The South Jersey Business Association would like to thank our guest speaker from our meeting last week. Merle Margolese was an exceptional speaker. And for those that missed it, here are a few notes from our meeting:
Are You Getting a Good “Return” on Your Networking Time and Effort?
Start Tracking Your Results! Do you know where your new business is coming from? Depending on your...Read More
The South Jersey Business Association, Inc. (SJBA) is having their 4th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, September 25, 2015 and we would like to have you participate. All proceeds will benefit Bianca’s Kids, an organization whose mission is to grant wishes to children in need. If a child has been displaced by the foster system, struck by tragedy, or affected by disability, he or she is one of...Read More
At one of Jon Levy’s house parties you could find yourself, as we recently did, making fajitas with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Regina Spektor and leading snake venom expert Zoltan Takacs before watching live presentations from Bill Nye the Science Guy and break-dancing pioneer Richard “Crazy Legs” Colón.
Levy may not be a Wall Street billionaire or hotshot advertising...Read More
Done right, networking can be the silver bullet for building your profile, gaining new business opportunities and building your career. But what happens when you show up to an event and just can’t find ways to engage with others?
The secret to successful, strategic networking is to go alone.
For those who are hesitant to approach people on their own and strike up a conversation, taking...Read More
We all know networking has the potential to dramatically enhance our careers; making new connections can introduce us to valuable new information, job opportunities, and more. But despite that fact, many of us are doing it wrong — and I don’t just mean the banal error of trading business cards at a corporate function and not following up properly. Many executives, even when they desperately...Read More
Business lending has become a hot topic as of late. Rumors and myths appear as to why banks aren’t lending money to prospective businesses, as well as some borrowers being left in the dark as to why their application for a loan may have been declined. So what is the bank/lender or investor looking for?
When it comes to business lending, a bank or an investor takes on risk in giving...Read More