The First Rule of Connect Now is to stay positive!
Be a leader. Be yourself. Be energized by other local business owners. Got something to complain about? How about being the solution. Don’t entertain negative gossip. Help others turn negatives into positives. Be the This method of networking can greatly increase your connections and reach in the community. Choose your battles wisely. Remember, it’s just lunch. You never know who is struggling and needs some grace and some space. Let’s be there for each other. As a leader, be sure to lift others up. Be on your best behavior. Please remember that this group is run by a single volunteer and sole-proprietor, just like you.
It’s against the existing rules and, well standard business practices, to pound people with the same thing over and over again, specifically when they have said no repeatedly. Bad behavior is bad for business. If anyone is found doing this, their membership will cease.
FACEBOOK EVENTS: https://www.facebook.com/pg/connectnowcommunity/events
MEETUP GROUPS: http://www.meetup.com/Fraser-Valley-Business-Network/
Please respect the policies and culture of the the group, while using best business practices and etiquette. The benefits for you is expanding your reach. Our group is based on reciprocity and a philosophy and community and collaboration. Those who only show up whenever they feel like it, with no RSVP, and only for their personal gain, are being rude and disrespectful to the leaders, fellow members, and visitors. Don’t just be a taker. Most of our members RSVP, so if you are doing that, this message is not for you, it’s for those who continually show up without RSVPing. If you do not want to follow the rules, then perhaps this group isn’t for you.
If you still need clarification about this or any other Connect Now Business Network topic, please do not hesitate to contact us.
However, the founder is involved with community volunteering, so fund raising opportunities may be introduced into the group now and then. The fees are on the low end of standard pricing in the industry and are intended for maintenance, towards the mutual benefit of all members, as described in the associated costs above.
Although the Connect Now Business Network program is technically operated as a profitable business, significant revenues are reinvested back into the Group with regards to raising the Group’s profile within the local business community. We can all agree that the greater the Group’s profile, the more business opportunities there will be for everyone.
We are fortunate to have so many amazing create people associated with this group. Your ideas are valuable. Where the request or idea requires further investigation, the member who first raised the idea/suggestion, will be asked to look into it further. This approach helps ensure that members fully consider their ideas before bringing them up for review.
All visitors and members must adhere to the policies on this page, standard business etiquette. The list of questions and policies here are not exhaustive, but posted as a guideline to provide some initial direction. if additional concerns are raised with you by the management of the group, you will be responsible for responding appropriately. For example, If a member repeatedly shows up to meetups without RSVPing their membership may be revoked. The policies and guidelines here may be updated and changed at the discretion of the group management.
Connect Now Business Network Facebook GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/connectnownetwork
Connect Now Business Network PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/connectnowcommunity
Connect Now Business Network Linkedin Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3927207
Katie McKay Kasdorf Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/katiemckay-chewiemedia
These policies will be added to and change as the group progresses. Please check back often.