Category Archive for: Beginning Tips

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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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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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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Networking Austin Tip #6

Giving each other leads is the bottom line in ours or any networking group. We all want that kind of activity. We need more business. I believe that in a system developed and operated on the principals that we use, our lead generation is optimum both in quality and quantity. One way to help insure…

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A Blog!

So easy to get a topic off of other peoples blogs. The ideas seem to just flow from them. Anyway, here it goes… Volume. This seems to be the mainstay idea of some other networks. How many people can I touch how often? Hundreds, thousands (that was mentioned!) and how effectively can I stay in…

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3 Essential Networking Tips for Shy Professionals

It’s no secret that networking can require amount of confidence. Sometimes, the hardest part is just getting yourself out there and initiating the conversation. If you tend to be shy by nature, however, doing so can prove even more difficult. Being shy doesn’t have to inhibit your ability to network with others, though, and it…

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Are You Ready To Network? 3 Tips for Networking Novices

What gives networking experts the advantage?  Are they born with an extroverted personality and a love for talking business? Do they prepare for every forum they attend, or do they naturally enjoy meeting new people in new places? Yes, networking events are designed for enjoyment, but when social savants attend meetings, they stand out because…

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Networking is not automatic

Networking is not automatic. Attending meetings is essential to the success of any networking group, but if that’s all you do, business may never come your way. Being present is essential, and with a little additional effort, the better and faster you will enjoy the results you want. Give to the group by bringing guests.…

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Volume

So easy to get a topic off of other peoples blogs. The ideas seem to just flow from them. Anyway, here it goes… Volume. This seems to be the mainstay idea of some other networks. How many people can I touch how often? Hundreds, thousands (that was mentioned!) and how effectively can I stay in…

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