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How to Turn Your Carpentry Business into a Success

If woodworking is a hobby that you want to turn into a fulltime business, then there are lots of things that you need to consider before going full steam ahead. The Pros and Cons...

Should You Really Fire a Problem Employee? Here’s How to Know When It’s Time

It’s not always easy to tell when it’s time to fire an employee, especially since the decision for termination typically only comes after you’ve tried everything possible to resolve issues with the employee. If...

Anatomy of a Successful Text Message Marketing Campaign

Text message marketing is being touted as the latest, greatest means of reaching customers since the advent of the Internet. After all, more than 50 percent of all adults have smartphones (and that number...

A Three-Step Process for Networking

You really can meet and get to know anyone. Old-school networking has tarnished relationship building and given it a bad name. The old days of throwing a card in the hand of someone you’ve...

How To Kickstart Your Network

Walking out of college with a degree is worthless. Think about it: Everyone entering the job market has a degree. Unless you’re some child prodigy that 18 years old and graduating from college, you and...

Networking: Give and You’ll Receive

The other day I watched an interesting video of Dan Schawbel explaining some of the concepts of networking. He stressed the need to give before you receive and he’s absolutely right. Networking isn’t just about receiving, it’s about...

How to Network Without Business Cards

We’ve all been there. As soon as you enter the room you’re attacked. A guy you’ve never met is super excited about a new energy drink and this is your opportunity to get in on the...

Networking Tip: Connecting Etiquette

Networking is essential to growing your business. The importance can be summed up in this equation: networking equals more money. As a networker, you become automatically a connector. This then leads to “Connecting Etiquette,” conventions that become...

Essential Business Networking Tool Kit

Before going out to network, there is a standard checklist of items that no networker can leave home without.  Some are very obvious, such as business cards, minty gum (no TicTacs, jingle too much)...

5 Simple Ways To Become A Connected Network Marketer

Are you connected? I grew up in New Jersey. I spent some time living in Staten Island. I heard about lots of guys that were connected. Never knew them personally, but when I heard...