Chairman’s Blog – Tuesday 18th June 2013 12 in attendance including guests. A good meeting as the group develops. Adam Hotson remains in the lead in the Performance League and Brian Painter delivered the Education Slot which dealt with techniques in attracting and inviting guests which theme was usefully continued in discussions after the meeting.
Chairman’s Blog Meeting 13th June 2013 25 Members present and once again a very lively and positive meeting. The positive tone apparent from the very outset when Tina rose to her feet with the rest of the Leadership team without a mouthful of breakfast…so now we know what she really does!
Billericay Meeting Tuesday 11th June 2013 14 present including new visitor Barry Haeger and visitors from Brentwood meeting, Mike Rogers and John Probert
Chairman’s Blog 6th June 2013 A well attended meeting, 29 members and not a seat left in the house. The Ed Slot was delivered by Scott Griffiths who educated us as to how our membership fees were used in relation to our web site and related to Social Media promotion. In dealing with what we…
Chairman’s Blog Tuesday 4th June 2013 14 present for our 4th meeting. Nigel Kirby joined the merry band and is now our resident plumber. Adam Hotson brought a visitor, Paul Tipper from Estuary Fire Protection. He left with a membership form so possibly a new recruit.
Chairman’s Blog – Meeting Thursday 30th May 2013-05-30 A good turnout, 29 present including one guest Kathryn Painter of K.E.M. Event Management. Some Meetings just feel right from the outset. There was a buzz about the pre breakfast networking which carried through into the Meeting.
Chairman’s Blog Tuesday 28th May 2013 Fourteen in attendance and the first meeting proper of EBF Billericay. The first five members were duly inducted (that’s why it was the first meeting proper!!!) For the record and in order of arrival; James Henshaw, Anne Clarke, Robert Mayes, Adam Hotson and Stuart Oldham. There are others out…
Chairman’s Blog, Thursday 16th May 2013 Average turnout, 25 members present. A lively meeting nonetheless. Geoff Todd delivered the Ed Slot. As an ex farmer he extolled the virtues of “farming “ as opposed to “hunting” in networking terms. A useful insight that helps demonstrate the value of the occasional contribution by different members.
This morning saw the launch of the Billericay meeting of Essex Business Forum, at the Ivory Rooms. It was well attended with plenty of guests many of whom have already signed-up to become full members and others all promising to return next week to take part in the first “full” meeting.
Know who you are dealing with. Sounds really obvious but is not only crucial but very often got wrong. You can deal with someone as an Individual, as a sole trader, as a partnership or as a limited company. Identify which they are as soon as you start dealing with them – not later on…