ProVisors’ Matt Toledo on mutual mentorship

Mutual mentoring enables us to contribute our ideas and learn from the experiences of others. Mentors also are your best sales force because they have a stake in your success. Mutual mentors have each other’s backs.

One of the most impactful learning experiences happens by connecting with people and turning an internal monologue into a dialogue. In his latest byline for Forbes, ProVisors CEO Matt Toledo puts together four inspiring examples of mutual mentoring.

Read the full article: Four Mutual Mentorship Ideas To Enhance Your Business (Forbes)

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , |

ProVisors’ Matt Toledo on the four steps to making your brand personal

In today’s world, the perception of a personal brand can change at the speed of a tweet. Just ask your favorite TV personality, provocative politician or ranting lawyer after they’ve gone viral. According to ProVisors CEO Matt Toledo, it is not only important to create a personal brand but also to maintain and protect it throughout your life. Your brand is the sum total of who you are, the value you offer and how you are seen. It embodies your business and also your values.

Read the full article: The Four Steps To Making Your Brand Personal (Forbes)

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , , |

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)