Monthly Archives: April 2011

Why Women Are Great Strategic Planners

I’m on my way to the Passion Into Action Conference in Grass Valley. 200 Women changing themselves and the world. So this article just made sense. Enjoy
Why Women Are Great Strategic Planners

…And what men can learn from them.

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I loved meeting these two women yesterday at the Learning Lunch

Jerri Glover, owner of Nevada County Makes talks about attending an Executive Learning lunch in Grass Valley, CA. Speaker was Michael Anderson of Clientworks. And I also got to meet Ingrid Kollman, director of Main Street Chamber. Here is a minute of want they thought and who they are. Thanks for attending!

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Michael Anderson, of Clientworks speaks at Executive Learning Lunch

Michael Anderson of local Nevada County IT Firm, Clientworks, Inc spoke on the subject of data back ups during his presentation, “What is the Cloud?” I think that everyone at yesterday’s Executive Learning Lunch will agree that he had a lot of information for us and luckily he didn’t give it all to us at once.

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Bill, The Guitar Man in Grass Valley, CA

I’ve worked on and off with Soundcheck Music in Grass Valley, CA. But today I learned more about how Bill is the best kept secret in Northern California. This guy treats guitars like babies… and the way he talks about tubes is not to be missed. Check him out!

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Local News, a curse and a blessing

Cheryl Nobel did a great job of writing me up and sending my interview into the Union for their weekly “One the Job” column in the Monday business section. But who can account for the hideous picture that accompanied the article?! I’m sure everyone wants a business coach who looks like she’s on a bender. Ah well, pride goes…

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April 27th: Selling Your Expertise:How to Position Yourself for Increased Sales

“Selling Your Expertise: How to Position Yourself for Increased Sales.”
Workshop April 27th:
Your customer is savvy. They have researched you, your product and your competitor before they come into contact with you. How do you differentiate yourself and become attractive to the savvy customer?

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Empire Toastmasters rule at the District Contest last week.

The Toastmasters contest was fun.We had three car loads drive to Sac for the contest. Here I am winning the number two slot in the International Contest and Lisa Lehr gives her best at the Evaluation contest. Great work Lisa. Thanks to everyone who came to support and to Judy Nichols for filming me. (Not your nose, Judy!)

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Business Executive Lunch- “What is ‘The Cloud”- April 19th

What is “The Cloud”?
by Michael Anderson, Clientworks, Inc.Business owners everywhere are being asked to “send their computers into the cloud.” It sounds interesting, but what does it really mean?

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