May 2009 Blog Posts (55)

The Village, First Meeting June 2nd

The Village will have it first meeting, Tuesday June 2, 2009, 4-7 PM@ Two Rows

I spoke to the brew master Kris Morris today he will be there, talk to him about his handcrafted beer made there, maybe even show you brewery!

I am looking forward to a new networking and exchange of ideas on marketing.

This is a new group and I welcome ideas and comments to make it better!

Leroy Gibbins…


Added by Leroy Gibbins on May 29, 2009 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Our Facebook InHouston Group

Join our Facebook group

In an effort to provide the group as much good exposure as possible, I am inviting everyone who has a Facebook account and is a member of InHouston to join our Facebook group for InHouston.

Connect with InHoustonians on Facebook

Let's make the June 10 event in Uptown the largest yet.

Eric… Continue

Added by Eric Standlee on May 28, 2009 at 9:52pm — No Comments

New Honors Grad In Need of a Position

Greetings All,
My twin daughters graduated from UTD with Honors on May 16th. One of the girls needs to get a job somewhere in the $15-$16 per hour range to earn tuition for law school, which she plans to enter in the fall of 2010. She's sharp and very trainable, with a great work ethic. If you or anyone you know could use such talent, please contact me. Thanks!

Added by Eric S. Griesel on May 28, 2009 at 9:19pm — 3 Comments


Event: InHouston-Katy Premier Professional Networking Mixer

A large number of business professionals, business owners, investors, realtors, executives, marketing

Professionals, net weavers, individuals, and other professionals attend this event each month

for business professional mixing, building business relationships and net weaving. Door prizes

and name badge sponsors are welcome.

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 4:00 PM-8:00 PM In-Houston Katy meets the second Tuesday… Continue

Added by Newell Cheatheam on May 28, 2009 at 9:11am — No Comments

Keith Ferrazzi's new book tour

Ferrazzi then introduces the Who’s Got Your Back roadmap for building and creating a core group of lifeline relationships, including:

* A process to identify and strengthen bonds with lifeline candidates – those who have the potential to “get it and care”

* A team-based format for refining goals and workplans

* Tools to identify and overcome career-crippling bad habits

* Keys to sustaining a commitment to excellence and growth over time

* A commitment to lower our… Continue

Added by Eric Standlee on May 27, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

I learned about the science of networking

Their are people out there acting as hubs of mass communication. They link small tight knit groups to other groups of same formation, but different qualities. These people make it possible for the average individual to be connected, to be open to new opportunities, and position themselves to be a hub for others. This has become a real science with mathematical formulas to use in understanding the process of networking.

Added by George D Roskop on May 27, 2009 at 9:10am — No Comments

The Last Mile Solution - It Tastes Good

If you have ever had the pleasure of dining at a fine restaurant like the Palm or McCormick and Schmick’s, you may have wondered how they have such fresh seafood delivered that day for their special entrees of the evening. Now there are certainly many local food distribution companies, but I’m talking about the freshest lobsters, off the farm tomatoes and even beef. These restaurants have discovered the speed and effectiveness of using what is called the Last Mile Delivery option. Simply put,… Continue

Added by Eric Donaldson on May 26, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Save the date!!

Our next big blowout is going to be June 17th from 6-8pm to celebrate our winners from our April 16th party!!

It's going to be a Texas style BBQ complete with cowboy hats and boots, and of course good food and better company!

It will be a great way to network and just get out and enjoy a hot summer night!

We look forward to seeing everyone there, and congratulations to all of our AWESOME winners!

Added by Buskop Law Group, PC on May 26, 2009 at 11:37am — No Comments


I need a vacation! Sometimes we all need to get away. If that’s how you feel, I’m here to help. To help promote some upcoming InHouston events, I have several “Vacation Certificates” I will be giving away to any one who asks for one, at these events. I would call them mini-Vacation certificates since they’re good for 3 days and 2 nights but they say “Vacation Certificate” on the front, so that’s what we’ll call them.

