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Top 10 Ways to Waste Your Time in a Networking Group

Networking groups pay off handsomely in terms of referral business, so make the most of every single meeting and avoid wasting time—especially in the following ten ways: Word-of-mouth marketing is a sure-fire way to generate new business. A single referral can bring in a chain reaction of business, as one satisfied customer tells others, who […]

Business Networking Predictions for 2010

2009 is almost over (and many are glad about that!), and it’s time to look ahead. I have before me my crystal ball. I am looking into the future, and this is what I see for 2010: 1. First, the economy IS going to improve. OK, this isn’t a”networking” issue, but it IS important. Have […]

Scorched-Earth Networking

Are you burning the very people you’re trying to impress? Find out how not to be the networker no one wants to do business with. In my more than two decades of developing business networks and coaching networkers, I’ve noticed some very different styles of networking. One of these styles, which results in the ground […]