4 Easy Scripts For Making Real Connections At Networking Events Forbes
These networking scripts make connecting with people ridiculously easy.
The Power Of Authentic Networking Forbes
Understanding the power of relationships with like-minded and diverse peers can help us expand our networks exponentially.
Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says CNBC
To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."
The status of white box networking in the enterprise TechTarget
Large cloud and *service* providers have successfully deployed white box networking in their data centers, but enterprises have less compelling use cases.
Can introverts be good at networking? Elaine Varelas provides insight and useful resources - Boston.com
Can introverts be good at networking? Elaine Varelas provides insight and useful resources Boston.com
Q: I'm an introvert, so networking does not come easily to me. I'm not currently job searching, but I want to start building a stronger network—but I just can't bring ...
Extreme Networks' Approach to Autonomous Networking Is Elemental eWeek
This week at its ExtremeConnect user event in Nashville, Tenn., Extreme Networks played the tune of autonomous networks. The theme of the event was ...
How Introverts Can Learn to Love Networking Kellogg Insight
For introverts, networking events can be a source of dread. The format itself—a crowd full of strangers hoping to make a strong impression—is anathema to ...
A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing Ladders
The “heart” of networking is rooted in selfishness, taking and using; while the great leaders all teach us that true success comes through serving.
DevOps and Networking: Working to Achieve Nirvana DevOps.com
Enterprises don't own the cloud, just the experience. If there's an outage or even a hiccup in the performance or network *service*, it's on the network and ...
Behind The Hashtag: Meet The Women Making #CREChat A Viable Networking Tool Bisnow
Two women want to turn a joint Twitter account into CRE's go-to networking platform.
Teridion Taps Cisco Meraki Security, SD-WAN for Branch Networking SDxCentral
Cisco's Meraki MX security and SD-WAN appliances integrate with Teridion's cloud-based WAN *service* for higher internet *service* performance.
Imagine Communications Hires Gould for Canada Playout, Networking Sales TV Technology
TORONTO—Ken Gould is joining the Imagine Communications team as an account executive in Canada, working for its playout and networking business.
The halls are abuzz with networking Restaurant Business Online
A main driver of attending the Show is the ability to make connections with operators, exhibitors and other industry colleagues. Here's.
12 Tips On How To Maximize A Networking Opportunity Forbes
How do you choose which events to attend? How do you maximize a networking opportunity? How do we maximize networking opportunities – and even ...
Networking and Security: Put It All Together CSO Online
When both teams work together, they can create a tailor-made solution.
Exclusive: Pluribus Demos Low-Latency Networking Fabric at Kinetic Edge SDxCentral
Pluribus Networks, working with Partners Vapor IO, Packet, and MoiledgeX, deployed its networking fabric across three Kinetic Edge sites.
Time-Sensitive Networking: Bandwidth, Determinism and Management Clarifications Automation World
As more industrial networking technology suppliers and organizations get onboard with Time-Sensitive Networking, some serious questions about the...
My Brotherâ€™s Keeper Burlington hosts professionals of color networking event on May 20 - vtdigger.org
My Brotherâ€™s Keeper Burlington hosts professionals of color networking event on May 20 vtdigger.org
News Release — CEDO May 20, 2019. Contact: Phet Keomanyvanh CEDO Community Development Specialist-Public Engagement 802.865.7172 ...
These apps aim to make networking easier for women GMA
How to navigate adult life like a boss, from turning your job into a career to investing your hard-earned mone to building relationships and more. Because ...
Teach Your Teen That Networking Is Actually Important Lifehacker
Growing up, I'm not sure I ever heard the term “networking.” When I finally heard it in college, it sounded to me like a trendy buzzword that only a business major ...
Trump’s Huawei ban ‘wins’ one trade battle, but the US may lose the networking war TechCrunch
While U.S. government officials celebrate what they must consider to be a win in their battle against the low-cost, high-performance networking vendor Huawei ...
Q&A: Dell's PowerSwitch tackles open networking, future-proofs multicloud SiliconANGLE News
Historically, networking has been a complex system of hardware meets software. Cloud computing is now changing the way the enterprise looks at networks.
Docker Inc. Extends Tigera Networking Alliance Container Journal
Docker Inc. is extending a networking alliance with Tigera to include an instance of Project Calico software running on Windows Server.
Allied Telesis turns its networking focus to the U.S. market Network World
While big names like Cisco and Juniper dominate the enterprise networking landscape, Allied Telesis quietly brings 30 years of experience and innovation to ...
