Let’s see if this sounds familiar. . . You attend lots of mixers, meetings, coffees and conferences. You collect tons of business cards and connect with hundreds, even thousands of people online. But what do you have to show for it? You’re “busy”, but not “busy” in a good way – with clients and [...]
Have you ever met someone at a networking event, meeting or conference that seemed to look at you with dollar signs in their eyes? Yeah, me too. And I don’t like it. In fact, it irritates me — on several levels. First, it’s the fact that they are perpetuating the “bad reputation” that networking sometimes [...]
Fresh starts, clean slates, and all that jazz. What a great feeling of energy and enthusiasm for the days ahead. I love it! Some folks “poo-poo” the idea of New Year’s resolutions, but I think it’s a wonderful time to set your intentions for the upcoming year. I prefer to call it goal setting and [...]
This one goes into the "don't ya hate it when . . ." file. I was recently invited to lunch by a person in one of my local networking groups. She told me that she wanted to learn more about my business and what it is that I do. So far so good.