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Networking Tip – Are You Referable??

Here is an interesting exercise — We are all out their networking – trying to build business relationships – BUT — How Referable are you really ?? If you are not getting enough referrals your your business relationships aren’t growing as much as you would like them to — You may find this an interesting…

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Give Before You Expect To Receive

We’re Getting Into Summer – More Casual , More Relaxed — but…. This is a great time to Remember:  GIVE BEFORE YOU EXPECT TO RECEIVE! Our Motto – is more “we and less me” – this is all part of building a relationship and taking an interest in other people , asking them questions, giving them…

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10 Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Networking Mistake 1.     Missing opportunities. Networking doesn’t happen just during scheduled meetings.  You could meet someone who’s a potential networking contact in just about any setting.  The more prepared you are to switch into “networking mode” on short notice the more likely you are to maximize your networking results. 2.    Ignoring the When and Where. On…

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Putting the “You” in Your Business

Putting the “You” in Your Business Like every small business owner, you’ve done your homework.  You know what to do and how to do it to keep your business going. But, if you’re like most people, you haven’t done your homework about your business’s most important factor—you. Wait a second—what kind of weird and pointless…

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How to be FABulous

How to be FABulous An introduction is a great opportunity to leave a lasting impression on your audience.  Forget about gimmicks or surprise tactics; the simplest way to make your mark is to let your audience know what sets you apart and what you can do for them. But I only have a few seconds…

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5 BEST WAYS OF GETTING MORE QUALIFIED REFERRALS

5 BEST WAYS OF GETTING MORE QUALIFIED REFERRALS Simple tips on how to receive more referrals – main one is  “BEING SPECIFIC” Tip 1:     If you go to a networking event – unprepared, not knowing what it is “specifically” you are  looking for – you are likely just enjoying the breakfast or lunch and not…

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How to Nurture Your Network

How to Nurture Your Network Networks are living entities.  They change and evolve over time, with members setting the stage for what direction a network will take.  Networks with proactive, contributing members thrive on the time and energy they receive.  They grow and bloom, yielding a harvest of good business.  Networks with members whose mantra…

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HOW MUCH BUSINESS ARE YOU LOSING FROM LACK OF FOLLOW-UP?

HOW MUCH BUSINESS ARE YOU LOSING FROM LACK OF FOLLOW-UP? How Do You Follow-Up?   Do you do what you say you are going to do? Why is this so important? Because this is the most common “error” in networking. Few people do something with the contacts they established at an event. They continually go to…

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Track Your Networking Goals How Are You Doing

NETWORKING GOALS   Networking Goals. This worksheet will help you keep on track with your networking and keep you “focused” on results that you want. How many new clients do you intend to gain this month? How many referrals do you intend to contribute to the group this month? (be prepared to give more than…

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How Networking With Strategic Referrals Can Help You.!

How Networking With Strategic Referrals Can Help You.! The number one reason why new or existing products/service initiatives fail is that management  assumed or relies on the fact that they have an excellent product, and do not promote it or ask for exactly what they are looking for – thus they have lack of qualified…

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