Archives for July 2007

What Does Your Business Card Say About You?

business card

Hopefully you already have a business card, but if you don’t you should definitely create one. Business cards are something that we take for granted when we shouldn’t. The look, feel, and message on a card help people determine how they view you and more importantly, if they will even remember you.  [click to continue…]

Do You Hate Criticism? Here’s Why You Should Love It!

criticism

Don’t you hate when people criticize you? I especially hate it when they start calling you out anonymously because they are afraid that you’ll get mad at them. Don’t worry, most people (including me) hate criticism and our gut reaction is to fight back. The fact is though, if people start criticizing you it’s actually a good thing and here’s what you should do:
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First Impressions Are the Most Important

first impressions

When you meet someone new for the first time, you only have a few minutes if not a few seconds to grab their attention and make a good impression. Oftentimes this is done with charm or a decent introduction however sometimes people ask you right away what it is you do. The best way to answer this question is to have a one-liner that explains what you do and how you could be valuable to the individual you are talking to. But before I got into creating that “one-liner” here are some things to keep in mind:  [click to continue…]