Certus Professional Network Blog

Be Surprisingly Helpful

I believe that the ultimate goal of networking as a Go-Giver is to give so freely, thoughtfully and effectively to others that they decide to fully engage their minds and hearts on your behalf.  You want to get to the point where they are thinking about how to help...

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The Art Of The Raffle Gift

At every Certus Event, members and guests are given the opportunity to offer something of value to be raffled off to the other participants. You may not understand how to really leverage this, or even why we do it.

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Networking is a Waste of Time

You’re wasting your time networking if you want new customers. This isn’t what you expected to hear from a networking expert and strategist. The truth is, odds are slim your ideal customer will be assembled at a networking event.

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The Best Go-Givers Are Receivers

One of the greatest misunderstandings about being a Go-Giver is the thought that we should always be giving and should never "take." The truth is, in his international best-selling book series, The Go-Giver and Go-Givers Sell More, Bob Burg and John David Mann devote...

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