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Why you need to step away from the keyboard & meet people for coffee
networking

Why you need to step away from the keyboard & meet people for coffee

The world, as we know it today, is much more fast-paced than it once was. Technology is making it so that we can work remotely and reach people across the world just as quickly as we can someone just down the hall.
Steli Efti
5 min read
How young professionals can build a strong network
networking

How young professionals can build a strong network

You may not know it, but the people you are surrounded by right this very second at your job, are going to be big deals. They are future Directors, VPs, and CEOs of incredible companies.
Justin Welsh
5 min read
How selling nothing is the most effective sales networking hack
networking

How selling nothing is the most effective sales networking hack

Sales networking is one of the most painful activities in the business world. It usually involves awkward, over-enthusiastic pitches to people who are tired, impatient, and just want to get to their next panel discussion.
Steli Efti
4 min read
Ultimate guide to business networking (to grow your sales pipeline)
networking

Ultimate guide to business networking (to grow your sales pipeline)

If you’re like most well-adjusted people, the term business networking probably conjures images of awkward conversations, uninvited solicitations, and way too many sweaty palms. But your career, and more importantly, your business, relies on your ability to nurture relationships.
Ryan Robinson
13 min read
How to build relationships with influential people
networking

How to build relationships with influential people

We all want to build strong, long-lasting relationships with influential people—whether they’re CEOs, investors, advisors, or your personal heroes.
Steli Efti
4 min read
Want to start a company in Silicon Valley? Don’t do what I did (the first time)
entrepreneurship

Want to start a company in Silicon Valley? Don’t do what I did (the first time)

Every year, hundreds of startup founders move to Silicon Valley. But even if you’ve had success elsewhere, it’s a risky move.
Steli Efti
4 min read
“Can I buy you a coffee?” Here’s what to say (and not say) to earn 30 minutes with an in-demand person
hustling superstars

“Can I buy you a coffee?” Here’s what to say (and not say) to earn 30 minutes with an in-demand person

When you go to events or attend conferences, you’re likely eager to get in front of the right people: influencers, industry leaders, the big shots. You want to steal some of their time to get business advice, guidance and feedback.
Steli Efti
5 min read