15th anniversary party celebration

15 years ago Maria West and Anita Garcia (along with a few others no longer with BCBC) had a golden idea to start an ALL WOMEN’S networking group. The group switched venues (more times than they would like to count) and the women who attended have changed. Although their remains many “mainstays” with Linda Hirsch,Continue reading “15th anniversary party celebration”

Fabulous Resources for Network Groups

Looking to be part of a woman’s business leads – generation network group?! We hope that if you are and live in the Beach Cities area of Los Angeles you will consider BCBC. But, regardless we would love to share with you a few of our favorite resources.

MEETUP – Meetup.com is a great resource for those looking to associate with people with like interests or to venture in to learning something new!

MASHABLE: Mashable.com When it comes to learning about social media and marketing news of the day many industry specialists look towards Peter Cashmore and Mashable. Not only do they report on the newest in technology but also share worldwide information about the “goings on” in the business world.

An Open Letter to Thyroid Patients

BCBC member, Louise Sattler is about to “celebrate” her third anniversary of having Stage 3 Thyroid cancer removed from her neck and her life! Here is an honest and humorous blog to help others who may be undergoing the same path. This was originally written for her blog WHERE LEARNING MEETS LAUGHTER and we reprint here due to the importance of helping other thyroid cancer patients.

Dear New Thyroid Cancer Patient,

I am writing this letter nearly three years to the date of my thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer. I was so lucky to be surrounded by great docs at Johns Hopkins Hospital and many others.

The power of women networks

Never underestimate the power of a group of women who come together to help SUPPORT each other. Yes, I did write the word SUPPORT.
Contrary to popular belief women HELPING women has become a new way of doing business. Women entrepreneurs and business owners have discovered that intra and inter- networking in their communities and beyond can be not only GOOD for biz but GREAT!