Starting the year off right: Renew your contacts in the right way

Posted on : 5 January 2015

Starting the year off right: Renew your contacts in the right way For years I have been a bit of a scrooge during the traditional year end holiday seasons. (Normally the  term ‘scrooge’ is for...

Let’s call the whole thing off!: Sometimes you have to fire your agents

Posted on : 2 December 2014

Let’s call the whole thing off!: Sometimes you have to fire your agents Though I am in the networking business and I want to see all of my customers find their matches inside of our...

Building relationships are always better than ad hoc business

Posted on : 25 November 2014

Building relationships are always better than ad hoc business In the kind of networking we do we are often asked to introduce someone somewhere due to the fact that another of our members needed help...

Your long-term strategic goals should include ‘Who’s’ as well as specific outcomes

Posted on : 17 November 2014

Your long-term strategic goals should include ‘Who’s’ as well as specific outcomes Successful people and successful companies have one thing in common: goals. And goals need plans, which in the mid- to long-term are known...

Your team needs your contacts

Posted on : 3 November 2014

Your team needs your contacts Have you ever heard the old adage about you are only as strong as the weakest link in your chain? There is truth to this in networking as well. Many...

When you blow your own horn make sure the song fits the audience!

Posted on : 28 October 2014

When you blow your own horn make sure the song fits the audience! In my line of work I come across every kind of networker but the two basic poles are the open networkers and...

The kind of party animal you don’t want at the party: a yak!

Posted on : 14 October 2014

The kind of party animal you don’t want at the party: a yak! The world is made up of many people and because of that it is made up of many kinds of people as...

Positive signs I saw last week

Posted on : 29 September 2014

Positive signs I saw last week My write up won’t be very long this week. I just got back from two AGM’s of our groups (XLProjects and AerOceaNetwork) in Budapest and so rather than go...

The “Other” One-on-One Meeting: Using our time together to make our group better

Posted on : 22 September 2014

The “Other” One-on-One Meeting: Using our time together to make our group better I have focused a lot over the past several months on how you and your company can the the most out of...

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