BBC Friday 5 December 2014 – “Looking Back, Looking Forward” w/ Alyse McConnell

This BBC Friday, Founding BBC Regular and Steering Committee Member Emeritus Alyse McConnell (of ThinkWell Workplace Enrichment Coaching) will reprise her annual end-of-year New Year retrospective introspective futurist roundtable: Looking To 2015.

“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” ~Earl Nightingale.

“Finish 2014 Powerfully! Enter 2015 prepared for success!” Executive Coach, Alyse McConnell, will have you celebrating your accomplishments for 2014, envisioning what you want to achieve in 2015, and creating a plan of action to make it happen. Whether in the realm of business, relationships, physical health or mental/spiritual well-being, acknowledging your wins for this year and setting your goals for next will position you for a powerful 2015.  Gaining closure on the past year, visualizing the next year, and generating a structure for actualizing that vision will propel you forward into a new year filled with success and joy. (ThinkWell on Facebook.) 

 Alyse McConnell, Co-founder and Principal at Thinkwell Workplace Enrichment Coaching and former owner of Paper Products, is noted for her organizational expertise in systems planning and for helping and motivating her clients to achieve breakthrough results in business and in life. She is professionally certified through the International Coach Federation, and has trained in programs such as Powerhouse Speakers, Coaching For Great Work and The Empowerment Dynamic. (Alyse’s blog:

NOTE: this presentation is a complimentary BBC roundtable edition of Alyse’s extended Presentation for OfficeXpats next week’s Tuesday@Noon hour and a half workshop!

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 “Looking Forward, Looking Back” w/ Alyse McConnell
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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More BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming Events!

December 9th, Tuesday@noon workshop,12:00-1:30 (just one this month): “Looking Back; Looking forward” – Finish 2014 Powerfully! Enter 2015 prepared for success!  Staring BBC Founding Regular, the delightful and articulate, Alyse McConnellJoin OffficeXpats for a rare opportunity to work with Executive Coach Alyse this special seasonal session, celebrating your accomplishments for 2014, envisioning what you want to achieve in 2015, and creating a plan of action to make it happen. Whether in business, relationships, physical health, or mental/spiritual well-being, acknowledging wins for this year and setting goals for next will position you for a powerful 2015. This may be the last Tuesday@noon that is free to the public, so register early to reserve your seat.

Small group hands-on WordPress workshops Need a WordPress professional looking over your shoulder, helping you  “get it done?” Clearly a lot of us are DIYing our websites. How about $45 for 90 minutes of expert support!  Register now for one–or more–of the four workshops described below; class size is capped at 6 participants to assure attention to individual needs.

11 December, Thursday, Holiday Chamber After Hours, 5:30-7:00 PM. This month’s host is Meli Melo Island Vintage Boutique, offering a wide variety of vintage treasures including furniture, jewelry, lighting, vintage clothing, vintage wedding resources, pillows, gardening, and much more. Meet the booth owners and enjoy refreshments while you network and check out the new shop. 162 Bjune Dr SE.  Admission is free, no reservations needed. The public is welcome (

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. We all love you Alice – stay strong!

BBC Regular Lee Hoffman’s group is developing the Maritime Heritage Center in Bremerton restoring the classic tugboat “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.