BBC Friday 18 April 2014 – BBC Think Club Hosts One More Episode of “The IGNITE! Trial Run Show”

This BBC Friday we’re featuring Ignite Presentations Trial Run. Featured presenter will be premiere keyboard cowboy & code master Brian Anderson.  Additionally, as time permits, we will be open for a couple “Your Board Of Directors” Think Club Strategy Roundtable Problem Solving Episodes.

Come join BBC this Friday for free friendly fun and adventure, supporting one another’s ideas, innovations, and Ignite endeavors. To begin, Brian Anderson will share his Ignite trial run with us: The large increase in oil transportation planned for Washington state, attendant risks, global warming, and a proposal to introduce a carbon tax.

Brian On LinkedIn: “Proven leader with extensive experience developing mobile, SaaS, web, and enterprise products. Builds high-functioning software development teams while promoting a culture of shared achievement, collaboration and fun” — Note the word “fun” at the end of Brian’s LinkedIn bio!

Ignite Contact & Resources: Linna Callaham, 206.842.1707, [email protected]Ignite web:

Think Club Resources useful for getting into the BBC thinking mood (google doc pdf format): Thinking Hats & Think Club Bibliography. And for those who missed it, here’s Bill Ruddick’s original “Think Club” presentation from BBC Friday 15 February 2013 Think Club Presentation. Logic & analytic thinking review from KaveDragen Ink: informal fallacies & formal deductive reasoning.

Maybe you haven’t had a problem lately, but you have a great problem-solving story to share — a solution that worked, a lesson learned, a snippet of business wisdom! 

Be prepared to think serendipitously and strategize strategically on yours and your Fellow BBCites businesses. Be there, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all businesswise!

Think about it.

So, invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

BBC @ OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Avenue N, Bainbridge Island, Upstairs At the Pavilion

7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45 “Ignite Bainbridge Trial Run” w/ Brian Anderson
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming Events!

OfficeXpats April Tuesday@NoonWorkshops: “How To Webcast Your Business Around The World.” Learn to webcast your business powerfully and inexpensively using newly emerging, free online video-making tools like Spreecast. 

Judy Whitehead

Lena Scott

Still 2 More Workshops: April 22 & 29. Through discussion, review of examples and hands-on activities, participants will have an opportunity to experiment with video content creation. Discuss and brainstorm methods and opportunities for maximizing your ROIP (Return on Intellectual Property) – monetizing your knowledge via your created content. Learn how to promote your Video Content across Social Platforms. Introduce a sample platform (using Spreecast) and basic How-To’s for operation. Using Spreecast as a practice platform, participants will have an opportunity to create and experiment with different modalities for marketing and content delivery.
Workshop Leaders: Judy Whitehead ( and Lena Scott ( Register at

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Notice:  Remember to join the Chamber for breakfast on Friday, May 23rd (for May only, the breakfast is not on the 1st Friday), when US Representative Derek Killmer will fill us in on congressional issues.

Notice: There’s No BBC2 This Month.  And for the coming months BBC2 is on hiatus.

Ignite Bainbridge 3 @ OfficeXpats! 5 minutes, 20 slides, a big idea. Linna Callaham is leading the program this year, so don’t hesitate to contact her (please also sign up on the website to volunteer or consider being a speaker).  There are already more people submitting 5-minute talks than we can put on stage on May 6! That doesn’t mean everyone will follow through, however, so if you are considering offering up a short bit of inspiration to your community, get your idea for a talk submitted SOON, to Linna Callaham, 206.842.1707 and [email protected]. More info at


BBC Related Links

Chamber Of Commerce
Accelerate Kitsap – Business Mentoring
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
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