How to Be a Subject Matter Expert and Grow Your Business

 

Craving more respect so you can be seen as a trusted authority in your field?  

You can land interviews on podcasts and in the media, and get hired to speak so you can share your knowledge and stories.

The result? You'll get in front of more prospects and close more sales. 

What''s stopping you? I share the biggest obstacle and how to overcome it in this short video. (2:30 ) 

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Avoid this Business Card Goof

Business cards aren’t going out of style anytime soon, but there is one serious misuse of these calling cards that I want to share with you.

I recently went to a networking event with about 300 people. A client had invited me and then got stuck downtown at jury duty. With the delay—and rush hour traffic—she didn’t make it. Did I run back to my car and say, “Oh well…” No.

Even though I didn’t know anyone, I stayed,  mingled and watched.

And I remembered a lesson from many years ago about business cards: Don’t give anyone your card unless they ask for it.

Why?

It’s a waste of our collective time –and paper. I’ll bet most business cards given without being requested land in a:

  • Car
  • Desk drawer
  • Purse
  • Jacket pocket—and then the garbage

When we take a few minutes to connect human-to-human with a meaningful conversation and rapport, we can then decide to hand over a card. Not everyone will be a good fit...

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