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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Sandra Lewis, Life at the Table There is one fact I have come to embrace about myself rather late in life: I’m creative. Cooking, writing, photography. I love it all and all are creative. Why has it taken me so long to describe myself this way? I had grown up with an image of […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Leiza Dolghih, Godwin Lewis PC With the growing use of social media by employees, a solid social media policy is vital to reducing litigation and mitigating the risk of liability to employers that may be created by their employees’ use of Facebook, LinkedIn or other social media websites. Can employers monitor such accounts? Should […]
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 […]