Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

By Bruce Felps

The East Dallas Networking group started connecting local business people three years ago, and now looks to organization members to help fine tune operations.

The group meets at 11:30 a.m., Oct. 6, at Highland Park Cafeteria for its weekly meet-up lunch. Admission costs $2, RSVPs required, and lunch costs regular prices through the cafeteria line. Continue Reading »


Making Time

By Brue Felps

The East Dallas Networking group meets for lunch every Thursday in an effort to foster business contacts, and a little friendship, among business owners and managers in the area.

Weekly meetings take place at 11:30 a.m., at Highland Park Cafeteria, and admission costs $2.

The big meeting for September focuses on controlling that pesky calendar and to-do list. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Watching the roiling seas of the Dow Jones industrial Average could give the most experienced investment sailor a nasty case of seasickness.

Lakewood resident Rick Salmeron, of Salmeron Financial Network Inc., leads a presentation titled How to Handle a Bad Stock Market to take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 7, at Times Ten Cellars. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Business people, when sitting across a desk during negotiations, probably could use a little insight on what the other person might be thinking.

East Dallas business practitioners could gain some of that insight during this week’s East Dallas Networking lunch.

Jeff Persaile, CPLP — which stands for Certified Professional in Learning and Performance — addresses the assemblage about noon, the gathering starts at 11:30 a.m., Aug. 25, at Highland Park Cafeteria. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Tomorrow’s Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce luncheon features guest speaker Jeb Hensarling.

The U.S. congressman shares the spotlight with this year’s Greater East Dallas Business Awards ceremony. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Given Standard & Poor’s swift kick to the U.S. credit rating’s heinie and the Dow’s reaction this week it might be a good time to glean a little investing advice.

Tomorrow’s East Dallas Networking lunch offers just such an opportunity.

Van Walker of Walker Investments gives the 10-Minute Spotlight address during the weekly lunch series. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Early to mid next week offer a couple of events designed to engender East Dallas business opportunities mixed with a little fun.

Live Local East Dallas convenes a happy hour-networking event from 5:30-7 p.m., July 12, at Angelo’s Italian Grill. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

The East Dallas Networking group plans a different sort of lunchtime agenda for tomorrow’s meeting.

Rather than the usual guest speaker, group members — led by organizer Chuck Kobdish — will engage in a round table discussion to generate ideas for improving the club.

All suggestions, ideas, complaints, and comments will be taken into consideration. Whining will be dismissed out of hand, out of mind. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

The weekly business-social, handshaking meet-and-greet that is the East Dallas Networking lunch takes place Thursday.

Members gather at 11:30 a.m., inside Highland Park Cafeteria at Casa Linda Plaza, this week to hear a presentation by Greg Mitchell of the Mitchell Law Firm. Continue Reading »

By Laurie Grace

Wisdom, not from the saints or sages but from everyday life, is all around us and there for the taking, only if we will listen.

In my coaching practice, I do quite a bit of networking. I’ve been attending East Dallas Networking luncheon group for a while now. The people in that group embody community in a special way.

I have taken time to get to know several of them through one-on-one meetings, during those individual conversations we talk about our businesses, our backgrounds, and personal interests. We focus on getting to know the other person. I have met some truly interesting people.

Recently, I had a one-on-one visit with a lively, friendly air conditioner repairman who is a longtime member of the group. We set aside an hour to talk at Starbucks, and he kicked off the conversation. Continue Reading »

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