Savvy Secret Tip of the Week
How are you showing your talents as a leader outside of your business? Taking on a leadership role in your industry, marketplace, or community is a good way to show that your company appreciates those it serves or who serve you. It is also a smart strategic initiative for positioning you or other key people in your company, elevating the credibility and preference of your company over others in the marketplace. CLICK HERE to read my February Savvy Business Owner column on the value of leadership roles outside of your business.
ATTENTION GRABBERS, CUSTOMER KEEPERS - MARCH 1: I will be in Salisbury on March 1st, for Rowan Cabarrus Small Business Center at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for a course entitled "Attention Grabbers, Customer Keepers." For more details on the Rowan Cabarrus SBC class series, CLICK HERE.
WOMEN'S SUCCESS SUMMIT ON MARCH 3: I will be among the women featured on a panel to discuss success and overcoming challenges at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on March 3rd. Other panelists include Sandra Yancey, founder of eWomenNetwork, Kim Jacobs, TV show host, and two women entrepreneurs featured in my two books. Frances Queen of Queen Associates, Inc. was a success story in Chapter 17 in Me, Myself & Inc. Sharon Summers of CCS Document & Cartridge Innovations was featured in Secret # 5 of 50 Marketing Secrets. Join me and these amazing women I admire. CLICK HERE to read more about the program and register.
THE GREEN LIFE WITH METRO GREENSCAPE MARCH 4: Those of you in the Charlotte NC area with kids should plan on stopping by the Southern Home & Garden Show Friday evening to enjoy the fun play area Metro GreenScape (featured in Secret #46)has created in conjunction with WSOC-FM 103.7 and the Charlie & Debbie Show. Play in the dirt, plant flowers, and officially launch into spring. CLICK HERE for more info. Want to know another very cool thing that Metro GreenScape is doing? Actual customers are helping man their exhibit at the Spring Show. They cannot wait to share and show off their fabulous landscaping and outdoor living spaces and experiences with visitors. Stop by and be inspired.
MODERATOR FOR FAST-GROWTH PANEL IN BOCA ROTAN MARCH 11: I am heading to the Boca Resort for the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Event & Conference March 9 -11. I will be moderating a panel of fast-growth businesses as we share the secrets and challenges to growing a business in these times. A special thanks to sponsor MarketSource, which will be presenting a case study presentation of Mega-Growth Strategies immediately following my panel discussion featuring mega-growth expert, John Canington.