The Art Of The Follow-Up: 5 Tips That Will Help You Improve Today

To flip a common phrase on its head, following up isn't a science, it's art. It'd be nice if there was a reliable systematic method that you could follow or a mathematical formula that you could plug all of the available information into to determine the best course of action, but there isn't. Each case…
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Ramping Up Business As Summer Turns To Fall

In the business community, the transition from summer to fall brings with it the challenges of an accelerated schedule, and quickening the pace after months of adjusting to a slower time-scale isn't easy. Today, let BNIGTA help guide you through that transition with our top tips for ramping things back up at your business after…
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Networking Groups You May Have Missed

When you ask someone where and how they grow their networks, most respond with LinkedIn. Many Millenials and other younger people might mention Instagram or Snapchat. There is nothing wrong with any of those sources, but I would like to suggest two additional places where you might find new people to join your networks -…
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Six Tools To Help Manage Your Business

We are increasingly time-constrained, and the idea of work-life balance just does not apply anymore. Inbox Zero is a great goal but rarely achieved. How can we keep it together and still move our business forward? While there is no shortage of tools available to entrepreneurs and business owners, here is just a sampling of…
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Cool Down This Summer By Making It Rain Referrals

In a recent blog post, we took an in-depth look at some of the differences between networking over the summer vs. networking during the rest of the year. Networking over the summer is a different animal, and we can say the same about generating referrals. Pushing through the summer lull to translate your excellent service…
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Gearing Up For Summer Networking Opportunities

If you know the first thing about networking, it’s a year-round and round-the-clock undertaking. If you want to be an efficient, effective networker, you always need to be “on.” That networking takes place all year doesn’t mean, however, that networking is the same throughout the year. Different seasons beget different opportunities. Spending an evening with…
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Top 20 Networking Articles From The Last Year

Whether you are looking for a job, to grow your business, or expand your network, we can always be refining our networking skills. Some of us are introverts and find it hard to put ourselves out there. Others are uncertain about where to start, and some just need to clear up so bad networking habits.…
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