Spectrum Designs

Spectrum Designs is a business with a social mission: to help individuals on the Autism Spectrum lead full and productive lives through the world of work. Through their separate enterprises — Spectrum Designs, Spectrum Bakes, and Spectrum Suds — they create opportunities for employment, empowerment, and growth. Spectrum is a member of Adrian’s Network and […]

Members Helping Members

Networking is all about members helping members. Here’s how: Introductions to potential clients Introductions to referral sources Introductions to people that have the same hobby Provide subject matter expertise Discounts Cross-blogging opportunities Partner on projects Have vetted business resources to recommend Marketing intelligence None of this happens fast. Relationships must be built and it takes […]

Masks On, Masks Off. It Was A Fabulous Re-entry to In-Person Networking

What a great meeting. This was out first Long Island in-person networking meeting since Covid made us resort to ZOOM. We kept the group small but what we lacked in numbers at the table, we made up for in energy, enthusiasm, and the sharing of connections. WE’RE BACK!!!!!!!!

Networking is Networking is Networking, Except When It’s Not

Networking is networking is networking is networking. Except when it’s not. It’s not networking when you connect and immediately, not 20 seconds in, pitch your product or service. It’s not networking when you engage in a little networking one-on-one and you have not a single question, nor a single line of talk, about anything other […]

Networking When You’re in Professional Services

Networking plays an integral role in our business building landscape and this is true for providers of professional services as well as for printers, web designers, coaches and so on. Perhaps it wasn’t always the case, but there is an increasing need for professionals to be visible in the marketplace. Networking can help you to […]

Meet A’s Netter, Barbara Feldman

A Nu Start NY, Inc. Is Your Key To An Easier Move… Whether you are moving to a new location, rightsizing, or making an in-house change – the dedicated staff at A Nu START NY, Inc. will assist you! Their trained professionals will work with you from the time you start to consider a move, […]

Adrian’s Stimulus Plan

Watch out Washington, here’s Adrian’s stimulus plan. With a simple disciplined plan to reach out to others, you can and will increase your sales. Don’t fall into a downward slide of pessimism. Get out there and start making it happen! Expand Your Circle Make it a weekly goal to “meet a specific number of new […]

Are You a Networking Nightmare?

More than ever, networking has become an essential skill for every business person. Taking the time to meet others in your industry and discover ways to help them and how they can help you can be both rewarding and lucrative. Unfortunately, not everyone has learned how to network effectively, and yes, many out there are […]