Fast & Effective Networking - Creating YOU As The Unique Brand

**Slight Change of Location: We will be in the same parking lot, but inside the International Plaza next to Yu's Mandarin, for a change of flavor as well as being able to talk as loud as we want. Please call Peggy at[masked] if you need directions.**

Networking only pays off if you CONSISTENTLY attend the same group meetings and get yourself acquainted in front of people. When people see your face repeatedly and as they know you more and more over a period of time, they will then be more willing to refer businesses to you. People make mistakes thinking they come to networking events to find their clients among these people whom he passes business cards to, but in reality networking only brings in real results after at least SIX MONTHS of continuous effort and attendance. Business mostly happens AFTER the foundation of trust is established. Therefore, we introduce this new format to help our Really Nice People form stronger, lasting business relationships more quickly and easily.

The main theme of the Extensive Strategic Networking is "To Give Before I Receive. To Share Because I Care."

Please BRING BUSINESS CARDS as it is an important part of this structure. During this new format, you will be able to speak to EVERYONE and connect in a deeper level to learn about each other's businesses.

6:00PM Open Networking & Food Ordering
6:30PM Guest Speaker/Mini-Workshop
7:00PM Accelerated Networking Begins
8:00PM Wrap Up & After-Networking

Fee: NONE (but please show courtesy to the wait staff by ordering some food and beverages)

Mini-Workshop Speaker:

Melissa Heisler 

Founder, It’s My Life, Inc.

Melissa Heisler of It’s My Life, Inc. helps individuals find joy, balance, empowerment, and success in their work and home lives. For employees, she educates and instills work-life balance, career exploration, and job transition. For business owners, she assists in start-up, growth, and day-to-day survival using 15 years of product and brand marketing experience. 

Melissa’s own experiences allow her to be compassionate and understanding as you make your journey, and her drive and organizational skills will help keep you on your path. She holds a degree in Theatre Arts, a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications, and is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach, so whether you come from the left brain world of business or have a creative right brain she can speak your language. Melissa Heisler is the host of The Empowerment Show available on her site and YouTube.  She is also a contributing author for the books, Be There Now and Defining Moments

Topic of Presentation: 

Creating YOU As The Unique Brand

For those in service professions, it can be a challenge to express our business when the product is “me.”  Often times we see prospective clients or networking contacts glaze over as we try to explain our techniques and services.  We may also be challenged by an inability or unwillingness to promote ourselves as the product. How do we get our message out? Join us to uncover your personal brand, target market, and how to communicate your unique message so you can help others through your business. 

For any questions about this event, please contact the facilitator, Peggy, at[masked]-5714. Due to the constraint of the location, seating for this meeting is limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible to secure your seatings. Looking forward to seeing all of you!

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  • Peggy L.

    It was great to see many new faces, and I'm glad that everyone enjoyed the meeting. Melissa did a great job and I learned much about branding ourselves. Great meeting!

    1 · March 28

  • Franklin D. Rivera I.

    As always Peggy does a great job! Great group and great information

    2 · March 28

  • Liz W.

    This was my first time attending a meetup group and it was really great. I appreciate the fact that everyone participated and we got some good advice on how to brand ourselves.

    2 · March 27

  • Ed S.

    Excellent - Melissa had a lot of great, simple concepts that I didn't consider. Very helpful.

    2 · March 27

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Melissa for a great presentation! Afterwards ome of you asked for the link to the classes I teach so I wanted to share. You can find a schedual on my website but details on what the classes are all about can be found at www.facebook.com/thenudgeyouneed/events

    2 · March 27

  • Eilene

    Was so sorry to miss the meeting but was out with a client and couldn't make it in time.

    1 · March 27

  • Peggy L.

    Ladies and gents, I'm stuck on the road, will be running a bit late, see you soon!

    March 26

    • Peggy L.

      I'm here, call me at[masked] if you can't find the location.

      March 26

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's good to have you back Peggy. I'm glad that I am available to join you all this evening!

    March 25

  • Haley L.

    Super excited for this event! What a great opportunity!

    1 · March 23

  • Peggy L.

    Hello everyone! Very excited to see more attendees and some are new-comers - welcome! See you all on Wednesday, March 26th!

    1 · March 21

  • Asher M.

    Seems fun.

    February 11, 2014

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