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Eleven Things You Can Do to Become a Paid Speaker

If you thought speaking was fun, wait til people hand you a check to do it 😉 Sure public speaking is people’s #1 fear. It beats out scary things like death and spiders. And yet, that doesn’t stop many from wanting to grab the mic and share their thoughts. As a speaker, I can tell […]

10.5 Ideas to Help You Network Your Way Through the Silly Season

How to turn those holiday parties into the real gifts that keep on giving I know it’s barely November and it seems way too early to be talking about holiday parties, but I also know you’ve already seen Christmas decorations at stores. If retail can rush the Holiday season, then damn it, I can too! […]

Twelve Things to Consider While Networking Online

If you’re gonna do it, do it right! Have a plan. Understand what you want to get out of your online networking time and what you have to give to it. Upload your address book. This step will allow you to grow your networks faster. Larger networks lead to more opportunities. Realize the importance of […]

Ten Ways to Add Value to Your Network

It is less likely to add value to you until you add value to it. One of the most valuable lessons I teach when it comes to networking is the idea of “staying visible to your network”. Why? Because if you’re not top of mind with them, when an opportunity comes up to refer you, […]