Tag Archives: BOC

Larry Bloom | Breakfast Of Champions Networking

KILLING A TRADITION | Ending The Breakfast Of Champions Monthly Meetings

I like traditions. I am a romantic, in the classic sense. I don’t jump on bandwagons and I don’t easily toss away traditions. If your son is being bar mitzvahed, I don’t care what new gadget or technology is trending, the kid is getting a fine writing instrument as a gift from me. That’s how it has been and will always be, at least until handwriting has been officially outlawed and replaced by Bluetooth transmitters implanted in our brains. Long-story-short, killing a tradition is not something that I take lightly.

read more

backup files.

Don’t Backup Your Files? Back That Sh… Stuff Up!

Don’t forget to backup your data!

One of the most important tasks that all of us should do is regularly backup the data on our digital devices (computers, tablets and smartphones).  More than ever before people are digitally storing data (including pictures).  If you don’t backup your digital devices you risk losing one of your most valuable assets—your data.

read more

BOC | Networking

What Is BOC | Networking And Why Should You Care? Glad You Asked.

Five years ago, as the original organizer of the Breakfast Of Champions (BOC) networking meetings prepared to fold the group and move on to new endeavors, I found myself volunteering to lead the group, which meets each month at Max & Benny’s Restaurant, in Northbrook, Illinois, moving forward.

read more

Holiday Season Is No Time For A Networking Holiday!

Originally published to TribLocal.com (Chicago Tribune) in Dec. 2011

For business owners, the holidays can be a great time to network and start connecting – or reconnecting – with people and set the stage for business in the coming year. Many companies, trade associations, Chambers of Commerce and other professional groups use the holiday party format as a way to bring people together in a less-than-businesslike environment, to eat, drink and exchange business cards.

read more