I was recently away and had the pleasure of a fabulous dinner at Galanga Thai Kitchen and Sushi Bar in Ft Lauderdale. Look forward to more outstanding dinners at this establishment when I return once again to South Florida.
Thank you very much, Janice. I hope you have a wonderful weekend as well. The groups you joined are a good set of groups. But remember, each group is only as strong as it's members. Feel free to jump right in and reply to discussions in progress and to start discussions of your own. Interactivity is the strength of the site. the more you interact within your available time, the more you'll get out of your time here.
Welcome to the network! My name is Amanda Hite I am the Director of Training and Development for T&K. The groups I recommend joining are Leading Generation Y, National Speakers Association and Web 2.0+. I also posted a blog this week you should check it out I'd love to hear your thoughts
Hey there Janice! My name is Kristen and I just wanted to introduce myself and welcome you to the network. Feel free to contact me if you need some assistance. I would be more than happy to help!
There are some great discussions and groups on the network. I have created three: Teamwork, Make My Day, and Ambitions! This is a very positive and professional social network for people in our industry. It is also very addicting :o)
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The company has commenced a search for Mr. Hope’s successor, reviewing both internal and external candidates. Mr. Hope will assist in the transition of duties to an interim CFO and will remain a consultant to the company through the summer.
If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.
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Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves "Adam I" and "Adam II.") Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves?
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