Networking

The 6 Worst Opening Moves for Starting a Business Relationship
Relationship Building

The 6 Worst Opening Moves for Starting a Business Relationship

Don't expect a budding friendship if you're more interested in your phone than the person you're presumably getting to know.
Jacqueline Whitmore
4 Questions That Will Build Rapport and Boost Your Relationships
Networking

4 Questions That Will Build Rapport and Boost Your Relationships

Tired of asking, 'How are you?' and hearing, 'Good. How are you'? Here are ways to connect and possibly benefit your business.
Jeff Boss
6 Ways to Demonstrate Kindness in Business and the Rest of Your Life
Etiquette

6 Ways to Demonstrate Kindness in Business and the Rest of Your Life

It pays to be nice because what goes around really does come around.
Jacqueline Whitmore
3 Ways to Give More and Be Proactive at a Networking Event
Small Business - Big Impact

3 Ways to Give More and Be Proactive at a Networking Event

'Don't always make it about the sell,' says the founder of a networking organization. 'We are well trained in the sell but not in the listening and giving.'
Deborah Mitchell
5 Public Appearance Strategies Every New Entrepreneur Should Use
Networking

5 Public Appearance Strategies Every New Entrepreneur Should Use

It's time to take your company 'public' by showing up at local networking and community events.
Anna Johansson
LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool
Linkedin

LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool

The professional networking service is more chat-like, complete with emoji and GIFs.
Kia Kokalitcheva
How to Tackle Your First International Meeting Like a Pro
Conferences

How to Tackle Your First International Meeting Like a Pro

Presenting at a conference in a different country can bring on a whole set of unique challenges. Make sure you are prepared for the unexpected.
Jason Popp
How to Survive Startup-Event Overload
Control What You Can

How to Survive Startup-Event Overload

Five tips to navigate the awesome (but endless) sea of startup events.
David Chait
Don't Mistake Lack of Response for Lack of Respect
Responsiveness

Don't Mistake Lack of Response for Lack of Respect

The flipside of having so much contact with people through email and social media is that we feel more offended when we don't get a response.
Claudia Chan
15 Conference Travel Tips to Reduce Stress and Save Time and Money
Business Travel

15 Conference Travel Tips to Reduce Stress and Save Time and Money

Delayed flights, lost luggage and other travel inconveniences are a small price to pay for the amazing educational and networking experiences conferences provide.
Jonathan Long
4 Business Meetings You Should Never Take
Control What You Can

4 Business Meetings You Should Never Take

The busier you get, the less time you have to spend on unproductive meetings because, well, you're busy working on revenue-generating activities.
Adam Callinan
7 Essentials for an Elevator Pitch That Gets People to Listen
Data-Driven Marketing

7 Essentials for an Elevator Pitch That Gets People to Listen

Brevity is the soul of wit and about all the typical attention span will tolerate.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Networking Is a Contact Sport
Networking

Networking Is a Contact Sport

Networking is not a face-to-face, cold-calling opportunity. When it's done right, it's about building long-term meaningful relationships.
Ivan Misner
Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone
Business Accelerated

Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone

The Knock Knock app, out today, allows users to instantly connect with each other in an augmented reality social network.
Catherine Clifford