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Archive for February 2011

Steps To Working A Room Tip#6

Are You Being Specific In Your Introduction Sample of NOT being specific A word processing company Business owners looking for new markets New businesses that need a business plan Businesses that want more exposure from the media Businesses that need to improve relations with existing customers Donna Willon President & CEO of Focused Networking Ltd…

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Getting What Matters Most Tip #5

Are Your Goals Realistic? “Your goal should be out of reach but not out of sight.” — Anita DeFrantz Goal setting helps us identify targets so we know clearly where we are going and what we need to get there. And our success in reaching those targets spurs us on to accomplish more, so we…

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Getting What Matters Most Tip #6

Keep Your Goals Visible “The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and…

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LinkedIn Tip #6

6. Not everyone has an event to promote but if you do use LinkedIn’s event features! Even if you are not the event planner or session leader, you can help promote the event (and that will create some activity and interest on your site too). You can also use the events category to view all…

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Steps To Working A Room – Tip #5

AAre You Being Specific With Your Introduction: Keep a networking portfolio of what you need: Being specific will give you quality referrals Industry, Company Name, Persons Name Look for, Listen for, Have a list of your best target markets Have a list of your best prospects Have a list of your best complementary industries Use…

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Getting What Matters Most Tip #4

Are You Clear About Your Goals This Week? “Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.” — Les Brown Review your top immediate-term goals daily. Reviewing them first thing in the morning and last thing at night is really effective for keeping the one-pointed focus that is so important…

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LinkedIn Tip #5

5. Spell Check your entries LinkedIn is a professional network – use good grammar and good spelling for professional credibility. You can install a spell check tool on your browser bar if you don’t have one (check out www.google.com/toolbar to download one at no charge) and then make sure to use it when you post…

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Getting What Matters Most Tip #3

Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew ” The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” — Joe Girard Give yourself time to learn the process and build good habits. If goal setting is new for you, don’t try to do too much.…

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Steps to Working A Room Tip #4

Prepare and Practice your Self-Introduction – Whenever you meet a new potential client, it’s important to create the right impression about you and your business straight away. That’s where a 10 second introduction comes in handy – and the more this introduction stands out from the rest, the more likely your new acquaintance is to…

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Happy Valentines – A Gift!

Got a wonderful valentine from David Greenaway – he puts so much time and effort into making…. these cards every year – just wanted to share this years. Would be something great to share over dinner tonight with your loved one and for all us us to remember “Our Purpose”. The Purpose We didn’t come…

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