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Contributors: Ken Williams & Ron Sukenick   You’ve heard it before—in fact, you may have said it yourself once or twice. “It’s not what you know…it’s who you know.” And if we were chatting together at a coffee shop, I would smile knowingly, nod, and then politely disagree. “Maybe, but no,” I’d say. “It’s not…

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Contributor: Ivan Misner Do you suffer from “Butterfly-itis” at the very mention of networking at business functions? If you answered yes, you are not alone! Many business people and entrepreneurs get a bit uncomfortable when it comes right down to walking up to someone and starting a conversation. Many others are concerned about getting effective…

Contributors: Stacey Ferreira and Jared Kleinert Stacey, 22 and Jared, 19 are authors of 2 Billion Under 20, and current college students who believe that labels given to the oft-ridiculed millennial generation are unfair. They believe that now more than ever, young people see that the future is theirs to create—and they’re achieving unprecedented things. In this guest…

Learning is a process—sometimes tedious, sometimes exciting, sometimes frustrating and sometimes fulfilling. Meanwhile, today we are in a mad rush to break away from the pack, to succeed, to reach the top. Relax, summer is here!  It’s time for some fun in the sun. We thought we’d invite you to play with us and have…

Don Karn Networking Times

Contributor: Don Karn Why are we seeing an upturn in the number of people turning to direct sales as an income source in the last few years?  The economic recession that began in 2008 is often seen as the trigger for this upturn; but I believe two other triggers have played equally significant roles.  First,…