Grow Your Business By Connecting
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Grow Your Business By Connecting

"Ignite your business by learning to connect with people."
4.5 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
375 students enrolled
Created by Melissa Smalley
Last updated 2/2014
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this course you will learn the importance of journaling to grow personally and professionally.
  • You will gain knowledge regarding connecting to customers, vendors, employees, and the community to grow your business.
  • By the end of the course you will understand how to improve quality outcomes of your business through connections.
  • The course will show you how connecting with customers and employees could improve satisfaction.
  • You will expand your knowledge as a leader by connecting with yourself and others.
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This innovative video training will teach you how to grow your business and improve results by connecting with your customers, vendors, employees, and your community. You will ignite your personal and professional life through connecting with people.
Based on the book, "Everyone Communicates, Few Connect" by John Maxwell, the instructor takes you deeper into understanding how to connect with people to produce growth.

The 60 minute video training will feature the instructor speaking directly to you and teaching you to connect to your business. In addition, she added her innovative leader journal for the students to dive deeper!

Join the over 300 people in this training and improve your personal and professional growth by connecting with people!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for business professionals, owners, sales professionals, and healthcare leaders.
  • The course is intended for those who want to dive deeper into their position to grow themselves and their business outcomes.
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Curriculum For This Course
7 Lectures
Grow Your Business By Connecting
5 Lectures 59:14

This lecture introduces you to the instructor and connects you to her background and values. You will also be provided with objectives of the training. Let's begin to grow your business results, quality outcomes, and you as a leader!

Preview 13:26

You will discover the importance of changing your attitude toward your everyday work environment and life through this lecture. The time you spend with this instructor will enlighten you on why you need to ignite your life through connecting with people.

Light A Fire: Why should you be excited about your business and personal life?

During this lecture you will dive into the first way to grow your business by connecting. Show people yo care within your business. The instructor takes you intro your business model and allows you to discover how you can care further to connect with people to grow.

Show You Care: How do you grow your business by caring for people?

The instructor shows you during this lecture why it is important for your business to help its customers through the benefits and experiences. Be unique with your business to compete and always show you can help.

How Can I Help: Why ask how can I help v.s. asking for a sale?

The third way to ignite your business and life is to always be trusted. Trust is the foundation of leadership and teamwork. You will grow if you show to be trustworthy.

Always Be Trusted: Why should trust be important to the growth of your business?

This quiz will further your learning on connecting with people to grow your business.

Grow Your Business By Connecting
8 questions
Grow Your Business By Connecting Summary
2 Lectures 06:26

This 30 Day Journal will allow you to continue your learning and growth through 30 prompts to go with the training. Print off the journal and utilize the material to continue your growth. In addition, the instructor shares her excitement for quotes. Each of the prompts has a quote to supplement it to energize the learning.

Ignite By Connecting Journal
17 pages

This video training will sum up the importance of growing your business by connecting with others through three simple ways. In addition, the instructor will note preparation and planning for your business should include connection.

Grow Your Business By Connecting Summary: Plan, Prepare, and Grow Your Business
About the Instructor
Melissa Smalley
4.5 Average rating
2 Reviews
375 Students
1 Course
Experienced Healthcare Leader and Leadership Trainer

Experienced Leader in Healthcare Operations and Executive Leadership for over 16 years, Melissa understands the challenges and needs of the ever-changing business environment. She focuses on improving the results of business through improved leadership and connecting with people.

Committing to life-long learning, her education includes a Bachelor’s and Masters Study in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, Masters in Business with concentration in Organizational Leadership, Licensed Nursing Home Administration, and a Certified Speaker and Corporate Trainer with the John Maxwell Team.

Melissa’s mission is to move, motivate, and inspire professionals and businesses to lead by discovering, embracing and believing in who they are, and renewing who they want to be as leaders.

She has a strong passion for helping professionals discover their purpose and potential as leaders. As the Administrator of Celina Manor and the Founder of Melissa Kay Co., she currently commits to businesses and leaders by helping them to reach their greatest potential through leadership principals.

Her insight, passion, enthusiasm, and humor engages people and ignites business growth. She is now recognized for her innovative expertise in webinars, professional training, inspiring journals, and Certified Continuing Educations through the National Board of Administrators.

At the end of her training she will always note she wants you to lead your life to just be you! And that is what she truly wants her students to discover.