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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Coming Soon. Please contact us for dates in your area.
Behind Phil Kirk's behind-the-scenes efforts was a heart of gold After learning of Phil Kirk's death on Thursday, I reflected on meeting him for the first time.
It was the spring of 2010, and as I pulled up to his home, in a posh Kirkwood condominium tower near the Country Club Plaza, I felt a bit intimidated.
After all, I was just a lowly commercial real estate reporter who had taken over after my successor on that beat, the legendary Jim Davis, had died two years earlier.
I had been assigned to interview Phil Kirk, another Kansas City commercial real estate…
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:06:00 +0000 Boehringer, Blue Valley CAPS prep future animal health workers Kevin Christiansen knew he had the Blue Valley School District students' attention when he showed up to class with a 5-gallon bucket of animal hearts.
"They just dove right in," he said. "There's no fear with these students."
Christiansen, a senior scientist with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. in Saint Joseph, had been invited by a friend in the school district to speak with her students about career opportunities in veterinary medicine.
He presented to students in the district's Center for…
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:59:00 +0000 Tax lien, bankruptcy snapshot suggests economic improvement in Wichita The number of federal tax liens filed against Wichita area businesses continues to decline.
The WBJ's parent company, American City Business Journals, collects tax lien, bankruptcy and other data for the Leads section of our weekly edition. They compiled some second-quarter statistics for us as a measure of how these metrics are trending.
The number of tax liens in Wichita has been delining steadily. In the second quarter of 2014, 50 were filed, compared with 59 in the same period last year. Second-quarter…
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 Screenland, other businesses prepare to lift curtain in Crossroads site Screenland Crossroads Theatre will debut its new downtown location, which will be joined by a number of small businesses, in November.
Screenland owner Butch Rigby said the new theater will open in a newly renovated 23,000-square-foot building at 1701 McGee St. in the Crossroads Arts District on Nov. 14. The theater chain's last downtown location, at 1656 Washington St., closed in 2013. The 1701 McGee structure originally was built as an auto dealership and was used as a circulation building for…
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:49:00 +0000 Menorah Medical CEO announces retirement Steven Wilkinson, president and CEO of Menorah Medical Center, announced his retirement Friday.
Wilkinson has held the position for 17 years and said his time at Menorah was the "absolute highlight" of his career.
NEWSMAKER: Accidental career in health care leads Wilkinson to Menorah
"Steve Wilkinson's name is synonymous with quality health care in Kansas City," HCA Midwest Health President Mel Lagarde said in a statement. "I know the important decision Steve made was a difficult one — after…
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:48:00 +0000 Tad Sticker named Ambassador Hotel GM Hotel developer Paul Coury has selected Tad Stricker as the general manager of the Ambassador Hotel Wichita.
Stricker has spent the past year as the director of operations for AG Hospitality in Wichita.
He came back to Wichita after working at hotels in Illinois for five years.
Stricker spent nearly years as the general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott-Wichita at Old Town before that.
He replaces Sheila Cole as the Ambassador's general manager. The hotel is located at the corner of Douglas…
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:43:00 +0000 Area businesses show off Royals pride (Part 3) And the Royals fever continues. Area businesses didn't disappoint when we asked them to submit photos of their Kansas City Royals pride.
For round three, we saw everything from Royals banners to a company website going royal blue to employees showing off their "Dyson Dance" moves.
We'd like to give a big thanks to all of the companies who participated. Here's gallery No. 3. Enjoy.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:40:00 +0000 Stoney Pointe Apartments developer preps for start of second building near K-96, Greenwich With one building nearly complete, the developer of the Stoney Pointe Apartments in northeast Wichita is progressing with plans for another.
Edward Rose & Sons, based in Kalamazoo, Mich., is developing a 436-unit apartment complex near 29th Street North and Greenwich, north of Highway K-96.
The apartment buildings are being constructed in phases.
Construction director Tom Wheatley says work on the first building, which has 36 one- and two-bedroom apartments, should be finished in the first quarter…