Have you decided that speaking will be a way to get in front of your potential clients, to build a stronger relationship, and to give great value to people in their lives and their business? If so the thought of finding a venue or event to speak at may feel overwhelming. No one is asking you to . . . → Read More: Get Speaking!
Being unique is one of the key’s behind every successful person and business. You have to have something that is slightly different than your competitors or your customers have no reason to return to you.
Here are two stories I found recently on Alltop that SCREAMed unique.
A surprise every time with the Biblio-Mat – no other used . . . → Read More: Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something Different
Are you turning off your clients, peers, and mentors by being the one that does all the talking? How much of the time are you being the listener? If you are really listening to others you will see an increase in your business. Everyone wants to feel like they are being heard. If you are controlling . . . → Read More: Is Your Talking Losing You Clients?
When you are networking or speaking it is your story that will start to create the connection you need to make the bonds of a great client relationship. What is your story? Your clients and potential clients want to know you a little (the real you). Don’t be afraid to share some information about who you . . . → Read More: What’s Your Story?
Guest Blogger Tim Green
How do you find new prospects for your services – through cold calling, leads, referrals or prospects who contact you? Each involves a numbers game. For example, 20 cold calls may bring you five appointments and ultimately one contract. Leads may yield better percentages, depending on their source.
Prospects that contact you are . . . → Read More: Guest Blogger Tim Green on Increasing Your Referrals
If you were to bump into a friend and after chatting for a bit they were to ask you, “how can I help you?” do you know exactly how you would answer? Most of us don’t. Now what if you met a business owner that may see your potential clients and they were to ask you, . . . → Read More: What is Your Ask? Know How to Get What You Need
Think about the last time you had a conversation with someone that constantly told you about what they did, their preference, their success, their accomplishments, their contacts, their leverage, and their brilliance. Without context to another point of view you may think they are conceded or self-centered. It’s hard to want to spend much time with . . . → Read More: The Biggest Benefit of Sharing Online
One way to create trust in your business relationships is to help someone. You don’t have to be face-to-face with them or even in their community. If you have ever shared something online to help someone sell tickets, raise money, or get a job then you are doing this.
This is so important when you are using . . . → Read More: Helping Hand: Building Trust for Business Online
‘What is a strategic partner,’ you might ask? This is a person that sees your potential clients often in their line of work or business. It is a symbiotic partnership that allows both of you to grow and do what you want to do while helping the client in more ways than you could on your . . . → Read More: You Need A Strategic Partner!
Loblaw Company Limited (Loblaw ) attempted to set a Guinness World Records® world record on Saturday for cracking the most Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheels simultaneously (about 300). It was held at numerous stores across Canada at the same time. I went to this “History in the Breaking” event at my local Zehrs store to watch on . . . → Read More: Why Not Set A World Record?