5 Tips to Master a Speed Networking Event

The informed networker shows up to events with a plan. Here are five tips that will help you next time you have the opportunity to attend a speed networking event. (If you are a shy networker and Speed Networking is out of your comfort zone, these tips will put you in the drivers seat by focusing on the other person.) Bring plenty of business cards. Those that show up without a business card do not appear to be on top of their game and makes others wonder if they are serious about their business. Prepare a list of 4 to…
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7 TIPS TO TRACKING YOUR NETWORKING ACTIVITY

Ready...get set...go!! 7 TIPS TO TRACKING YOUR NETWORKING ACTIVITY What gets measured gets improved. --Robin Sharma Grant Cardone and Napoleon Hill motivate us to write down our goals twice daily. Those who only do what they feel like doing, don't do much. To be successful you must take action even when you don't feel like it knowing that the action itself will provide the motivation you need to follow through. --Hal Elrod You may have heard the aforementioned sayings over and over, but have you actually taken any time at all to think about their exact meaning and how to…
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Always be READY! The “Accidental” Chance Encounter.

While attending a Rotary luncheon with my husband last Friday, I met an older gentleman that told me the story of how he met my husband. Back in the mid 70s he was driving his brand new car down one of the major streets in Fresno. He hadn't realized there was a blind spot in his new car until he looked in his rear view mirror and noticed he had forced my husband's car up on the median to avoid a collision. Of course, he turned around and came back to make sure everything was okay, handed my husband a…
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