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Tip: A surprising way to deal with networking rejection.

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: A surprising way to deal with networking rejection.Best-selling author Mark Manson in his weekly newsletter, “Your Next Breakthrough”, said this recently: “One of the most beneficial traits in love and in life: be nearly impossible to offend.” Mark’s advice is “make a conscious choice to stop being upset or offended".

A good place to practice...

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Tip: What’s the most effective thing to do at a conference?

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: What’s the most effective thing to do at a conference?Surprisingly it’s what you do before the conference that will set you up for success.


If you’ve attended this conference previously look through the contacts you made and reach out to see if they are attending this year. Book a breakfast or drink to catch up at the conference. Set time aside to study the...

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Are You Leading or Managing?

Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Are You Leading or Managing?Many managers make the mistake of thinking that a managerial position automatically means that they're a leader. However, there's a distinction between managing people and leading them. Understanding the difference can make a significant impact on your career growth.

Managers Direct, Leaders Inspire
Managers typically have a strategy to achieve specific...

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Tip: How can networking be less of a chore for you?

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: How can networking be less of a chore for you?
Francesca Gino, Maryam Kouchaki, and Tizian Casciaro are researchers who study why people find networking a chore they’d rather avoid. Based on their experiments and studies at a large law firm, they have identified ways that help individuals think about networking not as something they dislike, but something they can actually become...

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Navigating the Marketing Maze: A Small Business Guide to Maximizing A Small Marketing Budget

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Navigating the Marketing Maze: A Small Business Guide to Maximizing A Small Marketing Budget
Set clear marketing goals based on what you aim to achieve, such as boosting website traffic, sales, or social media presence.Capitalize on what makes your small business unique, like being family-owned or sourcing locally, to stand out without a big budget.Use online tools to track important metrics...

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5 Key Connections Every Leader Must Have in Their Professional Network

Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

5 Key Connections Every Leader Must Have in Their Professional NetworkCultivating strategic connections is crucial for leadership success, like a chessboard where every piece is key.Engaging with industry insiders provides insights and competitive edge.Mentors offer personalized advice to navigate leadership challenges.Collaborating with innovators sparks new strategies, keeping leadership...

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5 Signs You're a Community Leader

Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

5 Signs You're a Community Leader
Leadership comes in many forms, from those who inspire dedication and support to those who rule through fear and intimidation. A true leader is someone who can command those under them without having to resort to extreme tactics. Many great leaders share some common traits, so work to improve these qualities in yourself to establish yourself as a leader in...

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Why It's Important to Buy Local First

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Why It's Important to Buy Local FirstBuy Local
When you shop local, you do far more than get the items that you want quickly and conveniently. Buying local actually stimulates the economy in our community, helps benefit local schools and charities — and it even helps the environment.

Take a look at some of the many reasons why it's important to shop and buy...

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Tip: Do you dread public speaking? Think cabbages

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: Do you dread public speaking? Think cabbagesSusan Cain wrote Quiet, which we think is the best book on being an introvert and celebrating it. In her recent Kindred Letters newsletter Susan shared her best tips for people who dread public speaking. And you don’t have to be an introvert to feel that way!

1. If it’s an important speech, videotape yourself first.
2....

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Tip: Procrastination and Perfectionism are bad buddies.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: Procrastination and Perfectionism are bad buddies.When we first looked at this article, Tired of Things Not Working Your Way? Get Rid of This Thinking Pattern by Marcel Schwantes, we didn’t think it really applied to networking. When we finished it (all of 5 minutes) it seemed like good advice for people who are having a hard time getting back to face-to-face networking....

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