5. Build trusted, long-term relationships.
6. Deliver memorable intros, sound bites and showcase presentations.
7. Share quality referrals, service them well and say thank you.
There were many specific ideas shared to help you grow your relationships and strengthen your chapter.
Yes, we are the doers, the action-takers, the learners and the ones who make things happen. We are human, so we have doubts and fears like everyone else. But, we don’t let them stop us.
In business, leverage simply means getting things done through other people. It doesn’t mean that you hire them, pay them or are responsible for them. It just means they are doing something you need to have done.
Making effective sales presentations is one of the key skills of being an entrepreneur. Whether it’s one-on-one or to a group, we must develop the ability to describe, promote and sell our services.
The business can get stuck in its own protocols and operating regulations. It can become bureaucratic and stodgy. The cure for this is setting up “skip level” or “bypass the chain” communication mechanisms.
Customer feedback will guide you; make your business stronger and lead to ever increasing referrals of new business.
Does your message get delivered? How quickly is it returned? Is it ever? How would you feel if you were that potential customer? Get in the customer’s shoes. Experience your business from their eyes.