6 Rookie Networking Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

6 Rookie Networking Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

When I started networking, I was terrible at it. Speaking to strangers felt uncomfortable and I didn’t understand how it could bring value to my business. It took several bad experiences to realize that I’d been my own worst enemy. I had  mistakenly thought that...
5 Steps to Creating a Networking Strategy

5 Steps to Creating a Networking Strategy

As with any marketing effort, a strategy is required for networking. Networking can easily turn attending random events into making random new acquaintances. In Northwest Arkansas there are a number of valuable and vibrant networking groups and opportunities. However,...
Networking with Chronic Illness

Networking with Chronic Illness

Anyone who reads this website understands the value of networking and how, in today’s relationship economy, networking is vital to your business’ success. Networking can take on many forms and what works for one industry, size of business, or personality, may not fit...
3 Keys to Networking

3 Keys to Networking

One of the biggest truths that I have learned in growing a network is vitally crucial but often overlooked. Not to say that it is forgotten on purpose, we just are not wired for this naturally. Since the invention of man, we have focused on our needs. If you are a...
How to STOP Business Card Clutter

How to STOP Business Card Clutter

One of the side effects of consistent networking is business cards. They will take over your purse, your car, and your office if you don’t proactively prevent it. If you’re in a business where you network regularly or exchange a lot business cards, you could...