July Best of Contemporary Business Solutions

by "Get it Done Girl" on July 29, 2013 · 0 comments

in Free Agency,freelance,Super Tools,Workshops

So, You Want to Pick my Brain?

Claire Celsi wrote a great post yesterday entitled, “How to Ask for Pro-Bono PR or “Pick My Brain“”

Most Free Agents run into this situation at some point in time. It’s good to have a plan in place before you’re stuck in that moment.

I feel comfortable having my brain picked if:

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Being Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

I’m coming up on my one year anniversary of being a business owner and I’ve been reflecting on how I’ve personally changed over the past year and what’s led me to this place.

Before being laid off last February I worked for six years in the International Sales and Marketing department of a poultry genetics company headquartered in West Des Moines. I arrived there by way of a short stint with the Greater Des Moines Partnership after living for two years in Germany.

My time living by myself in Germany taught me what I needed to survive on many levels – financially, socially, personally. It also taught me that I can do anything – I found myself in many uncomfortable situations…

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The Oft Forgotten Tool: The Metaphor

Do you use metaphors in your business to get your point across? According to Wikipedia: Metaphor is the concept of understanding one thing in terms of another. Sometimes it’s difficult for people to grasp concepts if they have no frame of reference – if what you’re describing to them is unlike anything they’ve ever heard or experienced before, you need to find a way for them to “get it”.

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