Entries by Rob Sperry

Networking Tips: How to React When Someone Offends You

How to React When Someone Offends You – I was negotiating a deal with a door to door sales company.  I thought we were close on terms and was looking forward to getting the deal done.  This company had wanted Lance Conrad and I to consult for them.  When the offer came in, it was […]

Influential Networking Tips From a Personal Experience

I wanted to send the most insulting email back.  I was beyond insulted and wanted to rip off some heads.  Let me rewind a little bit.  I was negotiating a deal with a door to door sales company.  I thought we were close on terms and was looking forward to getting the deal done.  This […]

The Ugly Duckling Theory

BUT IT’S NOT MY NATURE TO NETWORK As kids growing up, I think we all heard the story of the ugly duckling. Nine ducklings were born, with eight of them being beautiful, fluffy, and yellow. The last one was born white and without much fluff, so all the other ducklings made fun of the one […]

Why M&M’s will kill your business

Why M&M’s will kill your business “I don’t know how to put this, but I’m kind of a big deal. People know me. I’m very important.” – Ron Burgundy, Anchorman No one likes melted M&M’s but selfish people just don’t get this basic concept! Most people love talking about themselves. If you are trying to […]