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Be Specific About Your Lead

Just about the most confusing and ineffective communication a member can offer to generate business is to ask for a huge, broad, myriad of leads without being specific as to what they really need. “I need to find any person who has money, or anyone who owns property!” Members in the group can supply you…

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Stay Seated and Quiet

The importance of sharing you life story to the group when it’s your turn to speak is not unlike teaching the value of receiving a salary to an employee. The currency we use in our network is trust, and a genuine caring about a person’s success. This is created in getting to know all about…

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Be Genuine. Be Personal.

Today’s tip has to do with a simple suggestion that could help get the results from the group you want. It has to do with presenting yourself as the person you are, not who you think the group would want to see. Being genuine to who you are helps build trust and personal knowledge faster…

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People Change – Stay Updated

There seems to be lots of reasons to network, and more importantly, keep networking. The process should never really stop. The need continues even though you may know every member in your networking group and could have even become good friends, outside of business, with many in your network. Ongoing repeat reminders as to whom…

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Two Concepts to Know

Most business owners network today. We were the first B To B group in Austin, and therefore the oldest. I have learned that to produce the most return out of your time and money invested in your Networking efforts, two important elements need to be in place. 1) An environment created that is conducive to…

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What to do if there is a Hail Storm?

There was a small Hail Storm two years ago that blew threw the hard luck county of Bastrop.  I was asked to inspect the roof of a home in a unique golf course community called Tahitian Village.  After a brief conversation with the homeowner, I jumped (I actually used a ladder, but like to pretend I…

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Black and White Interiors answers… What’s your style?

In today’s homes, we are seeing an array of designs that bring to life peoples individual styles; much more organic and eclectic than ever before. The days of each piece matching, from the end and cocktail tables to the pillows and window treatments made from the same fabrics, these are mostly a thing of the…

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How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

Buying a new roof, wether it is from an insurance claim or because your roof has just gotten worn out, is an expensive and laborious task. The traditional idea is to get 3 bids from roofing contractors and then take the cheapest bid. I read recently that 87% of all complaints on BBB come from…

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Why Promotional Products?

My name is Allan Chase and I have never written a blog before but here goes… I am in the promotional products business. This is a business where I have my client’s imprint (brand, logo, message) printed on a useful item such as a pen, koozie, coffee mug, flashlight, etc.. There are millions of items…

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Assessment Basics

MaxImize has been providing assessments to clients for over 25 years and the longer I have my business, the more I have understood that no single assessment can give a complete picture. We currently use a minimum of three statistically different assessments to get a broader view of the individual. With a management position it…

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