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I had an opportunity today to attend a luncheon that was a networking function that comprised a group of well-educated, entrepreneurial, successful business women. The one thing I learned was that most successful businesses are built on recommendations from family, friends and associates. It is these folks who we have established relationships with that know who we are, what we want to give to others, how we work, and why we want to do the business that we do. No only are relationships the key to a successful business, they are also the best teachers in our lives. Maintain and nurture these precious relationships.

Comments (5)

Jane Macken
Coldwell Banker - Alamo, CA

I found this to be true...great inspirational message

Mar 06, 2010 01:31 PM
Irina Riley
American Dream Colorado - Woodland Park, CO

Jane, I agree with you. Nobody else would want you to be successful than your friends and family.

Mar 06, 2010 01:33 PM
Ross Quintana
Real E Smarter - Spokane, WA
Real E Smarter Real Estate Coach - 509-362-1966

Yeah Key relationships are very helpful to people trying to get ahead in business.

Mar 06, 2010 01:34 PM
Sonja Patterson
Keller Williams - BV - College Station, TX
Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou

Yes, I've found the best advertising is free!! The word-of-mouth referrals from happy clients prove to be the best!!

Mar 06, 2010 01:41 PM
Shannon Ziccardi
"A Quick Note" ...in Tennessee! - Clarksville, TN
"A Quick Note" Mobile Notary ...in Tennessee!

I also agree.  My business hit a roadblock when the mortgage businesses I provided service to either stopped doing business altogether or so drastically altered their operations that my services were no longer needed.  Thankfully, the individuals I'd met in those businesses have begun calling me from their new workplaces and things are picking up.  The relationships you create and then work to maintain are the ones that are most satisfying AND offer the best return on investment.

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Mar 06, 2010 01:48 PM