Connecting Veterans to Opportunities with Michael McCoy

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Just in time for Veterans Day we chat with Michael McCoy. Army Veteran and Manager, Marketing and Client Acquisition for operation Stand Down Tennessee.  Meet our Guest – Michael McCoy A strategic leader for programs in talent acquisition marketing, and brand management. Seeking a new opportunity to build a brand. I am interested in opportunities that allow me to build upon my leadership skills, grow the value in a business and cultivate community. The experiences […]

What is Disruptive Networking

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Disruptive networking is much more than passing out business cards or attending events.  It is when professionals development from an everyday Networker, into a being a true Connector. As a professional grows they understand that networking is a  process and that process will be a well defined plan of action. For example, while attending an event they often  will do these three things Before every event, they will research the venue, attendees, and purpose of […]

Networking Minute – Coffee Meetings

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In this Networking Minute video we chat about the three steps to preparing and conducting your next networking coffee meeting. Three tips for a networking coffee meeting: People like to talk about themselves, so give them at opportunity. Ask open ended questions about who they are and what they do. I like to find out three different things about my business colleague. What do they do for a professionally? This information is a base line […]

Do you focus on your Super Power or your Kryptonite?

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The process of determining your Super Power, is finding where “what you enjoy doing” overlaps with “what you’re are good at doing” and “what people will pay you to do.” Here’s the risk. The overlapping of “what you are good at doing” and “what you enjoy doing” is very appealing. There is no pressure earning an income or having to deliver for clients. This area is called Krptonite. It is where an entrepreneur can become […]

From Ohio To Nashville the CFO & COO – Bret Babcock

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Hear from a tech CFO & COO that loves life. – Bret Babcock  Meet our Guest Bret Babcock leads all financial operations at LOGICFORCE. He is an experienced finance & accounting leader with strong analytical, strategic planning and business management experience. Bret serves as one of three C-level executives and drives value for all stakeholders of the organization with accurate and insightful analysis and solutions that promote the company’s growth. Get the Cybersecurity Scorecard here. […]

Networking Minute – Elevator Pitch Formula

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In this Networking Minute video we chat about the five parts of a basic elevator pitch. Here are the five parts of a basic elevator pitch The first part is very simple. Just state your name. “I’m (insert name here)” The second part is just as easy and I messed it up in the video. State your company. “My company is (insert company name here).” You want to state it in this manor even if […]

Trey McClarnon

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Just in time for Halloween, we hear from a friend that found a new way to scare people. Meet our Guest Attorney, writer, producer and filmmaker. Can Trey have a more interesting story? His current project is with his award winning studio, Best Part Productions location here in Nashville, TN He grew up in the Nashville area and wants to bring more film making projects home. visit their website The Lonely Entrepreneur Why do we […]

What To Do – Business Networking Guide

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We’ve created an eBook to help make sure that professionals know “what to do” during different networking situations. You’ll find advice on  how to prepare for an event, what to do during the event and what to do after.  For three years I had the privilege of working with Tena Mayberry, former owner of Century II. She was one of the best business leaders that I ever worked with and taught me quite a lot. […]

Building employee benefit “knowledge hubs” with Alex Dampf

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Stories from the C|SUITE Join us each month as we learn the “WHY” stories of successful business professionals. What makes them different, what is their genius story and what is in their heart.  Plus, learn a few networking tip along the way. Hacks that should help you grow professionally, skills that can help you get ahead and more. Click here to listen This month we will hear from our friend Alex Dampf  owner of Oakmont […]

Networking Minute – Name Tag

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In this Networking Minute video we chat about how to wear your name tag at your next networking event. Here are a few tips that may help: Wear a name tag and place it “high and right.” A name tag is great for many—if not most—networking events. You can always take it off after arriving if you discover that you do not need to wear one. Your name tag is not a boutonniere, and you […]