January 30, 2017 Newsletter
January 30, 2017 Newsletter
Weekly Edition No. 190 | Lewisville Chamber WebsiteIn This IssueJoin Now
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SCORE provides no cost business counseling to help individual business owners succeed.Schedule a Mentoring Session: (972) 436-9571Our MembershipJanuary 30, 2017
The Lewisville Area Chamber provides opportunities to promote businesses and recognize our members. Learn more in this week's Monday Memo.What's Happening"Lighting the Way"Thursday, February 211:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Want to promote your business? Consider one of several sponsorship opportunities.
LEADS Power Networking7:45 - 9:00 AM
Get to know more than 60 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.
This month's meetings are being held at Pei Wei, 713 W. Hebron Pkwy #200, Lewisville.Member CornerMember Orientation
Whether you are new member or a long-time member, the Chamber Staff invites you to attend member orientation. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with other members, meet the Chamber Staff, and gain a better understanding of the membership benefits and chamber programs.
The next Member Orientation takes places on Monday, February 6. Please RSVP here.Business Food For Thought...Inc.5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your LifeLets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.
If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more productive, here are five things that will make your transition a lot easier. But some of these will take courage and accountability, but that's part for the course with change.Harvard Business ReviewExecutives and Salespeople Are Misaligned - and the Effects Are CostlyU.S. companies spend over $900 billion on their sales forces, which is three times more than they spend on all ad media. Sales is, by far, the most expensive part of strategy execution for most firms. Yet, on average, companies deliver only 50% to 60% of the financial performance that their strategies and sales forecasts have promised.Inc.How to Build Your Network (When You Don't Know Anyone)Before my wife and I settled in Austin, TX last year, we lived in 12 apartments in nine cities over the last 10 years. And while the digital nature of my work means that much of my network is only a mouse-click away, it was definitely challenging to move to new cities like Minneapolis and Austin without knowing many people in person.From the PresidentThe Citizen of the Year award is given to one individual who has experienced personal and professional success in the greater Lewisville area. This individual shows exemplary service in the community. He or she gives of their time, resources, and expertise asking little or nothing in return. This person epitomizes leadership, while recognizing and nurturing the skills of the people around them.
This is one of the many recognitions that will be given out during the "Lighting The Way" Annual Awards Luncheon this Thursday. If you have not yet registered to attend, there is still time. Register here.Be sure to stay in touch with all things Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or watching our videos on YouTube. The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce consistently has A LOT of very exciting things going on in our community that may benefit you, so be sure to stay connected with us.At your service,Ray Hernandez, IOM
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