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Welcome to the Mindful Change Exchange! I'm your host, Billie Frances, founder of Guiding Mindful Change. It is my joy to bring us to learn, share and grow by expanding our awareness of what is, who we are and how we choose our experiences.
In today's episode, my guest Lisa Bentson and I will discuss the importance and benefits of networking for your professional career.
Lisa Bentson began her Leads Club, Inc. career in 1983 by working with approximately 120 members who participated in seven California Chapters. She advanced to the position of Vice President of Business Development in 1990 and President in 1994. The mother-daughter team of Lassen and Bentson proved to be an extraordinary alliance. With her focus on building lasting business friendships, Bentson has brought a fresh approach to what was once known as “the good ol’ boys network.” Today, as CEO, Bentson oversees worldwide operations.
She travels throughout the world to share effective networking techniques with women’s opportunity programs, community colleges, national seminars and service clubs. One of her most popular presentations is a half-day, hands-on Focused Networking™ Workshop which she helped develop with Lassen and her book “Focused Networking." Lisa is a 10 year Volunteer Mentor for SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business™ (a resource partner of the SBA), Bentson oversees the bi-monthly networking breakfast. This event frequently brings in 10+0 attendees to hear speakers, Network and share business ideas and referrals.
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