Welcome to Women’s Resource Business Network Tour University or BNTU for short. ¬†Okay, so we aren’t a real university, however we will present many learning opportunities to members and the business community. ¬†The “U” is about YOU! Growing a business and learning never ends. Stay tuned as we add and grow our own BNTU offerings for you.

There will be classes, workshops, conversations, networking–and even some homework!

If you have a seminar or class you would like to extend to the Women’s Resource group, contact

We are looking for classes that enhance business growth from business planning, social media, marketing, finance, human resources, succession and planning—and your ideas and success stories.

Business Network ‚ÄúU‚ÄĚ Saturday Business Path Breakfast Series:
Presenting the Women’s Resource¬†Business Network Tour “U” Breakfast Series
at CI Shenanigan’s
on Ruston Way – on Tacoma’s waterfront
Join us this for the 2016 Breakfast Series. The 2-hour morning will include breakfast, networking, learning, and opportunities to connect with other busy professionals and entrepreneurs from a variety of businesses. Walk away with helpful resources and tools to help you in your business path.

Connect. Enrich. Grow.
Register for as many as you wish.

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A little but about the agenda:
8:30 Р9:00      Social and Breakfast Bar
9:00 Р9:15      Welcome and Sponsor Mini-Talk
9:15-10:15      Speaker Presentation
10:15-10:30    Q&A/Wrap-up

10:30-11:00     Optional continued conversations.  The room is available to our group until 11:00 a.m.

A little but about the pricing:
WR Member Rate РSingle Class:  $25
Guest / Nonmember  Rate РSingle Class:  $35
Pre-registration is required.
NO at-door registration.

All classes are on Saturday mornings at CI Shenanigans on Ruston Way in the Rainier Room

March 19, 2016 ¬†–¬† StrengthsFinders – Doing your best every day.
Are you doing your best every day? Chances are, you aren’t. From cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcoming then developing our strengths. This introductory workshop is designed¬†to help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced StrengthsFinder in the 2001 management book¬†Now, Discover Your Strengths. The book ignited a global conversation, while StrengthsFinder helped millions discover their top five talents. Discover yours!

This course requires you to take an on-line assessment prior to the class.  Detailed instructions and access code will be sent to class participants prior to the class.  


About the Speaker:
  Marlynn Haslund, Ripple Effect Career Development Coaching
Ripple Effect Career Development leads individuals through career changes that maximize their distinctiveness. Through facilitated conversation, we uncover the specific skills and knowledge a client chooses to apply to their next role, identify suitable positions, industries and organizational cultures, and teach them how to position themselves for a competitive job search, job change or promotion. 

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About our Sponsor:  Dr. Tess of Pearly Whites Laser Dentistry
Your answer to Minimally Invasive Dentistry –At our state of the art Tacoma office, we use only the
latest, cutting-edge technology. We use FDA approved lasers from start to finish, include during treatment to diagnose and remove tooth decay, reverse infection during hygiene visits, to trim soft tissue and hard bone, and to performing bio-stimulation to speed the re-growth of nerve cells.  Pearly Whites Dentistry offers other light energy, non-invasive laser treatments for lips, skin and even sleep apnea.

Upcoming classes:

May 21, 2016  РProcesses Refined | Customer Service and Responsiveness Create Results
What processes do you have in place, what can you learn and apply to your daily sales processes to refine process, gain customers, create loyalty and save time and measure results? Learn from top sales professional and management.

July 16, 2016  РCrucial Conversations / Conflict Management 
Crucial conversations are often spontaneous and can come up when we are unprepared and vulnerable. They trigger the same primitive part of our brain that was reserved for dealing with mastodons and dangerous environmental situations rather than human interactions.   Business owners will benefit by upgrading their conversations in a way that will eliminate fear and intimidation among their teams, clients and vendor situations.


Sept 17, 2016  Р Be a Presentation Powerhouse
Learn from a Toastmaster professional speaker how to be empowered and develop communication and leadership skills that result in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Get quick and easy tips for how to prepare and present an award, use visual aids and props, incorporate body language into your presentations, and more.


Nov 19, 2016  РYour Business Road Map for 2017: Goals Revisited
Did you follow your path for 2016? Did you achieve goals set? What does 2017 look like? What’s next?¬†The 4 Disciplines of Execution is a simple, repeatable, and proven formula for executing your most important goals and strategic priorities in the midst of the whirlwind. Take this opportunity to refine, repeat, re-establish, build and grow!

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Not a member?  You can join now for $199 a year and take advantage of the savings AND the additional benefits of membership.  Click here to find out more about membership benefits.
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