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Chairman’s Business Networking Blog Tuesday 27th May 2014
I dreamt I was no longer on holiday, that I had returned prematurely to a Tuesday Meeting immediately following a Bank Holiday. Other people were on holiday and our numbers were reduced to 15 members with 2 guests Derek Briggs from Little Havens who will be standing in when Katie Adams cannot attend and Debra Glover who is looking to be a member by next week.
I dreamt that Nige Kirby’s Ed Slot was suggesting that we smile a lot, even if we are unblocking drains or our own business equivalent. This was turning into one of these dreams that are not quite an accurate representation of reality but was getting close. Apologies for absence were received from all of those who were on holiday, with it being half term, and Iain Martin had won the Oscar the previous week for the 4th time…it was getting more bizarre.
The 60 second round had Kieran Sweeny with a pull-up that he hadn’t pulled up ( and he won the Oscar), Chris Adams suggested that, like Nico Rosberg we should have a backup plan!! Katie Adams was talking about super heroes and for those who don’t like tucking their shirts into their underpants, turn up with a bear. Nige Kirby once again talked about wet heating systems and Christine had brought her acronym to the meeting (NCRS).
Adam Hotson was looking for non profit making organisations and I though seriously offering my own business up.
Fred Harcourt mused that he whilst up a ladder he felt like a conductor. I think there was some mention of lightning which sort of linked up with Nige Kirby’s wet heating system that can be fitted to an electrical boiler.
Phobia of the week from Brian Painter was pigeons. Most of us feel concerned about what they will do if they fly directly overhead; this lady was more concerned about them flying up when she approached them.
You can see that I have pretty vivid dreams!!
My dream continued, the meeting did not have a 10 minute session but everybody asked each other questions about their businesses and what they had earlier mentioned in their 60 second presentations.
Brian Painter was standing in for Scott Griffiths as the Meeting Secretary and when I asked him to give his meeting secretaries report he said he didn’t have one.
I did get a referral from Ian Nicholson which made me think it would be nice if this were a real meeting.
I am looking forward to waking up and being back in the Lake District with the prospect of some serious fell walking. I will be back from my holidays next week and hope to see a full house.
So much for my dream, if any of you would like to contribute by posting what actually happened I will be pleased to hear from you.