ProVisors’ Matt Toledo lists five questions to spark a business connection

One of the best ways to grow a business is to expand your network and broaden your influence in the business community. You need to meet new people, reach potential customers and find opportunities to connect with like-minded people. There are many ways to do that at trade shows, conferences, and networking events and through business relationships. But how do you maximize business discussions to ensure you get noticed and identify potential partners?

ProVisors’ mission is to build relationships and to understand what works. Conversations naturally start off with the exchange of pleasantries and understanding the business and the role of each person. But then the conversation needs to get interesting, and you need to look smart. ProVisors’ Matt Toledo gives his top five questions to help you get noticed, find the right connection and grow your business.

Read the full article: Five Questions To Spark A Business Connection (Forbes)

June 29th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , |

ProVisors’ Matt Toledo talks about the art of listening

According to Seth Horowitz, an auditory neuroscientist from Brown University, “Listening is a skill we’re in danger of losing in a world of digital distractions and information overload.” In fact, researchers estimate that we only remember 25–50% of what we hear. Successful people hone this important life skill.

In an article for Forbes, Matt Toledo, CEO of Provisors, writes: “Listening is the single most crucial skill in communicating and building your business. Listening increases productivity, boosts confidence and reduces errors. Listening can have numerous benefits, including making you popular, building your personal brand and expanding your relationship network.”

Read the full article: Business Tools: The Art Of Listening (Forbes)

ProVisors’ Matt Toledo on building the best relationships

As Matt Toledo writes for Forbes, one of the surprising truths in the professional services world is that the more you give and help others, the more you reap the benefits.

“The rule of reciprocity goes into effect, and you start leveraging the power of relationships. The cultivation of long-term, deep relationships with people you can trust when referral opportunities arise can create something meaningful professionally and personally.”

According to Toledo, there are three simple ways you can be generous to those around you, while also reaping the benefits of these relationships for your business.

Read the full article: Relationships: The More You Give The More You Get (Forbes)

April 16th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , |