The act of registering and paying membership dues won’t inherently equate to full immersion in any networking community. Here are some easy-to-implement strategies centered on getting the most out of any professional organization.
You’ve taken the time to attend a network event, make conversation, and create some connections. What’s next? Here are 5 suggested steps to keep the conversation going.
Any successful relationship is built on clear communication. It’s true in marriages. And it’s equally true in the relationship between brands and influencers. In a study published by my firm, The Abbi Agency, our research finds that social media influencers commonly cite weak communication with brands as their biggest headache — and a reason that influencer-based initiatives fail to deliver on their full promise.
When we think about the concept of “learning,” many of us likely travel back to high school or college. We recall sitting in a lecture hall, poring over books, absorbing the nuances of government, physics — or worse yet (for me, at least): calculus.
With the back-to-school season in full swing, many business owners find themselves leaving behind vacations and relaxing getaways and getting ready to get back to it. This has many business owners feeling inspired to make updates and upgrades in their business. Here are a few tips to make sure your business is ready.
The best small business owners, the ones who survive the inevitable challenges of a startup and create an organization that will thrive in all sorts of economic environments, are the business owners who seek the best help and guidance. That’s precisely the sort of help and guidance they’ll receive at the NCET Small Business Expo.
What if you were adept enough at reading and understanding body language that you noticed that “micro-expression of disbelief” the moment it flashed across your prospect’s face? What would happen if you were able to stop your presentation right at that moment in time and find out what your prospect was thinking. What if you knew the right questions to ask to uncover your customer’s disbelief, address it right in the moment, and move on?