Author Archives: konetworking

6 Networking Mistakes

To insure you don’t make the connection. To insure you get no value from the conversation. To insure you never build the relationship. To insure you don’t get more comfortable in your own skin. To insure you don’t get better at networking. To insure your efforts are a waste of time. To insure you don’t […]

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How to Benefit from Networking

Ever wonder how Michael became the expert networker he is today? Diane Bogino of the Atlanta chapter of the National Speakers Association interviews Michael and learns: Importance of having a niche market; Ways to create and implement a networking culture; Importance of having a communication strategy; Products and services to assist with making great connections; […]

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Wake Up Call

About 5 years ago, I weighed about 280 pounds which is almost 100 pounds heavier than what I weigh now. I don’t think many of you have ever been that severely overweight. Not only is your health at risk but your social skills and personality are warped. I was extremely shy, depressed, introverted, and very […]

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The Top 5 Reasons People Network

And why you need to know what they are! Well, you may not need to know. You may not even care. But if you’re a networker and put a value on the quality of connections you make – you should care! Remember, networking is about the connection! I open many of my keynote talks, trainings, […]

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Business Practices You Should Practice

And practice makes perfect! Here are some day-to-day practices that may seem like small details—but are important ingredients in creating and maintaining great business relationships. Update Your Voice-Mail Greeting Daily People will notice that you change your voicemail daily and update your whereabouts. They will compliment you and feel that you care about the impression […]

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