Networking

Do We Really Need to Shake Hands?
Networking

Do We Really Need to Shake Hands?

Many people are grossed out by moist or sweaty hands, and some fear germs and dirt, but what's the alternative?
Deborah Mitchell
4 Surefire Ways to Grow Your Circle of Influence
Relationships

4 Surefire Ways to Grow Your Circle of Influence

Building a business is more than creating a new product -- it's about building relationships.
Jeff Boss
4 Tips for Staying Calm in Conversation With Very Important People
Networking

4 Tips for Staying Calm in Conversation With Very Important People

VIP doesn't stand for very intimidating person.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How Talking Less and Listening More Builds Your Business
Listening

How Talking Less and Listening More Builds Your Business

Sincerely paying attention when others are speaking has a magical way of making you sound brilliant.
Larry Alton
Avoid These 4 Business Gift-Giving Faux Pas
Business Gifts

Avoid These 4 Business Gift-Giving Faux Pas

"Don'ts" include gifts for your recipient's kids and encroaching on his or her personal style.
John Ruhlin
5 Key Outlets for Building a Strong Personal Brand
Personal Branding

5 Key Outlets for Building a Strong Personal Brand

Any opportunity you have to show off your personality, meet new people or share new content can be considered a viable outlet for your personal brand.
Jayson DeMers
Become a Networking Beast by Following This 5-Step Plan
Networking

Become a Networking Beast by Following This 5-Step Plan

Networking is a major part of being a successful entrepreneur, so it's in your best interest to get good at it -- really, really good at it.
Jonathan Long
Why and How You Should Write a Forwardable Introduction Email
Introductions

Why and How You Should Write a Forwardable Introduction Email

This style of message makes it simple for your connection to introduce you to that potential client or investor.
Alex Iskold
4 Habits of a Super-Connector
Make More Happen

4 Habits of a Super-Connector

Being a top-notch networker is a tough job, but it's worth the effort. Here are some tips to follow.
Cynthia Johnson
3 Ways Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Market Themselves
Introverts

3 Ways Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Market Themselves

Introverts don't need to change who they are, they just need to learn a few tips about selling themselves as an entrepreneur.
Josh Felber
3 Strategies and Reasons to Expand Your Network
Networking

3 Strategies and Reasons to Expand Your Network

You never know when someone you've helped will turn around and help you back.
Nathan Resnick
5 Tricks to Help You Stand Out at a Trade Show
Trade Shows

5 Tricks to Help You Stand Out at a Trade Show

Go beyond the norm and invest in something unique to make trade shows worth your time, energy and hard-earned money.
John Ruhlin
How to Turn Business Cards Into Business Relationships
Networking

How to Turn Business Cards Into Business Relationships

Business cards that symbolize fabulous connections and conversations can easily transform into annoying reminders of lost opportunities.
Sharí Alexander
5 Software Platforms That Host Online Communities
Community

5 Software Platforms That Host Online Communities

A successful online community provides excellent content and a user experience that encourages frequent return visits.
Jonathan Long