Gail Stolzenburg

Gail “The Connector” Stolzenburg
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Connections: Top Houston Networking & Training Events

Hi, this is Gail “The Connector” Stolzenburg bringing you the Top Greater Houston Networking Events, special training sessions, networking tips, wellness tips and a great book The System by Eric Lofholm, The Proven 3-Step Formula Anyone Can Learn to Get More Leads, Book More Appointments, and Make More Sales. Get your complimentary copy of The System at https://m269.isrefer.com/go/affiliate/GStolz 

The most successful people read at least one non-fiction book every week. Each week this newsletter features a book review on a book I’ve read. Below is a photo of recent books in the book review section.

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This year’s election carries enormous political stakes in Congress, the 2018 midterm elections’ impact will be felt at every level of government for at least the next decade. Yet slightly more than a third of eligible voters turned out
across the country in the last midterm elections, the lowest share since 1942.

VOTE! Early voting is October 22nd to November 2nd and the election is on November 6th.  Go to HarrisVotes.com or email Precinct Chair and member of the HCRP Ballot Security Committee at Gail@GailStolzenburg for questions.

Be Involved and Be the Difference! Volunteer Today!

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Did you miss Mbiotidem Bassey’s presentation at the HWCOC Business Wellness Networking Lunch & Learn last week? See it now athttps://tinyurl.com/yd5v99bd   

Mbiotidem is an example of the experience you can have in learning from mentors like Jonathan Sprinkles, Kevin Harrington, Kane Minkus, Tony Robbins, and more. Be at this event to learn how you too can have this experience.

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Top Networking Events for the Week


Wed Oct 17 Small Business Today Magazine Lunch & Learn 11 am The Wyndham 14703 Park Row co-hosted by Small Business Today Magazine and BNI featuring Mat Shaffer, Habit Performance Strategist and Success Coach and speaker at Habitude Warrior Conference. He will focus on the 5 Pillars of Creating Extraordinary Results and Developing the Art of Prospecting and Referral Power. Your cost is only $16 including lunch.  Register at https://tinyurl.com/y7wadf6o

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Your Networking Tip

“Selling is about leading and moving people to action –  Eric Lofholm (see his book review below)

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Your Wellness Tip

Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
Receive your complimentary Health Assessment at https://tinyurl.com/y8y4vmdc

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Special Video with Networking Tips!


The most successful people get up early, even on Saturday morning. If you are one of them, see the replay to learn the secrets I’ve taught to thousands of people regarding connecting and monetizing. Listen to my interview on Networking For Success on the Don Terrell Show at: https://dggrafix.wistia.com/medias/3n1qpjnrjz#

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Reocurring Networking & Training Events


Events hosted at Office in America, 6200 Savoy Dr. by Marian LaSalle, Mariana Cortez, Maylon Hargrove, Christi Ruiz, John David Saavedra, and Tracy Allen Hanes. For more information, go to www.meetup.com/officeinamerica/ . Office In America has been nominated to be Member’s Choice 2018 Awards.


Cypress Chapter, 2nd Tuesday, BB’s Cajun Cafe, 26010 Hempstead Rd
Northwest Chapter, 3rd Tuesday, Juanita’s Mexican Restaurant, 11550 Louetta Rd
Katy Chapter, 3rd Thursday, Tony’s Mexican Restaurant, 870 S Mason Rd
Stafford Chapter, 4th Tuesday, Kelly’s Country Cookin, 11555 W Airport
Go to www.TheCBFA.com


NHPO Katy Every Wednesday Breakfast Roundtable 8:00 am Bullritos 24441 Katy Fwy Meet Leah Martinez, Register at www.nhpokaty.org


Katy Premier Networking Every Tuesday 11:00 am Cellar Door 829 S Mason Dr. Hosted by Sonja Stephens. Go to http://katypremiernetworking.site


Every Saturday at 5:00 pm http://www.amazing1025fm.com/

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More Top Networking & Training Events

Tues Oct 16 Houston Area Continuity of Care 11:30 am Arnaldo Richar’s Pico Restaurant3601 Kirby Dr. Speaker Beth Braniff Harp Executive Director, Kid’s Meals. Register at www.houstonareacontiniuityofcare.net


Tues Oct 16  InHouston Katy Business Networking 5 – 7 pm Texas Borders 20940 Katy Fwy. Register at https://tinyurl.com/y9k64grp Always great networking!

