Networking Tips

MINO: Members In Name Only

Being a member of the group is not enough. What I called a MINO (Member In Name Only)  If you are not contributing then why are you there. Whatever the issues are, just ask, “How can we help?” If we respond negatively, they become defensive. The power is to focus on a constructive approach. If […]

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Developing a Networking Contact Sphere

A contact sphere is a group of business professionals who have a symbiotic relationship. They are compatible, non-competitive professions. Contact spheres are a broad list of professions that could work well with you. While your Power Team is only those that you are actively working with. Hence, the power team working that symbiotic relationship created in the […]

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The Three P’s Of a Great Entrepreneur

There are a variety of factors and circumstances that go into the making of a great entrepreneur. However, there are a few personality traits that will help you make the most of any and every situation you find yourself in, and that could prove the difference between success and failure. It is important to reiterate […]

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“No” is a One Word Sentence

To network well, you really need to learn how to help people, build relationships, and support your connections in some way.  But sometimes, just sometimes, you need to also say “no” to requests that are made of you. The word “no,” can, in fact, be a one-word sentence. Here are four more ways to say […]

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Inspire Confidence to Refer You

When it comes to getting referrals from your network, the confidence others have in you is a vital component. None of them wants to risk their personal reputation by referring to a stranger. Until you inspire confidence that referring contacts to you won’t harm their reputation with their clients, associates, friends or family, you’re still […]

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Additional Ways Others Can Promote You

Put your networking circle to work for you with these five additional suggestions you can use to promote others to generate new business for them. When other people offer to help you spread the word about your business, have these ideas ready to go. Here are the final five examples of additional ways others can promote you and […]

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Home-based Business Networking

I’m often asked these days about how to network and build a referral business as a home-based business owner. During the eight years I worked from home, I learned a great deal about the pros and cons of working from home and how it related to my networking efforts. Although most of the networking techniques […]

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Steve Farber shares “Love is Just Damn Good Business”

Fellow Transformational Leadership Council member and friend, Steve Farber, discusses his book, “Love is Just Damn Good Business” with me in this video. X Steve is a good friend and a fellow member of the Transformational Leadership Council with me. I know him well and I love his material. X Order this book by Steve Farber on Amazon: The proven […]

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Edify Your Referral Source

Here is a very important concept that is rarely discussed.  When you get a referral and you meet with the prospect, it is really important that you edify your referral source.  This is a great technique to use because you open up the discussion with the prospect by talking about an area of overlapping interest […]

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“Who’s in Your Room” made it to the Best New Financial Success Books

I’m happy to announce that our book, “Who’s in Your Room: The Secret to Creating Your Best Life”, made it to BookAuthority’s Best New Financial Success Books. Financial success is part of “creating your best life” and BookAuthority recognized that. BookAuthority collects and ranks the best books in the world, and it is a great honor […]

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Raymond Aaron shares his “10-10-10 PROGRAM”

Fellow Transformational Leadership Council member and friend, Raymond Aaron, discusses his “10-10-10 PROGRAM™” with me in this video. X Raymond Aaron is a personal friend and I absolutely love this program. Be A Branding Superstar, Eliminate Competition, & Increase Your Prices Effortlessly by writing your book with his 10-10-10 program. X What is the best way to improve your […]

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Ways to Say “No” Without Sounding Like a Jerk

It’s important to recognize when someone’s opportunity is your distraction. These are generally situations where someone’s project is not on mission for your business or your life. In these situations, you need to learn how to say no.  The word “no” is a one-word sentence. It’s just not a full sentence that I like to use very often and I […]

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Final Thoughts About Your Referral Incentive Program

To meet the challenge of finding the right incentive program, tap into the assistance and insights of other people.  An effective way to do this is to invite about ten people you know to meet with you.  Include a representative sample of your customers/clients/patients, business associates, partners, and friends.  Their purpose is to think up […]

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Sam Horn shares “Someday Is Not a Day in the Week”

Fellow Transformational Leadership Council member and friend, Sam Horn, discusses her book, “Someday Is Not a Day in the Week” with me in this video. X Sam is a personal friend and I absolutely love this book. Full of inspirational insights and advice, lifehacks, and real-world examples, “Someday is Not a Day in the Week” will help readers […]

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