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Don G.


Brooklyn, NY

Member since:

January 2, 2012


What is your occupation & how did you hear about Swap The Biz?

I am a professional speaker, networking expert and the author of HOW TO START A CONVERSATION AND MAKE FRIENDS (Simon & Schuster), plus ten other books on how to better communicate at home, work and everywhere in between. I show professionals from all disciplines how to grow their revenues by starting profitable conversations. I've presented workshops to GenRe, Professional Association of SQL Servers, Standard & Poor’s, Marriott Hotels, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Korin Japanese Trading Corp., Merrill Lynch, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Time Warner, Viacom and many other large and small companies, professional associations and colleges. For individuals who want personalized training, I also offers one-on-one coaching for speeches, presentations, conversation skills, media training and book writing. I was a media spokesperson for Grand Marnier, Sprint and Frito-Lay and the[masked] president of the New York City chapter of the National Speakers Association.

What & who are your top 3 business referral sources?

technology groups, corporate sales, associations, small business owners who want to speak or write to increase their visibility and image in their industry.

What top 3 professions can you easily refer business?

restaurant supply (Japanese chef knives, tablewares, wine & champagne glasses, SQL Server technolgy suppliers and users

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I show time-strapped business people who want to quickly develop connections at business events how to “speed network” by breaking the ice, remembering names and working a room so they meet more qualified contacts and increase their business.

What Don G. is saying about this Meetup Group

Swap the Biz offers a great opportunity to network and connect with other professionals. Scott's events make networking fun and profitable.

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