March 13, 2017 Newsletter
March 13, 2017 Newsletter
Weekly Edition No. 196March 13, 2017
The Lewisville Area Chamber provides opportunities to promote businesses and recognize our members. Learn more in this week's Monday Memo.What's HappeningLEADS Power NetworkingEvery Friday8:00 - 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 Yogurt Zone, 1093 Main Street Suite 200, Lewisville, TX 75067.Senior Services Alliance MeetingWednesday, March 158:15-9:30amOur upcoming meeting will have guest speaker Ricky R. Kalra, MD - Neurosurgeon, 3C Neurosurgery, Inc. and will be discussing Common Spine Disorders in Seniors: Treatment and Prevention. Register today!New Location:
Medical City Lewisville
Ground Floor Conference Room
500 W Main St, Lewisville, TX 75067We will also be accepting donations of unopen pet food for Senior Paws. Senior Paws supports the needs of pet-owning Meals on Wheels clients by providing monthly pet food supplements. Senior Paws will help ensure that seniors are not sharing their hot lunches with their beloved companions when they are unable to afford enough pet food. You can learn more about Senior Paws Denton County here.Chamber Night OutThursday, March 165-7 PM
This month's Chamber Night Out is sponsored by Hirji CPA, LLC and will be held at their offices at 575 N. Valley Pkwy. Ste 101 Lewisville, TX 75067.Join us for food, fun and networking, and don't forget to bring extra business cards!Monthly Partnership LuncheonTuesday, March 2811:30am-1:00pm
This month we are pleased to announce Dr. Kevin Rogers, Superintendent of Lewisville ISD, as our speaker. He will present an overview of the upcoming bond election. Register NowLocation:
MCL Grand Theater
100 N Charles St
Lewisville, TX9th Annual Denton County Women Leading Business Conferenceand ExpoMay 31, 2017The Women Leading Business Conference & Expo meets the unique professional and personal educational needs of women in business and women-owned businesses. This day long conference features speakers with inspiring messages of perseverance, leadership, and success. Please review the 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities for more details. Contact Haley Carroll with questions or to secure your 2017 sponsorship.Member CornerGovernment Affairs CommitteeGovernment Affairs is where advocacy meets action. Members meet bi monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm to discuss local, state, or federal issues including topics on pending legislation, transportation, roads and more. Visit the Government Affairs page to see more about membership and what goals Government Affairs has set forth for 2017.
The next Government Affairs meeting will take place at the Chamber on May 11th. You can also visit www.capitol.state.tx.us to learn about bills that can affect you.Business Food For Thought...Inc9 Qualities That Make Bosses Not Only Great, but UnforgettableIf you're like me, you remember all of your bosses. A couple were awful. Most were fairly good.
But only one of mine was, in the best possible way, truly unforgettable.Harvard Business ReviewIn a Difficult Conversation, Listen More Than You TalkWhen Jared walked into a meeting to discuss a new marketing approach for a product, the conversation didn't play out well. Five minutes into the dialogue, the product manager, Françoise, started interrupting him with questions he was planning to address later in the pitch. As the conversation ran off the rails, Jared struggled to keep a calm demeanor, while Françoise multitasked; Jared watched in frustration as she sent at least five text messages during their altercation.Business InsiderA Stanford business school professor shares 6 ways to be a better managerDo good managers look for consensus and strive to predict the future?
Not according to William Barnett, a professor of business leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business.From the PresidentEven though it's Spring Break for some, business continues. There are lots of opportunities with the Chamber and the community to grow your client list and get your name out there while your competition is taking a vacation!
Schedule a one on one with someone from your networking group, volunteer with a local non-profit or discover new ways to get plugged in to your community.
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
551 North Valley Pkwy
Lewisville, TX 75067
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