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Jun
19
Tue
6:30 pm Shelby Area Business Association... @ Hamlin Pub
Shelby Area Business Association... @ Hamlin Pub
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This networking opportunity happens at the same time, same place each month to keep things simple. Visit the website for details.
Jun
20
Wed
11:30 am Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Jun 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come out for networking every Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Details here.
Jun
21
Thu
7:00 am BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
Jun 21 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join BEN for morning networking every Thursday in Birmingham. More info here.
12:00 pm Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow your business by reaching other business owners that do business around Novi. Bring your business cards and arrive 15-20 minutes early for extra networking time. Register online.
Jun
27
Wed
11:30 am Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come out for networking every Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Details here.
Jun
28
Thu
7:00 am BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
Jun 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join BEN for morning networking every Thursday in Birmingham. More info here.
12:00 pm Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow your business by reaching other business owners that do business around Novi. Bring your business cards and arrive 15-20 minutes early for extra networking time. Register online.

Business Networking

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How to Network When You’ve Done It All

2016-05-25T22:26:53+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

Networking. As a small business owner, you’ve probably done it a few hundred times by now. And, at this point, you could do it in your sleep. But that’s the problem: networking has become like following the same script over and over. Not to fear, however. There are innovative ways to network you may not have [...]

How Not to Embarrass Yourself at Holiday Networking Events

2016-01-10T21:57:56+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

So the time has come (again) for holiday networking, and whether you’ve been invited to specific end-of-the-year networking events or simply holiday parties at which you network, you might be thinking one of three things: Great! This is a huge opportunity for me to make new contacts and position myself well for the New Year. God, [...]

The Piss Poor Handshake

2016-01-10T22:03:04+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

So you already know that first impressions mean a little something something in the world of business. In the first few minutes of meeting you, people size you up, determining—sometimes even without realizing they’re doing it—whether you are the type of person they want to get to know or do business with. Your clothes, your smile, [...]

Man! I’m Busier Than a One-Legged Cat in a Sandbox Trying to Cover up His Poop.

2016-01-10T22:09:54+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

Ever feel like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew? Not only do you need to run and market your business, but you also have to keep up with industry knowledge and ever-changing technology. And as if that’s not enough, you have to stay on top of industry standards too. All of this, on top [...]

Lazy Leadership Is a Lot Like Country and Rap. Basically, It’s Just Crap!

2016-01-10T22:10:24+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

Lazy leadership is a lot like country mixed with rap. Basically, it’s just crap! Everyone hates those meetings that go on so long you’re fighting a nap yet don’t really accomplish much of anything. If you’re the one leading the meeting, do it like a boss. Prepare an agenda that maps out exactly what the meeting [...]

I’m Not Bringing Home the Bacon, I’m Actually Slicing It up Right Here

2016-01-10T22:10:57+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

According to Forbes, about 20 percent of Americans work from home these days. It’s not a new thing or even an odd one, yet as a business person you can expect to get expressions of shock when you announce it. You might even get the side eye here or there. Don’t let it get to you. [...]

Count Your Pennies–The Dollars Will Take Care of Themselves

2016-01-10T22:11:31+00:00 August 6th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

We all know we’re supposed to network. It’s good for your business (and not too shabby for those times you need support). But like most things that are good for you, it can be a little hard to choke down when we start talking about dollars and cents. Yes, most networking events cost money, and getting [...]

It’s Like A Tick On A Dog!

2016-01-10T22:12:06+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Business Inspiration, Business Networking|

You’ve heard that old saying–the one about how you are what you eat? If you’re on a steady diet of donuts and potato chips, you can expect to be not only out of shape but also headed for a mountain of hospital bills (and that’s if you’re lucky enough to make it to the hospital). Well, [...]

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