Juniper Networks' Channel Has A New Leader CRN
The Juniper Networks channel has a new leader. The networking company has promoted Christian Alvarez to lead its channels and distribution worldwide.
Huawei proposes 'deterministic networking' for 5G Mobile Europe
Huawei claims to be the first in the communications industry to propose 'deterministic networking'. Topic. More 5G Stories. Vodafone demos cross-border mobile ...
Dell Technologies Places Its Networking Bets Forbes
Analyst Will Townsend takes a look at the networking news from Dell Technologies World 2019.
Arista Brings 400G Platforms to Transform Cloud Networking Yahoo Finance
Arista Networks, Inc. ANET recently announced its new 7800R product family for 400G cloud networking, along with the latest generation of 7500R and 7280R ...
Marvell to Acquire Aquantia, Eying Automotive Networking Market AnandTech
Marvell on Monday announced that it had reached an agreement to buy the networking specialist firm Aquantia for $452 million. The acquisition will allow ...
Is It Too Late For Juniper Networks To Catch Up With Cisco And Aruba? Forbes
Analyst Will Townsend takes a look at Juniper Networks' efforts to catch up to the larger enterprise networking providers.
Is Match Group a Better Social Networking Stock Than Facebook? Motley Fool
The online dating leader faces fewer headwinds than Facebook, but is its stock overpriced?
Key Requirements for 5G Networks Light Reading
Ron Parker, Affirmed's vice president of software and systems architecture, explains some of the key attributes that 5G networks must have for network operators ...
Women Legal Execs, Entrepreneurs Celebrate New Networking Venture: 'The Fourth Floor' | The American Lawyer - Law.com
Women Legal Execs, Entrepreneurs Celebrate New Networking Venture: 'The Fourth Floor' | The American Lawyer Law.com
When The Fourth Floor first came into existence late last year, the fledgling networking group had an idea and a dream, but the concept was still in infancy and ...
Seahaven Superyacht Marina kicks off with Triton networking The Triton
The newest marina in South Florida opened its doors to about 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals for Triton Networking last night. Attendees.
MSU Career Services hosts Etiquette Networking Dinner Morehead State University News
Morehead State University's Office of Career Services hosted its ninth annual Etiquette Networking Dinner in the newly renovated Adron Doran University Center ...
Edgewise Networks’ Simple Microsegmentation Strategy Takes On VMware, Cisco SDxCentral
Edgewise is taking on industry giants VMware and Cisco with its microsegmentation technology by making microsegmentation really simple.
Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on an Eero mesh networking bundle Engadget
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissio.
Creativity, Networking, and Brunch. The Perfect Combination – Barrie 360 Barrie 360
Taking place at the Common Good Cafe, The Social Brunch is a 4-hour networking brunch that will connect you with creatives in Barrie over food and cocktails.
Microsoft Azure recovering from major networking-related outage that took out Office 365, Xbox Live, and other services - GeekWire
Microsoft Azure recovering from major networking-related outage that took out Office 365, Xbox Live, and other services GeekWire
An outage that lasted more than an hour took out a host of Microsoft cloud services Thursday afternoon, as networking connectivity errors in Microsoft Azure also ...
Aryaka raises $50 million for software-defined networking tools VentureBeat
Software-defined networking in a wide area network (SD-WAN) startup Aryaka has rasied $50 million from Goldman Sachs in a series F round.
Women United for networking event | Features yoursun.com
Women United, a program of the United Way of Charlotte County, held its Annual May Art and Networking event, at the Charlotte Desoto Building Industry ...
Vancouver networking group Impactful People NW ends with a crash The Columbian
Impactful People NW board meetings have often been a mixture of business and frivolity. The April 15 meeting, however, was all business.
Sinister secret backdoor found in networking gear perfect for government espionage: The Chinese are – oh no, wait, it's Cisco again - The Register
Sinister secret backdoor found in networking gear perfect for government espionage: The Chinese are – oh no, wait, it's Cisco again The Register
Right on cue, Cisco on Wednesday patched a security vulnerability in some of its network switches that can be exploited by miscreants to commandeer the IT ...
Huawei denies existence of ‘backdoors’ in Vodafone networking equipment ZDNet
The 'hidden backdoors” reportedly could have been used to spy on Vodafone's infrastructure. Huawei says otherwise.
Mobile networks are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones CNN
Hong Kong (CNN Business) Mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict ...
