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The Chamber Accelerator Mentorship Program (CAMP) is a mentorship-based program designed to help established SME’s in non-tech industries set and achieve new goals and accelerate their businesses. With the guidance of 9 experienced and reputable mentors, up to 7 local businesses will develop milestone-driven action plans for their specific needs and challenges, and meet with […]
The majority of entrepreneurs and business readily admit that they don’t follow up. In fact, surveys have confirmed up to 90% of people don’t follow up after a networking interaction. Yet, without following up, the spark created by the conversation will wither and die. There are three key components to a pro-active approach in following up […]
You were created to achieve. It’s in your DNA. You are destined to succeed. The only thing that can get in the way of this outcome is you. No matter how passionate, disciplined or competent you are, there are roadblocks that appear. Here are five of the most common and what you can do to […]
The 2017 Business Expo, brought to you by The Greater KW, Cambridge, and Guelph Chambers of Commerce. This is a great opportunity to connect with local businesses from the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph business community! Admission is FREE for the general public! Local restaurants and caterers will be providing samples of their delicious specialties and you will […]
http://www.networkingforresults.com/blogger/?p=508 Events offer many conversational opportunities. It’s easy and comfortable to chat with colleagues and friends but, sometimes, you end up in an interaction with someone new. These conversations can hit speed bumps that can have an adverse effect .
In spite of some overexposure in the business press, strategic planning still seems like an obscure concept to many entrepreneurs. Beyond the hype, however, strategic planning can bring real value to an organization that takes the process seriously. What is strategic planning? Simply put, strategic planning determines exactly where your organization is going over the […]
In this article, Tony Zambito discusses three major forces shaping the future of B2B Marketing. It is another installment in our “Great Articles You may have missed” series.
As a small business owner, it’s essential to recognize that, even in today’s wired economy, there is a simple solution that delivers all the elements of a successful small business marketing strategy. I said simple, not easy. This secret strategy, simplistic as it sounds, is rooted in the most basic of business axioms: the majority […]
You’ve been invited to an event. It will include a number of friends and colleagues, along with their spouses. As well, you know there will be professionals from the business community, some of whom could well be prospects for your services. We have all had occasion to attend a social function. As a business owner, […]
May 16, 2017 9:40 am mjhughes building relationships, Building trust, Business-building, Job or career search, Networking as a marketing strategy, Networking for sales success, networking in your association Technology, the economic downturn and shifting social attitudes have all impacted networking in the last few years. Some have even surmised that face-to-face networking is declining in […]