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,
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See inside: Dave Burk’s Rock Island Lofts The latest apartment project for Old Town developer Dave Burk is now open.
The first residents of the Rock Island Lofts moved in last weekend.
Nebraska-based Perry Reid Properties is the management company responsible for the Rock Island Lofts, which are at 143 N. Rock Island.
Rock Island Lofts has eight apartments, six of which are two stories. The other two are one-story apartments.
Burk offered the Wichita Business Journal a tour of the facility this week. The attached slideshow gives a look…
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:52:00 +0000 Meitzner: No mayoral run in 2015 Wichita City Council member Pete Meitzner will not seek the vacant mayoral seat this spring.
Meitzner told the Wichita Business Journal Friday afternoon, "Simply put, it's just not the right time for me and my family."
Instead, he plans to seek a second term representing District 2 on the city council.
"In my first term on city council, I have gained a sincere awareness of the challenges we face as a city, as well as the vast opportunities to improve and create value for Wichita," Meitzner says.…
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:20:00 +0000 United Way fundraiser tops $15.1M The United Way of the Plains surpassed its 2014 fundraising goal.
The organization announced during a Friday luncheon it has raised $15.1 million this year.
Two local companies topped $2 million in combined gifts.
Here's a run-down of the United Way's top fundraisers, which reflect corporate and employee giving.
Textron Aviation — $2.2 million.
Spirit AeroSystems Inc. — $2 million.
Cargill — $740,000.
Intrust Bank — $522,715.
Airbus Americas Engineering Inc. — $362,268.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:11:00 +0000 LSI Staffing opening new location in Texas Wichita-based LSI Staffing will have 10 locations throughout the Midwest next week with the opening of its newest office in Mesquite, Texas.
Ron King, LSI president and co-owner, says the company previously had a staffing office there that it moved to Irving, Texas.
But, a "sizable new client" is allowing them to reopen the office.
"We got another opportunity to be back in Mesquite," he says. "We'll continue to look at other opportunities, too."
The company also has offices in Missouri, Nebraska…
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:33:00 +0000 Business Journal salutes 2014 award winners The cream of the local business community gathered at the top of the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on Thursday afternoon for the Kansas City Business Journal's Winner's Circle reception.
The Winner's Circle is a gathering of companies and people who have been honored in the Business Journal's various awards programs this year, including Healthiest Employers, Capstone Real Estate Awards, Champions of Business, CFO of the Year, Women Who Mean Business, Best Places to Work, ImpacT Awards…
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:03:00 +0000 Boulevard, Mars power CRB's growing engineering niche CRB Consulting Engineers Inc. is growing in a tasty new sector: food and beverage work.
The Kansas City-based engineering firm is helping Kansas City's Boulevard Brewing Co. expand its production capabilities with its work on the brewer's $12 million Cellar Five project. CRB is providing engineering, architecture and pre-construction services. The project will boost production capacity by 40 percent.
Charles Jabara, a senior project manager at CRB, is leading the firm's work on the Cellar Five…
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:02:00 +0000 The list: The biggest wind energy projects in Kansas Wind energy generation in Kansas increased at nearly double the national average during 2013. The state's existing wind projects are featured on a new list in this week's paper.
Wind potential in Kansas is estimated to be 952,371 megawatts, making it the second-best wind resource in the country, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Such potential is capable of meeting more than 90 times the state's current electricity needs.
During the past decade, around $8 billion has been invested…
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:41:00 +0000 Boeing not planning on long-range 737 MAX 9 The Boeing Co. has no plans to extend the range on its 737 MAX 9 in the wake of rival Airbus' plans to increase the range of its competing A321 aircraft.
In an interview with Reuters, Randy Tinseth, vice president of marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, says the company "is happy with where the MAX 9 sits" and that it feels Airbus' move is "simply doing things to catch up with it."
The fuselage and other components of the 737 MAX 9 will be built in Wichita by Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE:…