Focusing your clientele might help your efficiency, and will also make it easier for your connections to help you. Treat your connections as a resource rather than an obligation, and your entire group will be better for it.
Local Filmmaker and Author team up to produce a film to be shot on location in Virginia in 2012 David Baldacci and Life Out Loud Films to produce Wish You Well Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia (September 20, 2011) -Almost one year after Life Out Loud Films began principal photography on Lake Effects at Smith Mountain […]
Connect SML – Plug into Powerful Networking was conducted by the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce on September 14th. The first of what will be a monthly networking program was presented to a full capacity room at SMLA. The purpose of Connect SML Networking Group is to provide a structured and supportive networking […]
On Tuesday, June 7th Virginia Tourism and the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce partnered to host a VTC Help Desk at Smith Mountain Lake Visitors Center. VTC tourism staff met one-on-one with 20 local and regional tourism businesses to assist them in developing their marketing plans and help them ‘Maximize Their Tourism Potential.” […]
May 9, 2011 Letter to the Editor: Thanks from the SML Chamber to all for Community Cooperation, Speaking for the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber, its members and Board of Directors, I would like to extend our sincere thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors, businesses and attendees for their help and support of TWO incredible […]
Appreciating your team and/or your employees is important. How important? Do you know what consistently ranks as the highest determining factor to an employee’s loyalty to a company? It’s not money—that’s #2. Yes, paying people well for a job well done is a factor. However, being appreciated or recognized for a job well done is […]
People you’ve helped will be a lot more willing to invest their time in you, and you can create a friend in the process. Creating friends first is the key to building powerful relationships, and a group of people pooling resources creates leverage that a person flying solo could never achieve.
It’s been a fluky week, with the weather staggering between 30 and 55 degrees, sunny and gloomy. Seems everyone I’ve talked to lately has a story to tell of why they are glad to reign in the new year. A humorous quotation from a recent conversation on said topic: “An optimist stays up new year’s […]
* Re-published with permission from RelaxDDS.com The connection between the mouth and the heart has been long established, where issues in one can create problems in the other. Bacteria in the mouth, for example, can enter the bloodstream under certain circumstances and cause complications where the heart is concerned. In fact, “anyone with a heart murmur […]
Did you know… 342,000 lives are lost each year due to lung disease? Factor in all the allergy-related issues and such with the fact that 97% of homes surveyed contain unacceptable levels of pollutants, and you’ve got something worth notice. (A-1Ductcleaningservices.com) Sometimes your house gets a bit dusty and various items become eyesores. What is […]