“It’s not doing one thing 100 percent better,” he said. “It’s doing 100 things 1 percent better.”
Engage employees in the effort.
“If you want to go fast, go alone,” he said. “If you want to go far, go together.”
In that spirit of going together, the chamber has made many strides this year.
“We have, right now, the highest membership this chamber has ever known,” said Chamber Board Chairman Trey Bates.
Continued leadership development through Leadership Norman, new programs like 35 South, a new initiative that brings Norman issues to Oklahoma City commuters to keep them connected, the micro web site, GoNormanNow.com, and the hiring of Tessa Breder as Government Affairs and Events Manager are some of the positive stride forward the Chamber has made, Bates said.