Business AdVise: I'm open to Building a Better Birmingham region with you
I looked for you, but the turn out, “tell us about it” crowd was so huge that I could have easily missed you on Thursday evening at the Birming-ham Business Alliance launch of Blue Print Birming-ham held at the new Pavilion at Railroad Park downtown.
Body language includes the eyes of your clients
When we additionally consider the eyelids, and the flexibility of the eyes to widen and close, and for the pupils to enlarge or contract, it becomes easier to understand how the eyes have developed such potency in human communications.
Business AdVise: Looking Forward to the Business of Business
The Holy Grail of voter this year is the highly coveted disenchanted independent voter. Is that you? Even more key, are you the coveted disenchanted independent who is pro-business?
Business Advise: Together we can do so much more
This has been a very busy week for our town with the installation of our first intern, Jennifer Wilburn. Jennifer is a junior with the University of Alabama at Birmingham studying marketing and accounting, and she has already been an invaluable extension to our chamber of commerce.
Business Advise: A lesson for women in leadership - working with the Good Ol’ Boys
This is not to say that networking and swimming the channel of the Good Ol’ Boy Club isn’t very important, but that your qualifications will get you in the door. According to Cobb, don’t approach the club by trying to bust through it. You have to navigate it.
Business Spotlight: C4 Creative LLC
Catherine Davis is the owner of C4 Creative in Gardendale, which has been in business for one year, eight months.
Business AdVise: Change is still the only certainty in business
“May you live in interesting times,” reads the quote. How true it is to know that we are living in both interesting and changing times that have us emerging from another tumultuous year with the future for many still uncertain.
Business Spotlight: Family Security Credit Union
Family Security Credit Union has been in business 57 years. There are 17 locations and 160 employees statewide. The Gardendale location, at 1001 Odum Rd., employs five people. Rita Boyd is branch manager of the Gardendale site.
Movie store closings affect area
If you live in Gardendale or Fultondale, you may have seen the Movie Gallery stores liquidating their inventories for the past month.
Business AdVise: All things Fultondale: Is it really that simple?
Sorry, I can’t sell you anything since you aren’t from Fultondale. Sorry, I can’t sell you anything since you aren’t from Gardendale. Sorry, I can’t sell you anything since you aren’t from “you name the city.”
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