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?
My Pinnacle Network - Westborough, Tuesday, August 1, from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m at Digital Federal Credit Union, 18 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA 01581. My Pinnacle Network - Mansfield, Wednesday, August 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 20 Cabot Blvd., Suite 300, Mansfield, MA 02048. My Pinnacle Network - Marshfield, Thursday, August 3, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 165 Enterprise Drive, Marshfield, MA 02050 My Pinnacle Network - Needham/Newton, Thursday, August 10, 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. at … [Read more...] about August 2017 meetings
As previously announced, the Networking Ninja Awards will be given out on Tuesday, March 21 at a networking event at the Cask & Flagon at 804 Plain Street in Marshfield. The event, which will be part of the South Shore Networking Professionals Group's monthly networking event, will run from 5:30 to 7:30. Admission is $10 and you can register online or at the door. Awards will be given out for: Best Connector (helping bring people together); Most Ubiquitous (appears to be at every … [Read more...] about Networking Ninja Awards on March 21
The third annual My Pinnacle Network Networking Ninja Awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, March 21 at 5:30 at the Cask and Flagon, 804 Plain Street, Marshfield. The ceremony will be held as part of the South Shore Networking group's monthly gathering. Admission to the event is $10, which can be paid at the door. It will include light refreshments and appetizers. Click here to vote for this year's Networking Ninja awards. … [Read more...] about Networking Ninja awards ceremony to be held on March 21