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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Fed could taper bond purchases later this month An improving job market is increasing the chances that the Federal Reserve will reduce its bond purchases during the first half of 2014, Bloomberg reports.
However, any cut would be modest because of too-low inflation, says Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard.
“A small taper might recognize labor-market improvement while still providing the committee the opportunity to carefully monitor inflation during the first half of 2014,” says Bullard, a voting member of the committee.…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:18:27 +0000 State natural area to extend days of operation Government Canyon State Natural Area in west Bexar County has announced extended days of operation for the coming holidays and next year.
Rather than opening just on weekends as it has in the past, the state natural area will be open everyday throughout the holiday season from Dec. 20 through Jan. 6, 2014. In addition, the site will be open on holidays throughout the rest of the year.
“Despite statewide budget shortfalls that impacted our agency and resulted in losing employees, Government Canyon…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:05:06 +0000 Ice keeps its grip on Dallas-Fort Worth roadways The worst of the winter storm's icy grip on North Texas has passed, but many roadways in Dallas-Fort Worth remained slick and dangerous Tuesday morning.
Numerous accidents were reported before dawn Tuesday as motorists encountered icy patches on some of the highways in the area.
The National Weather Service office in Fort Worth predicted a high Tuesday of 39 for DFW, with some outlying areas hitting the low 40s. Crews continued to sand and clear overpasses and bridges as sub-freezing temperatures,…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:45:04 +0000 SwRI scientists offering new insights on Mars’ surface climate Southwest Research Institute scientists have published the first radiation measurements from the surface of Mars.
During the first 300 days of the Mars Science Laboratory’s surface mission, the Curiosity unmanned rover collected soil samples and investigated rock structures. During that time, the rover’s onboard Radiation Assessment Detector recorded measurements of the radiation environment on the planet’s surface.
“Our measurements provide crucial information for human missions to Mars,”…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:30:05 +0000 Stampede 66 named one of 33 best new restaurants in U.S. Chef Stephan Pyles' Stampede 66 in Dallas has made the list of "The 33 Best New Restaurants in America," released by the Thrillist website.
The latest restaurant opened by the renowned Pyles, Stampede 66 features "Modern Texas" cuisine that the website said could have failed in the hands of a lesser chef.
"The space is eccentric and a bit kitschy, and the food, playing this 'modern remix of classics' game we see so often nowadays, could flat-out fail in the hands of someone less capable," the website…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:29:18 +0000 John Kirtland's plan to redevelop 2 downtown Dallas historic buildings A Dallas developer is preparing to begin a $40 million redevelopment of two of the city's historic skyscrapers, but there's something standing in the way -- a place to put more than 300 vehicles.
Developer John Kirtland has been working on a plan to build a parking garage beneath the proposed adjacent 3.5-acre park. The project could solve the dearth of parking within the immediate area of the long-vacant Corrigan Tower and the historic Tower Petroleum Building at Elm Street and Pacific Avenue.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:18:03 +0000 Bank of the Ozarks buys Omnibank parent company Bank of the Ozarks Inc. has agreed to buy all of the outstanding shares Bancshares Inc. in Houston for $23 million.
Bancshares operates eight offices in Texas through its Omnibank N.A. subsidiary, which has one office in San Antonio.
As of Sept. 30, 2013, Omnibank had $301 million in total assets, $169 million in loans and $269 million in deposits.
Little Rock, Ark.-based Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) is a bank holding company with $4.71 billion in total assets as of Sept. 30, 2013. The company…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:15:02 +0000 Health Science Center resarchers develop oral application for hepatitis C drug Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have developed an oral application for drugs recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C is one of the most common chronic blood-borne infections in the United States, with more than 3 million people infected.
Drs. Fred Poordad and Eric Lawitz developed an all-oral combination of sofosbuvir and one other drug that can cure hepatitis C in as little as eight weeks with…
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:07:00 +0000 Weatherford, Alamo Colleges secure job-training funds for Eagle Ford Shale Texas Workforce Commission officials have approved a $1.5 million Skills Development Fund grant to Weatherford U.S., L.P. and Alamo Colleges in order to provide job training to 673 oilfield workers.
Alamo Colleges will train field engineers, operators and technicians as well as mechanics and equipment operators. Once their training is completed, these workers will earn an average wage of $17.34.
“These are the in-demand jobs that our area needs to benefit fully from the economic impact of the…