March 19, 2019
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Learn to Fix a Leak for Free
Save money and water by fixing indoor leaks with tips from the Live Green in Plano team. Nationwide, water leaks waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water every year. This means your money could be going right down the drain.
Attend the free Fix-a-Leak Workshop on Saturday, March 23. This hands-on workshop will equip you for minor repairs and preventative maintenance of toilets, faucets and shower heads. Receive free gear to help find and fix leaks, including leak detection dye tablets, low-flow shower heads and more while supplies last. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.
Smart Business Tips
Shake Shack Founder Danny Meyer Says These Are the 6 Skills You Must Look For When Hiring (and They Can't Be Taught)
Meyer has built an award-winning restaurant empire, led by none other than Shake Shack--the ├╝ber-popular fast-casual burger restaurant that quickly grew from a single stand in Madison Square Park to more than 240 restaurants across the world.  Along the way, Meyer identified six emotional skills that he looks for in new hires. Meyer refers to those who possess these six skills as having a high "HQ," or "hospitality quotient."

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Notes from the Chamber
In this episode of Plano Pulse, our hosts sit down with Chris Wallace, President/CEO of the North Texas Commission. Join us for this discussion of the 86th Legislative Session and its impact on North Texas in areas including public school finance reform and local control.  Plano Pulse is brought to you by our Presenting Sponsor, LegacyTexas  

Have You Heard? Plano Pulse Sponsorships Available
A limited number of Plano Pulse Episode Sponsorships are available for 2019. Episode Sponsors receive a 20-30 second on-air commercial read by our hosts at the opening of each podcast episode. Sponsorships are available for $50 per episode, making this a highly cost-effective and fun way to gain exposure for your company with Plano's business community.  CLICK HERE  for information.
Benefits of Membership
Grow Your Knowledge, Grow Your Business
Did you know that as a Plano Chamber member you and your team can learn from the experts? The Business Development Committee provides a practical, yet high-level monthly educational program, Success in Business. This series features curriculum designed specifically for personal and professional development, and helps members be more successful in business. Learn more about the Business Development Committee.



Upcoming Events
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! Powered by Swypit. 
Friday, March 22 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Collin County chambers of commerce, elected officials, community leaders, and business professionals in a two-day program in Austin during the 86th legislative session. Receive updates on the current session, advocate for Collin County, and impact potential legislation that affects local businesses. CLICK HERE for more information. Registration is now closed.  
March 26-27 | Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel | Austin, TX 
Join us for a lively panel discussion offering great branding tips and tricks you can take back to the office and start applying the very same day. CLICK HERE for more info. Registration Deadline: Monday, March 25th at 5:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 27 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! Powered by Swypit. 
Friday, March 29 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Mark Your Calendar
Are you interested in public affairs and learning more about issues that affect your business? Join the Public Policy Committee for our monthly meeting as we work with all levels of government, local businesses, and partner organizations to confront challenges and address leading issues.
Wednesday, April 3 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Come hear from the candidate vying to be your Plano ISD and Collin College Trustees. Free to attend. CLICK HERE for more information. Registration Deadline: April 1st at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 4 | 7:30 a.m. -  9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Shake off the winter chill with a little Spring Fever! Join us for an evening of food, fun and fellowship.  CLICK HERE
to reserve your place!
Thursday, April 4 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Yeager Office Suites Plano

Today's Inspiration

Ribbon Cutting
The Vested Group  - Ribbon Cutting  
Tuesday, March 19 | 4:30 p.m. | 1001 18th St. | Plano, TX 75074 
McDermott Park - Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, March 21 | 4:30 p.m. | 8312 Angels Dr. | Plano, TX 75024   

Red Mountain Weight Loss - Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, March 26 | 10 a.m. | 5930 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 100 | Plano, TX 75093
NuGen Contractors - Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, March 26 | 4:30 p.m. | 1100 Summit Ave., #105 | Plano, TX 75074
Credit Union of Texas - Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, March 28 | 4:30 p.m. | 7801 Coit Rd. | Plano, TX 75024
Thursday, April 4 | 4:30 p.m. | 7500 Windrose Ave., Ste. B 193 | Plano, TX 75024


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