It’s not just about who you know, but how you get to know them.
Most business owners know it can be difficult to meet top line potential clients. It usually needs to be in the right setting. Think of where you were you when you met some of your best clients. It may have been a business dinner event, a networking event, or a referral
Your business relationships that grow to be solid and long standing start with meeting the right people. Then it must be fostered in the proper setting. If you do not have the opportunity to connect and build rapport with that potential big client, the rest of the process is bumpy.
So, business owners need a good way to meet those ‘A’ list clients, and they also need a forum to have a good discussion to start the relationship correctly. You want to be on equal footing to shine thru as an advisor.
How are your relationships? Business? Personal? Family? Friendships? Romantic? Yourself? Any issues? Any recurring patterns? The first reaction is to blame it on the other party. It's easier to see the faults in others than in ourselves. Though relationships take two to tango. We must have had something to do with it. They say most of our problems are of our own making. So how do we honestly look at our part in our relationships and take responsibility for them so we can change and improve all of our relationships?
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First tip is to create a great script, A well written script is the key to a successful video. It’s the foundation upon which everything else is built. Wether the script is written professionally or in house, do not just write it and rush out to produce it. Take your time with it, show co-workers and subordinates and get their input. It helps to define what really matters for your business and think of how best to convey that one thing throughout the theme of your script. Here are some typical example questions:
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The famous saying by Edmund Burke is that those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. Well, the same goes for our personal history. If we don't know our personal history, we are destined to repeat it. And if our history has issues like most of us, we're going to cause our own future issues. We all need to recover from something. We can recover from our past and change our future by facing our history. Maya Angelou said that history, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. So how do you face your history to not repeat it?
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The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. Actually, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia declaring the United States independent from Great Britain. After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a Committee of Five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated revising the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4th.