & Life Services My recent posts have been related to having a work and life balance, and what it means to me.  It is a constant endeavor of my own with a young family, and two busy careers. Well, recently I have been reading a great book called The One […]

Taking Advantage of Being New

By Laura Wooten, Wooten Communications I learned a long time ago that there is an advantage to being new that only last a short while. That’s why, as a new NDCC member, I have about 3 months to leverage my “newness.” Here’s how newness can be an advantage: Newness is an excuse to introduce yourself […]

Working on the Go

By Daniel LaBroad, Ovation Health & Life Services, Inc. My last post was related to balancing work and family life. While there is never a true balance, there are a lot of ways to make them coexist. One way I am able to accomplish this, is through the use of technology. Rather than be confined to […]