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How Often Should You Attend Networking Events?

Networking events are wonderful ways to learn more about your industry, get to know movers and shakers, and even become a mover and a shaker. There are many reasons to attend networking events that you should consider. But, if any one event doesn’t fulfill at least a couple of these factors, then there is no need to go. Attend as many events as you can afford and that you’ve researched,

Common Outsourcing Mistakes

We’ve all heard that outsourcing is a great way to find the expert help that you need, working the hours that you want, whenever you need them. It’s also a great way for any business to expand and contract as needed during busy and lean times. But, as you can imagine there are some common outsourcing mistakes that you will definitely want to avoid. Focusing on Cost While cost is

How to Come to a Win-Win Agreement

Finding fair compromise when negotiating a deal can be a daunting task, especially if you’re dealing with a volatile issue. But one thing power negotiators all know is that you have to give a little to get a little. Sometimes you have to make concessions when required and often expected in order to reach an agreement. Both of you lose a little, but this is considered a win-win agreement as

How to Become Popular When Joining a New Group

As business owners we all know that networking with other business owners is one of the best ways to grow your business and more importantly your support network. However joining a new business networking group can be daunting because all of the existing members know one another and are used to networking with the other members. There may be cliques, and other things in play, but there are a few

What is Your Leadership Style?

Knowing your leadership style can help you in many areas of your life and career choices. Styles of leadership differ from person to person and involve your style of implementing strategies, how you motivate others and how you provide direction to followers. Some styles of leadership to study are: Paternalistic – As you might have guessed, the paternalistic style of leadership is becoming a “father figure” for your followers –

The Basics of Creating Good Copy

Writing great copy is a skill that every content marketer should learn. In fact I’d go so far as to say if you create any type of content such as customer focused emails, quotes, etc. then these same skills and tactics apply to you as well. The following list is a short overview of what it takes to write good copy. Understanding your target audience Doesn’t everything start with understand

Where Does Emotion Play a Part in the Customer Experience?

As a business owner you no doubt understand that emotion plays a key role in your customers overall experience with your business, and you no doubt take this into consideration when mapping and planning your customer experience… because let’s face it, the journey every customer takes with your business is emotional. Why Emotions Are Important The reason emotion is such an important issue, is that it’s a vital part of

It’s All About Me; Employ WIIFM and Cut out the Bragging

We’ve all been to a business networking event, or even a social event and found ourselves speaking to someone that always talks about themselves, similarly we’ve all spoken with someone who always talks about you. Which person do you think is more persuasive, a better communicator and more likely do close more business and make great connections? You’re right if you said the later, the person that talks about you.


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