Relationships are arguably the most important aspect of any business but they are sadly misused. Even if a relationship is effective and profitable, you may be doing it wrong and thus hurting your future success. On today’s episode of Real Relationships I welcome Shaa Wasmund, she is a successful businesswoman and a master of relationships. We will dive deep into why going about your working relationships wrongly can be detrimental and how you can make sure you are getting the most out of them.Creating #Joy Through #Working #Relationships with Shaa Wasmund Click To Tweet
Patrick Ewers of MindMaven.com specializes in relationships and the power they can have in your business. In this episode of Real Relationships, I dive deep with Patrick into the power of relationships in your business and life. Patrick explains how approaching someone with authenticity can open the doors to a relationship that lasts and benefits both members. If you are struggling to grow your network and or simply want advice on how to effectively benefit those in your circle, make sure you listen to this episode with Patrick Ewers.The Power of #authentic #Relationships in #business with Patrick Ewers Click To Tweet
One of the most difficult things about building a successful business in a niche like California’s real estate market, is how to be memorable. But my guest today has figured that one out simply by being himself. Peter Lorimer is a former music producer turned real estate professional whose company is niched into the high dollar Hollywood real estate world. He’s learned to use his unique personality and bent toward entertainment to make himself and his company memorable. In this conversation, we discuss how Peter got into real estate, how he fosters incredible relationships, his use of video and ad targeting to reach his ideal clients, and why he thinks email alone is never enough. This is a great conversation you won’t want to miss.How 2 B #Memorable, B Who U R, & Rock UR Business, w @PeterLorimer @PLGEstates #RealRelationships Click To Tweet
One of the people I’ve seen demonstrate the ability to make and keep meaningful connections with people over time is Rob Mehta. Whether it’s helping brokers grow their business, building strategic alliances, or simply focusing on the next new idea, Rob is a guy who knows how to do what it takes to get things done when it comes to building a powerful relational network. In this conversation, we talk about Rob’s approach to building long-term relationships, how he does it from a practical standpoint, and how he integrates technology into the process.Building and Benefitting from Meaningful #Connections in Business, w @robmehta #RealRelationships Click To Tweet
Are you familiar with the term, Connectional Intelligence? It’s the ability to create and drive greater value by effectively harnessing your networks and relationships. Erica Dhawan says it’s the next, greatest trait or skill that leaders will use to bring change to their workplaces and the world. She believes our greatest tools and resources are in the places we least expect them to be, and our connections and networks are what put us in touch with those resources and makes us aware of them. I’ve invited Erica Dhawan on this episode of Real Relationships to hear what her research has revealed about the power of connectional intelligence, so I hope you listen.#Connectional #Intelligence: What It Is and Why It’s Important, w Erica Dhawan @EDhawan #RealRelationships Click To Tweet
Relationships and time are two things everybody has – and interestingly, time is what fuels relationships. If you’re going to make the most of your relationships, for you and for the people on the other side, you’ve got to learn effective skills for managing them. This episode is a great primer on the subject. For this episode, I got to chat with John Corcoran, a guy who’s risen to the top of the entrepreneurial community as a connector and relationship builder. He’s doing it right and I got to ask him some key questions for building relationships, how to manage them well, and what it takes to set aside the time to do it consistently. Does that sound like stuff you’d like to know? I thought so. Be sure to listen!#Power Tips for Making and Managing #Relationships, w @johncorcoran #RealRelationships Click To Tweet
Love it or hate it, email marketing is a major part of modern business. In fact, email marketing offers one of your business’s greatest ROI over any other form of marketing. To get the most out of your email marketing, make sure you practice the following guidelines.
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Hurricane season is upon us, and as Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Harvey is battering Houston, Texas and the surrounding area, it’s left much of the rest of the country watching the news in horror and feeling helpless. In times of natural disasters, it can be difficult to know exactly how to help victims if you can’t be there on the ground physically helping people or with the ensuing clean up. It’s not unusual for people to take advantage of disasters such as this one to solicit money that may not be going directly to helping victims, leaving people feeling wary of donating in the first place.
What’s the solution?
Well, we did the research and the vetting for you to find reputable sources, foundations, and organizations that are working directly with the victims of Harvey to provide relief and resources. What can you do with that information? Share it, of course! Don’t underestimate the power of your network and the power of knowledge. There’s probably plenty of people out there who simply haven’t made a donation because they didn’t even know where to start. All the more reason for you to become the source of reliable information for people in your network, whether it be via email or social media. We know the importance of our networks, and this is a powerful way to share information under circumstances that can truly enact change and make a difference in someone’s life.
What did we do?
In an effort to raise awareness of how exactly folks in our network can help out, we sent out an email to all of our customers and users this morning detailing exactly where funds can be donated to give direct relief to those affected by Harvey.
The list includes:
You can also text HARVEY to 90999 to directly donate funds.
For those of our customers who may be located in Houston and find their businesses shut down or impacted by the storm, we’re offering credits for their Contactually account for the next month as people get back on their feet.
What can you do?
For our Contactually users, Go to the Templates tab of your account, click “Add from Library” at the top right, and search “hurricane” to download a Template sharing ways to help out with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Send it to a bunch of contacts at once by ticking multiple checkboxes on the Contacts tab and clicking ScaleMail. Thank you for your good hearts, and remember to donate yourself, too!
For those who may not be users, it doesn’t mean you can’t use our template or the idea of our template to share information with your own network by giving them some place to go to directly donate that they can feel secure about. You can also share the same information via your social media profiles, which may end up reaching a far wider audience beyond your own personal network.
But however you choose to spread the message, we encourage you to spread it and do so quickly. Many of the people affected are in need of help as soon as possible and organizations like the Red Cross are one of the most reliable ways to provide relief. While we wish we could be on the ground helping those in Texas and the surrounding area, giving just the smallest amount can add up to making all the difference in someone’s life in this trying time.