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How Do You End a Conversation?

As the Founder of BNI (the world’s largest referral networking organization), I often get asked about the best way to end a conversation in a networking situation. Candidly, I think the answer is pretty simple.  So, I’ll startthis piece with
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Billions Are Flowing Into The Logistics Industry To Solve Today’s Delivery Issues

Meet LiteLink Technologies (CSE:LLT), Creator of the Most Comprehensive Logistics Solution The Sector Desperately NeedsHidden beneath the booming retail economy that’s seen e-commerce sales double over the last five years is what some call the
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I Want Referrals and I Want Them Now!

So, you want referrals and you want them now?  Well, you can’t have them – unless, you’ve built meaningful relationships with your referral partners first. I’m often asked, “How long does it take for people to receive referrals from their
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Dude, Where are my Wheels? Why Networking Helps – Even in the “Hood”

I recently visited Los Angeles and drove through an area that I grew up around.  I was regaling my wife with a story about a job I had in a pretty tough neighborhood when I was in college.  At the end of the story she said, “you have to
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These extremely good Google Maps features that everyone definitely wanted are finally sort of available

For all of you who've been holding your breath this past month, it's finally time to exhale: On Tuesday, Google rolled out some of the hotly anticipated new Maps features the company announced in May. And by "rolled out," we mean "some people
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3 Things: Advice from 2 business eminences — plus cautionary tales from con men and music prodigies

1. A 19-minute fire hose of advice, insights, and the occasional rantThirty-five years ago, Tom Peters and Bob Waterman published In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies. It was one of the most influential non-fiction
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Four Questions to Ask about Networking Mentors

We don’t teach networking in colleges and universities hardly anywhere in the world — we didn’t when I went to school, and we still don’t today.  I meet so many entrepreneurs who are hungry to learn how to network effectively.  Many things
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The tragedy of the unused commons

“The tragedy of the commons” as you may recall, refers in economics to the overexploitation of shared resources because of unregulated access. The tragedy results from shared resources being depleted or degraded because users pursue their own
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Networking Up! Mingling Above Your Weight Class

We’ve all heard the advice: “you become the people you hang out with.”  This means that you not only need to surround yourself with successful people (however you define success), but that you also need to be continually networking up to raise
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Honesty, integrity, values - not optional

A dejected father confided in his pastor with a problem:  his youngster had been caught cheating on a test at school.  He was crushed, feeling like he had failed as a father, concerned it would saddle the child with a reputation for

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