Tag - networking

Business Storytelling

3 Areas Business Storytelling Can Level Up Your Game

Robert Kennedy III is all about business storytelling. He thinks all business owners should be, too. He tells Ramon Ray why. In a conversation with Ramon, Robert says that business storytelling should be at the heart of the identity of a business. He also explains how it can improve three key areas that drive a...

SMBs

Can SMBs and ‘Big Business’ Be The Perfect Business Partners?

Connecting Small Business Vendors with the Fortune 1000 Could Re-Channel Global B2B Sales With Valentine’s Day spotlighting personal relationships last month, this time of year can also be the right time to focus on cultivating better business relationships. For big corporations and small businesses, that often means building connections with other companies that look a lot...

4 Ways To Maximize Event Networking: My Time At the Ascent Tech Conference

There’s a new tech conference in town, and its name is Ascent -- “The Only Tech Conference By Startups For Startups.” It took place on October 3rd and 4th here in NYC, and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend on the first day. I was curious to check this one out,...

Small Business Expo Founder Shares His Tips on Networking

I had a chance to sit down with Zachary Lezberg, owner and producer of Small Business Expo, the largest business to business trade show and conference for small business owners, entrepreneurs and startups. Under Zach's direction, Small Business Expo has been named one of the fastest growing privately held businesses by Inc 5000, multiple years....

Smart Hustle Conference Welcomes Laura Allen, The Pitch Girl – How To Give a 15 Second Pitch

Everyday we are selling ideas. Sometimes we don't know it. One of the most challenging things for every business owner to do is to pitch themselves, or introduce themselves to a completely stranger. When you're at a networking event, how do you convey who you are, what you do and most important HOW YOU...

Be Persistent But Not a Pest Says Millennial Entrepreneur Isaiah Joyner of Reserv

Being young (and black) can be a challenge for Isaiah Joyner of boutique concierge company, Reserv. But through the power of networking, confidence and daily affirmation he's growing his business. I had a discussion with Isaiah about the power of networking and some of the many gems, listen to our interview below, include, "be persistent,...

Are You Investing Enough In Your Business?

Are you investing enough in YOURSELF? If you are investing in yourself, educating yourself, ensuring you're healthy and giving to others, that's the fist way to invest in your business. By investing in yourself. Be sure to attend great events, be a member of networking groups (Adrian's Network and Shankminds are two of my favorite groups) Check out our full...

Ivanka Trump Took A Selfie With Ramon Because of His 8 Tips on Power Networking.

Last week I was in Hyderabad, India attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with Ivanka Trump and President Modi of India. We all like to get our selfies with celebrities. Whether getting a photo with a celebrity or networking with your local business owner, there are some key strategies to successful networking. Check out my full set...