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Networking at Musz’s Place

Networking at Musz’s place. Mollie Nusz, our Keller Williams professional hit it out of the park by hosting the networking marty at the VFW hall in Lenexa, What a great venue. We’ll be back there for sure. It was not … Continue reading

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Gonna be networking at two of out favorite places this week and next

Click on this short video to get details of who’s hosting the next 2 networking martys and where they’re located

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“Don’t roll the dice with your future” by Dave Rizer

“Don’t Roll the Dice with Your Future” It’s easy to start a business but without forethought and some sort of planning it’s like setting off on a journey to an unknown destination without a roadmap.  You might get there eventually, … Continue reading

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How I learned a lesson in responsibility from a Dove by Dave Rizer

HOW A DOVE TAUGHT ME A LESSON IN RESPONSIBILITY Several days ago this mother dove laid two tiny eggs in this pot which hung from a rafter on the deck. I noticed she hadn’t left them for more than 1 … Continue reading

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You’re ready. You’re set. Don’t forget to GO! by Dave Rizer

You’re Ready, you’re set. Don’t forget to GO.! Many great ideas and plans have been left at the starting gate because, for whatever reasons…fear, doubt or the negative feedback of others, we failed to to pull the trigger. Yes, success … Continue reading

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“No Quitting Time for Entrepreneurs”! by Dave Rizer

Whenever one Googles the definition of entrepreneurship, sandwiched right in there along with “has competitive spirit”, approaches problems pragmatically” and is not afraid to take risks” is the statement “HAS TO BE WILLING TO WORK LONGER HOURS UNTIL THE TASK … Continue reading

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The “Name Game” in Networking by Dave Rizer

ONE OF THE TOP TEN MISTAKES MADE IN NETWORKING SITUATIONS is forgetting someone’s name you’ve just met for the first time. It’s embarrassing for you, a minor insult to them and can be the difference between making an important connection, … Continue reading

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Referrals were flying at All Dimensions Marty

A whole lotta Networking was done as small business owners ate, drank, and networked (marty style) last Thursday night at All Dimensions Flooring.  The owner, Jason Jesperson, was our host for the evening, and the great testimonials traded back and … Continue reading

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“No one said it would be Easy” by Dave Rizer

Whoever said it would be satisfying and rewarding to build your own small business did not….and I repeat…. did not say it would be easy.  I don’t know who uttered those words first, but If you are one of those … Continue reading

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“How to listen your way to more referrals” by Dave Rizer

ONE OF THE BIGGEST MISTAKES BUSINESS OWNERS MAKE when they find themselves in a networking situation is that they talk too much and ask too few questions.  All one has to do to realize the truth of this fact is … Continue reading

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How to choose a good networking group by Dave Rizer

HOW TO SPOT A GOOD NETWORKING GROUP! One way to judge the worth of a networking opportunity is by the level of buzz/energy in the room. To get a feel for what a successful group should look and sound like, … Continue reading

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Building lasting relationships…or….Location, Location, Location by Dave Rizer

In order for  business relationships to grow and deepen into personal relationships  they have to be allowed to take place and evolve in an environment that they perceive as “safe”.  Safe from judgement by their peers and safe from the … Continue reading

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“All distractions are equal” by Dave Rizer

Keep your eyes focused on the things you want and off the things that are likely to try to keep you from getting there. As you already know, when building or running a business Murphy’s law is always at work … Continue reading

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Valuable business advice may be closer than you think! by Dave Rizer

SOUND BUSINESS ADVICE MAY BE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK! As business owners, we all work toward a time when we can relax just a bit and feel that we’ve made it.  That’s when your bottom line is healthy, your reputation … Continue reading

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“It’s more important to a brand to be wanted than to be known”

I hadn’t thought of it this way but when I understood what he was saying it was like the proverbial light bulb going off in my head. Give it about 5 minutes and watch what happens to your perspective on … Continue reading

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IF YOU HEAR A DIFFERENT DRUMMER….MARCH TO IT! by Dave Rizer

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF.  Whether you’re in the process of taking an idea you believe in and turning it into a new business; kicking off an edgy new ad campaign, borrowing money to expand your existing business in a new direction,  … Continue reading

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Handling Change in small business” by Dave Rizer

When one builds and runs a small business there are so many outside factors, over which we have no control,  that can change without notice and can work to upset even the best laid of plans.    Might be a new … Continue reading

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“Planning and Procrastination” by Dave Rizer

Let’s all get a jump on the coming week by taking a little quiet time tonight ( Sunday night) to think through, plan out and write down the things we want to accomplish in our businesses this next 5 (or … Continue reading

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“Getting rid of fear and doubt” by Dave Rizer

Got a new marketing idea you think is good but it costs money and you’re afraid to pull the trigger? Want to pitch the head honcho of a major corporation about your company but you’re reluctant to pick up the … Continue reading

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“Attendance is vital to a networking group” by Dave Rizer

It’s a given that attendance is important in a networking organization because without frequency of contact a relationship doesn’t have a chance to get off first base. Equally as important as numbers however is the attitude and the mindset of everyone … Continue reading

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