Networking

Story…a Business Tool Worth Its Weight in Gold

I was having coffee with a few of my entrepreneurial girlfriends the other day and I suddenly stopped everyone between sips. “Hey, wait a minute”, I said. (Who knows why, but when a thought hits my brain, sometimes I just have to get it out there). “Do you realize we’ve said the word ‘story’, like a dozen times in the last half hour?” Every one of us had been talking about ways we’d used stories in our businesses to max our success. We talked about stories we’d used to help get the sale and stories we should’ve told. We shared […]

7 Practical Tips to Get the Most Out of Every Training

So you’re pumped because you’ve signed up for an exciting new training event that promises to rock your world. You might be a little like me. Do you get excited about meeting other kick-ass entrepreneurs when you go to seminars and workshops? I have to make a genuine effort to be prepared or I get caught up in the excitement of the event itself and overlook some basic must-dos. I have attended lots of events, both real and virtual, so I’ve created a checklist of tips you can follow whenever you sign up for a training event, whether it’s a […]

Gain Maximum Exposure and Create Powerful Connections On LinkedIn

It’s not enough to simply be on LinkedIn. If you want to gain maximum exposure and create powerful connections that elevate your business then you have to think and act strategically while engaging consistently. All three activities, when set up correctly, can be executed with very small amounts of time and effort. LinkedIn, at times, can be the “step sister” of the possibly more social and fun feeling Facebook but if you serve and add value to those that are in the professional arena, then LinkedIn should be your go to source for social media connections above and beyond any […]

Quantum Leap Networking

Networking Authentically…… Ever been to a networking event only to walk away with a bunch of business cards and nothing else? So has everyone else. Relax, there is an easy way to authentically connect with people, offer value and move your business ahead in quantum leaps. Do the pre-work. Have you ever been in a networking event and met someone so dynamic and so magnetizing that you have never forgotten them or what their business is? Chances are the answer is no. If you said yes, I am curious how connected you are and also how many times that has […]