April 24, 2017 Newsletter
April 24, 2017 Newsletter
Weekly Edition No. 202In This IssueJoin Now
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PMJoin us for our April Partnership Luncheon where we will recognize the graduates of the Leadership Lewisville program, Class 31. We are pleased to announce Chris E. Wallace, President of the Texas Association of Business, will be speaking about the power of the local Chamber of Commerce organizations.Leadership Lewisville is a nine-month leadership development program that helps hone and develop a person's leadership skills. We encourage you to join us.Unleashing Your Full Potential Through Time ManagementMay 2nd8:00 - 9:30 AMDon't you wish you could get more done in less time? Have you ever said, "There just aren't enough hours in the day?" Are you so busy that you can't find 90 minutes to learn how to manage your time better?
Then Unleashing Your Full Potential Through Time Management Workshop is just the ticket for you!
Over the course of three interactive workshops you will learn more than 25 tools and techniques to help you get more out of your time, whether in business or at home. Taught by business performance coach Art Locke. Visit our website for more information or contact Rachel Bagley.LEADS Power Networking
8:00 - 9:00 AMGet to know more than 60 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.Member CornerHot Deals!"Is your business running any Spring specials? You can advertise your deals for FREE on the Chamber website. Take advantage of the 1.5 million unique visitors the Lewisville Chamber website receives per year. Log into your Member Center account and select Hot Deals."Business Food For Thought...FastCompany"Bizarre Foods" Host Andrew Zimmern Explains How Travel Helps Rewire His BrainAndrew Zimmern is one of TV's best-known travel-show hosts, so it's no surprise that the man behind Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods series is a big advocate of going to far-away places and learning about other cultures. But for Zimmern, trips offer more than just the obvious benefits, such as stimulating creativity or letting go of stress. As he sees it, travel also has a very specific, practical impact on the way you interact with-and think about-the world.Inc.4 Mentalities That Are Killing Your CareerAs the economy continues to shift, traditional employment (long-term, full-time) is becoming obsolete. We live in a shared economy. Contract work is on the rise and instead of viewing ourselves as employees who work "for" companies, we now must approach our careers as businesses-on-one who want to partner "with" employers instead.Entrepreneur6 Super Simple Tricks for Closing Way More SalesFew sentences are more frustrating for a salesperson to hear than, "I want to think it over." Every salesperson knows the pain of this open-ended response. It can cause the sales process to drag on indefinitely with no clear resolution -- even after what seemed to be a perfectly smooth presentation.From the PresidentI hope you have already reserved your seat for the April 25 Partnership Luncheon. We are fortunate to have the President of the Texas Association of Business, Chris Wallace as our keynote speaker. It is fitting that Chris is speaking as this is also the graduation ceremony for the Thirty-First Class of our Leadership Lewisville program. Our program is filled with business acumen learning over the course of nine months and we are accepting applications now.
If you are interested in another professional development opportunity for you or a member of your team, I would encourage you to reserve your sponsorship, booth or attendance at the Ninth Annual Denton County Women Leading Business Conference & Expo. Currently, the City of Lewisville, BNSF Railway, Mary Kay Inc., Mixed Media Creations, Solis Mammography, Avanti Senior Living, TIAA, Pei Wei restaurant, Huffines Auto Dealerships, Sysco Foods, Mulkey's Flowers & Gifts and Mickey's Florist are confirmed as sponsors. Come learn from National, Regional and Area highly accomplished speakers. The early bird deadline is fast approaching.Be sure to stay in touch with all things Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and subscribing to our YouTube channel. The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce consistently brings new and exciting happenings to our business community that may benefit you, so be sure to stay connected with us.
At your service,
Ray Hernandez, IOM
Lewisville Area Chamber of CommerceLewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
972-436-9571551 North Valley Pkwy
Lewisville, TX 75067
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