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Business Networking Events- Elusive Results Part 8 of 8

Part 7 pushed you to actually walk away from shallow conversations, because they are wasting your time. Too often we find ourselves stuck in a comfort zone in mindless conversation simply because it’s easy and does not challenge us. These … Continue reading

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Business Networking Events- Elusive Results Part 6 of 8

The take away from this blog post is to be mindful of the number of new people you meet at a business networking event. Before you arrive know what your schedule capacity is for taking on new contacts and possible deliverables. Gauge whether your number is more than 5 or less, and try to stick to that. Continue reading

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Business Networking Events- Elusive Results Part 2 of 8

How many contacts from an event ever really panned out in real business deals? Or, were there additional communications beyond a couple of email exchanges? Seriously? Your boss, or colleague, isn’t reading your mind here. Continue reading

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Business Networking Events- Elusive Results Part 1 of 8

Pull up your contact list in your phone. Call out the names of people you keep in touch with on a semi-regular basis that you met at a business networking event. Some lists might be long, but I presume most will not. Why is that? Got a clue? Continue reading

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Your Personal Brand Follows Your Introductions- Part 2

Introductions, when handled appropriately, can play a significant role in building and establishing your brand value. Each time you are able to successfully connect two people, and that connection either turns into new business or a strong professional relationship, your brand value starts to grow.
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