Ubiquiti Networks Slips After a Perfectly Good Quarter The Motley Fool
Regardless of how the market responded, the networking hardware specialist should be *content* with its position.
Intel's Silicon Photonics Work Could Supercharge AI Neural Networks ExtremeTech
Intel has published new work on optical neural networks, showing they can be designed with fault-tolerance in mind, with latency ...
From Viruses to Social Bots, Researchers Unearth the Structure of Attacked Networks - USC Viterbi School of Engineering
From Viruses to Social Bots, Researchers Unearth the Structure of Attacked Networks USC Viterbi School of Engineering
A new statistical machine learning framework gleans the invisible and unobservable structure of any attacked network.
Led by F5 founder, Seattle cybersecurity startup Tempered Networks raises $17M GeekWire
Seattle-based Tempered Networks has raised an additional $17 million to invest in engineering, sales resources, and partnerships. The company confirmed the ...
Health Concerns May Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G Mobile Networks, Analyst Warns Fortune
As the wireless industry races to install thousands of new cellular sites to create super-fast 5G networks, questions about the impact of the new technology on ...
Chichester's 'Mumpreneurs' and the importance of networking Chichester Observer
A networking group aimed at mums in business re-launched today with an aim of backing small businesses.
ADVA Optical Networking (ADVOF) and Vislink Technologies (NASDAQ:VISL) Head to Head Comparison - Mayfield Recorder
ADVA Optical Networking (ADVOF) and Vislink Technologies (NASDAQ:VISL) Head to Head Comparison Mayfield Recorder
ADVA Optical Networking (OTCMKTS:ADVOF) and Vislink Technologies (NASDAQ:VISL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is ...
TV’s Upfront Market May Be More Complex Than Networks Expected (EXCLUSIVE) Variety
TV's “upfront” ad-sales market has started to simmer. What will be required to bring it to full boil? TV networks and media buyers hope to answer that question in ...
3 ways to secure government data on commercial networks C4ISRNet
By implementing advancements in emerging technology areas, agencies can deliver seamless, secure and reliable connectivity to meet demanding mission ...
Major networks will play a supporting role during upfront week CNN
Upfronts preview: Major networks cast in supporting role during upfront week, as their parent companies pivot toward streaming and the digital future.
Windows 10 to warn about insecure WiFi networks using WEP or TKIP ZDNet
Support for WEP and TKIP to be removed in future Windows 10 releases.
Facebook found hosting masses of far right EU disinformation networks TechCrunch
A multi-month hunt for political disinformation spreading on Facebook in Europe suggests there are concerted efforts to use the platform to spread bogus far right ...
Democrats are focused on Fox News. They should appear on networks for voters of color, too. - The Washington Post
Democrats are focused on Fox News. They should appear on networks for voters of color, too. The Washington Post
Over the past few weeks, Democratic presidential hopefuls have been locked in an intraparty debate over whether to appear on Fox News. Sen. Bernie Sanders ...
Proofpoint To Buy Cybersecurity Startup Meta Networks For $120M CRN
Proofpoint has agreed to purchase cybersecurity startup Meta Networks to help customers better protect people, applications and data as they move beyond the ...
Collective Strength aims to be Philly's no-BS networking meetup for women Technical.ly
Sara Wachter-Boettcher and Katel LeDû's event series featuring "feminist realtalk about work, ambition, and belonging" will host its first event, covering money ...
Social networks face flak for allowing fake videos of 'slurring' Pelosi POLITICO
The country's social media giants are taking heat for videos circulating on their platforms that have been altered to show Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her ...
Ofgem cuts investor returns on UK energy networks Financial Times
Britain's energy watchdog has cut the returns energy networks such as National Grid are allowed to make following fierce criticism of the monopolies that own ...
How single neurons and brain networks support spatial navigation EurekAlert
Research groups worldwide have studied the neuronal basis of spatial navigation, and the activity of both individual nerve cells and large cell assemblies in the ...
Why are security experts worried about Huawei building 5G networks? Euronews English
Euronews asks national security and China experts about the Huawei security concerns.
Skybox Security and Indegy Ventures into Cybersecurity for Networks Enterprise Security Mag
Skybox Security will be integrating with Indegy to provide better protection to such networks.
There’s An Opportunity With Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) Simply Wall St
Everyone is selling, the charts are red, but should you panic? Not at all. As a long term investor, my favorite time of the economic cycle is when great stocks sell ...
