Building a Powerful Network in LinkedIn Builds Your NETWORTH

May 27, 2015
Hosted by Marcia Zidle

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Thank goodness for the Internet, social media and my favorite networking tool...Linkedin. As a small business owner, it is your responsibility to manage your company, your employees, and to generate business. As all of you do, I juggle many things; one of the most important is lead generation. I have to be sure that among all the other things I do, I keep the leads flowing in. The minute I stop it is disastrous. I have to get connected and stay connected with my clients as well as people who can be my clients. But, I have limited time to do it just like all of you! When I first started my company 21 years ago, I’d attend networking events but these take up a lot of time and I could only effectively connect with about 5 new people in an hour’s time. For me, networking online can be so much more efficient and just as effective. That’s where LinkedIn comes in. In 1 hour I can connect to at least 20 people in a variety of different ways. Learn how to build your your NETWORTH.

The Business Edge

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Your entrepreneurial vision has taken hold. Your business is growing. It's everything you hoped for and more. Or is it? With growth come bigger headaches: more hiring, more capital, more customers to satisfy, more employees to deal with, more plates to juggle and more demands on your time. Whether you realize it or not, you are experiencing Growing Pains!

On The Business Edge, with host Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, you will hear how to make the leap from running a stressful business that is always putting out fires to leading a successful company that operates like a finely tuned management machine. You will meet savvy, street smart entrepreneurs and business leaders who’ll share their stories of success and even missteps as well as practical solutions to the unique challenges faced by growing companies.

Marcia Zidle

Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, works with entrepreneurial ventures and small to medium size companies to build and leverage their leadership foundation to move from Start-Up to Scale-Up to Successful Enterprise. In other words, she helps them take the growing pains out of growth.

Coming from a unique entrepreneurial and corporate background, she’s both street smart and strategic as she guides CEO’s and their management teams to focus on the right priorities - the right talent - the right alignment - the right performance to get the right results that will satisfy their investors, customers and other stakeholders.

With 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience, she brings an expertise in executive and team leadership; employee engagement and performance; personal and organization change; emotional and social intelligence. Her clients range from privately owned businesses to mid-market professional firms to divisions of global companies in the following industries: healthcare, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, high-tech, hospitality as well as governments and nonprofit agencies.

Marcia's "claim to fame" is as a global citizen, living as an expatriate with her family in Scandinavia and Australia. In fact, one of her children is an "Aussie.” She’s traveled in over 30 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Far East and South Pacific.

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