Went to a planning meeting and the plan broke out

Went to a chamber of commerce member focus group tonight. The chamber decided to focus group it’s members as step one in designing their marketing plan for the near future. A funny thing happened in the middle of a set agenda designed to further the pre-designed plan, the meeting became the plan.

Twenty business owners got to know each other and the networking and understanding was better than any business after hours I have attended. The conversations between the members who previously had never met each other looked like a college homecoming lunch.

I have no idea whether all these groups will produce a remarkable marketing plan for the chamber. I do know that if they just have meeting like this every month, the chamber will do just fine.

Sometimes just getting people together and asking their opinion is all you need to build connections.

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I am the founder of Pro356 Consulting which focuses on promoting organizational wellness, productivity, and profitability. I hope to share insights I have learned from so many others in living my life. If they prove useful to anyone, then my time here is well spent. While I have a Harvard MBA, I think I learned quite a bit as a 11 year old paper boy. And I know I will learn from anyone who comments back. Wishing you a masterpiece day, Rick
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