Wed Oct 17 Rise & Grind 7:00 am Cantina Laredo 11129 Westheimer, hosted by the Houston
West Chamber. Pictured with president Jeannie Bollinger and Kari Werner.  Register at
www.HWCOC.org.  I’ll be there to introduce you to the other entrepreneurs.


Wed Oct 17 Small Business Today Magazine Lunch & Learn 11 am The Wyndham 14703 Park Row
Hosted by Small Business Today Magazine and featuring Mat Shaffer, Habit Performance Strategist
and Success Coach and speaker at Habitude Warrior Conference. He will focus on the 5 Pillars of
Creating Extraordinary Results and Developing the Art of Prospecting and Referral Power. Your
cost is only $16 including lunch.  Register at https://tinyurl.com/y7wadf6o


Wed Oct 17 Women’s Council of Realtors Montgomery County New Home Tour & Fall Auction
11 am 3801 Laurel Elm Lane, Spring. You will get to meet speaker Hank Moore, bestselling author of
numerous books including Houston Legends.  Go to https://tinyurl.com/ycakqd9y

  
Tues Oct 23 BNI Katy October Social 5:30 pm 23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd To register go to www.facebook.com/events/1665856203520697/


Wed Oct 24 Katy Business Association Networking Lunch, 11:00 Midway BBQ 6025 Highway Blvd.,
Register at www.KatyBusinessAssociation.com. Meet the president Jean Machann.

 

Thur Oct 25  West Houston Medical Center Networking Breakfast, 12141 Richmond Avenue
hosted by Linda Meyer. Reserve at linda.meyer@HCAHealthCare.com

Thur Oct 25  Impress Rope Cutting / Social Fulshear Katy Chamber 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
21733 Provincial Rd, Register at www.facebook.com/events/1144734779018328/

Thur Oct 25  NHPO Katy October Networking Event 6 pm- 9 pm Embassy Suites 16435 Katy
Fwy. Register at www.facebook.com/events/494620814337214/

Fri Oct 26 SER-Ninos Charter School Fall Festival 5 pm – 8 pm, Middle School Campus
5610 Gulton Dr, Haunted House, Games, Music, Food, Drinks, Raffle, Bouncy & Much More.
Contact Giselle Villar at gvillar@serninos.org or call 713-592-6055, x307


Thur Nov  01 Coffee Talk 7:45 am 10370 Richmond Ave Hosted by Houston West Chamber of Commerce
Go to www.HWCOC.org

Thur Nov 01 Women’s Council of Realtors Greater West Houston, 11:30 am Pine Forest Country Club, 18003 Clay Rd., Speaker Kenneth Leslie of Frontier Title Katy on Beware of Wire Fraud.Register at https://tinyurl.com/yaybusnk


Tue Nov 06 
Atria Cinco Ranch Networking Breakfast 9 am 24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd,   Contact Mindy Boysaw  281 395 9600 or email Mindy.Boysaw@atriaseniorliving.com

 
Wed Nov 07 The Networkers Luncheon 11:30 am Post Oak Grill 1415 S Post Oak, Hosted by Carl Scott. Speaker Juan Ortega on Taking Your Business To Success. Go to  www.TheNetworkersLuncheon.com

Thur-Fri-Sat Nov 8 – 10 Habitude Warrior Conference,  3 days with 33 outstanding speakers. Check out the speakers. Shown above are Kevin Harrington, Shark Talk; and Gail “The Connector” Stolzenburg;  Erik Swanson, Founder of Habitude Warrior Conference; Loral Langemeier,  the Millionaire Maker, Jonathan Horton, Olympian and American Ninja Warrior, Sharon Lechter, co-author Rich Dad Poor Dad; Armando Montelongo, TV star of  Flipping This House and Undercover Boss;  & Alec Stern, co-founder Constant Contact. See the Junior Habitudes area
to bring your youngsters for free.  Sponsors include Success Profiles Magazine,  Elite Online Publishing and BNI – Business Network Int’l. Houston West Region. For information http://habitudewarriorconference.com/houston


Sat Nov 10 8th Annual Winterfest 10 am to 3 pm Westlake Volunteer Fire Department 19636 Saums Rd., Holiday Extravaganza with over 70 vendors including Santa. Fun for all!
Information at www.facebook.com/katyrocksinc/?fref=mentions&__tn__=K-R

Nov 14 Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber 7:30 am Parkway Fellowship 27043 FM 1093 Register at www.fulshearkaty.com/


