February 25, 2021

Stop Being Nervous At Networking Events.

Handshake man at networking event

You are attending a networking event and the room starts closing in on you. Your heart is beating at twice its normal rate. The sweat on your palms and forehead is palpable. You try to pull it together, but your attempts fall flat. Uh-oh, here comes someone with an outstretched hand. No way to escape […]

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Using Your Network For Leverage

Networking is all about leverage. Remember in high school science when you learned the principles of the lever? (You were paying atention right). Basically, by using a Beam and a Fulcrum you could move a heavy weight with a small amount of effort. Technically, networking works the same way. Think of your network as the […]

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September 1, 2020

Master Every Networking Event With These Simple Steps

networking event crowd

Most of us consider networking events to be a four-letter word.  The word conjures up visions of dark rooms filled with overdressed people handing out business cards, and trying to sell you on their newest, latest, greatest product or opportunity. While the prospect of attending a networking event on purpose can seem a bit intimidating, I’m going to show you […]

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March 23, 2020

Staying Connected During Quarantine

During this unprecedented time of quarantine and working from home, it may seem that it would be difficult to connect with people. I would argue that the opposite is true. Thanks to our plentiful electronic devices it is now easier than ever to reach out and build relationships. True, nothing can completely replace in-person dialog. […]

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February 23, 2020

What Is Your Superpower?

I recently attended a seminar where Tristan Walker, Founder of Bevel, spoke. during his talk he mentioned how his business efforts had been thwarted in the past because he was working on problems that needed to be solved, but not necessarily the ones that he was uniquely suited to solve.  He found success when he […]

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January 1, 2020

The Four Friends You Need In 2020

Everyone should have these four types of friends. Each type offers something different that you need to live a complete life. Counsel – This friend is wise and offers advice in many different situations.  Whenever you are about to make moves in life, this is the person you call. Comfort – This friend always make […]

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