Saturday, May 26, 2007

2007 Networker of the Year is One of Two Recognized Twice in 28 Years


Patricia Weber
Professional Strategies Inc

May 29, 2007

2007 Networker of the Year is One of Two Recognized Twice in 28 Years

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WILLIAMSBURG, VA: Patricia Weber of Williamsburg was recognized with the 2007 Peninsula Women’s Network (PWN), Networker of the Year Award. PWN of Hampton, Virginia, is the longest continuously operating women's network in the country. Its first meeting was in May 1979.

Weber is only the second member in its 28 years to receive this award twice. Weber has been on the board since 2004 serving as VP of Membership twice, leading the organization into technology with it’s member only website, is a contributing staff writer to the newsletter and facilitates annual teleclasses for the members on use of their website.

Weber, America’s #1 Sales Coach for Introverts, owner and founder of Professional Strategies Inc, concentrates her business on coaching salespeople, independent professionals who sell and small business owners, primarily introverts.

The Networker of the Year is selected from the members, currently 178, in recognition of outstanding service to PWN. It acknowledges that Weber contributed her time, talent and energy to helping connect people with people throughout the community.

“It’s a privilege to have this recognition. When I consider the friendships I have in the network, the award is second place. That’s the introvert in me! I love helping where and how I can because it’s what this network is about,” says Weber.

Patricia Weber, America’s #1 Sales Coach for Introverts, has been serving clients around the world since 1990. The company offers a wide array of professional development services including business coaching and critical soft skills training for the public and private sector. For more information, visit or call 757-870-1953.

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Monday, May 14, 2007

More comfortable, confident sales approach for introverts

Can you answer any of these questions, “yes?”

- Are you uncomfortable with selling?
- Does marketing at a networking event make you queasy?
- Do you procrastinate with follow-up, just a little?
- Are you nervous or ill-at-ease when speaking in front of people?
- Is your impression of a successful salesperson one of a hand-shaking, smooth talker?
- Do you think you have to be a high-energy extrovert to have the sales success you want?

What if you could go through your day with a focus and comfort on your highest sales priorities that are natural for you?

How good would you feel to no longer have those self-doubts and nagging habits that keep you from your sales goals?

What if there were a way to boost your sales and have more energy than ever at the end of a day?

If you visit my website, you'll find out how to sell with more confidence and more easily.
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Friday, May 04, 2007

Additional Introvert’s Communiqué in the Workplace

Here are another six thoughts on perceptions of introverts in the workplace:

I don’t always socialize during networking or other social events.
TRUTH I prefer in-depth conversation and find little value in chitchat.

When I start dragging at social events people call me a party pooper.
TRUTH I need time alone to reenergize and recharge.

I come across intense.
TRUTH I’m probably using my strong ability to focus and concentrate.

It seems like I’m a loner or territorial.
TRUTH Time and space to myself is energizing.

You think I don’t like people.
TRUTH I am self-reflective, even around others.

I can be uncomfortable with change.
TRUTH I prefer a thoughtful, creative approach to changes.

There are certainly more than these and the first six posted. What's important to me it seems is that we work toward clearning up this misperceptions. Read more!