Blog: From the Boardroom

Various articles written a by members of the Richardson Chamber leadership about topics of interest to the Richardson community.
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Amy Alexander
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Sitting for hours puts a lot of stress on the body. If you suffer from back and leg pain, then you've likely noticed that the longer you sit, the more uncomfortable you feel. According to a study conducted by the CDC in 2011, standing can reduce back pain by 54 percent. Standing also promotes better circulation, helping to prevent leg pain. Read more
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Camille Ussery
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
​Building a positive workplace culture results in happier employees, which in turn, improves efficiencies and creates more satisfied clients. Basically, a happy workplace is good for everyone. The question is, how can you create a positive, supporting workplace culture quickly. Check out these tips to get started. Read more
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Manasseh Durkin
Thursday, January 17, 2019
There are many things business owners wish they would have done differently. Here are some common themes that seem to come to light. Giving back to the community does not have to be a challenge – doing simple things on a routine basis can help to make a big difference in the community. Read more
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Bryan Marsh
Monday, December 17, 2018
Although your employees won't have defenders trying to tackle them (hopefully), they'll still come across a variety of setbacks and complications when working on projects. Just like a quarterback in football, your team leader needs to have protections in place as well, so they can execute your plan. Read more
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Celina Cardenas Fleites, Manager of Public Affairs, Atmos Energy Corporation
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Education is the economic driver of success and production in our communities. It starts in kindergarten, and on up to 12th grade. When students receive support at the beginning, they're more likely to pursue higher education, whether as part of a trade program or a university. They're more likely to understand civic responsibility and community engagement. Read more
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Amanda Rockow
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Some entrepreneurs build their businesses as their legacy. Others view their greatest impact as what they leave behind within the community. It is the steps they take to make the community better than they found it. Many of our members look to find the good and praise it. They volunteer, give away their time, providing discounts on products or services, or simply give their knowledge. They work to support charities, children's activities, and seniors. They listen, learn, and act to help others in our community to achieve their goals or meet their needs. Do you hope to leave an imprint? Do you plan to achieve incredible goals both for your business and for our community? As your chamber, we're proud of our members’ efforts to take these steps. We encourage every member to take another look inside to find out how they can build a legacy. Read more
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Susan Kassen
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Find out what your business can learn from high-end service-orientated enterprises. Pay attention to details. Read more
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Eric Peltier
Friday, July 27, 2018
Cameron Herold, also known as the CEO Whisperer, has lots to say about running meetings. Although many in the business world complain about meetings, Herold claims that it is not the meetings themselves that are so horrible, but rather the inexperience of those running them. He recommends following these tips for memorable, effective meetings. Read more
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Shawn Tuma
Monday, June 4, 2018
Shawn E Tuma guides businesses with a 10 point checklist of why and how to protect their data and systems. Read more
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Adam Keller
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
You pour into building your business, and the value should be protected before you make your exit. Adam will talk you through the ICU method of responsible planning. Read more
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