It Is About Time

To say our Breakfast meeting at the Solent Hotel and Spa was ‘time well spent’ can be clearly seen from this great moment captured by Justin Wharmby, our Photographer-in-Residence.  There were so many photos from today’s shoot that show faces full of joy… and that at about 8 am on a Friday morning!  Something...

Fiery Start to Autumn

We had a fiery start to the Autumn Season with the grim tale of Barbecued Bony Bob and other great presentations.  In fact, it was a bit like a new School Term!  Looking at the ‘Class of Table 8’ above, one wonders if they knew Bony Bob! Whilst our members are certainly influenced by...

An Ever Improving Story

The Boardroom Network and Elite Business Women Clubs are about co-creating an ever-improving story for us all – a story with a happier ending for you and me for simply being active contributors to the ways our community develops. Our four presenters demonstrated this with diverse themes that complemented one another – blending collectively...

Summer Sunshine, Sailing, and Satisfying HMRC

Our lovely summery morning offered energetic and enthusiastic networking, the most interesting hash browns we’ve ever seen, and practical content to inspire us to action. Here’s what we covered. Networking for Introverts Jay and Lex kicked off our mini presentations with Lex saying, “Every time I tell folks that I am an Introvert…” gentle...

Summer on the South Coast – TBN Bournemouth in June

The sense of Summer was upon us… early dawn, birdsong, and complete with the obligatory Summer shower! Networking Hacks Personally, yesterday was a real ‘hit’ for me.  The first of Sam Sharma’s “Networking Hacks” was bang-on-the-money (assisted by his mischievous models: Sam Dyer and El Lexicon!) Body language shouts so loudly we often can’t...

The Generation Game

Do you enjoy networking? I do. But for me, it’s a game! In fact, it’s a couple of games. Perhaps that’s why I enjoy it so much. Connect 4 The first game is called “Connect 4” – plagiarism intended! To play this game, I aim to connect at least 4 people from each meeting....

Metrics, Marketing, and Media Means Business

My, what a tight ship Jay Rachet ran today!  In at 7, out at 9, delivered with panache! Fabulous round-table discussions were augmented by presentations from Denise Ward, Marc Smith, Jacqui Frampton, Bertie Coy, Sam Dyer, and Lex McKee. Financial Visibility Denise Ward – the SME Financial Controller. www.smefinancialcontroller.co.uk https://theboardroomnetwork.com/profile/denise.ward/ Denise explained exactly what...

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...

Escape to Success

Have you noticed that key on your computer? It’s there to send you a message. It can save you a lot of trouble. And, of course, it is short for ‘Escape’! From and To Escaping has two aspects: from and to. We escape ‘from’ something, but that’s only half the story. It’s much...