Can you tell a “professional visitor” from “someone who really wants to get business done?”
Have you ever met someone, had a brief discussion, then afterwards wondered . . .
· What was her/his name again?
· What did he/she say she did?
· Why would I care?
· Did he/she want something?
There are those that dive into a well-rehearsed elevator pitch....like a runaway train, full speed ahead without regard or understanding of where they are going.
Some people believe in the “throw enough crap at the wall something will stick” approach to selling. But when you are selling yourself, what you do or how you get it done, this method can just leave a real mess to clean up later.
Many business professionals look for business in an Apple Orchard when they should be in the Orange Grove. Would you know if you were in the right place?
When marketing your business to your peers, associates and potential clients they need to be excited to do business with you. Not just know what you do.
In this 3.5 – 4 hour workshop:
· You will learn how to market your business and build a team of strategic sales professionals that work together.
· Take a quick tour of where you are at now.
· Map out your business and strategic partners - creating clarity like never before.
· Create a concise marketing plan and set goals.
· Learn how to effectively work an event and capitalize on every opportunity.
· Many people think business networking is Facebook, LinkedIn or You Tube what role do they play in making connections?
· We will tie in Social Networking with Business Conventional Networking and how they work together.
We will learn how to capitalize on the 78% peer recommendation for your products and services.
After this workshop you will have a clear, concise understanding of how to market and communicate your business.
Because Knowledge Is Your Power,
Coming Soon. Please contact us for dates in your area.
Ed Goldman: Sutter’s CEO says Health Care Act issues change “hourly” Dave Cheney, the still-new CEO of Sutter Medical Center, told attendees at a private luncheon yesterday that it does “absolutely no good to predict what’s going to happen” with the American Health Care Act, a topic on everyone’s mind today as Congress begins to grapple with its passage.
“In previous administrations, you had a pretty good idea of how things were going to go by the time of the inauguration,” he tells members of the Sutter Medical Foundation, “or at least a few months…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:30:03 +0000 Sacramento Kings startup contest has a winner, and it involves food Trifecta Inc., an organic meal delivery service based in West Sacramento, won the Sacramento Kings Capitalize contest for startups.
Trifecta was among the four regional startup companies that competed in the finals of the contest, which gives its winner $10,000 and an opportunity to pitch their idea to angel investors.
The winner was announced at Wednesday's Sacramento Kings game. The other finalists were Text To Ticket, EicOsis Human Health and Turtle Haus. Folsom-based Moneta Ventures LLC co-sponsored…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:11:49 +0000 5 things to know, and why some beer fans are taking a Nevada road trip Happy Thursday, loyal readers. It's National Puppy Day. Read these headlines, then spend the rest of the day looking at cute animal photos online.
The beer that might've been
Remember Revision Brewing Co.? Quick recap: The brewery from Jeremy Warren, the founder and former brewmaster of Knee Deep Brewing Co. in Auburn, was once planned for West Sacramento. Then, Warren scrapped those plans and focused on Nevada. Now, Revision is ready to debut. The brewery begins its soft opening today at 380 S.…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:51:04 +0000 Bay Area rents fall, with San Francisco down 9% since last year Bay Area rents have fallen across the region in 2017, new data from housing site Zumper released this week says, with the amount the average renter pays in San Francisco's tumbling 9 percent since its 2016 study.
Zumper found that while S.F.'s rents are still the priciest, costing a median monthly rent of $3,270 for a one-bedroom apartment, its gap is closing as rents continue to climb in Silicon Valley, particularly in Redwood City, with a median one-bedroom rent of $2,730, and San Jose (a median…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:50:35 +0000 Airbnb cracks down on San Francisco hosts, booting out hundreds Home-sharing company Airbnb says it has evicted 923 listings in San Francisco for violating its “One Host, One Home” policy.
In a statement this week, Airbnb disclosed the figures of listings it had booted because they “appeared to be shared by hosts with multiple entire unit listings that could impact long-term housing availability.” Many of the listings it has removed (and the hosts it has evicted from the site) shared an address with other properties available on Airbnb.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:49:53 +0000 Court strikes down S.F. law governing how much landlords must pay to relocate tenants A San Francisco court has struck down a 2015 city law that allows payments of up to $50,000 in relocation assistance from landlords to tenants that have been evicted when a rental property goes off the market.
The court ruled Tuesday that the law was pre-empted by California's Ellis Act because it “placed a prohibitive price on a landlord’s right to exit the rental market.” The decision was made by a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal in San Francisco.
“A property owner’s lawful…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:33:09 +0000 State report: American Health Care Act would cost California $24.3 billion by 2027 The plan being touted by President Trump and congressional Republicans as a replacement to the Affordable Care Act would cost California more than $24 billion by 2027, threaten the health insurance of millions and cut federal funding for in-home support services, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the California Department of Health Care Services.
The analysis was released as congressional leaders reportedly planned a vote Thursday on the American Health Care Act.
On Tuesday, the UC…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:24:38 +0000 Here are the Bay Area's top tech billionaires, according to Forbes Bay Area tech titans dominate the top of Forbes' 31st annual list of billionaires.
More than 1,300 of the 2,043 people on this year's list were self-made billionaires. The total combined net worth of the entire group was $7.67 trillion. A considerable amount of self-made wealth is here in the Bay Area, where several executives came in well above the average net worth of $3.75 billion.
Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg topped the local list of tech's wealthiest, coming in at No. 5 on the…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:23:12 +0000 San Jose unicorn joins growing list of companies testing IPO waters MapR reportedly is preparing for an IPO, joining a growing list of Bay Area companies getting set to go public this year.
Bloomberg cited unnamed sources Wednesday afternoon who said the San Jose-based company hired underwriters for an initial public offering. The company did not immediately respond to a request by the Silicon Valley Business Journal for comment.
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News about MapR's IPO preparations came in a report about plans…