Tag: networking

The Truth about Business Networking

The Truth about Business Networking

Early on in my entrepreneurial life, I hopped on the business networking train and enjoyed the ride. I joined several local groups and got to know many wonderful people in my community. But eventually, I hit a wall and burned out on the whole scene. While I still believe that there is value in belonging […]

Networking Tip: How to Run a Group with Meetup

Networking Tip: How to Run a Group with Meetup

In 2006, I wanted to network with fellow speakers in my area, so I decided to launch a group called The Sacramento Speakers Network, which I set up through Meetup.com, a social site for organizing local events. The first meeting was held with four people at a local Starbucks, and today we have more than […]