The Connector's Way

Stories, tips and ideas about creating the connections that galvanize success.

Do What Amazon Can’t Do

Do What Amazon Can’t Do

Amazon just delivered a brand-new Instant Pot to my front porch. The kitchen appliance with the cult following has been in my sights since it sold out last Prime Day, when a whopping 300,000 Amazon Prime customers beat me to the punch. This year, I acted quickly and...

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Five Ways to Build Your Business One Relationship at a Time

Five Ways to Build Your Business One Relationship at a Time

Everything you need to build your business is tied to other people. Clients, contracts, connections and cash—they all depend on your ability to grow and maintain mutually beneficial relationships. Yet relationship building skills are often taken for granted. Most...

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Grow Your Mortgage Business One Relationship at a Time

Grow Your Mortgage Business One Relationship at a Time

Mortgage Coach’s Dave Savage is a natural connector and an industry thought leader. Naturally, I was thrilled to be invited on his show. If you’re a mortgage lender, this discussion is filled with ideas to grow your mortgage business one relationship at a time. (Note:...

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Has Convenience Replaced Professional Courtesy?

Has Convenience Replaced Professional Courtesy?

It happens to the best of us: voice mails pile up, inboxes overflow, and text messages disappear. There’s always more work than there are hours in the day. I know it’s stressful because these things happen to me, too. But there is a new communication trend that I find...

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The Village Effect

The Village Effect

The first few weeks of a new year are a good time to reflect on resolutions. Did you make any for the year ahead? If so, have you kept them? I took a poll at the Rotary Club of Portland's weekly meeting and was happy to see how many of my fellow Rotarians kept their...

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San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX

Presented "The Connector's Way: Building Your Business One Relationship at a Time" at The CORE Training Mortgage and Real Estate Agent 2017 Summit in San Antonio, Texas.

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Portland, OR

Portland, OR

Delivered 250 signed copies of "The Connector's Way" to CU Business Group's President & CEO Larry Middleman for distribution to conference attendees in Portland, OR and Savannah, GA.

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Portoroz, Slovenia

Portoroz, Slovenia

Was invited to Slovenia to deliver a keynote speech at SEMPL 16, the largest and most influential media, marketing and communications trends conference in the Adriatic Region.

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Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA

Delivered the keynote address to credit union attendees at CU Business Group’s 2018 National Business Services Conference in Savannah, GA.

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