Networking

5 Secrets to Creating a Successful Mastermind Event
Conferences

5 Secrets to Creating a Successful Mastermind Event

If you use these strategies, you can inspire and equip attendees in a way that will have them coming back year after year.
Kelsey Humphreys
Networking

8 Tips to Be an Awesome Networker at Conferences

Follow this advice to come away with new business connections after an event.
Thomas Smale
10 Business Lessons I Learned at Bars
Control What You Can

10 Business Lessons I Learned at Bars

The fast-paced social environment involved in nightlife provides a great setting for personal development.
Andrew Cohen
Skip the Coffee Meeting. Instead, Sweat to Success With Clients.
Customer Engagement

Skip the Coffee Meeting. Instead, Sweat to Success With Clients.

Connect with your contacts on a deeper level with a physical activity. Check out these four tips to get started.
Deborah Mitchell
Why the Elevator Pitch Hurts Your Chances of Winning New Clients
Clients

Why the Elevator Pitch Hurts Your Chances of Winning New Clients

That short description of what you do can put you at a competitive disadvantage. Here's a better approach.
Issamar Ginzberg
Don't Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them
Public Speaking

Don't Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them

Our conversation with an audience is not a monologue; it's a dialogue.
Myisha Cherry
Get Your Ego Out of the Way and Ask for Help When You Need It
Asking for Help

Get Your Ego Out of the Way and Ask for Help When You Need It

If you never need help from anybody, you aren't doing anything very challenging.
Jacqueline Whitmore
5 Steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills
Networking

5 Steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills

In a world of take take take, showing that you care about someone as a friend puts you in a whole different category with your connections.
How to Successfully Moderate a Panel
The Grind

How to Successfully Moderate a Panel

Often entrepreneurs, leaders and experts are asked to moderate panels for their industry. Here is how to keep it engaging, instead of a snooze fest.
Karim Abouelnaga
Does Your Value Proposition Need a Checkup?
Data-Driven Marketing

Does Your Value Proposition Need a Checkup?

Your statement of what you offer and why it's better needs to be succinct and memorable. Here is a way to check that it is.
John McAdam
50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Control What You Can

50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Startup founders in particular will find all of some of this advice useful.
Alex Iskold
Why College Grads Don't Need to Strive for the 500+ Club
Networking

Why College Grads Don't Need to Strive for the 500+ Club

When you're just one of hundreds of connections on LinkedIn, it's nearly impossible to leave a lasting impression on someone.
Alex Devkar
5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Network
Networking

5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Network

When the time comes to build your brand, start with who you know and build from there.
Mike Kafka