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Tips to Impress Business Colleagues

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

In today's world of technology, finding out a person’s name and remembering it is an easy and essential professional skill. Whether by using social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter or repeating people's names immediately after they introduce themselves, several different tactics can help individuals with even the worst memories remember a name.

This method is only one of several mechanisms that can help a business professional come off as smart, confident and respectable. One other approach that has proven to help business employees succeed is by collaborating with others who are different from themselves.

"When you find something in common with a stranger, you very quickly build rapport," Will Kintish, an expert on business networking skills and founder of networking firm Kintish, told The Globe and Mail.

By stepping out of one's comfort zone, a professional can display a confidence that not every person is secure enough to possess. This quality stands out in any workplace environment and can significantly help a person boost their career.

Lastly, it is important for aspiring business professionals to recognize their strengths and weaknesses and use them to their advantage. Students can work on their weaknesses and hone their professional skills in a classroom environment at Reeves College in the Business Administration Management program. For more information, fill out the form on the right.