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.
Looking for a taste of local wine? Check out area vineyards Ready to take a daytrip? Several area wineries have tasting rooms, and the growers say the best way to learn about local wine is to try it out.
Below is a list of wineries that have tasting rooms, with the capacity if they provided the information.
The wineries can also be found on the adjacent map.
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Amigoni Urban Winery, 150 people Arcadian Moon Vineyards…
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:07:39 +0000 KC agency ranks 50 most popular global brands Kansas City-based Infegy analyzed billions of online conversations and more than 800 brands in 2014 to uncover the world's 50 most popular brands. Its list, released this month, provides key takeaways for businesses.
Infegy has released the list annually since 2012, and it reveals just how fickle consumers can be, said Rion Martin, marketing director at Infegy, which provides social media intelligence technology for marketing and research professionals.
"One year a brand can be on the lips of everybody,…
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:03:42 +0000 Area vineyards offer tips to budding someliers The List of Top Area Wineries may look more full than last year's — we expanded the survey to include wineries that are outside our usual coverage area.
We figure that someone looking to visit a winery would be interested in a daytrip. Not to mention that it's hard to start a winery in the urban core.
We asked local wineries to talk to us about their craft, and they did.
And it turns out the best way to learn more about wine is to drink lots of wine (varieties).
Getting a taste
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:50:56 +0000 Jack Pelton: New pilot regs could be a shot in the arm for aviation New legislation regarding pilots has been introduced in both houses of Congress that aviation advocate Jack Pelton says could be a big boost for the industry as a whole.
Dubbed the "Pilot's Bill of Rights II," the legislation most importantly includes an expansion of the Federal Aviation Administration's current third-class medical requirements for sport pilots and other general aviation pilots within certain designations, meaning they would no longer have to carry the medical certificates.
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:35:46 +0000 Children's Mercy Valentine's Day special: a heart transplant "This has been a vision of the institution's for a long time. It is the piece that we were missing as part of our comprehensive care for kids with congenital heart disease," said Dr. James O'Brien, director of cardiovascular surgery at Children's Mercy in Kansas City and co-director of the Ward Family Heart Center.
The day before Valentine's Day, that missing piece was finally filled when the Ward Family Heart Center performed its first pediatric heart transplant, making it the first institution…
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:29:17 +0000 My Favorite Building: First Presbyterian Church ‘lifts one upward’ Note: This is part of a monthly WBJ series that features Wichita architects' favorite local buildings. This month, Jeff Van Sickle, CEO at GLMV Architecture, discusses First Presbyterian Church in downtown Wichita.
Standing on Broadway in downtown Wichita, it's clear that First Presbyterian Church has a beautiful building. The church, built in 1910, is a striking example of Gothic Revival architecture, with its lantern tower, steep roofs and spires, says Jeff Van Sickle, CEO at GLMV Architecture…
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:21:51 +0000 Bombardier’s CS300 makes first flight Bombardier on Friday got its CSeries CS300 commercial aircraft in the air for the first time.
The first flight had originally been slated for Thursday, but the company had to delay the event because of weather.
The CS300 is the larger variant in Bombardier's new CSeries line, which represents its attempt to break into the single-aisle commercial market dominated by Boeing and Airbus.
The CS100 version has already amassed more than 1,000 hours of flight testing, with much of that coming out of…