It’s time again for My Pinnacle Network’s 6th annual Networking Ninja Awards. Please vote for your favorite networker by clicking here. Here are the available categories: Best Connector (helping bring people together) • Most Ubiquitous (appears to be at every networking event) • Most Altruistic (does most for others) • Brightest Beacon (adds energy to networking events) • Rookie of the Year (new member to a My Pinnacle Group) • Lifetime Achievement (an appreciation award for … [Read more...] about 2020 Networking Ninja Awards
What is your New Year’s business resolution? Are you thinking about and doing the right things to make your business the most successful it can be? A complimentary workshop entitled “Think, act and grow rich. Entrepreneur hacks” is set for Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 6:00-7:30PM at the Mansfield Bio Incubator, 241 Francis Avenue, Mansfield, MA. The workshop will explore four strategies for thinking critically about your business to help it to grow and thrive. • What is your next best … [Read more...] about Think, act and grow rich. Mansfield, MA-based seminar shares entrepreneur hacks.
My Pinnacle Network recently announced a full slate of business-to-business networking meetings for December. My Pinnacle Network meetings are as follows: My Pinnacle Network - Westborough, Tuesday, December 3, from 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m at Digital Federal Credit Union, 18 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA 01581. My Pinnacle Network - Mansfield, Wednesday, December 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Mansfield BioIncubator, 241 Francis Avenue, Mansfield, MA 02048. My Pinnacle Network - … [Read more...] about My Pinnacle Network announces December 2019 schedule of B2B networking meetings.
It’s not an unusual problem to have. Even though remembering names can be a great advantage in networking. So, what do you? You may want to try this technique. First, introduce yourself to the person at the networking event. Instead of asking what they do or another mundane conversation starter, ask them to name something they like that’s starts with the first letter of their first name. That’s right. Ask them to name something they like that starts with the first letter of their first … [Read more...] about Can’t remember names?
It does happen. People get sick. Cars break down. Kids miss buses. The people close to us, for any number of reasons, need us. Yet how you act after a missing a meeting can make just as big of an impression on your fellow members. Huh? That’s right. Even a missed meeting can be an opportunity. Here’s a couple of ways. Double or triple up on your one-on-ones for that month. If you think about it, missing a meeting is like missing 12-20 mini one-on-ones where you have the chance to learn … [Read more...] about Did you miss a meeting?
Scheduled for April 11, 11:45 AM - 1 PM Tips and techniques that can help any business get more effective use out of QuickBooks. Some topics: Features of the different versions of QuickBooks, both desktop and online Common add-ons and utilities Various usage tips Various industry-specific techniques Fo full details - See - https://www.facebook.com/events/1613090472137801/ Ed Jaworski, SMB Partners, LLC, (508) 553-9141 office, (508) 641-1277 mobile … [Read more...] about I Didn’t Know QuickBooks Could Do That!
Take a look at the calendar. One week from Wednesday begins Movember, an international fundraiser for men's health issues. Team My Pinnacle Network will once again be looking to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate and testicular cancer, mental health and suicide. Right now, that team consists of yours truly, Joe D’Eramo. But like Italian dinner tables and donuts, there’s always room for more. What’s involved? Simply go to this link and register. Part of the … [Read more...] about My Pinnacle Network fields a Movember team
To clarify, let's say you're at a networking event. You meet somebody. After you both tell each other a little about what it is you do, you then find yourself in the spin cycle of them telling you why you need their product or service. So, do you like being sold? Another example. It's a day after the networking meeting you get a call from a guest you spoke to for a minute or two after the session. They want to set up an appointment to discuss your (fill in the blank) needs. Whether it's a … [Read more...] about Do you like being sold?
We typically use this e-newsletter to offer networking tips. My Pinnacle Network is but one small group compared to an even larger group—American residents. A good number of those folks in that network—specifically those in Florida and Texas—have been or are in the process of being pummeled by a hurricane. It’s difficult to discuss networking advice when you know so many people in our greater network are hurting. You can help by donating to causes that offer relief in the form of food, … [Read more...] about How you can help hurricane victims
It varies from business to business. You don’t want to embarrass your client by asking and potentially burn a bridge. After all, there could be a very reasonable explanation as to why you haven’t been paid At the same time, there might not be. You’ve done the work, provided a service and now time has gone by and still no payment. And they have stopped returning calls and e-mails. What now? Carmella Beroth of Debt Management, Inc. will be speaking at the next My Pinnacle Network-Bourne … [Read more...] about How long do you wait for a client who’s late in paying?