Member Resource Blog

As part of our core values, the Conroe Chamber sets forth that we are here to promote, advocate for, educate and encourage the small and local business owners of Conroe and the Lake Conroe area. In our efforts to continually add more value for our members, our Member Resources Blog has been created to provide tips and tricks any business owner may have never thought of but can put into practice with some well-laid plans and minimal effort.  After all, we are all stretched on time!  Peruse these articles and drop us a line if you have a topic you would like discussed!

New Business Books To Read In 2020

If your New Year’s resolutions include “leadership–get better at it,” publishers in 2020 have some refreshingly non-theoretical offerings: one about word choice and one that’s a kind of lead-as-you-go field manual. Big names tackle big subjects (see Michael Porter on politics and Sylvia Ann Hewlett on #MeToo). And in a couple of juicy insider accounts, scrappy entrepreneurs take down enemies (Square beats Amazon) or are taken down by friends (Instagram’s founders exit Facebook, stage left).

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Helping Hands for the Holidays

We have gotten an absolute litany of phone calls about places to help out during the holidays, so in our efforts to always be a resource to our community, we have developed the "Helping Hands for the Holidays" list of member nonprofits who have specific needs through...

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Learning Is Non-Negotiable

It sounds simple, but it is true. For the last 5 or 6 years many people in business have jettisoned any ideas about developing their skills in favor of ensuring the survival of their business. That is completely understandable. After all, who would not do the same?...

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Best TED Talks For Business

One of the hardest things about running a business is finding the resources you need – be it human resources, financial resources, or educational resources. There's no question you know your product, service or industry but what do you know about running a business or...

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