Affirmed Networks launches 5G SA network core RCR Wireless News
As development for Standalone 5G continues Affirmed Networks is supporting several fledgling 5G SA trials with its new UnityCloud solution.
Act now to dismantle corruption networks nation.co.ke
The public is becoming cynical about the war on corruption because of lethargy by the authorities. Graft, it is unfortunate, has become the norm. This is the thrust ...
Tesla Patent Application Would Make Vehicle Neural Networks Safer Forbes
Tesla's latest patent application describes ways to make in-vehicle neural networks operate better, which should improve the quality of the various safety devices ...
New framework improves performance of deep neural networks Science Daily
Researchers have developed a new framework for building deep neural networks via grammar-guided network generators. In experimental testing, the new ...
Nurturing Our Networks: An Op-Ed Eno Transportation Weekly
May 21, 2019. The future of transportation and our role in that future is rapidly changing. Three current forces are converging and helping to shift how we will ...
US eases some restrictions on China's Huawei, reportedly halting Google's plans to cut access - CNBC
US eases some restrictions on China's Huawei, reportedly halting Google's plans to cut access CNBC
The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for ...
U.S. Telecommunications Networks Barred From Using Foreign Suppliers NPR
NPR's Noel King talks to Elliott Zaagman, a columnist for the China-focused tech news website Technode.com, about Trump's executive order restricting ...
Palo Alto Networks Stock Slumped 5.4% Yesterday Market Realist
Palo Alto Networks (PANW) fell 5.4% on May 23 to close trading at $215.79. The tech sell-off on Thursday most likely drove Palo Alto stock lower. The S&P 500 ...
Consumer IoT Devices Are Compromising Enterprise ... Dark Reading
While IoT devices continue to multiply, the latest studies show a dangerous lack of visibility into those connected to enterprise networks.
Why Telcos Need AI & Automation in 5G Networks Light Reading
Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw gives an overview of a session he chaired at the Big 5G Event on automation, AI and the immediate uses for telcos as their ...
Fox's Tucker Carlson: How Dare News Networks Echo Political Talking Points The Daily Beast
Fox News host Tucker Carlson has accused other news networks of violating campaign finance laws by using the phrase “constitutional crisis” on air, claiming ...
Play Defense, Palo Alto Networks Has Further to Fall TheStreet.com
Palo Alto Networks , Inc. (PANW) has turned lower this month, and the decline does not appear to be over. Let's check on the latest charts and indicators.
Why Shares of Arista Networks Tumbled Today Motley Fool
A sudden slowdown in cloud demand led to surprisingly weak guidance.
TV Networks Court Advertisers At This Year's Upfronts NPR
The Upfronts are a yearly presentation by broadcast and cable networks to advertisers. Despite the media coverage of streaming services like Netflix, broadcast ...
Should You Be Excited About Future Market Networks Limited's (NSE:FMNL) 4.8% Return On Equity? - Yahoo Finance
Should You Be Excited About Future Market Networks Limited's (NSE:FMNL) 4.8% Return On Equity? Yahoo Finance
One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will...
TV Networks Face Challenges as They Announce Their New Primetime Lineups Fortune
Spring has sprung and with it comes the annual ritual of TV upfronts, when broadcast networks roll out the red carpet for Madison Avenue. Beginning Monday ...
Securing 5G Networks: Control Plane Evolution Light Reading
NetNumber's Jee Alkebsi and Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges discuss the recent 5G Security Market Leadership Study (MLS) and what network operators are ...
Neurogenesis Persists in Aged Adults and Alzheimer's Disease Patients Technology Networks
Technology Networks is an internationally recognised publisher that provides access to the latest scientific news, products, research, videos and posters.
Ookla Launches An Interactive Map Showing All The 5G Networks In The World Forbes
5G is the next big thing in wireless technology and when it's fully implemented it really will be a big thing. With speeds in the neighborhood of five times faster ...
The economy of cryptocurrency networks Yahoo Finance
There's been much talk around cryptocurrency networks recently, especially with the expected launch of traditional media platform cryptocurrencies such as the ...
5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos WIRED
The FCC is clashing with scientists who argue that 5G networks could interfere with weather sensors and compromise weather predictions.
Scientists Figured Out How to Make Neural Networks 90 Percent Smaller—but Just as Smart - Popular Mechanics
Scientists Figured Out How to Make Neural Networks 90 Percent Smaller—but Just as Smart Popular Mechanics
A pair of MIT researchers discovered a way to construct an artificial intelligence that's only about a tenth the size, without losing any computational ability.
