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Seven Ways to Be Awesome at Business Networking!

You want to be awesome at networking? Here are seven ways to generate more prospects, more referrals, more business, more job interviews (if you’re in between careers!), or more of just about anything you might be looking for! Understand What Networking Is Networking is a proactive (although sometimes reactive) approach to meeting people to learn […]

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Business Networking: Connecting with your Audience

Although standards like rubrics are important, if you don’t connect with your audience in a sales meeting, business networking event, job interview, or speaking engagement, all the rubrics (outside of the world of academe that is) won’t amount to very much. Success outside of the classroom comes down to the connections you make.

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How Do I Handle Awkward Business Networking Moments?

I just got asked this question at a firm I was speaking at by a financial advisor. It would have been awkward if I didn’t have a good answer. I shared my most awkward business networking moment as part of my response.

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6 Ways to Make Real Business Connections on LinkedIn

I delivered a talk on making business connections not too long ago through the Department of Labor. The program was called, “How to Network and Generate More Referrals.” The audience was a couple of hundred job searchers – those that had been upsized, downsized, right sized, left sized, and super-sized. A man in his early […]

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5 Business Networking Mistakes

Business networking is learning about other people’s businesses, interests, and loves. And if and when you get to know, like, and trust them, you may have an opportunity to refer them business. Especially if you come in contact with those that hire them or can refer them to someone that can. Simple as that!

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How to End a Business Networking Conversation

Sometimes it is a bit awkward to end a conversation with someone – whether it is social or at a business networking function. In this episode of 3 Minute Rounds, I’ll provide several methods for ending conversations. Check it out and be sure to leave your comments below!

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Video – Business Networking with Professional Associations

In this episode of 3 Minute Rounds, I discuss Business Networking with Professional Associations, the reasons why people join these organizations, and how to go about networking and growing your business at these groups.

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