New member to the group? Make yourself stand out. Really.

Posted on : 21 July 2014

New member to the group? Make yourself stand out. Really. Many people severely miss new opportunities when new members come into the group. I see a few things happen when new member announcements go out:...

Who needs a target checklist? You, that’s who!

Posted on : 14 July 2014

Who needs a target checklist? You, that’s who! Everyone who has been reading me for a while knows that I believe in preparing for business networking meetings. I think that a check off list is...

One tool people shouldn’t leave out of a networking meeting but almost always do

Posted on : 7 July 2014

One tool people shouldn’t leave out of a networking meeting but almost always do Of all the networking meetings, exhibitions and even meet ups that I have been to in my professional life there is...

One sure fire way to make sure you get the most out of your network

Posted on : 2 June 2014

One sure fire way to make sure you get the most out of your network I have said in many posts and in person to network members that networks take time to grow into and...

What is a network partner agent?

Posted on : 27 May 2014

What is a network partner agent? So you have joined a network and are now part of the party, one of the team. Your company is peer-to-peer with other like minded companies around the world...

Kick the ‘Wallflower Syndrome’: Mastering the “social side” of networking

Posted on : 12 May 2014

Kick the ‘Wallflower Syndrome’: Mastering the “social side” of networking I keep preaching that showing up to an event puts you most of way home when it comes to growing your network. However many among...

When networking, be the tortoise

Posted on : 6 May 2014

When networking, be the tortoise So many people are bad at networking because they lack one thing: patience. They want the biggest bang for the buck. They want to double and even triple their investment...

Read this if you don’t want to lose business when key players leave!

Posted on : 28 April 2014

Read this if you don’t want to lose business when key players leave! This column will look like a continuation of last week’s column, and in some ways it is. But the topic is one that...

Lost key personnel?: Three ways to keep your customers and partner agents close

Posted on : 23 April 2014

Lost key personnel?: Three ways to keep your customers and partner agents close Losing key staff is normal in business. Reasons for losing key staff can come from all directions. They can be business reasons....