Formal Networking Event and Your Personal Introduction

Formal Networking Event and Your Personal Introduction I attended a formal networking group that you have to join at $299 per year. In my opinion this is not a "cheap" networking group. I only say that to drive home the importance of how you introduce yourself when you have the chance in order to take full advantage of your membership. This particular networking group has a protocol on introduction that includes an agenda printed on a branded piece of collateral that is handed to you upon arrival explaining exactly how you are to introduce yourself, your business, and an opportunity…
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Maximize the Time You Spend Networking: When should you show up to a Networking Event?

A goal without a plan is just a wish. --Antoine de Saint-Exupery BNI Membership Appreciation Luncheon Business Networking International is a "Referral/Lead Organization" that was established in 1985 by Ivan Misner. The organization has 7500 local chapters across the United States. The focus of each chapter is to allow only one person in a particular business category as a member in hopes that as that person goes about their business they will bring referrals back to the group. In theory it is a good concept; however, if your chapter is filled with people that have no idea how to network…
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Business Networking and the Morning Routine for the Successful Entrepreneur

If one would like to establish a winning morning routine they need to set the intention the night before. There have been many books written on the morning routines of the super famous and successful business tycoons. I have been practicing the same morning routine since July 1, 2015 and it has served me well. It is because of my morning practice/routine that I actually hit all my business and personal goals this year. A book I highly recommend is the Miracle Morning, by Hal Elrod. In it Hal challenges the reader to a 30-day challenge of following a morning…
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