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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Law school grad sentenced for money laundering scheme An area law school graduate was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for conspiring to launder drug money.
Mendy Read-Forbes of Platte City was sentenced after pleading guilty to conspiracy. She admitted that she began meeting with a "drug dealer" in March 2012. The drug dealer, actually an undercover Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent, said he needed assistance hiding his marijuana profits.
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:09:52 +0000 Wichita State creating center to study technology consumption The Applied Technology Acceleration Institute at Wichita State University will spin out one of its centers to create a stand-alone department.
The yet-to-be named-center will focus on how technology is consumed, not created. Tonya Witherspoon will lead the new department.
The university is working with Social Networking Technology as a partner to provide applied learning opportunities for students.
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:04:49 +0000 Kansas Lottery Commission approves contracts with three Wichita-tied casino applicants The Kansas Lottery Commission on Friday approved contracts for three casino proposals with Wichita ties.
The groups are vying to build a state-owned and operated casino in Kansas’ southeast gaming zone, which includes Cherokee and Crawford counties.
By approving the contracts, the lottery commission determined the applicants met minimum requirements set forth by the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act, a law that created four gaming zones across the state.
Those requirements include local endorsement,…
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:31:54 +0000 Mayor Longwell: 'This community has lost too many jobs' Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell says the city is still feeling the effects of the most recent economic recession — particularly in jobs.
“This community has lost too many jobs,” Longwell told members of the media during a Friday morning briefing at city hall.
Longwell noted the loss of about 20,000 jobs in recent years.
The city’s new mayor says reversing that trend to grow jobs is a top priority. He says transit and public safety also are among the city’s most pressing issues.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:56:54 +0000 These are the busiest airlines at Wichita Eisenhower Airport For the third year in a row, United Airlines tops the list of busiest carriers at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.
While the list is ranked on 2014 passenger counts, the new airport terminal is slated to open in May.
This week’s paper also features the list of residential real estate mortgage lenders, on which Fidelity Bank is ranked No. 1.
Dollar values of first residential mortgages closed last year were down 18 percent from 2013, but that year saw incredibly low interest…
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:49:31 +0000 McCurdy Auction moves into new headquarters McCurdy Auction has completed its move to a new, larger headquarters.
The auction company built a 10,000-square-foot building at 12041 E. 13th St. North, a site that is near 13th and K-96.
The new building is significantly larger than McCurdy’s former headquarters at 510 N. Oliver, a 4,800-square-foot building.
Managing Broker Braden McCurdy says transitioning to the new location started last month. Back-ordered furniture kept the move from being completed sooner, he says.
McCurdy has scheduled…
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:42:20 +0000 Auditor: What's KC getting for those $1 leases A new Kansas City audit that looks into the leasing of city-owned property calls for a policy that ensures organizations receiving below-market rents are providing enough social benefit to justify the subsidies.
The recommendation by City Auditor Douglas Jones comes on the heels of a yearlong controversy involving one such lease: the American Royal Association’s lease of Kemper Arena, the Governor’s Building, the American Royal Building and a parking area in the West Bottoms.
Though the American…
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:27:55 +0000 Top of the List: Savings & loans This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the area's top savings & loands by 2014 year-end assets.
The gallery shows the top five on The List. For the full List, subscribers can take a look at the print edition of the Kansas City Business Journal. The list also includes full address, phone, website, 2014 net income, 2014 total deposits, 2014 total loans, capital source, local office count and top local executives. (Subscribers, view the full Top Area Savings & Loans List online.)