E-Blast 5.17.2016

Hello cohorts! Today is a very special day, it is National Sea Monkey Day! National Sea Monkey Day (NSMD for short) celebrates an amazing pet that comes alive when placed in water. Children and adults are fascinated by these creatures that seem instantly born when placed in water. Celebrate this …

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E-Blast 5.10.2016

Hi everyone~ Since the school year is (nearly) coming to an end, I thought I would remind you that Linn Benton Community College has professional online courses. By visiting their professional online courses page via HTTP://WWW.GATLINEDUCATION.COM/LINNBENTON/ , LBCC offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills needed for management and corporate …

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E-Blast 5.3.2016

Hi members, By now I am sure you have heard that Amazon is now offering 1 hour delivery in Portland. Oregonlive.com reports, “…This means Portlanders with Amazon Prime memberships can use the Prime Now app to order everything from paper towels to pancetta and see it at their doorstep in one …

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E-Blast 4.25.2016

Hello everyone! Have a ‘case of the Mondays’? If so, help yourself to some motivational Monday business quotes! It’s sure to turn your frown upside down!! Also, if you haven’t completed your Doodle Poll please do so before our meeting on Wednesday.   ~Thank you 🙂 Last Week’s Stats: Members= …

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E-Blast 4/19/2016

Happy bright and sunny day everyone! Since the sun is shining you can bet that Quality Painting of Oregon is thriving! This also got me wondering how other businesses fair during nice weather. Funny enough, there was a recent article published by Working Knowledge that documented Blue Skies, Distractions Arise: …

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E-Blast 4.12.16

Good evening members, Today I spent my Tuesday at the Lebanon Biz Expo. It was a joy to see so many of our superb  comrades in attendance. Although there was quite a crowd meandering about, I noticed each NBG member ensuring that their time spent at the Biz Expo was a …

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E-Blast 4.5.2016

Hi members, As I mentioned in my email yesterday, I am sending this out a day late.  As I listened to everyone introduce themselves I realized how many open categories exist. There has been some turnover recently but we have had three new membership applications. This is great for all of us! …

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E-Blast 3.29.16

Aloha NBG members! Do you ever feel like everyone in your industry is doing the same thing? Everyone’s newsletters look the same; everyone’s websites are starting to look the same. Same. Same. Same. Which leads to a big fat dose of  b-o-r-i-n-g. And bored people rarely buy. They also don’t run out …

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E-Blast 3.22.16

Howdy folks! Now that Spring has officially arrived what is the first thing that comes to mind? Spring cleaning! (And Queen B Organizing, of course.) I am not automatically talking about your house; I am referring to your website. After a few months of hibernation, it wants (and needs) your attention. So while …

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E-Blast 3.15.16

Hi everyone! Sorry about the late reminder. My internet has been hit-and-miss all day. Last Week’s Stats: Members= 57  Attended= 41  Honorable Mentions= 6 Our spotlight speaker was Betty Schmidt with Umpqua Bank Mortgage. She has years of experience and can help with numerous loan types.   Our next speaker is a surprise! See …

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E-Blast 3.8.2016

Hi everyone! To celebrate International Women’s Day today, I thought I would remind you of a quote made famous by Margaret Thatcher: “If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” Neuroscientists have reported that there are innate differences in the way men and …

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E-Blast 2.29.2016

Happy Leap Day everyone! Leap Day goes almost unnoticed every 4 years, its an extra 24 hours that we don’t plan for. But, here’s a thought. What if instead of just letting it pass, you used those 24 hours to do the really important things you meant to do all year …

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E-Blast 2.23.2016

Hello cohorts, Since yesterday was National Margarita day I was curious to know if today held any significance. If you are a dog lover then you’re in luck, today is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is a day for the dogs. There truly is no one else …

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E-Blast 2.16.2016

Happy Tuesday everyone! Since we are involved in a networking group I thought I would find an article on how to “break the ice”. One of the most important aspects of networking is the small talk that occurs at networking functions. These ice-breaking conversations are important because they are the …

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