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.
Fate of streetcar's second phase is yet to be decided The fate of the second phase of the Kansas City streetcar project will hang in limbo after proceedings on the creation of a new taxing district to finance the project ended without a resolution on Tuesday.
On Tuesday afternoon, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Marco Roldan ordered the proceedings to continue at 9 a.m. April 24 and at 1:30 p.m. April 25 if needed.
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Wichita Business Journal reporter Josh Heck was there, inside Devlin Hall, the 25-year-old building that houses WSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship.
The Storify below shows the tweets Josh sent back from the event.
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The company has leased space at 2211 South Edwards and is remodeling prior to the opening.
Greg Featherstone, distribution center manager, says the facility will initially employ four people, but plans are for that number to grow.
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While U.S. regulators would likely thwart that deal, analysts at New Street Research LLP contend their merger aversion would still inevitably lead to only three major U.S. carriers.
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:42:00 +0000 Startup Weekend returns to Wichita next month Startup Weekend, the build-a-business-in-54-hours event, is returning to Wichita May 30 through June 1.
This is the third time Wichita has hosted a Startup Weekend. At the two events held last year, developers, designers, business experts and others gathered to create business concepts ranging from a service that delivers the groceries needed for new recipes to a platform that helps drivers arrange to have their oil changed while they’re at work.
While most of the businesses hatched at past Startup…
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:39:00 +0000 U.S. Bank's annual meeting celebrates growth in KC For the first time, Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank held its annual shareholders meeting in Kansas City, a sign of the region’s growing importance to the fifth-largest bank in America.
In the past six years, while many other banks were retrenching, U.S. Bank set out on an expansion plan in the Kansas City area. The 151-year-old bank spent more than $250 million in the region. It built a data center and a customer service center. It expanded its branch network from 41 to 57, giving it the area's largest…
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:32:00 +0000 Terracon picks up Northern California engineering firm Terracon Consultants Inc. is expanding its national footprint with the acquisition of an engineering firm in northern California.
On Monday, the Olathe engineering firm announced its acquisition of Neil O. Anderson and Associates Inc., which is based in Lodi, Calif. A release from Terracon said the California firm specializes in geotechnical, environmental and materials testing engineering.
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The acquisition will…
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:16:00 +0000 Gulfstream confirms 60-jet order in China Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. on Tuesday said it has inked one of its largest-ever deals, announcing a 60-aircraft order from China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing Co.
According to a report form Reuters, the deal covers aircraft ranging from the Gulfstream G280 to its G650.
The order highlights the popularity of such larger business jets in China, where Gulfstream and Bombardier — thanks mainly to its Global and Challenger aircraft — lead in terms of market share.
But it isn’t stopping…