Time: January 17, 2013 from 11:30am to 1pm
Location: Crystal Palace
Street: 4011 Capital Blvd #161
City/Town: Raleigh, NC
Website or Map: http://www.crystalpalacebuffe…
Event Type: lunch, networking
Organized By: Dave Baldwin
Latest Activity: Jan 17
On January 17th, we will be hearing from Nicole Beatty, Director of Business Development with the Durham Chamber of Commerce!
The topic of her talk will be "How to Have More Effective Meetings by Asking Better Questions."
We will be checking out ideas from the book, The Entrepreneurial Conversation by Perry-Lynn Moffitt, along with exploring some of the listening techniques taught to counselors. Particularly, Listening carefully and asking questions thoroughly.
To RSVP, please use the Meetup link: http://www.meetup.com/Triangle-Lunch-Talks/events/96637402/
Lunch is $12 (be ready to pay at the door).Our lunch talk meetups run from 11:30 to 1:00. We will have open mingling and networking from 11:30 to 12:00.
At 12:00, we will begin the formal presentation by the speaker. Presentations typically run approximately 45 minutes.
The buffet will be open for the entire time, but we ask that attendees not go up to the buffet during the presentation. Please get your food and be ready for the presentation to start promptly at noon.
Be sure to bring plenty of business cards!
About Nicole Beatty
Nicole has worked at the Durham Chamber of Commerce for two years and served as an Ambassador the third. She previously ran a non-profit for women in crisis, counseling them toward independence both financially and mentally. In partnership with area businesses, Nicole found jobs for her clients and developed key connections in the Durham community.
Currently, Nicole works in Business Development, assisting small business owners with growing their companies. She also coordinates the Ambassador program and Small Business Council.
Nicole is a proud graduate of both the University of Michigan, earning a BA in Resource Analysis; and NC State, earning a Masters in Crisis Counseling. She spent two years teaching high school science and two years running a nonprofit program with InStepp. Her passion is community involvement and she continues to serve on the crisis lines for women as needed.
She is a member of the RD 16 RTP BNI chapter, the College and Career Counselor Association, University of Michigan Alumni Association and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
Nicole lives in Cary with her son, Vince; daughter, Hollyn and dog Shadow.