The Buffalo Niagara region’s job growth has been steady since the recession of 2009. The region has added over 5,000 jobs in that span, but we are lagging behind the rest of the nation.
“If you’re alone at the top, you’re a hiker, not a leader.” – John Maxwell
While working at Alliance Advisory Group, I had the opportunity to be mentored by chairman and CEO Bob Fashano. He believed it was his mission to help develop leaders – and everything he did was in alignment with that credo.
Networking is all about building relationships and adding value to the conversation. So as a young professional, how do you add value if you feel that you have nothing to contribute? The good news is that being a young professional is often a value add in itself – you just have to tap into that as a resource. You have insight and experience into viewpoints, technology, and people that many senior level professionals do not. Networking is all about giving, so here are five tips that add value while simultaneously bridging any experience gap.
A few thoughts about how habits shape our lives. Read more about why we do what we do in life and business in Charles Duhigg’s best seller: The Power of Habit.
Why the Partnership and our Manufacturers Council continue to advocate for workers’ comp reform in New York State.
International business woman, Nadja Piatka, to address harnessing the power of the CanAm market as keynote speaker at Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region event.
Some days, I think we can all agree, there are not enough hours to get everything checked off our work to-do lists.
As a part of the member engagement team at the Partnership, I work closely with our members on strategy and aligning their business objectives with our marketing opportunities.
As a result of any investment a member makes in the Partnership, we are often asked to provide a return on that investment (ROI).
Whether managing a member referral roundtable, facilitating a mentoring program or managing a council, throughout my eight years working with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, I have found networking and business development are critical skills that have enabled me to succeed in my role.
As the Regional Chamber of Commerce, everything we do at the Partnership is about our members.
Dottie recently blogged about the similarities that exist between Hamilton, Canada and Buffalo, NY.
I had the pleasure of accompanying Dottie during her trip to Hamilton to meet Keanin Loomis, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in Ontario.