August 7, 2017 Newsletter
August 7, 2017 Newsletter
Weekly Edition No. 217In This IssueJoin Now
Join the Chamber that was first Accredited with the U.S. Chamber in June 1997.
Our SponsorsStar PerformersSponsored bySponsored bySponsored bySponsored bySCORESmall Business DevelopmentOur MembershipAugust 7, 2017Leadership Lewisville Class 32 is now all set. We have an incredible nine months of learning ahead.At our opening reception, we will have a few Leadership Lewisville alum sharing their stories of how the program has helped them in their continued success. Students of Class 32 will also have the opportunity to visit with each other and meet their facilitator, Dick Hammond of Leadership On The Move.I want to share a huge thank you to Sysco North Texas for stepping forward as the Presenting Sponsor and Medical City Lewisville for hosting our opening reception.Finally, thank you, members of Class 32, for investing in your own professional development.
At your service,Ray Hernández, IOM
Lewisville Area Chamber of CommerceBusiness Food For Thought...HuffPostForget Millennials And Boomers. Gen X Will Save The WorkplaceIn the craziness that is our workplace today, it has been said that every answer to life can actually be found in the TV show The Brady Bunch.
Gen Xers are the Jan Bradys of the work world, and right now they are screaming "Marcia! Marcia! Marcia!" but no one is listening.Before you say yes to your video strategy, ask these 3 questionsToday, people instinctively turn to their phones and expect content to appear instantly, in just the right format. More than ever, that content and that format is video.7 Choices the Best Leaders Make in Order to Be SuccessfulTraditional corporate leadership approaches adopted by many organizations over the last 50 years use a top down hierarchical approach, where managers are ultimate authority figures over their people. While the tide has gradually shifted towards a more modern approach of servant leadership, unfortunately we still have a long way to go.Did You Know?The Chamber website provides several ways to make your business accessible and visible to online users who are looking for resources you offer. We have an A to Z directory of our members on the Chamber website that we refer visitors to everyday. This feature makes your business information readily available to new visitors to the Lewisville area or simply anyone looking for the services you provide. In the first seven months of 2017 alone, our directory saw over 70,000 searches. You can also submit posts to alert site visitors of your current deals, promotions, or job openings for free. Over 1 million unique visitors browse our website every year.2017 Annual Awards Committee
This is an Open Call to join our Annual Awards Committee to help plan our 2017 Annual Awards Luncheon. If you would like to be a part of planning our biggest event of the year, please contact Rachel Bagley for more information
What's HappeningLEADS Power NetworkingEvery Friday
8:00 - 9:00 AMGet to know more than 60 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.Ribbon Cuttings726 W Main Street, LewisvilleTuesday, August 15th @ 10aRibbon SponsorSAVE THE DATE
Monday, September 25, 2017 - Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Golf ClassicThursday, November 2, 2017 - Southern Denton County Business & Community Expo 2017Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
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