Are you hearing what I just said?

Ron Sukenick Listening, Networking, Relationship Mindset

Take 30, divide by half, add ten, the answer is? Let me ask you one more time…. Take 30 divide by half add ten the answer is? Now for those of you who answered twenty-five, that’s the correct answer, but to a different question. You see, if I said take 30 and divide by two, that would be fifteen, and then if you added ten, the answer would be twenty-five. But if you remember correctly, …

Providing a Joyful Experience to Others

Ron Sukenick Being Joyful, Joy, Netbeing, Networking, Relationships

In my first book, Networking Your Way to Success, I addressed nine networking strategies. One of those strategies was act like a host, never a guest. Let’s expand on that strategy and explore the real power of providing a joyful experience to others. The word joy comes from the Latin word gaudium, meaning “pleasure, gladness and happiness.” Its inherent nature is one of sudden surprise. Joy also shows many sides and arises as a result …

Develop a Relationship Mindset

Ron Sukenick Mindset, Networking, Relationship Mindset, Relationships

“The most important single discovery of this generation is that we change our conditions by changing our attitude of mind.” – William James A turning point in developing my relationship mindset occurred about twenty five years ago. I was on a plane from L.A. to New York to visit my parents. It was one of those midnight specials. The plane wasn’t as full as I am sure the airline wished it would have been, and …

13 Ways to Create Impact at the Point of Interaction

Ron Sukenick Networking, Relationships, Strategy

How often do you go out, meet people, and for whatever reason, nothing happens? Think about it. Do you consciously plan or map out what you looking to accomplish? In most cases, people go out to network with no real goal in mind. They simply do it for the joy of interaction. Now, I’m not putting down the concept of interacting because as you and I know, if it wasn’t for having some fun at …