Let me say this now, “There Are NO Timeshare Presentations… Continue

Added by Bille Baty on May 25, 2009 at 3:50pm — 3 Comments

A Priest, A Nurse and a Mechanical Engineer...


A priest, a nurse and a mechanical engineer were in some foreign country and about to be executed for some political infraction. They were to be executed by guillotine. They drew straws and the priest was to go first. He was asked, "Do you want to be executed face up or face down?" The priest replied, "Face up." He was put in position and the lever was pulled and the blade came crashing down, only to stop just inches from his… Continue

Added by Sara Blumenfeld on May 25, 2009 at 9:03am — No Comments

Networking Success Stories

I thought I'd share this with the group. If you have any success stories for InHouston, of course that would help ALL of us by getting exposure. Of course, you should take advantage of this opportunity to share about your success in a way that helps your company.


Summary: Networking Success Stories

Category: General

Name: Sheri Tingle



Media Outlet/Publication:… Continue

Added by Eric Standlee on May 24, 2009 at 4:22pm — 2 Comments

If you've attended my training on Unleashing the Power of Social Networking to drive revenue

I'd much appreciate it if you'd read this request for information and consider writing them to tell them about my trainings you might have attended.



Summary: Who Does the Best Content Training

Category: Business & Finance

Name: Rory Cohen


Title: President Take 10 Now

Media Outlet/Publication: Pitch to Top Business Blog

Anonymous? N

Specific… Continue

Added by Eric Standlee on May 24, 2009 at 4:11pm — 1 Comment



Added by Randall W. Montalbano on May 23, 2009 at 2:43pm — No Comments

HIP Photo Published in USA Today

May 22, 2009 Houston, TX - Houston Industrial Photography (HIP) published a photo of Miller Outdoor Theatre in USA Today.

HIP’s owner Leroy Gibbins started his company in 2005. Gibbins has worked with the Houston World Affairs Council and is a photographer for Society for Performing Arts , Museum of Fine Arts and Houston West Chamber of Commerce

For more information about Leroy and his photography, .… Continue

Added by Leroy Gibbins on May 23, 2009 at 7:43am — No Comments

4500 Mile Ride for Charity, "Move, Motivate and Donate"

See regular updates to this post and the event at my regular blog:

Read the event summary and vision story at:

I am departing on a 4500 mile motorcycle road trip on May 30th. My trip will take me… Continue

Added by Lawrence Didsbury on May 21, 2009 at 4:51pm — 17 Comments

Stock photography ( Glamour )


Added by Rome Wilkerson on May 21, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Welcome to the 2009 Best Places to Work Rankings

2009 Overall Index Scores
Rank Agency
1 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
2 Government Accountability Office
3 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
4 Intelligence Community
5 Department of State
6 Environmental Protection Agency
7 Department of Justice
8 General Services Administration
9 Social Security Administration
10 Department of Commerce

Added by Chris Norton on May 21, 2009 at 2:38pm — 1 Comment

functionality issues Ning is working on

If you are having trouble with your profile, please be patient. I have notified whose software this is and they are working on it.

I recommend you got to and report your issue.

They are working on it, but more complaints could get it fixed quicker.


Added by Eric Standlee on May 20, 2009 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Saul Valentin leads NHPO with fast growth

Houston- It was the drive and the energy of the group of professionals that first attracted his notice. A dynamic mix of individuals from a variety of backgrounds, united by the mission of helping each other and other Hispanics advance their personal and professional development. This was Saul Valentin’s impression when he attended his first National Hispanic Professional Organization (NHPO) board meeting in 2003. Little did he know that… Continue

Added by Victor Escalante on May 19, 2009 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Completing a deadline

Tonight I have that satisfied feeling of finishing 3 new artworks and feeling good about them! It's time to celebrate! Two of the new ones will be shown at Archway Gallery''s first Saturday Opening in June. June, it's June already? WOW! time flies!
Sue Burke Harrington

Added by Sue Burke Harrington on May 19, 2009 at 7:25pm — No Comments

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