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Calendar of Monthly programs

BWN Vienna 2020 Luncheon Calendar: 
Monthly Discussion Topics & Guest Speakers**

**All Topics, Guest Speakers and Discussion Dates listed are subject to change to accommodate weather conditions, speaker availability or unforeseen circumstances. Please note: If the Fairfax County Public Schools are closed, we do not meet. All dates listed take place on the third sday of each month.

Please call Susanne at 703-938-1777
or 703-938-4552.

January 15th:

Your Business Goals for 2020 

What changes, improvements or directions do you have planned for this year?  What do you hope to achieve?


February 19th: 

Topic To Be Announced


March 19th:

It’s Spring again!  Declutter and Organize Your Home and Office ! Enjoy the Benefits!

Guest Speaker Gladys Kozlik, President & Owner of Glad 2 Organize, Inc., Merrifield, VA and BWN Vienna Member, will share her expertise and years of experience as a professional organizer.  Info we all need!


April 16th:

The Myers-Briggs Personality Types Test:  How does it help Business Owners Relate Effectively with Clients of Different Generations?

Guest Speaker Robin Sailer, Sales Director, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Vienna, VA and BWN Vienna Member, will demonstrate how this well respected personality and temperament test can be used successfully by entrepreneurs to work with multi-generational clients.

Don’t miss the opportunity to take this test with us and discover your own personality and temperament type! 


May 21st:

Where Do You Find Inspiration?  Share the resources or persons that lift your spirit, enhance your creativity and renew your energy!

Mention (suggested):

Personal Life Coach (or other professional mentors)

Books/Periodicals/Tape Series

Motivational Speakers

Yoga/Tai Chi/Exercise Programs



Any Others


June 18th

Managing Stress:  How do you deal with the “downs” of life?   

What Means or Methods do you use to get through difficult times and come back to sanity?


July 16th:

Free For All!  Open Discussion (Your Choices)    

Have issues of interest or concern to you?  Favorite books, articles, movies, TV shows or cultural events?  Share them with the group!


August 20th:

What’s New?! 

Are you experiencing or expecting noticeable changes in your business or industry at this time, such as - new services, products, developments?

 Mention how many years you have been involved in your current work.


September 17th:

Using Current Popular Methods of Technology To Manage Your Business:  Are you Successfully Building Viable Relationships through Social Media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, apps (wave of the future?) or others? 

 What problems have you encountered?


October 22nd:

Horror Stories and Your Business:  (Cue: Wolf Howls and Creaky Doors!)

How Do You Handle Difficult (or Strange!) Situations, such as:

 “Crypt Keeper” Clients - hard-to-manage (never satisfied, unrealistic expectations, delinquent or non-payers)

 “Ghoulish” Employees - full, part time or volunteers (unreliable or unproductive)

 Unexpected “Tales From The Dark Side” - when something planned goes wrong


November 19th:

A Pat On The Back :  Thank You’s To Our Group’s Ladies

A great opportunity for each of us, during this uplifting Thanksgiving season, to offer our personal thanks to any BWN Vienna member or members whose services or assistance we have used recently or over the years and let them know how much they are appreciated.

For those new to the group or unfamiliar with BWNers’ services, simply tell us:

What Makes You Thankful?


December 17th:

Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange at Westwood


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meeting monthly to share organizational tips in a supportive atmosphere


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