BBC Friday 8 Dec 2017 – Open MIC Friday Business Sharing Roundtable

AKG Perception 120 USB condenser microphone with SH 100 shock mountJoin us this Friday for a cozy winter OPEN MIC business sharing, storytelling, and problem solving roundtable.

Play, share, tell tall tales. Bring a business story to share — who you are, why you love doing what you do, what you’ve learned along the way, where you’re going, your business dreams (dream interpretation/analysis not guaranteed). Have a business problem? BBC can be “your board of directors.”

Play, share, learn, dream … fall asleep. A total BBC-OXp adventure!  Remember, at the BBC, “It’s who we are first, then the business we do.”

Notes From Last Week: J.D.Chang article in Bainbridge Is Magazine Bainbridge Prepares:
“As Jay Walljasper proposes in his essay Changing the World One Block at a Time “the neighborhood is the basic building block of human society, and practical efforts to save the planet starts right there…. By going one step beyond the individual and family level planning, and one step back from city, state and federal planning, we arrive at the neighborhood, where preparedness meets the sustainability movement.” (Scott James, Prepared Neighborhoods, 2017, pp.4+7.)

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!

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

BBC@OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion
7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
Open Mic Friday Business Roundtable
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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


BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Today! 6 December, Wednesday, 5:24 PM – December Silverdale Greendrinks @ Central Kitsap Food Bank (, 3537 NW Anderson Hill Rd, Silverdale. More Info:

12 December, TUESDAY (not Thursday), 5:30-7:00 PM – Chamber After Hours @ BIMA (Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, (, 550 Winslow Way E. More Info:

StrengthsFinder group forming ( Would you like to be part of an informal group to discuss the StrengtsFinder program, assessment, your results, and what Strengths can mean for your life, personal & professional? Contact Wynne Jacobson more more information: [email protected].

TheChannelTHE CHANNEL (, Bainbridge Island Chamber Newsletter is published quarterly, with free print copies and an interactive online version. Let the Chamber know what you think, and what else you might like to see:[email protected]

REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: Sign up on our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) & fill out List contact info:

BBC Business Community Related Links
Chamber Of Commerce &
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL)
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
Bainbridge Island Senior Center
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network
Kitsap SCORE
Toastmasters – Noon Edition
Toastmasters – Evening Edition
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management
Kitsap County Emergency Management
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.