10 Simple Ways to Add Value and Build a Relationship Right Away

Why should you seek out ways to add value to your new contacts? Adding value is one of the easiest things you can do to build trust and start building your relationship right away, as long as you’re adding real value for the person. Check out these 10 simple ideas: Introduce them to someone within…

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Avoid These Common Mistakes After Your Next Networking Event

Networking events have so much potential as a starting point for building great business relationships. And when done right can lead to endless business possibilities and success. However, too many people make the same mistakes each time. Learn what they are and how to avoid them. Mistake #1: You jump from one conversation to the…

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Steps to Take Your Online Connections, Offline

Your online network feels solid and strong. So how do you take online connections, offline? Here are some steps you can take to move your online connections to real-world business relationships. What do you have to offer? Are you aware of the unique value you bring to the table that cannot be easily imitated or…

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The Top 7 Important Leadership Traits and Skills for Success

A good leader… Inspires and motivates others People wants to work for a company that makes a difference in the world. A good leader regularly helps the members of her team connect to the vision and connect what they do to the impact it has on customers and communities. Displays high integrity and honesty (always)…

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5 Traits and Attitudes of Successful People

They See Opportunities in Everything Successful people see opportunities in everything and they seek them out. They wake up with this frame of mind, they go to work with it, they go out with it, they come home with it, and they go to bed always seeing and looking for opportunities. They Recognise and Learn…

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How to Think Differently and Have a Successful Mindset Towards Your Referral System

Perfection is the enemy of progress. When it comes to making and maintaining connections and staying front of mind to your network, many people get caught up in having to write the perfect post or send the perfect message/email to keep their networks alive. They think their referral system has to be set up perfectly…

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Do Your Customers Trust You? Why Trust Might Be Your Most Valuable Currency

A company or business earns trust though the brand. So what creates a brand that inspires trust? Brand experts point to two key elements, which are reflected in “say” and “do”: the brand promise (SAY: or the declaration of intent that inspires hope) and the delivery on that promise (DO: the fulfillment of the declaration…

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Do You Know Your Strengths? Does Your Network?

Do you know what your strengths are when it comes to your business and life? Does your network see and share these strengths with others? The Reflected Best Self™ exercise is a simple, structured process that helps you identify, and make the most of your strengths. Step 1: Survey Others About Your Strengths Identify around…

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Most People Don’t Know How to Properly Use Networking Events – Learn How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Event

Networking events can be an invaluable resource for your business, but nowadays, too many people don’t know how to maximise the networking event, and they just rely on the event to do the work. The most important place to start is what YOU have to do at networking events, rather than relying on the event…

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