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Making yourself Memorable as a CII President

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Earlier this year, I was asked to speak at the CII’s Network Conference on the subject of Making yourself Memorable.  This was because the audience was largely made up of incoming presidents who were keen to make their mark during their term. As well as sharing the 7…

Stellar client service?

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How confident are you that if you had a piece of business under attack, the level of service you offer could protect it? How resilient are your client relationships when under pressure? Hopefully you’re pretty confident that you and your…

A question of trust: the business impact of customer service

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Back in July 2013, the Institute of Customer Service released the report entitled “A question of trust: the business impact of customer service in the finance sector”.  It is definitely worth a read – it includes some good news and some…

Actions to take after the networking event

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Without wanting to sound like a drama queen, unless you follow up after the networking event, then everything you’ll have done up to this point, is more or less going to be a waste…

Top Tips for New Business Networking

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Set some goals. Let’s be honest, networking is incredibly time consuming. So to make an event really worthwhile – what specifically will make it worth your precious time and energy?

Reduce your frog kissing. Do as much preparation as possible. Check out the guest list in advance, see who you’d…

Giving a talk at a conference

by Melissa

Picture this: You’re a confident and articulate professional and, owing to your expertise, results and relationship building skills, you’ve been asked to speak at trade conference. You specialise in this industry and everyone in the audience is a decision maker. In terms of a new business opportunity, it simply doesn’t get…

Why those in HR need to network too

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I’m off to give a Make yourself Memorable talk to the Chartered Institute of Personal Development tonight (CIPD) tonight. And as the audience is made up of mostly HR business partners and those who are internal teams rather than independent HR consultants – I thought it may be worth…

10 Top Tips for Networking Know-How

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Networking events can be daunting, particularly if you’re not prepared, so here are some tips to ease the process…

 

  1. Networking is about farming not hunting – it’s a process that takes time because people tend to buy from those they know, like and trust.
  2. Be well prepared – in the questions…

Making the most of your internship

by Melissa

How do you make the experience worthwhile both from a learning and strategic perspective — i.e. landing a full-time offer, securing a great letter of reference or simply making a positive impression on your colleagues to leverage going forward?

Jodi Glickman, author of