Inspiring Your Team
Professionalism can set boundaries and expectations when the way seems unclear.
You are who you're around, which is why you should conduct an audit of your personal and professional network.
One cold email -- with a ton of follow up -- can change your life.
Onevest recently purchased FounderDating to better connect entrepreneurs with potential co-founders.
Make More Happen
There are billions of people online but you have to meet them to do business with them.
Quitting a Job
An unprofessionally written and rude resignation letter may come back to haunt you.
Nontraditional avenues can help you make new connections, pursue lifelong learning and benefit from peer-mentoring experiences.
Here's a hint: You can't do it all on your own. And while it may seem counter-intuitive, taking time away from work can help you grow your business, long-term.
You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.
The way you stand can actually make up a person's mind as to whether or not they want to meet and talk to you.
It's about doing your homework, asserting leadership and connecting in a way that will leave an impression long after you've left.
Making a name, and an image, for yourself isn't all that hard. Focus on a few key areas to create a personal brand that stands out -- in a good way -- from all the others.
Ivan Misner, founder of Business Network International, explains his concept of doing six things a thousand times.
It may not be brain surgery, but done right, sales is a practice like medicine or any other profession. Learn it. Practice it.