Entries Categorized as 'Networking'

Can I Give You A Referral?

Date March 19, 2009

Do you have a company or client you have been trying to reach? Do you know who your ideal client or referral partner is? How can I or the readers give you a referral? Leave your referral request as a comment and let’s see if we can help each other!

Referral Week 2009: Can Your Referral Make the Difference?

Date March 4, 2009

Make a Referral Week 2009 is March 9-13, can your referral make a difference?  We are all hearing the negative talk about our economy!   Many businesses, sales people, and entrepreneurs are complaining and contributing to the negativity.  But what if you can make a difference?  What if you made one referral today?  Could you inspire […]

Networking Basics: I don’t Wear a Name Badge! Everyone Knows Me!

Date February 24, 2009

I definitely have to admit I have fallen into this trap many times!  It does happen, you go to a Chamber Mixer or a Rotary meeting every week and feel like you know everyone and everyone knows you…  While this may or may not be true you still must where a name badge! The bottom […]

Networking Basics: Be on Time to Your Business Networking Group

Date February 18, 2009

Being on time is a very simple thing to do and yet it is very simple not to do.  Over the years I have been in many different types of networking groups for a variety of companies and projects.  There is something about the message being sent out by the members that are consistently arriving […]

Networking Basics: Simple Steps to Insure Your Success

Date February 16, 2009

Over the next few weeks I will be discussing networking basics to insure your success!  Some of these may seem very simple or obvious and that is because they are!  It’s funny but I find the simple and obvious things, the steps we know we should do, are the very things we neglect to do! […]

SWOT Analysis: Acknowledging Your Weaknesses

Date October 20, 2008

Last week I talked about strengths, following up from my post on SWOT Analysis:  Simple Tool to Improve Your Business.  If you missed one of these previous posts it may be best to go back and review them in order. SWOT Analysis:  Simple Tool to Improve Your Business SWOT Analysis: Defining Your Strengths Today I […]

Changing One Family’s Poverty: You Make the Difference!

Date October 15, 2008

This post is my contribution to Blog Action Day, joining thousands of other bloggers to write about one topic for a single day. This year’s topic is poverty. I remember three years ago driving into Mexico for my first Corazon project. I was a member of Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary and we were going into one of […]

Are You A Multitasking Follow Up Extremist?

Date October 7, 2008

In an effort to follow up with new contacts and customer requests I often find myself multitasking, I am sure you can relate! Managing multiple projects and tasks is not new to me by any means. As a Sales Professional either in a corporate environment or as a business owner multitasking becomes an art! I […]

Successful Networking: Mastering YOUR 60 Second Commercial

Date October 3, 2008

Yesterday I visited a Business Networking International (BNI) group in Del Mar. BNI is a group of business professionals who meet weekly to exchange business referrals. I was asked to come and fill in for one of their members Rick Itzkowich owner of Productive Learning and Leisure and writer for the Xtraordinary Living Blog. BNI […]

Twitter: Engaging Participants at Your Next Workshop or Seminar

Date September 26, 2008

I am relatively new to Twitter having just set up my account a few months ago. I started using it in conjunction with my Facebook account for status updates. I remember thinking what could I possibly do with a micro blog where I can only post 140 characters? It seemed like I was using two […]