17 June 2022 – Business Problem-solving Strategy Roundtable

Welcome to 3D-BBC Friday 10 June 2022 at OfficeXpats. 8:00-9:00. Doors open @ 7:30 for visiting, networking, waking up.

Under the guidance and counsel of our astute BBC Thinkologist Bill Ruddick, Ruddick Consulting, we will hold a business problem-solving strategy roundtable.
So bring a business problem to think about or idea to share for another BBC “your board of directors” Friday extravaganza!  Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats (ThinkingHats pdf). 

Reminder: if not on the OfficeXpats member/visitor “COVID Vaccine Verification List” please bring vaxx verification; masks are voluntary for in-person at OfficeXpats.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise! 

Notes from this week’s Think Club meeting:  BBC_17June2022_Notes.
Notes/pictures from last Friday’s meeting: Kiwanis_10June2022.

BBC @ OfficeXpats – Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge Is., upstairs in the real Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, networking 
8:00-8:55 – 3D BBC – Business Problem-solving Strategy Roundtable
8:55-9:00 – announcements, what’s next week, month, year …

Sincerely, the BBC management, KaveDragen Ink, and other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC.

Exciting BBC Notices, News, Events

Bainbridge Juneteenth Community Celebration at the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center at Waterfront Park on Sunday, June 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Juneteenth is an official Federal, State, and City of Bainbridge Island holiday. Thank you to The Island Wanderer for this notice (theislandwanderer.com). The Smithsonian Museum Juneteenth page: nmaahc.si.edu/juneteenth.

The new Fort Ward Hall (biparks.org/facilities/): Friends of Fort Ward, a 501(c)3, along with the Kitsap County Sewer District #7, the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District, neighbors and other organizations, raised funds to restore the building. The Park District will operate the building, which will be used for classes, scout meetings, potlucks — and sewer district meetings, of course! The sewer district, which owns the building, will maintain a small office there” (kitsapsewer.org/fort-ward-community-hall/.).

OfficeXpats authors, Paula & Lorenz Eber, Book launch party at OfficeXpats, Thursday (June 16th), 4:30-5:30.  Drinks and snacks aplenty!  Facebook page: facebook.com/paula.holmeseber. Website: bike4breath.com.



Comapss & Clock June e-newsletter available, and it’s free. Some topics this month: camping; CPR; domestic flights; forecasting folly. Sign up at constantcontact.com.

Our own Donna Dowdney’s fabric & mixed media art showcased at Esther’s Fabrics (esthersfabrics.com), 181 Winslow Way E., starting at First Friday Art Walk, June 3rd, 6:00-8:00, and running through the month of June. Info_Flyer_pdf.

Thank you to Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation – Ukraine Support, via three organizations, World Central Kitchen, UkraineNow, and CORE, all directly supporting refugees with food, transportation, shelter, and clothing. You may donate at:  createsend.com.

Pickleball “Founders Tournament,” Battle Point Park, August 10-14. Read the story at The Island Wanderer (theislandwanderer.com).

Some great new in-person weekly member events are happening at OfficeXpats. Visit officexpats.com to learn about membership and activities.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”: bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares: bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.                             WA State Gov.: doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus                                             Kitsap Cty.: kitsappublichealth.org/CommunityHealth/CoronaVirus.php                       City Of B.I.: https://www.bainbridgewa.gov/1213/COVID-19


    ISLAND BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridgeisland.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Community Foundation bainbridgecf.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Performing Arts bainbridgeperformingarts.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club atdlines.com/fwarc-msn.htm
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Housing Resources Bainbridge housingresourcesbi.org
Island Volunteer Caregivers ivcbainbridge.org
Kiwanis, Bainbridge Island Club bikiwanis.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Pacific Northwest Bainbridge Magazine pnwbainbridge.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Sustainable Bainbridge sustainablebainbridge.org
Tideland tidelandmag.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
The Island Wanderer theislandwanderer.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Weave Presents Performing Arts, Rolling Bay Hall weavepresents.org
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.com
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department
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K. D. Kragen is a philosopher, writer, teacher, editor, husband, father and grandfather. A third generation San Franciscan, Vietnam era vet U.S. Coast Guard (1973-1977), married to Janet L. Kragen for 32 years (1977-present), K. D. is a published novelist ("The KillWare Chronicles" and "Plagueman"); he has taught logic and lectured in philosophy of art at various college and local art schools (Northwest College of Art, Trumeau College of the Arts). Presently he teaches senior citizens basic computer skills (to be able to keep in touch with children and grandchildren), does general computer maintenance, MS and Linux OS, manages a small publishing house, Scandia Patch Press, and edits and ghosts the writings of other local authors. KaveDragen Ink LLC Clean, sparkling copy is often the first impression you make on prospective clientele. Every company needs: One, the Visionary, company owner, manager. That's you! You are the market expert. You know your products and services better than anyone else. Two, the Copy-editor, the wordsmith. That's me. I supply the polish and clarity of communication needed to grab your client from the very first line.