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Your Introduction Can Make Or Break You

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Your Introduction Can Make Or Break You     How many times have you gone to a networking event unprepared? That is to say, how many times have you gone without a thought to what you are going to say or how you are going to make an impression on others?  Did you ever consider…

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Four Areas to Strengthening Your Networking Skills

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Four Areas to Strengthening Your Networking Skills You know I’ve been doing this for over twenty years. Well, I still refresh my skills periodically and make sure that I’m at the top of my game. Why? No matter how long you’ve been networking, you can benefit from a quick review of areas where you can…

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Networking Might Not Be What You Think It Is

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Networking Might Not Be What You Think It Is   To many people, networking seems like a daunting process. For some, even the thought of attending a networking event provokes enough anxiety that they avoid an event altogether. The term “networking” can conjure up images ranging from walking into a room filled with strangers and trying…

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Prepare for Your Next Networking Event

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Prepare for Your Next Networking Event Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. – Alexander Graham Bell   It’s the first week of September. Families have ended their summer vacations, the kids are back to school, and you’re seriously hunkering back down into work mode. And that means Networking! But are you prepared…

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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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