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Educational Library

What is the best way to GROW your business . . . to REALLY GROW your business?  By investing in YOURSELF! YOU are your brand!  

We have selected several financial, personal and leadership development books & CD’s that will start you on  your path to continuing professional development – growing YOU and YOUR BUSINESS!

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 business alliance eventsThe Business Alliance of North Carolina provides the resources, structure and support for YOU to grow a sustainable business.  

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  • move forward!

DeclutterAccomplish Your Work and Enjoy Your Life!

The Productive Environment Institute helps individuals and organizations eliminate the physical, digital, emotional and spiritual clutter so everyone can accomplish their work and enjoy their lives!



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BANC Articles

2607, 2016


By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Expo, Events, Health & Wellness, Melanie's Blog|1 Comment

The world has felt “yucky” lately to me.  It started with a bad dream – no, a nightmare, several months back where people went into crowded areas – for no reason, other than anger, frustration and confusion with what’s going on in our world – in our communities, and started killing.  I was hoping it was just a nightmare and […]

1105, 2016

A Day in the Life of an Entrepreneur

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Melanie's Blog|0 Comments

Business Growth

It’s been a day full of excitement and concern.  One of our members finally received a traditional loan that she has been searching for over the last 6 years.  I went to the closing with her and could see the relief in her eyes as she has been dependent on daily […]

Member Articles

  • Ready to Hit Your Goals? January 10, 2017
    Many people make New Year’s resolutions. Guess the percentage of people who actually keep them? Only 8%! An article by NBC News revealed the top resolutions for 2017. The data was pulled from Google by iQuanti. Take a peek: • Get Healthy (this included “getting fit”) • Get Organized • Live Life to the Fullest […]
    Dori Staehle
  • Leadership Habit: Being Endlessly Curious January 17, 2017
    One of my favorite occurrences in sports is when one of the great players I remember watching during my childhood shows up back on the scene as a coach. This actually happened to my favorite team, the Detroit Tigers, when in 2003, my Tigers hired Alan Trammel, who was the Shortstop from their World Series […]
  • Without Vision People Perish January 10, 2017
    When I first heard the term vision board and learned what it was all about, my first thought was this must be something for people who enjoy scrap booking. Looking at some examples of vision boards reminded me of an art project my daughter may have done when she was 5 years old on a […]
  • Steps To Developing an Excellent Reading Team at Your School January 4, 2017
      One of my Grandsons is struggling with reading and writing. It was hard to believe that he did not thrive in school because he came from a family of readers, and he had books of every kind to look at and read. Whenever I read to him, he loved it. He could tell me […]
  • How High Will You Climb in 2017? December 31, 2016
    How high you will climb in 2017 does not depend solely on your skills or your talents. One of the greatest Generals of our time, Norman Schwartzkoff asserted, “ Ninety-nine percent of leadership failures are failures of character.” In a mastermind book study our organization is leading on John Maxwell’s 15 Laws of Invaluable Growth, […]
  • How to Develop Content Your Audience Will Love January 20, 2017
    Content marketing is the latest trend in the marketing world. Through content, you can connect with prospects, build trust and develop long-lasting relationships. You can even position yourself as an expert in your field. But how do you go about creating content your audience will love? Read on for some simple tips:   Find your […]
    Steve Hamm
  • Professional Social Media Marketing Takes a Load Off of Your Plate January 12, 2017
    As you might already know, social media can be used to market just about any type of business. By using Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, you can spread the news about your business and what it has to offer, and you can keep people informed about special deals and more. Social media also […]
    Steve Hamm
  • Hiring a Digital Marketing Agency Lets You Focus on Your Business January 4, 2017
    As a busy business owner, you probably always have a million things on your mind when it comes to running and improving your business. Not only do you have to worry about day-to-day operations, hiring and dealing with employees, dealing with bookkeeping and otherwise running your business, but you also have to focus on marketing […]
    Steve Hamm
  • Social Media Management and Cross-Channel Engagement December 27, 2016
    A difficult challenge in relation to social media management is engaging users on and off the platform. Ideally, businesses will be able to use social media to advance customers in the buying process.  This is easier said than done. It starts with understanding the length and magnitude of the customer journey. This will help you understand where social media […]
    Steve Hamm