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…

Avoid the Big, Fat, Follow Up Fail

Avoid the Follow Up Fail

  We all fall down on our follow-up from time to time.  We’re human.  It happens. However, I’m calling “Foul!” on the “Big, Fat, Follow-Up Fail” that happens when people lose sight of what follow up is all about. A couple of weeks ago I received a call from a “nice chap” with a lovely…

Business Networking: The Power of Thank-You

Business Networking:  The Power of Thank-You

It’s simple.  It’s polite.  And it’s powerful.  The phrase “thank-you” is more than just good manners, it’s an amazing tool that all of us possess, yet not enough of us utilize.  And, thanking others is a way to strengthen our relationship with them. Whatever the “occasion”, a good old-fashioned “thank-you” note is as easy as…

Business Networking: Spring Clean Your Connections

Business Networking: Spring Clean Your Connections

Friends.  Fans.  Contacts.  Followers.  Subscribers. Whatever you want to call them, we all have a lot of contacts these days – both online and in “the real world.”But all the names, news feeds and email addresses in the world will do you no good whatsoever if you can’t answer “yes” to the following questions: 1. …