Category Archives: Business

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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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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5 Ways to Kill Your Business Networking Goals

How many times have you set a goal for yourself and it fizzled? A fitness goal. Weight loss. Business. Networking. Financial. New job. That vacation destination you may never see, etc. etc. Sometimes achieving a goal comes easy, which could mean that the goal wasn’t BIG enough. But it’s rare that we get off so […]

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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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How to Follow Up when you haven’t Followed Up

See that stack of business cards on your desk? You know, the ones bound together in a snarl of rubber bands? Maybe you have those cards in neat piles with notes scribbled on them. In alphabetical order. Or arranged phonetically. In a binder of some sort. A shoebox. Or in an archaic device that in the good old days we called a Rolodex.

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Business Networking Video – BNI, LeTip and More

In this episode of “3 Minute Rounds” I talk about “hard contact” networking groups. I’ll explain what they are and provide some reasons why you might want to join one of these groups. I’ll also talks about some “best practices” to make each meeting as productive as possible. So, take just 3 minutes to watch […]

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