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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Week in Review: Restaurant shootout, data center secrets and what makes El Pollo Loco? Last week started off with a bang. Hundreds of them, actually, as news broke in Waco of a shootout at a Twin Peaks franchised restaurant involving hundreds of bikers who had gathered there for a meeting of clubs. By the time the melee ended, nine men were dead and 18 were injured. Once the smoke cleared, Addison-based Front Burner Restaurants, which owns the Twin Peaks chain, had revoked the restaurant owners' franchise and went on a PR campaign to limit the damage to their brand.
Also last week,…
Sun, 24 May 2015 12:00:07 +0000 Business reaction mixed to proposed Texas open carry gun regulation Late Friday evening, the Senate passed the open carry bill sending it to the House for a final vote before the legislative session ends June 1.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick had hailed the expected passage of open carry of firearms in Texas as one of his chief accomplishments this legislative session.
“The issue of open carry will finally be passed and Texas will join the large majority of states who allow open carry,” Patrick said in a statement Friday. “I am proud of the fact the legislature is…
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The Senate vote was 19-12. The Dallas Morning News reports that the debate focused on a proposed amendment to prevent police officers from stopping someone who is openly carrying a weapon to see if they have the proper license.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said he is confident lawmakers in the House will…
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The city also expects organized protestors to be on-site.
The news comes just days after Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 40 into law, a controversial bill that prohibits cities from enacting fracking bans. The bill erases the Denton…
Fri, 22 May 2015 22:41:39 +0000 Hemisfair lands former SeaWorld executive who helped open San Antonio theme park Geoffrey Baldwin, part of the leadership group that moved to San Antonio more than a quarter-century ago to open a new SeaWorld park, said one of the places he would take prospective recruits was to the Tower of the Americas, the most iconic legacy of Hemisfair ’68. So it’s only fitting that Baldwin is now moving to Hemisfair to help oversee a major transformation of the former World’s Fair site.
Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corp., the organization tasked with overseeing the transformation…
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:48:19 +0000 Residents allowed to go home to check for damage following Encana natural gas leak Karnes County residents who were evacuated when natural gas began leaking from an Encana Corp. oil drilling site just east of Karnes City in the Eagle Ford were allowed to return home to check for damage, according to local law enforcement.
Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva in Karnes County told the San Antonio Business Journal that there are no signs of deaths among livestock or wildlife. However, 3 miles of FM 792 will need to be redone due to damage from oil on the roadway.
Villanueva said it's the…
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It’s not any company, it’s THE company
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:41:33 +0000 Houston Symphony receives largest gift in nearly a decade A local philanthropist and socialite has gifted the Houston Symphony the largest single contribution the nonprofit arts organization has received from an individual in nearly a decade.
Margaret Alkek Williams has committed $5 million to the institution. The gift will create an endowed chair for the organization's executive director and CEO, Mark Hanson.
"It is vital that our flagship arts organizations have the operational and endowment support they need to prosper and grow,” Alkek Williams said…
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:12:07 +0000 Texas lawmaker loses bid to derail high-speed Houston-Dallas rail project Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, came close to derailing public funding of a proposed high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas but his rider attached to the budget bill was stripped out during negotiations.
The Texas Central Railway has been in the crosshairs of conservatives since early in the session, often around its proposed route. Opponents, including No Central Texas Railway, have listed the seizure of private land, sound and noise concerns and drops in property values along the…