The Longview Metro Chamber of Commerce hosted a small business contract Roundtable. The event was organized as a partnership with the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce (TAAACC). This year's event featured a discussion panel that included representatives from East Texas Road and Bridge, the City of Kilgore, the Texas Department of Insurance and several branches of the University of Texas.
2015 has the chance to be full of great opportunities for businesses and those wanting to go into business for themselves. Unfortunately, just because it's a new year does not mean everything will happen automatically. We have to evaluate our opportunities and the time we have to devote to them then decide which ones we will undertake.
The best way to become a better speaker, presenter, salesperson, conversationalist and to overcome your fear of speaking in public requires practice. The Longview Toastmasters Club meets every Tuesday at Lunch atTrinity Episcopal Church at 906 Padon St. across from the Good Shepherd Hospital. The club recognizes the conflict with many who cannot attend the lunch session, so plans are under way to start a evening club. LMCC members and friends are encouraged to join. Visit and join Longview Toastmasters Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Longview-Toastmasters
There are things that people do that determins how much of a success or a failure. 90% of the time these habits really do either help or stand in the way of success. Here is an interesting chart. What do you think?
20 short videos that explain the economy
Source: We The Economy.com
In the current economic climate, the need for citizens to be engaged and informed is greater than ever. Distributed digitally, across multiple platforms and in theaters, WE THE ECONOMY will do both... and best of all: it’s available everywhere, to everyone.
See videos at www.wetheeconomy.com
The NEW YEAR is here and for everyone who has survived 2014, it's time to pick up and start over. 2015 offers a fresh start and opportunites to those with the get-up and go to take advantage of them.
New York City has long been a hotbed of both retail and technological innovation, so it makes sense that Amazon and eBay would choose the city as the location of their instant delivery pilot programs.
Read Post at Forbes.com
Besides being a showcase for the next generation of tech gadgets, the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is, in its way, a mass celebration of entrepreneurship. And no one there this week represents that spirit as well--or as stylishly--as Daymond John.
Read post at inc.com
2015 has the chance to be full of great opportunities for businesses and those wanting to go into business for themselves. Unfortunately, just because it's a new year does not mean everything will happen automatically. We have to evaluate our opportunities and the time we have to devote to them then decide which ones we will undertake.Read more...
Source: Earth We Are One
Right now our education system is doing more to indoctrinate our children than to educate them. In fact, that has been the case for quite some time. Our young minds are being told to accept authority as truth instead of truth as authority, and teachers talk at the students instead of with them. Read post at Earth We Are One...