Wed Nov 14 Business Wellness Networking Lunch & Learn 11:00 am The Wyndham, 14703 Park Row Speaker Victoria Showunmi , Certified Coach, Speaker, & Trainer with John C. Maxwell Team on Leadership Training.  Her passion is to see others succeed and achieve greater things in life. She has spent over 13 year in the healthcare field as a registered nurse, hold a master of science in nursing and an MBA. She is co-pastor of DestinyStar Ministries, founder of Women Empowerment Forum and author of the life-transforming book “The Power of Resilience”. This is a Houston West Chamber of Commerce event. Register at https://tinyurl.com/y7mzow6e


Tues Nov 20 Houston Area Continuity of Care 11:30 am Arnaldo Richar’s Pico Restaurant  3601 Kirby Dr. Speaker Beth Braniff Harp Executive Ddirector, Kid’s Meals. Regiater at www.houstonareacontiniuityofcare.net


Tues Nov 20 InHouston Katy Business Networking 5 – 7 pm Texas Borders 20940 Katy Fwy Register at https://tinyurl.com/y9k64grp Always great networking!

Wed Nov 21 Rise & Grind 7:00 am Cantina Laredo 11129 Westheimer, hosted by the Houston West Chamber. Pictured with president Jeannie Bollinger and Kari Werner.  Register at www.HWCOC.org.  I’ll be there to introduce you to the other entrepreneurs.


Wed Nov 28 Alvin Sunrise Rotary 7:30 am Kelly’s Country Cookin, 1110 Bypass 35, Alvin, TX Speaker Gail Stolzenburg on Avoiding the Networking Disconnect. www.AlvinSunriseRotary.com

Thur Dec 13 Small Business Expo 9:00 am Hyatt Regency Downtown 1200 Louisiana Street Register at https://tinyurl.com/ybmytwt7

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The Small Business Today Magazine www.SBTMagazine.net published by Steve & Barbara Levine.  Displayed is the magazine cover honoree Bill Littlejohn September 2018. Be sure to read my article on Networking with Influence.

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Dr. Ivan Misner, founder of BNI and recipient of the John C. Maxwell Leadership Award

The BNI Member of Excellence Gala was held on Saturday, July 14th at the Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel with over 400 registered members. Dr. Ivan Misner, founder of BNI and father of modern networking, spoke on Networking Like A Pro. His wife, Beth Misner, president of BNI Foundation spoke on Givers’ Gain. Pictured with Dr. Misner, Beth Misner, Kathy Mathy (Executive Director) Jim Newton and me are most of the Members of Excellence.

For information on any of the over 40 Houston BNI Business Referral sessions, part of the world’s largest and only global quality business referral organization, email Gail@GailStolzenburg.com. You can connect with over 241,000 entrepreneurs who generated $15.5 billion last year in closed business. The average Houston BNI members’ closed business in 12 months is over $60,000.

Have you heard “We are just like BNI without the accountability”? BNI in Houston has just implemented the “BNI Fast Track Program” exclusive 6-month networking training program to teach our members the most effective to generate income and it is complimentary for every member.

My gift to you is a complimentary copy of an e-newsletter with valuable business building tips by Dr. Misner, Father of Modern Networking, Founder of BNI, and Recipient of the Leadership Award by John C. Maxwell. Go to www.BNIHouston.com click on “SuccessNet”  There is no cost to you and no requirement to be a BNI member. To learn which is more important in networking, quantity or quality watch this video http://tinyurl.com/y8xfns4h and read Networking Like A Pro 2nd Edition.

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Book Review: The System – The Proven 3-Step Formula Anyone Can Learn to Get More Leads, Book More Appointments, and Make More Sales by Eric Lofholm

Contrary to the myth that you have to be a born salesman, selling is a step-by-step system that anyone can learn. In this book renowned sales trainer Eric Lofholm distills the secrets of sales success into a simple three-step formula that has been used by more than 10,000 students over the past fourteen years to get more leads, book more appointments, and make more sales.

Eric shows you everything you need to go from a sales novice to a selling master, including how to overcome sales anxiety, boost your closing rate, handle objections with confidence, and leverage relationships into referrals. Along the way he also gives you bonus tips to improve your performance .

in areas like business planning, goal setting, time management, and leveraging technology to multiply your sales. For salesmen, sales trainers, and small business owners looking for an edge in today’s struggling economy, this book is a must-read.

Eric Lofholm, is one of the top sales trainers in the world and he’s also my sales coach preparing my Sales and Marketing Plan for 2019. Is your plan complete? With this link you can get a complimentary copy of The System book: https://m269.isrefer.com/go/affiliate/GStolz

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Have a healthy, happy, prosperous networking week!