Near or Far, Networking Resistance

As I write this post, I’m on a flight to Arizona for a training program through the National Speakers Association. I don’t want to go. Oh, I know that I’ll meet great people there. I’m sure I’ll learn a lot. I may even pick up a resource or two that might help my...

5 Ways to Appreciate Your Referral Partners

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~ John F. Kennedy Thanksgiving is drawing near here in the United States and with it come thoughts of gratitude for that...

Why Should I Network? The Benefits of Accountability

“True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to a standard of accountability.” ~Monica Johnson In the last year or so, my business has really started to grow. I mean, it was doing OK, just limping along in the...

Practice Your Networking Weaknesses

Gee, do you think he practiced that? “I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.” ~ Will Smith At the end of our advanced Karate class last night, the...

Forward Behavior: Check the Facts

Maybe they should have checked Snopes.com first To quote Dennis Miller “I don’t want get off on a rant here, but…” A few years ago, I wrote a post about being a responsible forwarder — someone who forwards articles of interest to other...