Archive for February 2018

Challenge

Mark April 5th on your calendar. Our “Connect!” event is going to double the size of our network in one night! We will buy breakfast or lunch next week for anyone with a positive testimonial for Connectwork Clubs this week! Your post needs to be less than 20 words and describes what you love about…

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Words

There is one Universal Business Theme. Great business people constantly study their strengths and weaknesses, maximize the former and minimize the latter. I took a few minutes to mentally go around the room and think about each of you. I tried to assign a word to each of you to describe your best attributes. Here’s…

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Update on Helocs

We talked about this on Thursday. Here’s an update from National ass’n of Homebuilders. HELOCS Deductible for Capital Improvements, IRS Says Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Finance, Remodelers on February 21, 2018 • 1 Comment In a victory for NAHB remodelers, the IRS today issued a letter clarifying changes to home equity loans and…

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515 Networking Speakers List

February 8th Angela Melito 15th Travis Gaule 22nd Kim Young March 1st Brandon Leek 8th Melissa VanPelt 15th David Bell 22nd Julie Lofdahl 29th Beth Bezdicek April 5th Tim Pettit 12th Tim Rietz 19th Tom Stevens 26th Jessica Eglseder

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Blue Ocean Strategy

Don Dewaay, founder of The Profit Zone and member of Smuckers Networking, turned me on to Blue Ocean Strategy (Renée Mauborgne, W. Chan Kim) I just started reading the book, but am already excited about what deep dark business secrets it holds. The basic premise of the book is that most companies have a Red…

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515 Networking at Rookies

We are confirmed to hold the 515 Networking meeting at Rookies in Waukee (Actually, the Waukee side of Clive) next week.  (Feb 8th). 2180 NW 156th St, Clive, IA 50325

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Smuckers Speaker List

Feb 7th  Brittany McGuire  Pacific Sales Feb 14th  Tom Stevens  Cascade Manufacturing Feb  21st  Darius Jackson  Showplace Kitchens Feb 28th Kent Biley  DKI Pro Restore  

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