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Nancy  Chin-Wagner is an expert on network building and communication – and she uses her blog to share her knowledge with you! Watch for regular updates on networking events, seminars and workshops. Read tips and advice on creating a network and leveraging your contacts to achieve success, and enjoy guest posts from experts.

It’s about Listening

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Follow Listening is not as easy as one thinks it is. Few people can listen well. It is one of the most important skills when you are networking. When you listen to the other person, you show an interest, and you are interested in what they have to say about their business. The person will start to be more open and share information with you. The start of a business relationship is trust, if it is the right connection. Your interest and listening to the other person will build trust through time. Remember, you have two ears and one...

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It’s Not About the Nail on Vimeo

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Expert Guest Posts, Networking Tips & Advice | 0 comments

Follow       It’s Not About the Nail from Jason Headley on Vimeo. Listening is very important!

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Networking Advice for People Who Hate Networking

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Expert Guest Posts | 0 comments

Follow A lot of people dread networking events. Too often, they end up standing in a corner, chatting aimlessly with people they already know. So are they a waste of your time? No, if you’re strategic in your approach, you can actually gain new contacts, and even clients, from networking. Five tips for people who hate networking: 1. Make people come to you. There’s automatically a power imbalance when you approach someone and say, “I really wanted to meet you.” So why not turn the tables? Take a leadership role in...

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Steve Jobs and the Seven Rules of Success

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Expert Guest Posts | 0 comments

Steve Jobs' impact on your life cannot be overestimated. His innovations have likely touched nearly every aspect -- computers, movies, music and mobile. As a communications coach, I learned from Jobs that a presentation can, indeed, inspire. For entrepreneurs, Jobs' greatest legacy is the set of principles that drove his success.

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Author Beth Hayden on Pinterest: Marketing your business through Pinterest

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Networking Tips & Advice, Upcoming Events and Education | 0 comments

Follow   Author and Speaker Beth Hayden who wrote a best selling book, Pinfluence: The Complete Guide to Marketing your Business with Pinterest. You’ve heard about Pinterest, now listen to the Beth as she tells you how to market your business through this social media medium and connect with your clients! It’s more than posting recipes, artwork, favorite items and sharing. Don’t know much about Pinterest?  How about bringing more traffic to your website, increase business exposure, and market through Pinterest? Now...

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Never “Park and Dump”

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Networking Tips & Advice | 0 comments

Follow Another classic networking faux pas… “park and dump”.  Give people a chance to connect before you walk away.

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How NOT to Network

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Networking Tips & Advice | 0 comments

This is a fantastic video that exemplifies all the things not to do when networking. Enjoy!

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