Weekly News
27 August 2018

This Week's Meeting:

Dr. Barnsley Brown - Spirited Solutions: Professional Speaking, Training, & Coaching

How To Set Business Boundaries and Thrive with Dr. Barnsley Brown.

Come find out how to set business boundaries that not only make you easy to do business with but also enable you to profit in business. This is a must-have presentation for all business owners who desire to stay in business and thrive!

Dr. Barnsley is the author of the popular book and audio package, Get Out of Debt and Get On With Your Life: Every Woman's Guide to Create Prosperity With What You Have Right Now and the co-author of Empower Your Employees: Twenty Best Practice Activities to Transform Your Teams, Supercharge Your Staff Meetings, Motivate Your Millennials & Cultivate a Dynamic Workforce Culture.

She is a long-time member of the National Speaker’s Association, the American Society of Training and Development, the Chapel Hill Leads group, and Women’s Power Networking. She is also a self-proclaimed “steel magnolia” in a long line of strong Southern women.

As a professional speaker, coach, and President of Spirited Solutions™, Dr. Barnsley helps women, business owners, and busy professionals have more time, energy, and money right now! Go grab your free copy of her fun-tabulous report, "How to Overcome Overwhelm in 7 Easy Steps," and a complimentary subscription to the Spirited Solutions for Your Success ezine at www.spirited-solutions.com. (Remember the dash!)

See you there.

More importantly, Bring plenty of Business Cards and be ready to network!

If you missed last Wednesday's meeting ...

Bruce Vance - Town & Country Cleaning Services

Your new stone counter top has spots that won't clean off. Your granite always feels gritty no matter how hard you clean. Why do hardwood floor manufactures consider the maid  enemy number one. Can some of the popular green cleaners start to dissolve  some of the new green vinyl planks. We will be answering these and other questions about  today's new surfaces, and how to safely care for them in this abbreviated version of a presentation for the ISSA International convention. Bring your questions.

... You were indeed missed.

More importantly, Bring plenty of Business Cards and be ready to network!

Speaker's Schedule for August / September 2018
29 August - Barnsley Brown, Spirited-Solutions
5 September - Open Speaking Opportunity
12 September - Open Speaking Opportunity
19 September - Open Networking Meeting
26 September - Open Speaking Opportunity

Keep It Simple - Attend the Leads meeting at least 50% of the time for 3 consecutive months and have an up to date member business profile in the Member's Directory. Ask Marie Snider to place you on the speakers schedule. Continue to attend at least 50% of the Leads meetings until your presentation. Continue to attend the Leads meeting to strengthen your new referral network.

CHLG Meeting

The Chapel Hill Leads Group regularly scheduled weekly meeting is held every Wednesday morning at Chapel Hill University Inn, 1301 Fordham Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Meeting Dues are $5.00 per week. Place your business card and $1.00 in the Optional Drawing. One card will be selected and that person will receive the week's kitty. For Express Check-In, please arrive with a $5.00, a $1.00, and a business card and we will check you in. We greatly appreciate your bringing correct change. We cannot change large denomination bills ($10, $20, $50, etc.) and cannot accept checks.

EXPO OPPORTUNITIES - Each week arrangements have been made for you to show your products. Two (2) tables are available for this "mini-expo". Do not miss the opportunity to display your products or services so that your fellow Leads members can see what it is you do!

Did You Know:

From: Lee Schearer,
To: My Fellow Chapel Hill Leads Group Members


"Problem solving in your business"

As many of you know, I like to read and learn, for it has been said "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young". Henry Ford.

With that in mind while re-reading from my collection of self-help books I came across the chapter on "How to Analyze and Solve Worry Problems" from Dale Carnegie. In it he sums up his approach to help business owners with worries in three steps;

  1. Get the facts,
  2. Analyze the facts, and
  3. Arrive at a decision-and then act on that decision.

As easy as it may sound I have used this technique in solving many of my problems both in my personal life and in my business life over the past 46 years of self-employment.

The one true advantage that our fellow Chapel Hill Leads Group members have is in utilizing the numerous resources available in helping each other abate their worries and to become successful, now in our soon to be 20th year as the oldest business referral group in the region. I invite you to join me this Wednesday morning and witness how this organization can help you in becoming successful in your business.


Lee Schearer

Support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Attention CHLG Members - The Chapel Hill Leads Group's goal is to raise 100+ boxes of cereal a month. If everyone brought one box of cereal to two meetings this month, the Chapel Hill Leads Group would easily exceed the 100 boxes of cereal goal.

Chamber News:

Central Carolina Women in Business Social, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Join the Central Carolina Women in Business group for its monthly social!  ... Read the complete story.

State of the Community Report, 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Thursday, 23 August 2018

Learn how Chapel Hill and Carrboro are performing as a community. ... Read the complete story.

Chamber Office Closed, Monday, 3 September 2018

Chamber Office Closed - Labor Day. ... Read the complete story.

Taking Care of Business, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, 5 September2018

10 Steps to Rank on the 1st Page of Google. ... Read the complete story.

CHYP Gives at TABLE, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, 8 September 2018

Join in supporting this local non-profit. ... Read the complete story.

Networking In Your Neighborhood

There are several other Triangle Area Leads Groups available. These groups meet on different days of the week and at different times of the day. They provide the business person a more focused access to the local market. Try one of these other area leads groups soon.