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Why Do You Do What You Do?

“Why do you do what you do?” Great question! People buy for emotional reasons, it isn’t about products and services or features versus functions. It’s about YOU and what keeps you excited about the business you’re building. It’s your story, your most unique selling...

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Networking with Whale Hunting Women

Yesterday I had the opportunity to be in a room full of amazing women.  I attended and spoke at the Whale Hunting Women Summitin Indianapolis at the beautiful Columbia Club downtown on the circle. While the location was beautiful it was the women inside of the club...

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Listen, You Might Learn Something

I had the opportunity to be at a BNI networking meeting this afternoon.  Each person went around the room and did a great job asking for referrals.  They were very clear about who they wanted to be connected to and very little rambling that I often hear when I listen...

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Women Say Thanks More Often Than Men

There is no place where it is more important to show gratitude than in your referral marketing activities. Letting people know that you appreciate what they have done for you makes it easier for that person to refer you again. I find that women are so much better at...

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What Is Your Referral Percentage

I regularly meet with prospects and help them understand how much business they are getting from their network.  It is very enlightening and they are always surprised by their results.  Do you know your referral percentage?  No?  Don't worry, most people don't know,...

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Networking, Socializing and Tweeting

Going out for a drink with friends, playing golf, and hanging out at a cookout are all ways that we build relationships. It is the social aspects of our relationships that make for strong business relationships too. It is those times when I get to know someone...

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CB Radios and Twitter: Networking Then and Now

When I was a teen I would spend a lot of time with my grandparents.  My grandfather owned his own business, JR Custom Floors and I learned a lot from he and my grandmother as they ran that business.  Today as I was putting some dates and times on my calendar for some...

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Networking Like the Birds

Today I decided to take advantage of the beautiful day and work out on the front porch.  It was sunny, light breeze and very quiet.  I set up my laptop, got out my cell phone and poured me a cup of coffee, I noticed just a few little birds chirping.  I thought  that...

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Your Referral Dance Partner

Dancing with the Stars is a very very popular program.  The dancers spend a great deal of time training their dance partners.  When one goes left the other goes right, there are dips and turns, stops and starts and all of it with the rhythm of the music in the...

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LinkedIn—A Great Tool When Used Right

One of the most popular business tools in the Web 2.0 world is Linkedin. If you are not on Linkedin yet, I would highly encourage you to get there, set up a profile and start connecting with your network. More and more business networking and connecting are happening...

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