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Ask to be Introduced is the Networking Tip for the Week. Sounds simple, yet how often do we ask? You've been following the keynote speaker's work for a few years and finally have the opportunity to see her speak in person. You want to tell her how much you enjoy her work and how she's [...]
I seek inspiration from many sources. Sometimes they appear Loud and in BOLD. This week has been no exception. It began with quotes reflecting on the new moon energy. Continuing with my mentor, Linda Binns, talking about the importance of "Reset." Followed by others talking about newness. Every so often, my inner introvert AKA that [...]
As a newbie Toastmaster, I secretly prayed I wouldn’t be called on during Table Topics. It wasn’t because I didn’t have a clue on what to say. It was due to the pressure. Yes, Pressure! I felt so much pressure I could barely talk. One was expected to Follow a format, “Mr. Topic Master, fellow [...]
Networking is building a strong foundation or building out relationships. The stronger your foundation, the more business you will attract. Having a strong network is important on many levels. Knowing the person behind the business is helpful for when you need to call the expert. Who are you going to call? I am writing this [...]
"Helping with registration is an excellent way to meet people."
"Remember what it feels like to be new. Reach out to first time attendees" ~ Today's Networking Tip.
"Stupid, Stupid, STUPID!" My Grandmother would screech these words after she dropped or lost something. “Stupid, Stupid, Stupid!” I hadn’t thought much about this until two years ago. My mother, an in-home hospice patient, was living with me. She dropped or spilled something. “Stupid, Stupid, STUPID!” I run from the kitchen to the living room. [...]
I recently had the pleasure of watching my first tennis match. A friend and her team played in the national championships for their division. I watched her play doubles. Although she and her partner won the first set, their opponents played stronger as the set progressed. The opponents had the momentum going into the second [...]
How did this shy, observant, highly sensitive introvert become the owner of a successful top rated fabulously fun women’s networking organization? Networking did not come naturally to me. I can assure you, in the early years, I hated it. I didn’t know how to “talk to people.” In the lunch line, I could say “oh, [...]