3 Ways to Make the Most of an Event or Conference

3 Ways to Make the Most of an Event or Conference

Conference and event season is underway! When you attend an event or conference, you are investing your time, your energy and your money.  How do you ensure that you get a great return on that investment?  Here are 3 simple ways that you can guarantee your event experience is positive, productive and profitable. 1.  Get…

Business Networking: Use the Buddy System

Use the Buddy System FB

Does walking into a room full of people at an event, conference or networking meeting feel intimidating or uncomfortable to you? You are NOT alone! (Confession time – it scares my stilettos off sometimes, too!) Nobody said that you have to network on your own.  In fact, isn’t it more in line with what networking…

Business Networking Groups: Clear the Clutter of Your Memberships

Clear the Clutter of Your Memberships

Your professional memberships, group participation and online activities in forums and programs can provide you with support, education and opportunities to meet potential clients and partners.  They can also become overwhelming, draining, time and money wasters if you aren’t careful!   You need to be selective and strategic – not only will this save you money…

Business Networking Groups: Networking is Like Shoe Shopping

Networking is Like Shoe Shopping

Finding the “right” business networking group is a lot like shopping for shoes.  It can be fun, frustrating, and sometimes, downright hazardous to your finances. Here are a few “shopping guidelines” when looking for a networking group: You really have to try them on to see if they fit. Ever try on something that said…