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5 Ways to Kill Your Business Networking Goals

Michael Goldberg | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Michael Goldberg

How many times have you set a goal for yourself and it fizzled? A fitness goal. Weight loss. Business. Networking. Financial. New job. That vacation d...

How to Follow Up When You Haven't Followed Up

Michael Goldberg | Posted 12.27.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

See that stack of business cards on your desk? You know, the ones bound together in a snarl of rubber bands? Maybe you have those cards in neat piles ...

How to Network at a Holiday Party

Michael Goldberg | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Holiday parties are great! Whether it's your company party, a client's gathering, association festivities, or celebration with family and friends, it'...

Business Networking Tip: Focus on a Target Market

Michael Goldberg | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

You may already have a target market. Then again, you may not! A target market is whom you serve best and therefore wish to serve most. If you're a ...

How I Built a Great Network... When (Quite Frankly), I Don't Like Going Out

Jenny Santi | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenny Santi

How do you know x*? What, you had a 1-1 lunch with x*??! HOW is it possible that you have x*'s email address??! X* sent you a text message?...

High Tech Networking: Bullseye Smart Badge

Ronda Lee | Posted 11.16.2016 | Technology
Ronda Lee

Five years ago, I moved to New York City to pursue a dream deferred - becoming a writer. While in NYC, I discovered my inner entrepreneur via my snack...

4 Smart Ways to Create Connections That Boost Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
John Bowen

It's time to stop trying to differentiate the product or service you offer and start differentiating yourself. Let's face facts: Your product or s...

Networking Ground Rules

Michael Goldberg | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Just before any big professional boxing match, you'll see both fighters assemble in the middle of the ring with the referee (or "third man in the ring...

Finish Strong!

Michael Goldberg | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

As it relates to business or work, you're in the final lap - the last quarter of the year. What areas of your business or practice could you be making adjustments to cross the finish line in full stride?

Swap The Biz: Adding Philanthropy to Business Networking

Jim Luce | Posted 10.03.2016 | New York
Jim Luce

If ever there were a more perfect match between philanthropy and business networking, I have not seen it. Swap The Biz is a high-end, red-carpet, busi...

The 8 Faces of Business Networking

Michael Goldberg | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

No matter how great an event is, you probably won't like about two-thirds of the people you meet there. Yes, two-thirds! Of course, that depends on th...

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

5 Hacks to Help You Survive a Networking Event

Susan OBrien | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Susan OBrien

Hearing the words "I need you to attend this networking event tonight on our behalf" can trigger a series of extreme reactions in an otherwise rational person. The range of discomfort can vary from apathy and weariness to aversion, distress and even a rising tidal wave of nausea, at the thought of forced social interaction.

4 Ways to Network Without Being Super Awkward

Zach Mercurio | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Zach Mercurio

Here are some research-backed ways to network without being super awkward and stand out in a crowd while doing it.

The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want

Pam Nochlin | Posted 08.03.2016 | Books
Pam Nochlin

Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency and NY Times best-selling author recently published; "The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want."

American Veterans Committee Partners With Operation Making Careers Possible

Daniela Petrilli | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Daniela Petrilli

Operation MCP is an organization whose goal is to assist veterans and service members with résumé writing and interview preparation to transition them from the military to civilian workforce.

Have a Shaky Relationship? How to Build Trust with Clients

John Rampton | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Money is great. And we talk a lot about how to make more money as a freelancer. But before the money can come, trust needs to be developed. Trust i...

5 Things to Never Do at a Business Networking Event

Michael Goldberg | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Networking is about meeting people with a focus on learning from them and potentially helping them if and when you can. NOT pitching your products and services. The "helping them if you can" part may take some time.

How to Network Like a True Professional

Quora | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Quora

What is your advice on building a great network? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

What's The Deal With These Chips?

David Andrés Kietzman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
David Andrés Kietzman

It seems that the new security chips that are embedded into our credit cards annoy everyone. I know that the chip technology protects us from credit card fraud and provides "that extra protection" we need against counterfeit fraud...but it's annoying!

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

A Great Tip For Older Job Seekers Trying To Find Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Want to know the best way to land a job? Experts maintain that targeted networking is the key -- a technique proven time and again to be the most predictable and fastest route to a new position. And this approach is particularly effective if you are a job-seeker of maturity.

Working-Class College Students Need Exposure To Ins And Outs Of Networking For Results

Janet Morrison-Lane | Posted 05.26.2016 | College
Janet Morrison-Lane

In 2016, getting a college degree is not enough. By not equipping our low-income kids with the skills needed to connect with jobs, not only are they missing out, we are, too.

7 Opportunities to Be More Extroverted

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

An opportunity to land a job. Earn some business. Refer business. Give some advice. Get some advice. Learn something. Have fun. Or just to help a brother out. Here are seven opportunities to become more extroverted as you go about your day to day.

Networking Tips That Can Improve Your Media Relations Efforts

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

When it comes to finding success with media relations, one of the best things that you can do is to have a strong network of contacts to rely on whene...