Become A Networking Wizard!

Tips for those looking to up their game in networking!

Join me in a series of articles on Become a Networking Wizard in the coming weeks.


As someone who has attended and hosted many networking events, I have compiled some wisdom for those who have to dip their toe in the various networking ponds, for those who are networking with little to no results, and for those who know they have to get out there more, but dread it.

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Rev up Your Revenue: Mind Your Q's and KPI's

How do you know when an opportunity is a good fit? Most new entrepreneurs spend time chasing opportunities that don’t pan out in a profitable manner.

Most of the time, sales is done case-by-case and doesn't have a qualifying system on whether or not YOU should take the client on. Why is that?

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Kim Kleeman
Creating Additional Revenue Streams

There's a point in business, in which you ponder whether or not to stay focused or to pursue another opportunity that may or may not be right in your wheelhouse. But be careful to take your eye off the prize of your regular revenue, as you may not be able to afford to comeback when your attention is divided

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Kim Kleeman
Solopreneur: Solving the Revenue Problem

Talking with my coaching clients lately has been singularly focused.... how do I make more money? 💰💰💰💰

One of the traits Pivotup! teaches is how to be resourceful when you are a solopreneur. Everything depends on you. And lifting your company off your shoulders and up to the next level is down right hard.

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Kim Kleeman
Moving in a Motivated Manner

Find your Inspiration! That's the advice given to me when I was searching for my next career chapter almost 9 years ago. Find your inspiration, collect it in one place, and leverage it for your own motivation. 

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Kim Kleeman
The Key to a Successful Pivot

"Finish Strong", the mantra cycled repeatedly in my brain as I worked late into the night. These words meant something to me, to my companies and many of my employees over the years. It represented a philosophy, a commitment.

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Kim Kleeman
Side Hustlers Drive It Home

If someone is talking about their side hustle, listen closely and you'll learn something- like what work ethic looks like. And, how hard work pays off! Whenever someone complains to me about a specific generation, I tend to start thinking of people I know whose age fits that range. And I look puzzled.

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Kim Kleeman
Flying Solo

When you ask someone the definition of this word, they usually recall a time that was difficult. They can describe the words with strong emotional inflection.

Why? Because that’s when perseverance skills do the hard work - pulling you through a time when shock, depression, grief, head down working to a goal.

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Kim Kleeman
Persevering Through a Pivot

When you ask someone the definition of this word, they usually recall a time that was difficult. They can describe the words with strong emotional inflection.

Why? Because that’s when perseverance skills do the hard work - pulling you through a time when shock, depression, grief, head down working to a goal.

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Kim Kleeman
Readying for Change

In my first company, after a year of growth, we decided to expand our offices and build it out the way we worked best.

The reality of any moving, remodeling or construction project, is that there are many unexpected twists and turns. There are moving parts constantly developing hiccups along the way.

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Kim Kleeman
Pivotup! explores being Reactive vs Proactive

Many times people want to know what the first steps to a positive pivot look like. How do you pivot up to the next level? It’s important to know where you want to go. Just pivoting over and over again leads to moving in a circle but pivoting up is planned and purposeful.

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Kim Kleeman
Pivoting with Intent

It always seems like some people can reinvent themselves without even trying. They can pivot from one career choice to another effortlessly. Opportunities fall at their feet, no matter how dire their current circumstances, and they have little trepidation in seizing them. They must be gifted, right? Special? That’s not always the case.

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Kim Kleeman