Breaking the Ice: 28 Questions to Consider

Breaking the Ice: 28 Questions to Consider

Knowing what to say – or how to break the ice – might just be the biggest obstacle for many when it comes to networking. It may even keep someone from signing up for an event. Are we talking about you? Have no fear. We’ve got countless ways for you to get the...
How We are Different

How We are Different

I’m going to admit something: the idea of walking cold into a room of strangers to “network” is a scary one for me. I tend to psyche myself out and agonize about the event for days in advance. And that was true as I walked into RE/MAX of Reading for my first Pagoda...
The Follow-Up: After Your Networking Event

The Follow-Up: After Your Networking Event

So, you’ve just attended a networking event. You’ve met new people. You’ve collected business cards. You’ve made connections. Now what? The event is just the beginning. If it ends there, you haven’t maximized its worth. Following up is key when developing a new...
Back to Networking Basics

Back to Networking Basics

When someone says you should be networking, what exactly does he or she mean? In the business sense, networking is leveraging your business and personal connections to bring you a regular supply of new business. Sounds simple, but it’s a process. And that process...
Your Styles Speaks: How to Dress to Impress

Your Styles Speaks: How to Dress to Impress

It’s said that a first impression is formed within seven seconds. And like it or not, your clothes can often do the talking. If the idea scares you, it might be time to revamp your wardrobe. Before you go shopping, ask yourself: “What does my appearance say about me?”...