A little article by The Together Plan’s CEO – Debra Brunner
On 31st March – I put this post on Linkedin:
I have no words! Feeling a little overwhelmed right now!
This morning at my BNI Chipping Barnet business networking meeting something amazing happened…
Every BNI Chapter has a top table made up of 3 members who run the meeting every week for a year and they do a huge amount of work to ensure the meetings are well run and productive. Josh Leitner of Evertex Ltd this year has been our Chapter President and every week he has become famous for telling a hilarious Rabbi joke – without fail!! Every week he ensured there was laughter and joy in the room!!!
This morning as Josh delivered the last Rabbi joke of his tenure as Chapter President – he announced that he had put together a book of every joke told throughout the year and said that the book is dedicated to The Together Plan. A box load of books suddenly appeared and every member reached for a copy raising an instant £600!!!
The incredible illustrations are the work of the amazingly talented Michael Marks (designer, copyrighter and illustrator) and the books were printed by Hak Huseyin at Absolute Print (Archway). Josh, Michael and Hak had been planning since December and managed to keep it all a secret!!!
Needless to say I was just so shocked, grateful and humbled this morning.
This is real community!!
What a team!! What a chapter!!
Sharing with you here – the joke on page 33:
The elderly Rabbi and his wife, the Rebbetzin, were standing before the judge. To be honest life had not been easy for the Rabbi. Yes, they had 10 kids together, but he had not had a happy day in his life. And now he was standing before the judge because his wife had been caught for stealing a can of peaches.
The judge asks: “How many peaches were in the can?”
The elderly woman replied: “Six, Your Honour.”
Judge: “In that case, you will go to jail for six days, one for each peach.”
Her husband raises his hand and says:
“Your Honour, she also stole a can of peas.”
If you would be interested in getting your own copy of ‘The Leitner Side of Life’ for a small donation – please contact us using this link.
If you would like an introduction to any of the wonderful members of BNI Chipping Chapter, valued business colleagues who do so much for The Together Plan – please let me know and if you would like to come along and visit a BNI Chipping business meeting on a Friday morning – we would love to welcome you. For more information email us here.