Posts filed under: Communication

  • 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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  • Branding_Mine your training program for your brand
At first glance, dear reader, you may think I’m jumping on the “brand-wagon.” Not so. In fact, I can’t turn around without bumping into yet another presentation on personal brand that leaves me unsatisfied. Why, then, would I write a...
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  • Stuffed bear at computer
I’m taking a brief hiatus from posts about team cohesion this week because: My kid just applied for and got his first job. I’ve been immersed in my friend and colleague Michael Thomas Sunnarborg‘s MeetUp for professionals in career transition. The...
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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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  • Blind date couple
Guest blogger: Jennifer Radke, Socially Inspired In today’s digital world we have all heard about the importance of building your online personal brand. All too often, people don’t realize that personal branding is not just for the job seekers or...
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  • Are you listening?
I found loads of resources about what to do to engage clients, customers, and employees as I began my research for this third post in the three-part series that started with 3 Notes to Scale Up Your Sales. The one piece of...
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  • Executives getting off corporate jet
Authors of executive summaries often present a dry, top-line view of a report’s information. Taking a marketing approach to writing your executive summary—thinking of the CEO as one of the most significant consumers of your information—can improve the chances that...
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