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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What a drag: Low oil prices continue to slow Texas job growth Bottom-of-the-barrel oil prices continued to drag down Texas’ job growth in February as the state added 7,100 jobs — the smallest monthly job gain since October 2011.
February was the second straight month of slower growth, according to data released March 27 by the Texas Workforce Commission.
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent, down from 4.4 percent in January 2015. At the city level, unemployment rates are not adjusted for seasonal factors. The Houston…
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:05:08 +0000 Inner-Loop homes planned near bayous Despite the oil slump and slowing housing market, two local homebuilders recently announced plans for new projects.
Houston-based Al Ross Luxury Homes, which had focused on luxury single-family homes in River Oaks, will build its first multifamily project half a mile south of Buffalo Bayou, according to reports.
The Monroe at Bayou Park will be an all-concrete, six-story condominium project at 1034 Rochow St., according to RealtyNewsReport.com. Masa Studio's Mark Atkins designed the building, which…
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:10:20 +0000 Compassionate care bills move through Senate, House committees Two bills intended to extend availability of experimental drugs to terminally ill patients have been introduced in both House and Senate committees this session.
These so-called compassionate care bills are intended to honor the memory of the late Andi Sloan, an attorney with the Texas Advocacy Project who died after a seven-year battle with ovarian cancer. Sloan and her Andi’s Army fought for access to a drug on the shelves used to treat other cancers but not ovarian cancer.
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:40:06 +0000 New survey shows what energy pros are thinking as oil prices tumble A whopping 89 percent of oil and gas professionals say they don’t expect commodity prices to bounce back in 2015, according to a survey conducted by Capital One.
The survey gives a glimpse into what energy pros were thinking at the North American Petroleum Expo in Houston in February. The bank surveyed 107 people.
Pressure on oil and natural gas prices was cited as the biggest concern for 73 percent of respondents. That’s 50 points higher than a year ago, when crude oil was well over $100 a…
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:00:05 +0000 Boston Globe: Liberty Mutual identifies Plano as one of six U.S. call center sites The speculation of Liberty Mutual's expansion in Dallas-Fort Worth could be over as the Boston Globe reports that Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance plans to put one of its six national call centers in Plano.
This could be the first official confirmation of rumors that have been circulating in the North Texas real estate community.
Word on the street: Liberty Mutual plans to lease, or own, a nearly million-square-foot service center in a campus-like setting in a project that could bring 4,000…
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:00:35 +0000 Shareholders approve $35 billion energy megadeal More than 98 percent of voting shareholders from both companies easily approved the $34.6 billion megadeal for Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) to acquire Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) at special meetings on March 27.
The combination of the two Houston-based oilfield services giants is not expected to close until "late in the second half" of the year after going through the federal regulatory process and the sales of some business units and assets by both companies, according to Halliburton Chairman…
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:50:39 +0000 Mexico signs second pipeline deal to import Eagle Ford natural gas Mexico's national oil company PEMEX has signed a deal with U.S.-based investment firms BlackRock and First Reserve to begin the second phase of a pipeline that will bring natural gas from the Eagle Ford shale to cities hundreds of miles south of the border.
PEMEX CEO Emilio Lozoya-Austin signed the deal with representatives from both companies in Mexico City on Thursday.
Under the 25-year deal, BlackRock is investing $4.6 billion and First Reserve is investing $30 million in the Los Ramones II…
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:28:26 +0000 Texas Bank and Trust Co. will acquire Richardson-based Vision Bank-Texas Texas Bank and Trust Company announced that it will acquire Vision Bank-Texas, a Richardson-based independent community bank.
The acquisition gives TB&T a second Dallas-Fort Worth location, the other one being in Frisco. In all, the Longview-based bank has 20 locations primarily along Interstate 20 in Northeast Texas.
“The acquisition of Vision Bank-Texas speaks directly to our strategic plan for growth and operational scope within this market,” Rogers Pope, Jr., vice chairman and CEO of TB&T.…
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:44:49 +0000 Tesoro workers returning to their jobs following seven-week strike After spending more than seven weeks on strike, workers are returning to their jobs at three facilities owned by San Antonio-based Tesoro Corp.
The strike at the three Tesoro (NYSE: TSO) facilities was part of a nationwide strike that started on Feb. 1 and ballooned to include some 7,000 workers from 15 facilities in seven states.
The United Steelworkers announced on Wednesday, March 25 that local union members at the three refineries voted to ratify their new labor agreements.
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