Time Management: How to Stay on Top of Your Tasks and Make the Most of Your Time

With everything you’re probably juggling on a day-to-day basis, how well do you manage your time? If you’re like many people, you’re likely caught up in the world of being busy. Use these 3 tips to effectively use your energy in the right ways and to make the most of your time. Tip #1: Keep…

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Let’s Talk – Rapport is Critical not just in Business but in Life

The dictionary defines rapport as “relation characterized by harmony, conformity, accord, or affinity.” When you have rapport with someone, it’s that feeling of flow, ease and comfort in a conversation when there is mutual liking and trust. You will recognize a lack of rapport when you encounter those conversations that feel forced, uncomfortable and rigid.…

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Do You Know Your Ideal Customer?

One of the biggest barriers to receiving heaps of referrals is an unclear ideal client profile. If your referral partners, clients, and customers don’t know who is a perfect fit for your products, programs, and services, it will be difficult for them to identify their own friends, family peers, and contacts who would greatly benefit…

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5 Quick Ways to Stay in Touch with Your Professional Network

The New Year is the perfect time to touch base with the contacts in your network to see what they’re up to. Nowadays, it’s more important than ever to keep regular contact with those in your network and keep the relationships strong to keep referrals coming your way. The New Year provides you with the…

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Did You Know: Most People Aren’t Using LinkedIn in the Right Way? Learn How to Get the Most Out of Your Network in 15 Minutes per Week

The New Year is often a time of setting resolutions and establishing good habits to meet your goals for the coming year. This year, I challenge you to dedicate at least 15 minutes each week to using LinkedIn. LinkedIn is most valuable to those who know how to use it effectively. It is not a…

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Stop Procrastinating in only 10 Minutes a Day

Procrastination happens when you put off tasks that you should be focusing on right now. When you procrastinate, you feel guilty that you haven’t started; you come to dread doing the task; and, eventually, everything catches up with you when you fail to complete the task on time. Ask yourself this, ‘What am I procrastinating…

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Credibility = ‘Trust-ability’: How to be an Influencer and get more Business

People work with those they like, know and TRUST. When you’re having conversations with new people and looking for new referral partners who you haven’t spoken to before, you need to build that trust. One way to do so is enhance your credibility. Review these 3 tips on how to increase your credibility and level…

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How to Create Your Conversation Plan in Under 2 Minutes

If you’re not having new conversations every day, you’re missing out on creating new business for yourself. New business starts with a conversation. You need to create conversations every day and get people to talk back to you. If you’re not initiating at least 10 new conversations each day, you’re not creating enough opportunities for…

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Quick Tips: Who, What, Why and When of Your Social Media Engagement

Business owners need to stay engaged on their social media accounts to keep a pulse on their target audience and build relationships with their customers and referral partners. It’s also important so they can respond quickly to negative feedback and keep their customers happy. Keep these quick tips in mind next time you’re online. WHO:…

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Learn More by Keeping Quiet

Indeed, you should be having multiple conversations every day in order to create more opportunities and generate more business. Yet, don’t underestimate the advantage of keeping quite. Here’s when to bite your tongue and what you can learn by doing so. Zip it. You can’t learn when you’re talking. If you spend most of a…

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