Using business cards effectively

Barbara Lopez joins Jennifer Armitstead to discuss “using business cards effective” on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11am PT. Call in with your questions, or listen from your computer. Call in number: (917) 932-1762.

Link to join the show: http://ow.ly/932CR

Information about Barbara Lopez:
BARBARA LOPEZ, Brightfarm Barbara Lopez believes that everything in business STARTS with a BRIGHT introduction.  A professional commercial writer since 2003, Barbara has helped countless business professionals explain who they are and how they serve others all across the country.  Barbara’s easy to implement steps for creating a high impact self-introduction are powerful in creating a focused introduction and/or networking commercial.  As a networking skills trainer, Barbara teaches professionals how to FARM for new relationships and customers by sprinkling seeds (spreading the word about who you are), cultivating those seeds (using follow up to build relationships) and harvesting new customers, clients, partners and business relationships.  You can learn more about Barbara Lopez at www.brightfarm.com and find her on Twitter @brightfarm

Fast Company article about “6 Ways Your Business Card Can Still Pack a Punch“.

Poll results:
http://polls.linkedin.com/vote/244202/bfaym

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Networking during holiday parties

Networking during holiday parties can really help your career. Join Jennifer Armitstead on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 11am PT | 2pm ET.

Call in at 917-932-1762 to listen live or ask questions.

You can listen from your computer live, or to the archive afterwards. Link to show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jobclubradio/2011/12/20/networking-during-holiday-parties

Happy Holidays to everyone!

Power of networking

Barbara Lopez joins Jennifer Armitstead to discuss “power of networking” on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 11am PT. Call in with your questions, or listen from your computer.

Link to join the show: http://ow.ly/7m0KE
Call in number: (917) 932-1762

Information about Barbara Lopez:
BARBARA LOPEZ, Brightfarm
Barbara Lopez believes that everything in business STARTS with a BRIGHT introduction.  A professional commercial writer since 2003, Barbara has helped countless business professionals explain who they are and how they serve others all across the country.  Barbara’s easy to implement steps for creating a high impact self-introduction are powerful in creating a focused introduction and/or networking commercial.  As a networking skills trainer, Barbara teaches professionals how to FARM for new relationships and customers by sprinkling seeds (spreading the word about who you are), cultivating those seeds (using follow up to build relationships) and harvesting new customers, clients, partners and business relationships.  You can learn more about Barbara Lopez at www.brightfarm.com

Twitter @brightfarm

The Skinny on Networking with Jim Randel – Tue 10/26

Jim Randel, author of “The Skinny on Networking” will be my guest to discuss his book and the topic of networking.

Join us on Tuesday 10/26 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Jim Randel, a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, has made his living as an entrepreneur. During his 30-year career, Randel has been the lead investor in many real estate and business deals. In 2008 Randel retired from his investment activities and formed a new media company, RAND Media Company, to create books to help people understand critical financial and personal principles for success – presented in a concise and entertaining format. These books, called The Skinny On Books are receiving enormous nationwide, critical acclaim from educators, reviewers, bloggers and journalists.

Website: http://theskinnyon.com

Quote of the show:
“The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves, continually put the other person’s needs ahead of their own.” ~Bob Burg, author
Number of the show: 5360
5360 respondents to a BNI unofficial survey about how networking meetings do you attend each week.
Number of meetings attend each week:
0 18.2%
1 44.5%
2 23.7%
3 7.2%
4 2.3%
5 or more 3.0%
Total Votes: 5360 (Link: http://www.bni.com/Default.aspx?tabid=53)

Episode #10 – Ask a career coach

No guest for the May 24th podcast. Instead, the podcast will be completely open format where you get to call in and ask the show host, Jennifer Armitstead, any questions related to careers, job search, and the workplace. Jennifer is a professional career coach and has coached hundreds of job seekers and career transitioners as they discover where to go in their career and how to get there.

Ever asked yourself:

  • Do I really have to send a cover letter to that job posting?
  • How early should I show up for the job interview? Does it really matter?
  • What do I do if I hate my job?
  • How can I help my manager to better manage me?
  • etc.

Call (917) 932-1762 and Jennifer will answer your pressing career related questions. See you on the call at 11am PT | 12noon MT | 1pm CT | 2pm ET. Click for podcast to listen from your computer.

Contact information for Jennifer.