Do You Meet People in Business Networking and Subscribe Them To Your List? Then Read This.

By |2017-05-22T15:13:48-04:00November 17th, 2015|Networking|

Dear Business Person I Just Met, It was lovely to meet you at that business networking (or other) event. When I gave you my business card, though, I was hoping to communicate with you. I did not expect you to subscribe me to your list. I wasn't interested in you communicating at me, but rather in furthering [...]

How and Why Virtual Networking Works

By |2017-05-22T15:15:25-04:00October 10th, 2013|Networking|

Networking...how many ways there are to do it. Today I'm going to make the case for virtual networking, or "virtual coffee," as I've been calling it. The original idea for mass networking over coffee came from my friend Jason Elkins, but because I specialize in turning face-to-face experiences into virtual ones, I turned "coffee" into [...]

Another Networking Challenge – 100 Cups of Coffee in 50 Days

By |2017-05-22T15:20:34-04:00July 18th, 2013|Networking|

A couple of months ago, right before my book, Business in Blue Jeans, came out, I did a networking challenge - 30 cups of coffee in 30 days. It was a huge success! I met a lot of fascinating people, had some great conversations, learned a lot of stuff I didn't know before, and frankly, had [...]

My Networking Challenge Update (30 Virtual Cups of Coffee/Yerba Mate with 30 People in 30 Days)

By |2017-05-22T15:18:14-04:00April 29th, 2013|Health, Networking|

It's been a week and a half since I started my networking challenge, "30 Virtual Cups of Coffee (or Yerba Mate) in 30 Days with 30 People" and I've talked to quite a few people already (and thanks to the good folks at Guayaki, I've been fully-stocked with delicious bottles of yerba mate for the [...]

A REAL Business Networking Challenge: 30 Cups of Coffee (or Yerba Mate) in 30 Days

By |2017-05-22T15:18:31-04:00April 15th, 2013|Business, Networking|

After writing my recent post about how people do networking so, so, so terribly badly, I realized that for the last year, I've been caught up in a whirlwind of one project after another. First it was the "Break a Record with Susan" event. And granted, because of that event, I broke a Guinness World [...]

Business Networking: 7 Warning Signs You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

By |2017-05-22T15:18:39-04:00April 2nd, 2013|Business, Networking|

Most of my client work, even with my corporate clients, happens on the phone. I rarely go out for work—for my personal life, sure, but not for work— and I can't remember the last time I went to a business networking event. Why? Three reasons: Most of the people I network with are scattered globally. [...]

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