Posts tagged with: networking

  • networking training benefits
If you’re a business owner or responsible for business development, you know the standard benefits of training your team to network well. Three often cited benefits are: Securing referrals and connections Industry and business intelligence Opportunities for collaboration and partnership...
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We’re one year old on April 1st! To celebrate Intentional Growth Strategies and to show our gratitude to those who have supported us along the way, we are are giving away one copy of Fearless Follow-Up: How to Turn Conversations...
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  • Pokluda image: how mentoring lights my fire
Uber brought the UberMENTOR program to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area on March 15, 2016, as part of International Women’s History Month. I saw the articles and thought, “Cool,” and went back to work without a second thought. On March 15th, I received a...
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  • pile of business cards
Have you stared at that pile of business cards after a networking event and thought to yourself, “Now what?” If you have, you’re not alone. Many of us struggle with follow-up after a networking event. The three reasons I address in...
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  • hands with devices sharing information
The majority of the participants in my networking training sessions have one thing in common — they hate networking. I intentionally used the strong word, “hate,” because that’s the word my trainees use. The source of their vehement reaction is...
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  • woman networking with business card
One of the major keys to winning at networking is to change your mindset. Instead of leaving all of the heavy lifting until after the event, do it up front. Turn the whole process on its head! Start to prepare...
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Welcome! You have found yourself on the Intentional Growth Strategies site because you are ready to take your business to the next level. It’s true, you have almost limitless opportunities to work with consultants, coaches, and trainers to find your...
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