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Networking Engagement Tips

Networking Engagement Tips

One of my favourite things to do is networking. There are so many interesting people in the world, and the more events you get to, the likelier you are to meet the people that will make a difference in your life and business. It’s also great to do a bit of people watching while at…

Who knows you?

Who knows you?

I recently sat down for a drink with my good friend fondly called “Skim” who is a PR marketing genius. We share similar immigrant backgrounds and stories and decided to talk about how we are building our personal brands in Vancouver. I gently said, ” It’s not what you know but rather who you know!”…

Who are you?

Do you really think what you do is who you are? I encourage you to look carefully at this question and apply it to your current job title. Being truly connected to who you are brings you a whole level above just identifying with what you do for a living, and the distinction between these…

Who do you know?

We hear the common phrase quite often, “It’s not what you know, but who do you know?” While this statement is so true for many there is one more addition to add into this powerful statement. Its more important to know people rather than focus on what you know about such people. Some people try…

Leverage

While the term “leveraging your business relationships” might sound sinister and shady, the practise has been utilized for years with great success. In fact some of the wisest and most successful business people today all leverage their relationships. Everyone defines this term in different variations, but there are three common entities Relationship Timing Intention While…

Are you networking effectively?

I recently spent an entire day at Indigo and decided to read. The trouble is I read 9 books at the same time and go through a chapter per book and work my way through the heavy onslaught of content. The picture below shows you how committed I was this day. Now while many of…

The networking pitch!

I was recently at a networking event that had some positive pointers. The one area of opportunity was the ever-increasing 60-250 second elevator pitches by some of the sponsors. In fact while some messages had entertainment and value there was a few painful pitches. I felt I needed to write a blurb on such networking…

Are you impressed yet?

I recently stumbled upon a service provider who showed me statistics on how his sales had doubled because he had impressed his clients by over delivering on his timelines. I typically tend to put into practise any strategy I hear of to gauge results and have started to see some tremendous results. The challenge with…

Social Networking

Social networking is the form of engagement across social platforms. While it is important to have a social presence it doesn’t do a business any use if you are not networking or engaging contacts through your platform. There are so many business that join a social platform but then do not take advantage of it.…

5 signs of a business “know it all”!

THE FIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION 2am 1308 word BLOG RANT! As an online marketer you meet people from all walks of life. I have been fortunate to meet some incredible people from all parts of the world. Networking and meeting new people is part of the territory. The internet marketing circle is a pretty close…