BBC Friday 12 Feb 2016 – Your Board Of Directors Think Club Open Mic Friday!

AKG Perception 120 USB condenser microphone with SH 100 shock mountJoin us for another exciting mid-winter BBC Open Mic Friday Think Club, hosted by BBC Thinkologist Bill Ruddick, of Ruddick Consulting & Adventure Tours Of The Mind!

ThinkClubPlay/share/learn: this BBC Friday will be a chance to hone your elevator speech, brand tag-line, business bio and description. A total adventure!

Bring a business problem, branding idea, new venture or start-up or product/service launch concept for evaluation, testing, critique, or support. BBC: We don’t exist, but we’re there for you.

BBC Thinkologist Bill Ruddick will help us stay in a creative thinking frame of mind.Think Club Resources: Thinking Hats Bibliography. Logic & analytic thinking from KaveDragen Ink: informal fallacies and formal deduction. Related resources: Atherton (2013) Mikko Sääskilahti, Univ of Lapland, “Concept thinking”

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me scurvy maties, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!

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 Ave N, Bainbridge Is., Upstairs At the Pavilion

7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45  Your Board Of Directors Open Mic Think Club Friday!
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC.


BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

ChamberLogo201419 February, Friday Chamber Breakfast @ IslandWood (7:30-9:00 AM). “The State of Real Estate on Bainbridge.” Whether commercial or residential, the current trends in Real Estate are always of interest to business owners. Chamber Board Chair Kelly Muldrow, Windermere Commercial, will provide an update on commercial real estate, and former board member Chris Miller, Coldwell Banker BAIN, will cover the residential market. Public welcome: sign up online by 9 PM Wed, save $5.00. NOTE: no BBC on Friday the 19th!BIComm_100dpi_200px_RGB

Check out the new Bainbridge Island Brand (webite should be up by end of the week):

ToastmastersLogo-Color24 Feb, 7:00-8:30 PM. Toastmasters Clubs Of Bainbridge sponsored “Getting To The Heart” – Unleash Your Creative Skills. An evening of free improv coaching and fun for all.  Huney Hall, 370 Brien Drive. More info: ToastmastersImprovPressRelease & ToastmastersImprovFlyer.

SoniaHawaiiSMSonia Lien, founding BBC Regular (and coauthor with Dave Kragen, From Alone To Aloha) — updates on CaringBridge. Please keep her in your thoughts & prayers. Sonia is now at the Bainbridge Island Health & Rehab. (Contact Dave for more info [email protected].)

BBC on Facebook: Alice David kindly set up a BBC Facebook destination: friend, post, share, bake, blog, barbecue. We remember you Alice! (

Special thanks to our friends at Toastmasters Bainbridge. Two clubs on the Island: The Noon Edition  and The Evening Edition

BBC Related Links
Chamber Of Commerce &
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network
Kitsap SCORE
Toastmasters – Noon Edition
Toastmasters – Evening Edition
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
inside bainbridge
Kitsap County Emergency Management
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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.