A New Year, A New Kind of Networking

A New Year, A New Kind of Networking 2015

The new year is all about fresh starts, clean slates, and all that jazz. Some folks scrunch up their faces when you mention 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 business planning, but that’s just semantics…

Don’t Network Like My Neighbor’s Newfoundland

Newfoundland dog

I “met” my neighbor’s Newfoundland, Teddy, today while walking. There’s nothing like taking a leisurely afternoon stroll down the street – and then being chased by a growling, barking 200-plus pound dog. Even though I’m a dog lover, I’m still a bit leery of being charged by large animals, so I simply continued to walk…

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…

Are You Too Busy to Follow Up?

Are You Too  Busy to Follow Up- FB

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 customers…