25 results for author: Michael Goldberg


5 Ways to Screw Up Your Business Networking!

Here are my favorite ways to NOT make a connection, NOT develop a relationship, and NOT generate more prospects, more referrals, and more business when networking. Make it All About You Ever meet someone and all they talk about is them? Most people don’t ...
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Business Cards Breed Business!

I was in a hotel elevator last week and struck up a conversation with two guys in suits that had travel bags. I asked if they were headed to the airport. As it turns out, they were on their way to a meeting to speak. Naturally, I asked what they do, and ...
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7 Reasons to Deliver a Zoom Webinar

Are you webinared out? Zoomed out? Tiger Kinged out? Quarantined out? Bet you can’t wait to get out! Social distancing, flattening the curve, masks, gloves, washing hands, not touching your face, testing, ventilators, and opening for business may be ...
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3 Fun Approaches to Grow Your Business Virtually

Fun. Yes, interesting choice of words when talking about how to grow your business. Especially since what’s happening in the world is not all that much fun. Sickness. Testing. Shortage of supplies and equipment. Job loss. Business loss. Flatten the curve. ...
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9 Approaches to Knockout Virtual Meetings

Since virtual meetings are now a thing, they might as well be a good thing! As in a good thing to share your message, make a great impression, showcase your brand, and ultimately drive business. Here are 9 Knockout Approaches you can put into practice ...
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Knockout Approaches to Virtual Networking!

It’s amazing what the impact of the Coronavirus has had on life as we know it. You can’t turn on the news or read a tweet and not see terms like outbreak, pandemic, self-quarantine, social distancing, soap and water, sanitizer, face masks, work from home, ...
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5 Awkward Business Networking Moments!

Here are five of the most common awkward business networking moments I have experienced and some suggestions about how to handle. How Do I Start a Meaningful Conversation? Introduce yourself and then say, “May I share a quick story?” Then share a story ...
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You and Your Elevator Speech

–Pssst. I have to share a secret with you. But you can't tell anyone. Ready? What we’re going to discuss is not really an elevator speech. Or an elevator pitch! Because if we were to have that discussion, it may encourage you (maybe even force you) to ...
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What are the Best Networking Ice Breakers for Shy People?

Or for those simply focused on becoming Knock Out Networkers! Stories work well and we all have them. A great practice is to have three or four stories prepared so you can begin conversations when you’re at events, cocktail parties, mixers, associat...
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What’s Wrong With Your Business Networking?

How many events, mixers, or meetings do you attend? Coffee meetings do you schedule? Phone calls do you make? Emails do you send? LinkedIn messages do you post? Facebook pics do you share? Tweets do you make? Snaps do you chat? Are you getting everything ...
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How to Be Better at Networking

I met a financial advisor about two years ago. Recently, he contacted me by email out of the blue. He was struggling in the first year of his practice and felt if he didn’t get help fast, he would fail. After a quick search about ‘How to be better at ...
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4 Knock Out Business Networking Strategies

To grow your business. Land a job. Learn something. Socialize. Help someone. Solve a problem. Whatever your focus, here are four business networking strategies that can help you get there more, better, and faster! Fine Tune Your Target Market A target ...
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