Ask the Fedora: How To Approach A Celebrity and/or An Influential Person At A Networking Event

This week on Ask the Fedora: How To Approach A Celebrity and/or An Influential Person At A Networking Event Transcript: When you go networking events, it’s almost a guarantee that at some point you may run-into some influential people. If, for example, the City Mayor is present and you wish to have a little chat […]

Ottawa Event Review: eSAX, Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience

I had the opportunity to attend the most recent eSAX. This event is The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience. What does this mean? Their website describes it best: “eSAX events are large entrepreneur networking extravaganzas. Held every 3 months, they promote small business and collaboration among regional Chambers of Commerce in Ottawa. Attendees get the opportunity […]

More Tips To Remember Names At Networking Events

Today our #AskTheFedora offers more tips for remembering names at networking events. Transcript: To me, one of the most challenging things about networking is trying to remember everybody’s name. Because I wear a very distinctive hat, pretty much anybody I have ever met will remember me (plus I always wear a name tag so they even […]

Networking Mistakes To Avoid

There is a lot to think about when networking, but it’s very important to make sure you don’t make any of these networking mistakes! Transcript: Some key habits to avoid at networking events are to 1) show up late. There’s nothing worse than going into a room where everyone is already sitting down because you’re […]

eSAX podcast featuring Karine Bossé of Echo Audiology

Karine Bossé from Echo Audiology talks to Jarrod about how starting her business and clinic felt very natural. She threw herself in and never looked backed. Jarrod and Karin discuss about reaching-out to the community and the importance of being a specialist.  ABOUT Karine Bossé: Born and raised in Orléans Ontario, Karine gained experience working […]

#eSAX Networking 101: Giving vs. Taking

When you stop treating networking events as a selfish activity, (think take take take) you will probably get more business! Jarrod Goldsmith (Founder, eSAX) Be sure to subscribe to our eSAX YouTube channel for more great entrepreneur networking tips, tricks and best practices. #eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience) is an entrepreneur networking community and tradeshow […]

Ask The Fedora: Why You Should Love Your Business Cards

You want to be absolutely confident about your business, and part of that means being confident when you hand out your business cards. If don’t feel ready, don’t give them out. Jarrod explains more in this week’s #AskTheFedora! Transcript: Congratulations on finally getting your business cards in the mail! NOW we’re ready to start networking. […]

Networking and Job Interviewing: A Comparison

The idea of “networking” is by no means a new one, but the term has gained popularity recently. The process of building relationships through many interactions has been a part of our human history. It is important for people to feel they know you and can trust you before they commit to a deal, and this is […]

3 Networking Mistakes To Avoid

Jarrod Goldsmith asks are you going to networking events to make a sale pitch? Are you following up with everyone you have met? Are your business cards awesome?