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Run & Grow

How to End a Conversation -- Without Offending Anyone Around You

Here are a handful of efficient exit lines

As the Founder of BNI, one of the world’s largest referral networking organization, I often get asked about the best way to end a conversation in a networking situation. Candidly, I think the answer is pretty simple. So, I’ll start this piece with the ...

by Ivan Misner  | November 12, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Got Php4,980? You Can Start Your Own Airline Ticketing, E-loading and Bills Payment Business

A hybrid of payments centers and network marketing, Topstore now has 50,000 dealers nationwide

Topstore combines airline ticketing, e-loading, money transfer and bills payment business in oneMayette Sanchez has worked for a travel agency for years but she’s always harbored dreams of starting her own business. Together with her husband Ethan Koe Sanchez, who works for ...

by Paul John Caña  | June 08, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Networking Tips for Introverts Moving to a New Industry

Networking doesn't have to be scary. Here are some tips to make it smooth sailing

Ten months ago, I started a new job in a new industry -- a job that required me to build relationships with people I’d never met, people who possibly knew about my company, but probably didn’t. It was the perfect role for an extroverted networking aficionado like ...

by Carrie Watkins  | May 28, 2018 06:00:00
Run & Grow

(Infographic) The Art and Science of Networking

Thanks to technology, networking has drastically changed over the years

Networking isn’t about shaking hands and exchanging business cards. It also isn't just about trying to find a dream job or new opportunity. A solid network is helpful for a variety of reasons, whether you’re looking to launch a business, showcase a project or meet new ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 02, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

PH One of the ”?"Greatest Tech Opportunities in the World” says iflix Co-Founder

Patrick Grove lists reasons why the Philippines is the place to be for internet startups

Patrick Grove is the co-founder and CEO of Catcha Group, and co-founder of iflix, an online video streaming service“If I could start from scratch today (as an entrepreneur), this is the country that I should choose to start a business.”Those were the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 03, 2018 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Here's a Platform For Pinoy MSMEs to Network and Expand Their Business Globally

GlobalLinker is a social media and business tool website for entrepreneurs

Most micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) face the same challenges—how do you network with other business owners? How do you get reliable suppliers? How do you contact potential partners? These are the pain points that the UnionBank GlobalLinker tries to address.Introduced ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | March 23, 2018 05:00:00
News and Events

iflix Co-Founder to Hold Networking Event Where Startups Can Meet Potential Investors

The first Wild Digital event in the Philippines will happen on March 22

Wild Digital, an organizer of startup events and conferences across Asia, will be holding a Networking Event in the Philippines on Thursday, March 22, at the Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City. This marks the first time Wild Digital will ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 14, 2018 11:00:00
Startup Tips

Why Building a Community Is More Important Than Networking

"You should stop networking and start building relationships that matter"

From the day we enter the professional world -- and even before that -- the need to network is hammered into our brains. We need to put ourselves out there, make connections and grow our network in order to advance in our ...

by Sujan Patel  | March 14, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

Steve Jobs Invented the iPhone But Warned It Was No Substitute for Networking Face-to-Face

Science is repeatedly confirming what Jobs knew intuitively

The most recent data from Statista re-affirms the explosion of social networks. And you already know that exponential boom has been nothing short of a revolution in the business world.With social technology, it’s easy to intuitively suppose that face-to-face networking is going out of ...

by Shakir Akorede  | December 20, 2017 08:00:00
Run & Grow

The 12 x 12 x 12 Rule for Successful Networking

If you follow the three parts of this rule carefully, you can learn to network successfully

Perception is reality. How many times have you heard that saying? Probably enough to know that the way you're perceived really does affect the business you conduct (or don't conduct) with other people. This is especially true when it comes to networking and meeting ...

by Brian Hilliard  | December 04, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

Don't Let Your Butt Dominate Your Brain

Are you too focused on local problems and ideas?

I was recently in a conference where one of the speakers gave a talk titled, "Your Butt Dominates Your Brand." Evidently, it's a Chinese saying that means wherever you are sitting (wherever your butt is located) will likely determine your point of view ...

by Jim Joseph  | November 20, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Make Meaningful Connections With People Who Are More Successful Than You

If you're always the most successful person in the room, you're hanging out in the wrong rooms.

We’ve all heard the advice “you become the people you hang out with.” This means that you not only need to surround yourself with successful people (however you define success), but that you also need to be continually networking up to raise the ...

by Ivan Misner  | September 19, 2017 08:00:00
Startup Tips

16 Tips for Becoming a Master Networker

Who you know makes a huge difference to your success, so it pays to learn how to meet the right people

The whole process of “professional development” can be quite complex and intimidating. For introverts and newbies without professional connections, it can feel downright unfair.But, as the old saying goes, “it’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” Networking can be your key to success ...

by Deep Patel  | September 11, 2017 04:00:00