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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KC officials: $1B has gone Downtown since streetcar approved Kansas City officials said more than $1 billion has been invested in Downtown since December 2012.
On Thursday, representatives of Kansas City's Business Customer Service Center told the Kansas City Streetcar Authority Inc. board that public and private entities have invested more than $1 billion since the 2.2-mile streetcar district was approved.
"I'm not saying that that $1 billion is directly tied to the streetcar," said John Pajor, manager of the center better known as KC Biz Care. "I'm just…
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:18:42 +0000 Petition: No streetcar expansion without voter approval Sherry DeJanes, the leader of the SmartKC Political Action Committee, wants to stop the city from planning any further streetcar expansions without direct, citywide voter approval.
On Thursday, DeJanes and a committee of petitioners announced their intent to use an initiative to submit an ordinance to the Kansas City Council that would enact restrictions requesting, implementing, advancing, furthering, funding or fostering any plan or study to construct any fixed-rail transit system or to expand…
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:03:10 +0000 See inside: $14M Mennonite Housing complex in north Wichita enters second phase Mennonite Housing Rehabilitation Services is moving forward with the next phase of its French Quarter development in North Wichita.
The organization, which develops and operates low-income housing facilities, is adding 44 units to an existing duplex complex near 14th Street North and Kansas Street.
This will be an $8 million project.
Conspec, Inc. is the general contractor. Krehbiel Architecture is the architect.
Other partners in the project are the city of Wichita, Kansas Housing Resources…
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:57:12 +0000 Surgeon general visits KCK for listening tour, shares insight As part of his cross-country listening tour, the U.S. surgeon general stopped in Kansas City, Kan., to discuss public health issues facing the community.
Vivek Murthy listened to community leaders, who shared concerns about access to mental health care, childhood obesity, violence in the community, prescription drug abuse and funding challenges for preventive health care.
"The admiral was very attentive to what the crowd had to say about what we see as issues in the Kansas City-area bistate region,"…
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:47:28 +0000 KAKE TV names new general manager as Dan Wall retires KAKE TV on Thursday confirmed that Dan Wall is retiring and that it has named Brad Moses as new vice president and general manager.
According to his LinkedIn page, Moses was most recently at WFLA TV in Tampa, Fla., serving there as president and general manger.
KAKE, which is a news partner with the WBJ, is expected to have more details on the change later in the day.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:43:53 +0000 EY opens nominations for Entrepreneur of the Year Awards EY is accepting nominations for its annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
"For almost 30 years, we have had the privilege to honor many high-impact individuals through our Entrepreneur of the Year program," Mike Hickenbotham, Central Midwest program director of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year, said in a statement. "These leaders drive high-growth, innovative companies that disrupt industries, create new jobs and give back to their communities."
RELATED: Three KC-area execs win EY Entrepreneur…
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:34:00 +0000 Some ACA plans exclude Children's Mercy Children's Mercy is the region's only pediatric hospital, but several insurance plans on the Affordable Care Act marketplace exclude it from their networks.
That's concerning to administrators at the hospital, who say they worry that consumers will be surprised to find they may have to pay more for services out of pocket.
Bob Finuf, vice president for payor relations at Children's Mercy, said that consumers are selecting plans on their own more frequently than in the past — without the oversight…
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:33:27 +0000 ETA on KC's review of for-hire transportation ordinance: soon Kansas City's review of its for-hire transportation ordinance won't be ready for public assessment by the end of January, as some expected.
Those waiting to see what the city will do to regulate San Francisco-based ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft won't have to wait long, though. Assistant City Manager Rick Usher, who is leading the city's ordinance review, said the city manager's office is finalizing a draft that will be presented to the City Council's Transportation and Infrastructure Committee…