BBC Friday 22 August 2014 – “Your Board Of Directors” Business Strategy Roundtable, PART II

This BBC Friday we will reprise “Your Board Of Directors” business strategy roundtable, vis-a-vis the now famous Think Club Problem Solving Method w/ BBC Founding Regular and Master Thinkologist Bill Ruddick.

In this session we’ll utilize the Plan-B Thinking Hats analysis. Resources useful for getting into the BBC thinking mood (google doc pdf): Thinking Hats & Think Club Bibliography. Bill Ruddick’s original “Think Club” presentation from BBC Friday 15 February 2013 Think Club Presentation. Logic & analytic thinking from KaveDragen Ink: informal fallacies & formal deductive reasoning.

Initial Subject: BBC 2014-2015Ideas, strategies, possibilities — sideways or otherwise — for BBC in the coming months. Any idea is a great idea. Er, well, why not? (As time permits, other topics/issues may be pitched to the table.)

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

Think about it.

So, invite your friends and associates to 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 “Your Board Of Directors” strategy roundtable, Pt. II
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

The BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & Other Entrepreneurial Sentients From Planet BBC
(NOTE:  No BBC on August 29th for Labor Day Holiday Weekend!)


More BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming Events!

SEPTEMBER Tuesday@Noon Workshops: “Marketing Trends and Strategies for Small Business.” Review your key marketing tools: (1) your brand and your unique value , (2) your website design and content strategy, (3) your social media, and (4) your e-mail communications. From these workshops, you’ll decide if they are serving your needs and the expectations of your audience. You’ll get a bit of tried-and-true best practices mixed in with what is needed to stay relevant in a rapidly changing social and technical environment. Presenters: Michele JewettMarietta SzubskiTrish Bittman.

REMINDER: August Tuesday@Noon Workshops: “Your Business & The law” (Aug. 5th-26th). Still one moreworkshop covering the contracts for setting up a business, protecting assets and continuity, and fending off threats.  August 26, Back to School with longtime OXp member and supporter Caroline Fichter: Contracts 101 for small businesses and independent contractors.

REMINDER for BBC Regular Members: Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, you can have your business and contact info available for the BBC community and on the BBC website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info:  BBC on Facebook: Alice David has kindly set up a BBC Facebook destination. Take a look: – friend, post, share, bake, blog, barbecue.

28 August, Thursday, 5:30-7:00 PM — Chamber After HoursHosting this month is BI Chamber member Wildernest at 310 Winslow Way East, featuring a wide assortment of outdoor recreational clothing, shoes and accessories. Join us for networking and refreshments. Free event, no reservation needed. Public welcome

New B.I. RIDE Mid-day Bus Service! A combination of scheduled stops and Dial-A-Ride fills runs during weekday non-commuter times and on Saturdays. For more info:

BBC Regular Lee Hoffman’s group is developing the Maritime Heritage Center in Bremerton, restoring the classic tub boat “Quail” ( Maritine Heritage Center fund Quail photos/video


BBC Related Links

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