Bipartisan House bill calls for strategy to protect 5G networks from foreign threats | TheHill - The Hill
Bipartisan House bill calls for strategy to protect 5G networks from foreign threats | TheHill The Hill
Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) and five other bipartisan House members on Tuesday introduced a bill meant to protect U.S. telecommunications networks from ...
Trump declares national emergency to protect US networks from foreign espionage TechCrunch
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to “deal with the threat posed by the unrestricted acquisition or use in the United States of ...
Net Neutrality Bill Reconsideration by Democrats is Bad News for Decentralized Networks - BeInCrypto
Net Neutrality Bill Reconsideration by Democrats is Bad News for Decentralized Networks BeInCrypto
Around three dozen Democratic lawmakers are sending a letter to House leaders to reconsider the 'Save the Internet' net neutrality bill.
The Television Shows of SDCC 2019 — The Family Networks – San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog - sdccblog.com
The Television Shows of SDCC 2019 — The Family Networks – San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog sdccblog.com
Television series comprise a huge chunk of the schedule for San Diego Comic-Con — and every year it seems like they become a larger and larger piece of the ...
Verizon, AT&T, world: How to see 5G networks where you live CNET
Ookla's new 5G coverage map. Screenshot by Jessica Dolcourt/CNET. 5G data networks are the next big thing for your phone, promising 2x to 10x faster ...
Global Low-power Wide Area Networks Market 2019 Analysis by Top Manufacturers: Actility, Accellus Communication Networks, Aerea, Altair Semiconductor, Adeunis RF, Aclara Technologies - Market Research Gazette
Global Low-power Wide Area Networks Market 2019 Analysis by Top Manufacturers: Actility, Accellus Communication Networks, Aerea, Altair Semiconductor, Adeunis RF, Aclara Technologies Market Research Gazette
The trending Low-power Wide Area Networks report represents a comprehensive study of the global Low-power Wide Area Networks market. It includes the ...
TV networks to advertisers: Hey, we'll have streaming services, too CNBC
Major TV networks presented to advertisers this week at upfront presentations as they try to elbow out disruptors.
“Wallets on Wheels” local rail bed networks replaced by new trail tourist industry - Mid-Hudson News
“Wallets on Wheels” local rail bed networks replaced by new trail tourist industry Mid-Hudson News
KINGSTON – Ulster County officials discussed recent progress made interconnecting old railroad beds into a modern rail-trail network for bicycle and pedestrian ...
Sinclair Buys Regional Sports Networks From Disney in $10.6 Billion Deal The New York Times
Sinclair Broadcast Group said Friday that it had agreed to acquire 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Company in a deal worth $10.6 billion, giving ...
What Did Limelight Networks, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:LLNW) CEO Take Home Last Year? Simply Wall St
In 2012 Bob Lento was appointed CEO of Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW). This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison ...
Early Season ACC Football Game Times and Networks Announced The ACC
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference and its television partners announced the kickoff times and networks for all ACC controlled ...
Arista Networks: Ignore The Bearish Noise Seeking Alpha
Since reporting Q1 results, shares of Arista Networks have shed approximately 20%, signaling a technical bear market. Investors are concerned over the ...
9 Ways to Spice Up Your Nametags for More Engaging Conversation
Nametags are worn for a variety of jobs and functions, but people don't like to wear them because they're annoying, damage your clothing, clash with your outfit, and eliminate anonymity.Picture this: you see someone's nametag and decide to strike up a conversation with them:"Nice to meet you Jimmy, my name is Gary.
How to Get More Visibility, Increase Your Influence, and Get More Referrals
Earlier today I was helping a client develop a better strategy to generate more referrals from local businesses. While that particular client owns an orthodontic practice, the ideas I gave him will work equally well in your business.
How to Create an Interest Story for the Press
What makes a good interest story?An interest story is just that, an interest story. It means that you have something interesting to say and therefore have something of interest to be printed.
How to Organize a Successful Bad Sweater Party
"Hey Scott, would you like to go to a Bad Sweater Party this weekend?""A what party?!" I said."A Bad Sweater Party.
The 7 Habits of Highly Horrible Networkers
Networking is a term that didn't exist (academically) until almost 40 years ago. It's a word uttered in and around the business world every day, yet is unclear to most as to how it actually works.
The Secrets of Effective Networking
Before we talk about specific networking tips I want to address a critical aspect of networking that is often overlooked. Sometimes we are so eager to network that we don't stop to consider whether or not we are investing our energy in the right places.
