Firday morning networkimg event.

  We were fortunate enough to have County Judge Jeff Branic speak at the meeting today. He spoke about the present economic condition and our future economic condition. After hearing him speak I realized the great position we "in Southeast Texas" are in if we position ourselve to take advantage of the opprotunities being presented [...]

By | 2018-07-14T04:11:06+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Firday morning networkimg event.

Billions, Billions, Billions headed to SE TX and SW LA

I interviewed Travis Woods the speaker at the monthly “Port Arthur Contractor’s Business Development Group” about the industrial expansion in our area, and here is what he had to say. SmallBizMan

By | 2018-06-14T01:01:17+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Billions, Billions, Billions headed to SE TX and SW LA

Employee hand book.

An employee handbook can save you many hours of stress, aggravation, worry, and money. Do you have one, would you like one? NFIB has developed an employee handbook guide. Visit my website and fill the contact information, or email me to get your copy Clarence Lyons Sr SmallBizMan

By | 2018-06-11T20:06:02+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Employee hand book.


We have all heard the saying, “People do business with people they know, like and trust”. They also recommend these same people to their family and friends. The first step in this process is developing a relationship. We have all heard about the importance of building a good relation, but do you really know how, [...]

By | 2018-06-04T23:54:56+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Relationships

Employee or independent contractor.

Not knowing the difference can cause a huge problem for the business owner. The NFIB Guide to Independent Contractors to help small businesses determine whether their workers are considered employees or independent contractors by the Internal Revenue Service is a good source to help solve that problem. If you would like a copy of the [...]

By | 2018-06-03T16:44:07+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Employee or independent contractor.

Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Planning Workshop

Today I attended the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Planning Workshop had no idea of what to expect. I have never been to planning workshop before. I learn a lot about the chamber, what it is, what it does, and more importantly what it does not do. Imagine my surprise when I found out that it [...]

By | 2018-05-17T20:00:40+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Planning Workshop

JOBS,JOBS,JOBS Industrial Expansion in SE Texas

Contractor's Business Development Group 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Wed, May 9, 2018 Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center 1800 Lakeshore Drive PA, TX BREAKFAST SPONSOR: SPINDLETOP TRAINING IND., RESOURCES, LLC Guest Speakers: IRA MCNEIL-CB & I/TOTAL PROJECT LARRY KELLY-Port Director (New Project) If you want to be considered to get part of the new industrial [...]

By | 2018-05-08T00:42:04+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on JOBS,JOBS,JOBS Industrial Expansion in SE Texas

It’s time to get back out there meeting new people.

    To me, a stranger is just a person that I have not yet met.  I am not saying that every person I meet will become a friend, or even be friendly. What I am saying that the majority of the people I meet on an average day will get a greeting from me.  That is [...]

By | 2018-04-24T21:20:52+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s time to get back out there meeting new people.