Everyone has had (or fears having) a gut-wrenching, embarrassing moment when you meet someone new. Well, here’s my embarrassing networking story where I "crashed and burned" with -- of all people --a big city Mayor!
Experiences -- good and bad -- are always learning opportunities. To learn more about becoming a confident networker who can advance his or her business/career by knowing the right way to connect with the right people, go to KNOCKOUT NETWORKING. Remember the 50% off discount code (KOFIFTY) expires on May 31, 2018.
As I like to say, "Who knows you, REFERS YOU!"
Until next time, keep moving forward and looking upwards,
Your Career Blacksmith, Colin McClean
Your business cards are important tools that can help or hinder your ability to move your business or career forward. In this brief introduction to the Business Card Hand Off section of the Knockout Networking online course, The Great Kazam I Am (aka Career Blacksmith Colin McClean) shares how not knowing how to use business cards strategically can lead to disaster.
Thankfully, how to avoid business card mishaps and how to use them effectively to achieve your career or business goals is covered in Knockout Networking. In this chapter of the easy-to-follow online course, you learn about:
Until May 31, 2018, get 50% Off Knockout Networking when you use the coupon code “KOFIFTY”. That means right now you'll invest only $48.50 CAD for this career...
Ever wonder why -- despite having a great personality and lots to offer -- you're not making the right career (or even personal) connections, or not finding new business prospects? Have you considered that your introduction may be the culprit? Here's why....
Learn more about making the right connections with Knockout Networking.
Keep moving forward and looking upwards,
Colin, Your Career Blacksmith
This week I'm proud to introduce you to Coach Amar of Determination FitCamp, my very first guest in KeepMovingForward.ca's new STUDIO 2!
5 QUICK TIPS TO SELL YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS
In this excerpt from Knockout Networking, Body Sculpting and Business Coach Amar shares how he helps people turn their “passion to profit”. He provides five easy-to-apply tips to sell yourself more effectively, so you can start achieving your career, business and personal goals faster.
So, who is Coach Amar of Determination FitCamp and FLIP (Financial Livity In Pursuit), and how can he help you succeed? Watch and learn!
In my last blog post, "Sorry Gentlemen, This One is for the Ladies," I promised that my next entry would be directed to the men. So true to my word, This One Is For The Gentlemen (and of course those who care about them!) ... How To Look Your Best For Less! Click the arrow below to watch it now!
Keep moving forward and looking upwards,
Colin McClean, Your Career Blacksmith
Well it's exactly two weeks since International Women's Day but I still have a special gift for the ladies (or anyone who wants to see the women in their lives excel)!
I'm excited to share a brief excerpt of "How To Make A Great First Impression That Will Last". This is a sneak peek into my interview with Ann Marie, the head Esthetician at the award-winning La Peau D'or Beauty and Wellness Spa. The full interview is part of my KNOCKOUT NETWORKING online course that teaches anyone how to make the right connections to grow your career or your business.
In this two-minute snippet Ann Marie explains how a "first impression is a lasting impression," and how you can make this work in your favour at the next networking event or other function you attend.
Take a look; and please comment and hit the arrow at the top of the screen to share if you care.
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Get ready to nix your networking nerves for good with the new "KNOCKOUT NETWORKING" online course!
"80% of career opportunities stem from referrals and networking."
But if you're not networking effectively, how can you benefit from this proven career and business advancement strategy? Well, now you can with my new Knockout Networking online course.
Click the pic below to take a sneak peek at this section's "What's in my Networking Survival kit!"
Knockout Networking will equip you with the information, strategies, tools and techniques you need to feel more confident and be more successful at networking events.
Stop missing out on opportunities to advance your career or business!
The Knockout Networking Online Course will teach you how to :
· Identify Your Circle Of Influence
· Maximize Your Circle Of Influence
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