Category Archives: Business Development

Networking Not Working? Here’s Why

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“Networking” is one of those business words that prompts a visceral reaction. My unscientific survey (of people met in my networking workshops) says that the majority of people dislike networking. If you want networking to work for you, make sure your process includes these three actions… Continue reading

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How to Bring Up Business Opportunities in Casual Conversations

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It’s one of the most awkward sensations in the world. You’re having a “personal” meeting and want to talk business, but you’re not sure how to get the conversation started. Or you’re having a business conversation and want to discuss a new opportunity. What is the right transition from “So, how are the kids” to “Have you heard about this great service?” Read on for tips on what to say and how to say it to make a smooth transition. Continue reading

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7 Keys to Building Better Business Relationships

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Pop quiz: What business are you in? If that seems like an easy question, you may be surprised that many people get it wrong. No matter what your line of work, you’re actually in the relationship business. And the better you are at building and maintaining relationships with co-workers, employees, customers and the like, the more successful you’ll be in your business and personal life.

Here are 7 keys to building better business relationships. Even if you’re in a non-sales related field or a non-profit, these techniques will work for you. Continue reading

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