Tag Archives: business relationships

Video – Get a Daily Action Plan

This week’s episode of 3 Minute Rounds discusses the benefits of having a daily action plan. This plan helps you with your goals and staying consistent throughout the day. I’ll cover the rationale behind a daily action plan and go through the steps to do setting up and using your plan.

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Video – Stay In Touch With Those You Like – Business Networking

In this episode of 3 Minute Rounds, I’ll give you some pointers for how to stay in touch when meeting someone you like at a business networking event (’cause you probably don’t care if you stay in touch with someone you don’t like!).

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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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2016 Year in Review

Say Goodbye to 2016. Here it is! The last 3 Minute Round of the year. The last blog is usually gut wrenching to write because although I’m usually very upbeat and optimistic about the future, it’s difficult to reflect on the past and not feel a little sad. I lost my mom in May so […]

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Bad Business Networking

So, I said to him, “Here’s the problem. What you’re describing is not business networking. It’s selling. The focus is on the sale, not the relationship. It’s one of the major reasons why most advisors and agents fail at growing their business in the first place.”

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The 8 Faces of Business Networking

You meet people at business networking events and, given your initial contact and the behavior that follows, you develop a relationship. Or not! You meet all kinds of people and greet many different faces. Everybody is different. As a networker, you have to be prepared to deal with all of these new faces in new places.

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