Business Ethics: Your First or Last Frontier?

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Adrienne Cregar Jandler – Atlantic Webworks

Register_Now_roundBack for another amazing topic is Adrienne Cregar Jandler, President of Atlantic Webworks in Greensboro.  Adrienne will be discussing “Business Ethics: Your First or Last Frontier?” on Tuesday, May 13th from 11:30 am – 1 pm at BB&T Ballpark.  An abstract of Adrienne’s topic is listed below:

Large corporations usually have formal corporate ethics policies, and many regulated professions have codes of ethics. But what about small businesses? How do smaller companies establish and communicate their ethics, and integrate ethics into the corporate culture? Is there a cost to formally instituting ethics into the company’s fabric? How does having a strong ethical foundation impact the bottom line? Hiring? Retention? Join Adrienne Cregar Jandler, President of Atlantic Webworks, and winner of the American Business Ethics Award, for a practical discussion on business ethics and corporate citizenship.

More about Adrienne:
As President of Atlantic Webworks, a brand strategy, web development and social media agency headquartered in Greensboro, Adrienne has led the company through its 17 years of challenges and triumphs which all businesses eventually experience with growth. The company has developed a reputation for its integrity and high quality of work, and was awarded the Piedmont Business Ethics Award in 2007. It was then honored at the national level in 2008 when it won the American Business Ethics Award, alongside Daisy Brands and General Mills. Atlantic Webworks is the only Triad company to win this national ethics award.  As an entrepreneur, Adrienne has since been active in the business community, working to raise corporate awareness of business ethics and its role in the community. When she’s not in the office, she enjoys snorkeling, reading, and traveling with her husband.

About our BB&T Ballpark Lunch:
Lunch will be buffet-style and all-inclusive.  When you arrive at the Womble Carlyle Club, where the event is located, please offer payment for your meal to facilitate an efficient experience.

 

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Answering “Hamlet’s Blackberry” – April’s Lunch and Book Discussion

In William Powers’ book, Hamlet’s Blackberry: Building A Good Life In The Digital Age, we are confronted with details and theories about a truth we already know: The Surge of Digital Technology into our lives is radically changing the way we relate and communicate. Is this a positive change? What is the role of technology in our growth, development and communication as business professionals? Does technology solve or create problems in the work place? How do we deal with the demand on us for “screen time” and off-line tasks?

Join us on Tuesday, April 8th, from 11:30 am until 1 pm at BB&T Ballpark as a panel of 4 local business professionals discusses their reactions to and thoughts about not only Mr. Powers’ book, but their experience with doing ‘good’ business in the digital age.

For our meetings at BB&T Ballpark, there will be a buffet lunch.  Lunch will be all-inclusive for $15.

To purchase Hamlet’s Blackberry, please visit this Amazon link.  (Note: This is not an affiliate link, and no funds will be received from the direct link to this text.)

For a video review, please see below:

April Panelists:

Phillip Oakley
Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Common Giant

Jaymie Eichorn
Vice President of Marketing
Goodwill of Northwest North Carolina

Dr. Cyndi Briggs
Teacher, Writer, Speaker, and Creative Spark

Kim E. Williams
Director of Sales
Atlantic Webworks

 

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Adding a “Dash” to Linking Winston-Salem for March

Baseball season is just around the corner, and, to celebrate, Linking Winston-Salem is pleased to have Geoff Lassiter, Winston-Salem Dash President.  Join us at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, March 11th from 11:30 am – 1 pm as Geoff highlights portions of the 2013 season, gives us an overview of the 2014 season, and details the Dash business model and success of the team.

For our meetings at BB&T Ballpark, there will be a buffet lunch.  Lunch will be all-inclusive for $15.

About Geoff Lassiter:

Geoff joins the Dash after spending the previous eight years with Wake Forest University Athletics.  During this span, he had held positions including the Associate Director of Development, Assistant Athletic Director for Development/Special Projects, and, most recently, as the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Special Projects.  In this role, Lassiter was responsible for creating and implementing ticket sales marketing plans for men’s basketball and football, and also oversaw the band and cheer squad as well as all game day environment activities for all sports.

Before joining WFU, Lassiter worked both as a financial advisor for Jefferson Pilot Financial at the Piedmont Agency (1999 – 2001) and as a sales representative for the Cintas Corporation (2001 – 2002).

Lassiter graduated from Greensboro College in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics.  While there, Lassiter was a 4-year letter winner for the men’s basketball squad and also served as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons.

Lassiter, a 1995 graduate of Elkin High School, currently resides in Winston-Salem with his wife, Kiera, their three-year-old son, Porter, their newborn twins, Mary and Wilson, and their two labs, Ramsey and Pawley.

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Passionate for Compassionate February Lunch

On Tuesday, February 11th, learn about Compassionate Winston-Salem and the “Compassion in Action” movement from Compassionate Coordinator Drea Parker. This interfaith initiative lives the Golden Rule to its full extent, and is a strong force encouraging Winston-Salem community members to do the same.

Lunch will be held at The District Rooftop Bar and Grill from 11:30 am – 1 pm.  Please use the red button on the left to register.

About Drea Parker:

A Piedmont Triad native, Drea has been instrumental in bringing the Compassionate Cities movement to Winston-Salem, and has helped to bring about city council affirmation of the Charter for Compassion.  The completion of this held Winston-Salem in high regard as only the 18th city worldwide to join the International Campaign for Compassionate Cities.

Nonprofit experience with beloved local organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and Samaritan Ministries and international organizations including the Peace Corps has given Drea a unique perspective inversely driving her passion for opportunity equality.

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New Year Networking Lunch

Add “make new connections” to your 2014 resolution list, and get a head start at our January lunch!

Bring your winning smile and business cards to
The District Rooftop Bar and Grille on
Tuesday, January 14th from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.

 

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Join us as Blanca Cobb presents “Body Language Secrets to Survive the Holidays”!

Don’t miss our December lunch – it just may help you get to January 2nd with your sanity intact!

Join us on Tuesday, December 10th, 11:30-1:00 at The District Rooftop Bar and Grille as we welcome body language expert, Blanca Cobb.

Blanca will present “Body Language Secrets to Survive the Holidays”.  The holidays can be stressful with planning, shopping and traveling. Adding unresolved family drama to the mix and you have chaos. Maintain your sanity and enjoy the holidays with simple body language techniques you can use with your family to take back control of those stressful situations. Learn how to quiet the “monopolizer,” welcome the family outsider and authentically fake interest.

About Our Speaker:

Blanca CobbBlanca Cobb, CEO of TruthBlazer, is a nationally recognized body language and lie detection expert who uses her behavior analysis expertise and psychology

background to get to the truth. She is also a Senior Instructor at the Body Language Institute in Washington, DC. Blanca is an ‘in-demand’ media guest, speaker and coach who breaks down the complexities of human behavior to help people succeed in life. She’s been featured on HLN’s Dr. Drew On-Call, Good Morning America, CNN, USA Today, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC affiliates as well as quoted in the New York Daily News,The Root, and Cosmopolitan magazines. Since deception can infiltrate all aspects of life, no topic is off-limits for Blanca.

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Randy Wooden will be presenting at our November lunch!

November’s lunch will feature Randy Wooden.  Bringing over 25 years of experience in human resources areas, he will be assisting our attendees with “Job Hunting in an Uncertain Market”.  As director of Goodwill’s Professional Center, Randy has helped numerous individuals with items such as resume’ assistance, networking skills, and perfecting your interviewing.  For more information about Goodwill’s Professional Center, please visit the website here.

The District is the place to be on November 12th at 11:30.  See you for lunch, networking, and our fantastic speaker!

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