I have the privilege of interacting with and training the top ten percent of business networkers in the world. These individuals have finely honed their skills in order to build successful businesses through word of mouth utilizing the methods and strategies I have developed over the last two decades. I’d love to help you move to the next level of your own business networking, whether that happens through your reading my books or blog, coming to meet me at a speaking engagement or participating the world’s largest business networking organization, BNI®, and the world’s leading referral training company, the Referral Institute®.
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If you believe that promoting yourself, in the traditional sense, is the best way to get referrals, I hate to break it to you but it’s actually not a particularly effective way of generating referrals. The thing is, just talking about yourself is not enough–you’ve got to teach people how to refer you. You’d think that people would listen when you describe what you do and then just naturally put two and two together when they come across somebody who needs your product or service but unfortunately it doesn’t often happen that way. People need to be led down the ...
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In this fourth and final installment of the “Why People Resist Networking” Video Series, I discuss a fourth reason why people likely shy away from networking–Lack of Understanding. Unfortunately, many people simply don’t understand what networking is and, in addition, they don’t understand the benefits of networking. In this video, I put some common misconceptions to rest about what networking is and I explain why, no matter what business you’re in, it’s best to “take off your bib and put on your apron” if you want networking to work for you. After watching the video, please leave your feedback, thoughts, ...
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