Build Your Business through Strategic Networking
Networking - it's the latest business trend. Or is it?Actually, business owners have always engaged in the art and science of networking.
The Answer to Your Worst Networking Nightmare
Imagine you just met your ideal client at a networking event. He's friendly, has great ideas and could use a valuable person like you to help grow his business.
How NOT to Waste Your Time Networking
Ever wonder if networking, referral groups, and conferences are a waste of your time? Think about it?how many hours do you invest in deciding where to network, registering, getting there, "working the room," and then following up? How much real business do you generate from your networking efforts? How do you know where to invest and where to cut your losses?If you're not thinking critically about how (or if!) to network, I guarantee that you're wasting a lot of time and money. Bonnie Lowe recently interviewed me for her upcoming e-book: Networkaholics Revealed! True Confessions of People Who Networked Their Way To Success (And How You Can Do the Same).
Business Networking - Extroverted Web Weaving for the Introvert
If you have been in business for any amount of time, you go to networking events. Did your body just seize up? Was there a swelling of nervousness in your gut? Are you about ready to stop reading? I encourage you to stay with me about networking.
What a Leads Exchange Group can do for You
What is the definition of a leads exchange and how does it differ from other groups?So what is a leads exchange? A leads exchange comes in several flavors; first the exchange usually has exclusivity restrictions so that you remain loyal to only one group. This way the printer and the chiropractor that belong to this group will only think of you for a particular service or product.
Ask for What YOU Want and Gain More Business
Why ask others for help and what do you gain from it?What does asking for help have to do with creating business relationships and making announcements? It has everything to do with it. You have made announcements, donated items, created an awareness of who you are and what you do.
Unforgettable First Impressions Part 3: Time is (Not) On Your Side
You only have three seconds?Connect in under a minute?People decide if they like you within the first ninety seconds?Make the sale in the first five seconds?You get the job within four minutes?Always make a friend in less than 30 seconds?Ahhhhhhhhhh!! Which one is right!?I've read almost every book on first impressions, and the primary issue addressed tends to be time. (Or lack thereof.
Joining Industry Specific Organizations Has Many Benefits
Recently, while providing an up-and-coming Virtual Assistant (VA) and small business owner with some start-up information, she asked me a very interesting question, "Why do you and other VA's join organizations?"I guess I take for granted the reasons why I belong to several industry specific organizations. But, to those that are new to any industry, joining an organization made up of your competitors is a valid concern.
How Speakers, Exhibitors, Consultants, and Meeting Planners Partner-Generate More Money and Value
? "Make Every Moment Count" is the title of a CD that a pharmaceutical company gave away at their exhibit booth at two major conferences.Half of the CD covered the company's new product news and "how-to's"; the other half featured tips from a speaker at those conferences.
Test Your Networking Know-How
Let's test your knowledge on networking:1)The best definition of networking is: a) Schmoozing at meetings and events b) The solicitation of funds c) Building and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships d) Marketing and selling your products and services to everyone in the room so you can meet your sales quota before your boss fires you2) Why do you network? a) To develop your business b) To help other people c) To share information d) All of the above3) What are the most effective ways to network? a) Regularly attending meetings, events and activities b) Talking to random people in the streets, stores, busses and bathrooms c) Offering referrals, resources and recommendations d) It doesn't matter as long as you help others first and remember that it ain't about you4) True or False: Networking is not a skill, but rather a hereditary trait passed down from your father not unlike height or Male Pattern Baldness.5) True or False: Networking isn't always strategic, but frequently occurs by an accident and/or stroke of luck which falls in your lap like a gift from God.
Networking - How To Do It
Networking is probably the oldest, easiest, most effective and least expensive way to get more business. It doesn't necessarily involve selling your product or service but it does mean selling yourself.
Who Are You and What The Heck Do You Do?
A few years ago, I was attending a family function when I ran into a cousin of mine. Having not seen her in more than three years, she told me that her son had graduated from law school and had passed the bar examination and was now a lawyer at a very prestigious law firm in New York City.
Flying High, Flying Far
"What me? Sell myself? You have to be joking!"This was the response I received from one of my clients when I suggested that she needed to get out there and promote herself. She had to "network".
Online Business Networking: How Personal is Too Personal?
Online networking has opened up some fantastic business opportunities for solo entrepreneurs. You can open an account with one of the major online business networks such as Ryze, and get to know industrious and inspiring minds from all corners of the world.
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