Talk – Listen – Act

Talk, Listen, Act! “He completely disarmed me.  This is what makes TBN special” This quote, shared anonymously with me, expresses what so many of us felt in response to a business-focused presentation by Chris Heffer (LexisClick) on Death, Depression, and Suicide – and how prevalent this is with business people.  It was a stirring...

Professional Business Growth without the Hiccups

Professional Business Growth without the Hiccups Building a successful business is all about cash flowing into an organisation that demonstrates professional accountability in all its policies, practices, and procedures.  Often it is necessary to seek Commercial Funding to break through to the next level of performance, and as soon as you grow, your systems...

Bye Bye Pain – Hello Pleasure

Bye Bye Pain; Hello Pleasure! I was thinking, “What do you become as a member of The Boardroom Network?  Given regular attendance and enthusiastic involvement you become: Better connected More confident Increasingly competent Much clearer Boldly courageous. Yes, I’ve been an enthusiastic observer of regular members for years now, and I’ve noticed changes – some...

The Importance of People

The Importance of People In business, as in life, the big ‘why’, the greater purpose, always comes back to people and our relationships with them.  Another packed room at Chilworth Manor sizzled with Summertime goodwill – as is very evident from Justin’s photographs.  His images reflect the fact that face-to-face, person-to-person networking adds dimensions...

Independence 2 point 0

Independence 2.0 If there was ever a perfect morning at The Italian Villa, the 4thof July, Independence Day, was it for The Boardroom Network. Once a year it has become a tradition for the Dorset meeting of The Boardroom Network (we have meetings in Wiltshire and Hampshire too) to gather for a Summer Breakfast...

Breaking Good

Strange yet wonderful changes are afoot at The Boardroom Network.  In fact, positive change is a big theme in common for our members. Our Wiltshire gathering included a keynote on “Change” from Clare Yates, a literal change of clothing as a demonstration of how to prepare from the Southampton Sailing Week with Chris Rees,...

Outside Influence

On Midsummer’s Morning Members and Visitors of The Boardroom Network, Hampshire, gathered together at Chilworth Manor.  There was no dancing but there were exchanges of clothing and something unusual was clearly occurring… though nothing to do with the Solstice! Keynotes from Michael Birchmore and Chris Rees encouraged us to explore the great outdoors, whilst...

Look Great and Feel Amazing

Ryan David showed us how his services could have our vehicles looking great, Kat Linsley Hood and Jay Rachet assured us we could feel amazing, and Dr Hannah Beard gave us 5 very easy ways to make that outcome certain! With nearly 100 members and visitors in the room at the Dudsbury Golf Club,...