5 Top Business Development Articles | Week of March 31, 2014

Top Picks in Business Development, Networking and Social Media for Professional Services

Each week I find great articles and resources online and with the help of my awesome social media friends. Here are my top picks of the week. Enjoy them and please share with friends and colleagues if you do!

5 Top Business Development, Networking & Social Media Articles

Making Your LinkedIn Profile More Attractive to Potential Partners by Philip Cohen (@philipcohen4)

(Social Media Today) “Before anyone can discover your extensive skill set or brilliant ideas, they have to discover you.”

5 Top Business Development Articles | Week of March 17, 2014

Top Picks in Business Development, Networking and Social Media for Professional Services

Week after week I discover great articles and resources from around the web. Here are my latest picks. Hope you enjoy them and please share with friends and colleagues if you do!

5 Top Business Development, Networking & Social Media Articles

How to Talk to Executives About Social by Simon Pearce (@simonpearcelive)

(Social Media Today) Interview with Sandy Carter of IBM on how to overcome the social media fear factor and communicate the benefits of social media within the enterprise.

You’ve Had Lunch, Now What?? – Keys to Profitable Follow Up

Top Takeaways from My Interview with Sales Trainer Extraordinaire Adrian Miller 

When you’re at a networking event, making an initial connection is great, but if you don’t find a way to continue the conversation, nothing will happen. If you want the relationship to move forward, YOU need to take the lead. But what’s the best way to do it? What’s the formula for profitable follow up? And how do you do it effectively without seeming like a stalker?

Liz Lynch Interviews Adrian Miller on Keys to Profitable Follow Up

5 Top Business Development Articles | Week of February 17, 2014

Top Picks on Business Development, Networking and Social Media for Professional Services

Have you been enjoying watching the Olympics as much as I have? Exciting new sports like slopestyle skiing and snowboarding, women’s ski jumping and more figure skating with the addition of the team event — what’s not to love?! In the midst of it all, I’ve still managed to discover some great articles this past week that I wanted to share with you. Hope you enjoy them, and please let me know what you think!

5 Top Business Development, Networking & Social Media Articles

The Most Important Element for Increasing Leads and Sales by Tom Pick (@tompick)

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of February 10, 2014

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

I’m constantly on the lookout for great articles and resources to share with readers and followers online. This week’s batch presents some thought-provoking strategies you’ll want to seriously consider for your business. Hope you enjoy them, and please let me know what you think!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles

Go for Gold: Leveraging Social Media During the Winter Olympics by Jessica Evans

(Business 2 Community) “Even if your brand is not sponsoring or directly related to the Olympics, the broad appeal of the event and the higher volume of conversation associated with it makes it an excellent opportunity to garner increased exposure.”

Body Language Secrets for Building Trust, Credibility and Rapport (Video)

Top Takeaways from My Interview with Body Language Expert Dr. G. Jack Brown 

Experts say that 55-80% of all human communication is nonverbal. While words are important, how do you know whether your body language is supporting or subverting the message you’re trying to convey to your networking contacts?

Liz Lynch Interviews Dr. G. Jack Brown: Body Language Secrets for Building Trust, Credibility and Rapport

On this episode of the Smart Networking Shift series, I interviewed Dr. G. Jack Brown, a board certified physician, eye surgeon and body language expert on what it takes to convey trust and authority in your interactions, and how to easily build rapport with everyone you meet.

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  • The #1 question that will transform your elevator pitch from boring to brilliant

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of December 2, 2013

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

I constantly discover great articles and resources for business networking success from my social media friends and online sites. Here are my picks for the week. Hope you enjoy them, and and please feel free to share with your network too!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles | Week of December 2, 2013

Attorneys Must Embrace Social Media or Else by Brad Friedman (@bradfriedman)

(Social Media Today) “In addition to enabling an attorney to provide competent counsel, keeping up with social media is just good business.”

How to Stay in Balance During the Holiday Season

Tips on Gliding Through the Coming Weeks with Grace and Ease

You know what it’s like the day you’re leaving for a trip, right? Yesterday as my mind raced through so many concerns — “Did I pack everything I need?” “Would the car service be on time?” “Would the storm delay our flight?” – my cell phone rang.

How to Stay in Balance During the Holiday Season

My brother was calling from the hospital to tell me that my newest niece had just been born, arriving three days before the scheduled c-section. I guess she wanted some turkey! (She’s her father’s daughter for sure!)

“Adversaries Into Allies: Win People Over Without Manipulation or Coercion” by Bob Burg

5 Principles that Help Ultimate Influencers Turn Adversaries Into Allies

You’ve probably heard by now that my friend Bob Burg’s new book Adversaries Into Allies: Win People Over Without Manipulation or Coercion has become one of this season’s must reads. Bob is the author of one of the first networking books I ever read called Endless Referrals (a classic!), as well as the co-author of The Go-Giver series with John David Mann. Together his books have sold more than a million copies. Wow!

Smart Networking Blog: Adversaries Into Allies by Bob Burg