So you are utilizing task lists, the Pomodoro method, walking meetings etc. But you need more! More seconds, minutes, more time saved. Here are a few less conventional time saving and productivity techniques you can implement.Read More
When most people think about social media marketing platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter come to mind. These are incredibly powerful platforms for sure, especially when it comes to B2C outreach.
However, when it comes to B2B and professional networking, it is hard to beat LinkedIn. Research also shows that LinkedIn has the highest conversion rates of all the social networking platforms, meaning it is a vital lead generation source. Plus LinkedIn increases your Google search rankings.Read More
How do we maximize our networking ability to achieve the most significant benefit?
1. Start networking when you don't feel you need to.Read More
Competition will likely make you increase your efforts and productivity.
Ask your mentors to point out who could be great to "battle." Learn about your competition; rivals aren't opposites. Your similarities put you in the same position.Read More
Social proof is the psychological event where people look to the actions of others to set theirs correctly in a situation. Just think of how many times you have found yourself observing others to assess how you should act in an unfamiliar space!Read More
It would be easy to delve into Thea’s meticulous note taking for productivity. Or detail what about her 30 years in the industry makes her such a spectacular professional. Or even her excellent customer communications and service. But that wouldn’t be representing her dutifully. Thea’s genuine care for other people saturates everything she does, from her work to her good works. And that I exactly what we wanted to share with you.
So while this interview was intended just to be a reference document, we couldn’t help but share the ingenuity and strength of her own words.Read More
Old-fashioned networking, especially at the local level, is still one of the most cost-effective marketing methods available to a small business. But networking doesn't seem to come naturally to most. Visit any chamber of commerce luncheon and you’ll quickly see examples of bad networking. Like that guy who passes out business cards to everyone in the room and yet couldn’t tell you the name of a single person, he talked to an hour later.Read More
The Elon Musks, The Mark Zuckerbergs, music artists, athletes, and top scientists all run their days with a completely different mindset than those who get into the "busy" mindset.
Here are 4 of the game-changing elements of productivityRead More
Yelp has become one of the most powerful review platforms out there. Having a populated and positive Yelp page can increase your business's credibility and bottom line. If you want to increase your star rating using the following tips:Read More
It can be tough to get a person’s attention nowadays. After all, your email is invariably buried in a pile of a hundred unread messages, which are hastily checked (and deleted) in between meetings. Yikes.Read More
Hey, I get it. As an intern, I was encouraged to ask for coffee chats with co-workers. When I was at business school, recruiters posted coffee chat time slots and encouraged us to fill them. So I know there is a place and time for coffee chats.Read More
How many times have you found yourself at a networking event, only to feel like you’re at a networking event?I’ll let you in on a little secret: These aren’t the events where real networking is taking place.Read More
If you’d rather go to the dentist than be forced to attend a job-networking event, this post is for you.
If you you’d rather visit the desert without a canteen of water than participate in the next industry conference in your field, this post is for you.
If you’d rather hang out in a cardboard box — surely you see the emerging theme by now — this post is for you.Read More
Let’s make this really, really simple. What makes remembering someone’s name so hard? Well, it’s usually because you’re focused on a million different pieces of information at once.Read More
Your network is your net worth.
When people think about networking, they imagine themselves walking around a big event, trying their best to be extroverted. They think about shaking hands and exchanging business cards, with the hope that sometime in the not-so-distant future an unbelievable opportunity will fall right into their lap.Read More
Whether your social media audience is large or small, how can you be sure it’s authentic? Are your followers real, engaging people or a lot of robots that make your numbers look good?Read More
My latest Medium article discussed the selection process around picking which social media platforms best fit your brand/business. This article will discuss the mindset shifts associated with successful social media marketing.Read More