Diving Deeper

Diving Deeper What do Mother Teresa, a diabolical apparition in a bloodbath of a swimming pool, and The Full Monty have in common?  Isn’t it obvious?  Such is the diversity of keynote deliveries our members and visitors enjoy at The Boardroom Network! November’s breakfast meeting of our Dorset group was treated to a three-course...

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...

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...

Protect Prepare Persist and Present Yourself

These are the smiling faces of Bournemouth TBN’s Ambassadors for October – left to right, top row first: Simon Head, Simon Steele-Williams, Richard Mack, Jamie Forster, Graham Down, Justin Cohen, Chris Palmer, and Denise Ward.  A big “Thank You!” to all our Ambassadors – the catalysts that help each meeting flow to a successful...

Solstice and the Spider

I’m sure I speak for all of us when I say I find the buzz in our meetings energising – getting the day off to a great start.  Of course, our Ambassadors – Thursday’s pictured above – keep that energy flowing.  Sometimes the energy is elevated to what can be described as ‘excitement’ –...

An Emotionally Intelligent Event

Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence is a better predictor of future economic success than Academic Intelligence – this is the claim of Daniel Goleman and the legions of researchers who have confirmed his assertion after the publication of his ground-breaking work, “Emotional Intelligence.” Hiring the brightest doesn’t guarantee the best results, but hiring those who...