If you’re a small business owner or sales professional, intentional networking is a skill you should learn. To increase sales and grow your business, you’ve got to be able to make new connections.
Networking is a mindset. That’s right. I said it. Networking is a mindset. And there are technically two types of mindsets that will have an impact on a networker — transactional and relationship driven.
I remember how excited I was in the weeks before the start of 2020. Newly married, I was finishing out the highest earning year in my Speaking/Coaching business. Toward the end of December, I’d written my 2020 goals up on
Are you finding the work of staying positive challenging these days? And are you like me… getting a little tired of hearing, “These are unprecedented times?” I recently watched an inspirational video where the speaker mentioned
Before we talk about motivation, let’s address the obvious. This is a strange time. A stressful time. And things just don’t feel so great right now. However, this is also a time with great opportunities to
If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times: these are unprecedented times. And unprecedented times require unprecedented follow-up. I agree that right now trying to do business as usual seems almost foreign. Yet,
Facing the fear of follow-up is often a daunting task for most sales professionals and small business owners. In this story, one small business owner found success when she faced her fear. In the summer of
Here we are again. We’re quickly approaching the end of another year and have multiple holidays in front of us, not to mention all the events, parties, shopping, visits with family and Christmas shows to watch
I love when a business networking connection I’ve made goes well. The person to benefit most is appreciative and treats the one I’m introducing them to with respect and kindness. The person being introduced is accepting
The holidays have once again arrived. It’s time for parties, lots of yummy food, family get togethers, holiday shopping, and lots of days off of work. That is because, except for retail, nobody does business during the holidays. Well, at